Air Conditioning Articles

Ductless Air Conditioners Improve Indoor Air Quality & Control Humidity

August 14, 2019
ductless system in home representing that ductless air conditioners improve indoor air quality and control humidity

Indoor air quality (IAQ) is more than ten times (and, in some instances, more than 100 times) more polluted than the air outside, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. These pollutants contribute to many diseases as well as respiratory conditions like asthma and allergies. Installing a ductless air conditioner (AC), also known as a…

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4 Signs I Need a New AC Unit

July 2, 2019
woman trying to stay cool after not following the 4 signs that she needs a new ac unit

Union Services understands that air conditioning is crucial for comfort in your daily life here in Pineville, North Carolina. A well maintained AC unit, with yearly inspections and monthly filter changes, can last up to 10 or 15 years. How do I know if I need repairs for my unit or if I need a…

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3 Health Benefits for Using Your AC While Sleeping

June 12, 2019

A major part of your health relies on getting a good night’s sleep. That’s why it’s not just important to run your air conditioner during the hot summer days. You also need to keep your home comfortably cool at night as well. At Union Services, we understand that depending on your air conditioner to run…

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Does Your AC Help With Allergy Symptoms?

May 20, 2019
Woman blowing her nose due to seasonal allergies

Seasonal allergies are a burden for many. Air conditioners, or ACs, when properly maintained, can noticeably reduce symptoms for allergy sufferers. Air filters catch pollen, dust, and other irritants, producing higher-quality air. Air conditioners also act as humidity regulators, easing allergy symptoms. Union Services is proud to help you here in Charlotte, NC, breathe easier.…

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Why is My Air Conditioner Making Noise?

April 26, 2019
Woman covering ears from loud Air Conditioner in her home

It’s normal for your air conditioner to create some noise when running—that simply means it’s working. Although older units are typically louder than newer ones, all air conditioning noises are not the same. Despite your air conditioner’s age, any sound coming from the unit can still be bothersome. If your air conditioner is producing an…

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Does My Air Conditioner Eliminate Mold?

April 16, 2019
Man cleaning air ducts to eliminate mold and improve air quality inside home

At Union Services, we’re often asked, “Do air conditioners kill off mold?” This is a common misconception. A properly maintained and functioning air conditioner (AC) can decrease the likelihood of mold growth. This is because it acts as a humidity balancer. But if mold forms, the air conditioner can’t prevent it from growing. This is why…

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Get Your Spring Air Conditioning Maintenance

March 19, 2019
Service Technician Explaining AC Maintenance Process

An air conditioner, just like a car, needs regular maintenance and service to run efficiently. At Union Services, we recommend getting your air conditioning unit serviced and cleaned once a year.

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The Benefits of Ductless AC Systems

June 5, 2018
Remote Operating Ductless AC System Inside Home

Air conditioning makes our warm and humid summers here in the Monroe, NC, area a lot more pleasant. Newer developments in the HVAC world like ductless AC systems can add even more comfort to your home with zones that allow for personalization and increased efficiency.

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Stay Cool Without Cranking Up Your AC

May 31, 2018
Woman Fanning Herself In Her Hot Home

Summers in Charlotte, NC, are hot and humid, so it’s tempting to keep the air conditioner running at full-blast, but if you want to save money on your utility bills, you might want to consider other ways to stay cool without cranking up the AC. 1. Keep the Blinds Closed Did you know that 30…

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