What’s an air conditioner load calculation, and why does it matter?

August 5, 2019 By Excelsior Mechanical Blog

Air conditioner load calculation is an important factor to consider when seeking the right system for your home. This complex formula accounts for factors like square feet and occupants to determine the British thermal units (BTU) and tonnage your air conditioner should have in order to cool your home effectively. …

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Get to Know Your AC System this Summer

July 31, 2019 By Excelsior Mechanical Blog

Your air conditioner (AC) works hard to keep your home cool all summer long, so it deserves the right care and attention. While most of this attention should come from an HVAC specialist, there are also things you can do to keep your AC running smoothly. If you want your AC to work efficiently and keep issues at bay, it’s a g…

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When to Repair or Replace Your AC System

July 29, 2019 By Excelsior Mechanical Blog

Central air conditioning units are long-term investments that are well worth their cost. While these systems provide years of comfort, even the most durable model will need to be repaired or replaced at some point. In fact, the average lifespan for most AC units is ten years, but many units can live well beyond thi…

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An AC Tune-Up from Excelsior Mechanical

June 21, 2019 By Excelsior Mechanical Blog

A tune-up is an essential aspect of air conditioning maintenance. Saskatoon residents should have their cooling systems tuned up at least once a year to improve safety, efficiency, and the level of comfort in their homes. At Excelsior Mechanical, we offer all the following services as part of our AC maintenance service. T…

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What to Inspect on Your AC System in the Spring

June 21, 2019 By Excelsior Mechanical Blog

Spring is the ideal time to inspect your AC system. You’re not using it just yet, but there’s no time to waste, as you will want it ready to perform as the weather turns warmer. Checking your AC unit will ensure that when you do turn it on, you will maintain good air quality, avoid overspending on utility bills, and prevent…

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