Golden Rule Air Conditioning & Heating is your #1 HVAC contractor in Houston, TX and the surrounding communities. We are the leading company for all of your air conditioning needs. If you need repairs, maintenance, or a brand new system installed, the technicians at Golden Rule Air Conditioning & Heating are the qualified and professional crew for the job.
We provide the highest quality service for your air conditioner. We also aim to educate and inform our customers. Informed decisions are good decisions. We want you to feel confident we are qualified to perform the service for which you are hiring us.
How Much Money Can a New Air Conditioner Save You?
Our SEER energy savings calculator can help determine how much you could save on your utility bills. Simply enter your current unit's SEER value and compare it to a newer, more efficient system. You can even customize it to better match your home's system for a more accurate calculation.
Air Conditioning Basics
The four main components to your air conditioner are:
Condenser: The condenser is the outside metal unit and where the gas from the compressor is condensed into a liquid. The gas entering the condenser is very hot. The temperature is then lowered, so the gas can convert back to a liquid.
Compressor: The compressor is inside the condenser. It circulates the pressurized refrigerant, to concentrate the heat, and changes the low pressure gas to high pressure.
Evaporator: The evaporator is the part of the system inside the home. In simple language, it absorbs the heat from your home.
Expansion Valve: The expansion valve controls the amount of refrigerant in your system.
All of these pieces are connected by a copper tube that handles refrigerant, creating a closed loop. Heat is collected in the evaporator, sent outside to the condenser. The heat is removed, and the cool air is recirculated back into your home.
An Air Conditioner Doesn’t Create Cool Air.
What happens in the AC process is actually the removal of heat from the air. Your AC uses a chemical called refrigerant to remove heat and transfer it outside. The warm air runs through the lines and coils in your unit and goes from liquid to gas and back again. During this process, the refrigerant removes the heat and transfers it elsewhere so that when the air comes out the other side, it is cool.
Your AC Will Remove Humidity.
Lower humidity helps the overall comfort level in your home by making you feel cooler, even if the temperature is the same.
Your Air Filter Needs To Be Checked And Replaced Every Three To Six Months.
(depending on the manufacturer’s recommendations)
A dirty air filter restricts your air flow, which reduces efficiency, costing you money, and over time can put stress on your unit and could cause a costly repair.
Maintenance, Maintenance, Maintenance.
Your air conditioner needs regular checkups to keep it running in tip-top shape. Having regular annual preventative maintenance will bring your system longer life and fewer breakdowns over all.
The Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER) measures air conditioning and heat pump cooling efficiency, which is calculated by the cooling output for a typical cooling season divided by the total electric energy input during the same time frame. A higher SEER rating means greater energy efficiency.
At Golden Rule Air Conditioning & Heating, we provide all the services you need to keep your AC running in top-notch shape. Call us at 281-500-7874 for repairs, maintenance, or new-system installation.
Air Conditioner Repair in Cypress, ST 77429
Air Conditioner Installation in Houston, TX 77098
“Golden Rule installed new AC and heating units 5 years ago and have done annual service since. Excellent and professionally trained crews. They are problem solvers going above and beyond. Their customer service is 5 star. Thank you, Jennipher, Victor and every technician they sent throughout the years. Customer service at its best. Highly recommend.”
Very Pleasant and Courteous
“I wanted to send you a short note about how professional your technicians were when they were at my house yesterday checking my air conditioners. This was late in the evening. Even at the end of their workday both of them were very pleasant and courteous. They even put on shoe booties when they came into the house to check the attic units. My wife was especially pleased about that. A friend of mine highly recommended your company and now I know why. I have already recommended your company to my neighbors. Thanks for the great service.”
Repaired Both my Home Air Conditioners
“Joshua came out and repaired both my home air conditioners. I was impressed with his honesty, integrity, and thorough knowledge of HVAC systems. It was a pleasure to do business with Golden Rule.”
Thankful for Fixing our A/C Properly
“Jim, I want to tell you how thankful we are for you fixing our a/c properly. During this ridiculous heat it has no problem holding the house at 76, we can’t take it any colder than that.”