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  • Air Conditioning

    The latest posts for Air Conditioning are listed below.
    • The Ideal Temperature for Optimum Sleep

      Over the past 20 years, researchers conducted a variety of studies around temperature and its effects on humans, including everything from behavior and mood to sleep and mortality rate. In short, ambient temperature, or the temperature of your environment, impacts your body, mood, decision-making process, and even sleep. In this blog post, we will explore the impact of ambient temperature on the ...
    • What Are the Most Popular AC Brands?

      There are so many good air conditioner brands on the market at the moment, it’s hard to go wrong. Yet the amount of options can also feel overwhelming sometimes. Luckily, our Fredericksburg and Kerrville AC experts are here to detail the best options for you. Keep reading to learn more about the top AC brands on the market right now, and make sure to call 72 Degrees Air Conditioning & Heating the ...
    • Furry Friends: How Heat Impacts Your Pets

      We often consider our pets to be part of our family, and like us, our pets are impacted by the weather, especially heat. Unlike humans, our pets’ bodies process heat differently. In this blog, we’ll explore how to keep your pet cool and comfortable this summer. Heat and Your Pet’s Body As humans, we sweat to help our bodies manage excess heat and cool off, but this is not the case for dogs and ...

    Air Quality

    The latest posts for Air Quality are listed below.
    • How to Clean Your AC to Get It Ready for Summer

      It’s no secret that most people use their air conditioner more during the summer. As Texas residents will surely tell you, not having a working AC unit when the temperature changes can make for a few extremely unpleasant months. In addition to scheduling HVAC service , there are a couple simple cleaning jobs you can complete on your own to help ensure peak cooling efficiency. Keep reading to learn ...
    • Why Does My Air Conditioner Smell?

      When people think about funny smells coming from HVAC systems, most of the time they’re thinking about furnaces . That said, heaters are not the only kind of HVAC equipment which sometimes emit strange odors. Air conditioners can also smell pretty funny, depending on various factors. If you’ve ever wondered, “why does my air conditioner smell?”, keep reading, and contact our Fredericksburg and ...
    • How to Keep Pollen Out of Your Home This Spring

      Take a look around at the trees, flowers, and shrubs in Fredericksburg and Kerrville. Notice anything different about them? Many of them are beginning to bloom for spring! The beauty of nature is breathtaking, but the allergies flora in bloom can cause may take your breath away for a different reason altogether. When pollen spores and bits of dander end up inside, it can be hard to escape the ...

    Duct Cleaning

    The latest posts for Duct Cleaning are listed below.
    • Is Your HVAC System Affecting Your Indoor Air Quality?

      If you or a loved one have seasonal allergies or a chronic upper respiratory disease you understand how important it is to make sure that the quality of the air you are exposed to is as clean and clear of pollutants and allergens as possible. Even if you don't have any upper respiratory issues, it is equally essential for you to make sure you keep the air quality in your home at a healthy level. ...
    • What Is Duct Sealing & Is It Worth It?

      When your heating and air conditioning system is running inefficiently, the problem may not be with your units themselves, but rather with the ducts that you rely on to carry this treated air throughout your home. No matter how well your system is running, small holes, cracks, or air leaks in your ductwork cause that treated air to escape, preventing it from reaching the rooms you need it to. This ...
    • Why Is Duct Size So Important?

      When selecting a new air conditioner, your HVAC sales consultant will likely emphasize just how important it is that you choose a unit that’s the right size for your home. Select a system that’s too small and it’ll run for hours on end while struggling to keep your home at the ideal temperature. Select one that’s too big and it’ll create air pressure issues in your home, short cycle, and waste a ...

    Energy Efficient Solutions

    The latest posts for Energy Efficient Solutions are listed below.
    • What Type of Thermostat Is Right for My Home?

      Today, there are more thermostats on the market than ever before. Some of them use very impressive technology and can do amazing things for your heating and cooling system. However, not every homeowner wants hi-tech innovations. Others may want a certain number of upgrades, but to stay close to something they are familiar with. Keep reading to learn what type of thermostat is right for your home, ...
    • Why is My Energy Bill Higher Than Normal This Month?

      Let's face it; no one is jumping for joy when they open their monthly bills, especially when the heat in Texas hits. You may notice with the warmer weather this month comes a larger-than-average energy bill. Well, we have some good news for you— it’s something you can avoid. So if you find yourself questions “Why is my energy bill higher than normal?”, here are some of the most common answers: You ...
    • Why Ductless Is the Perfect Choice for Older Homes

      Do you live in a historic or older home? If so, you’re probably well aware of some of the extra challenges and obstacles you have to overcome when it comes to outfitting the latest technology. You may find that you frequently need to run new wires in your walls, replace materials that have grown old and inefficient, and even make some large adjustments in order to retrofit your building with ...

    Heating

    The latest posts for Heating are listed below.
    • What Are the Advantages of Installing a Heat Pump?

      Heat pumps are designed to keep your home comfortable by providing air conditioning and heating all year-round. A unique alternative to traditional furnaces and AC units , heat pumps take cold or warm air from outside, and then distribute it at the temperature of your choice through ventilation to each room of your house. Many homeowners enjoy the ability heat pumps give them to maintain a ...
    • Do I Need to Turn off My Furnace in Spring?

      Spring has sprung, and with it comes changes to the way you use your HVAC system. From the temperature of your thermostat , to ways to keep pollen out of your home , to how the change in seasons affects allergies , to general AC usage , there’s a lot to consider when it comes to what to do with your cooling equipment. But what about your heating system? Every year around this time, many homeowners ...
    • Why Ductless Is the Perfect Choice for Older Homes

      Do you live in a historic or older home? If so, you’re probably well aware of some of the extra challenges and obstacles you have to overcome when it comes to outfitting the latest technology. You may find that you frequently need to run new wires in your walls, replace materials that have grown old and inefficient, and even make some large adjustments in order to retrofit your building with ...

    HVAC Maintenance

    The latest posts for HVAC Maintenance are listed below.
    • The Ideal Temperature for Optimum Sleep

      Over the past 20 years, researchers conducted a variety of studies around temperature and its effects on humans, including everything from behavior and mood to sleep and mortality rate. In short, ambient temperature, or the temperature of your environment, impacts your body, mood, decision-making process, and even sleep. In this blog post, we will explore the impact of ambient temperature on the ...
    • Furry Friends: How Heat Impacts Your Pets

      We often consider our pets to be part of our family, and like us, our pets are impacted by the weather, especially heat. Unlike humans, our pets’ bodies process heat differently. In this blog, we’ll explore how to keep your pet cool and comfortable this summer. Heat and Your Pet’s Body As humans, we sweat to help our bodies manage excess heat and cool off, but this is not the case for dogs and ...
    • Why Is My Air Conditioner Leaking Fluids?

      One of the most commonly encountered problems residential owners face is a leaky air conditioner. In the advent that you find yourself in a scenario like this, it's important that you turn off your unit and contact 72 Degrees Air Conditioning and Heating as soon as possible for service in Fredericksburg and Kerrville. Water emanating from an HVAC unit can cause damage to the electrical components ...

    Tax Credits

    The latest posts for Tax Credits are listed below.
    • Make Your Home More Energy Efficient Last Year? You May Be Eligible for Tax Credits

      Homeowners who took 2016 to make their homes more energy efficient may be eligible for certain tax credits. The federal government offered two credits for the 2016 tax year, including the Nonbusiness Energy Property Credit and the Residential Energy Efficiency Property Credit. These credits are good through the 2016 year, except for any of the solar credits, which are valid through 2019 and then ...

    Thermostats

    The latest posts for Thermostats are listed below.
    • What Type of Thermostat Is Right for My Home?

      Today, there are more thermostats on the market than ever before. Some of them use very impressive technology and can do amazing things for your heating and cooling system. However, not every homeowner wants hi-tech innovations. Others may want a certain number of upgrades, but to stay close to something they are familiar with. Keep reading to learn what type of thermostat is right for your home, ...
    • What Temperature Should My Thermostat Be for Spring?

      Springtime is here to start warming things up in Fredericksburg, Kerrville, and the surrounding area. Of course, things never get too cold in this part of Texas, but you will notice it getting warmer sooner than later. In order to stay comfortable — and help keep your utility bills down — it is time to adjust your thermostat for the spring. In Fredericksburg in particular, the spring brings an ...
    • Why Is My Thermostat Screen Blank?

      Heading over to your thermostat to find the screen is completely blank can be frustrating. When no amount of button pushing or switch-adjusting will get a response, you may be thinking your air conditioner or heater has given up the ghost and you’ll need to replace it completely. However, before you make any drastic moves, a blank thermostat screen isn’t usually indicative of a problem with your ...
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