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What Does AFUE Mean?

What Does AFUE Mean?

September 26, 2022

While an air conditioner’s efficiency is measured by its SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio) rating, an electric or gas- or oil-fired furnace’s efficiency is measured by its AFUE, or average fuel utilization efficiency. This standard measurement is given in percentages, letting you know how much of your fuel is actually used to heat your Texas home and how much fuel is wasted.

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How to Know You Need a New AC

August 15, 2022

It’s easy to save for planned expenditures. A new car. A new house in Dumas, Texas. College education. As long as you put a portion of your money toward these future expenses, you find a sense of security. However, not every expense is planned, and the surprise expenditures are often the ones that hit us…

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What Is a Ductless AC?

What Is a Ductless AC?

July 19, 2022

Ductless air conditioning (AC) systems can be the perfect answer for that room which is never quite cool enough or for that new addition you are building. It’s a low-maintenance and affordable option to upgrading to a newer air conditioning unit when more cooling is needed inside your Dumas home. 

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AC and Allergies

AC and Allergies

June 17, 2022

Summertime is the season for rest and relaxation—except when pollen decides to crash your party.

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Is It Normal for My AC to Turn On and Off?

May 16, 2022

When an air conditioner (AC) turns on and off in rather quick successions, without running for longer periods, this is called short cycling. It’s fairly common, but when this happens it means there’s something wrong with your air conditioner. So what should you do?

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AC Maintenance Checklist

April 21, 2022

Can you imagine a hot Dalhart summer without air conditioning? Your air conditioning system can be your very best friend on the warmest days. 

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Why Do I Need AC Maintenance Now?

March 14, 2022

An air conditioner (AC), just like a car, needs regular maintenance and service to run efficiently. At Winkleman Heating & Air Conditioning, we recommend getting your air conditioning unit serviced and cleaned at least once a year.

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What Are Zone Control Systems?

February 8, 2022

If you have a large home with multiple stories or a large household with family members who prefer different temperatures, consider installing a zone control system.

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Why Isn’t My Furnace Heating My Entire Home?

January 17, 2022

If your furnace seems to be producing heat inconsistently around your Dumas home to you, you’re not alone. Many homes have varied conditions from room to room causing spotty heating or cooling. On cold days, this can be a nuisance. For example, you may be confined to only a few rooms in your home. Or you might have to wear a coat and blanket just to function around the house.

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The Problem With Clogged Air Filters, The young man cleaning filters in the air-conditioning split device in the recently rented apartment in Brooklyn, New York, USA

The Problem With Clogged Air Filters

December 15, 2021

Busy careers, bustling families, engrossing hobbies, and overwhelming responsibilities keep most people busy day in and day out. It’s understandable why worrying about the air filter in your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system is probably way down at the bottom of the priority list.

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