Spring Air Conditioning Maintenance

Spring Air Conditioning Maintenance

As the days grow longer and the temperatures begin to rise, it’s the perfect time to schedule your AC unit maintenance appointment! Here in Carrollton, TX and the nearby areas, ensuring your air conditioner is in top-notch condition as we quickly approach the cooling season is not just a matter of comfort, but of necessity. […]

14 SEER vs. 16 SEER

14 vs 16 seer

When searching for a new HVAC unit for your home, there are a lot of different factors that you’ll have to consider. One major factor to consider is how energy-efficient a given system is, which can be indicated by the unit’s SEER rating. Understanding and comparing SEER ratings can help you make informed decisions about […]

Cost to Replace AC Fan Motor

ac fan motor replacement

Your air conditioner is one of the most vital components of your Texas home, as it protects you from the elements all year round. However, in order for your AC to function properly, your system’s condenser fan motor needs to be drawing in air from outside so your system can cool it down to the […]

Compressor Runs But Fan Doesn’t

Compressor Runs But Fan Doesn't

A common issue many Carrollton homeowners face with their air conditioners is when the compressor runs but the fan doesn’t. Any problem relating to your air conditioning unit can be cause for concern, especially during the warmer Texas months (which let’s be honest, is pretty much year-round).  At Lex Air Conditioning & Heating, we understand […]

What is BTU?

btu meaning

BTU, or British Thermal Unit, is a term you’ve likely encountered in discussions about heating and air conditioning, but what exactly does it mean? It’s an essential measurement in the realm of HVAC as it helps determine the energy output required to heat or cool a given area efficiently. Understanding BTUs is key to selecting […]

What is an HVAC Package Unit?

What is an HVAC Package Unit

Most homeowners in America have an HVAC split system in their home, comprised of a central air system and a heat pump or furnace. While this is the most popular choice, it’s not a one-size-fits-all system, and many homes and commercial buildings could benefit from a dual heating and cooling system. That’s where packaged systems […]

What is an HVAC Split System?

What is a Split HVAC System

Whether you’re sweating under the scorching Texan sun or seeking cozy warmth during the chilly winter nights, Lex Air Conditioning and Heating has the solution to keep your indoor climate just right.  We understand the importance of comfort and energy efficiency, which is why we’re diving deep into HVAC split systems. HVAC split systems have […]

Carrier Vs. Trane

Carrier vs. TRANE

At Lex Air Conditioning and Heating, we understand that choosing the right HVAC system is crucial for achieving optimal indoor comfort in your Carrollton, TX, home. When it comes to selecting between Carrier and Trane systems, our team of HVAC experts is here to help you make an informed decision.  Both Carrier and Trane are […]

HVAC Tips for Staying Cool This Summer

HVAC Tips for Staying Cool This Summer

In Texas, the hot weather that hits when summer arrives can be extreme, to say the least. In many cases, it can even be dangerous when the temperature rises to the high 90s and 100s. As such, it’s imperative that Texans find ways to keep themselves and their home cool and comfortable in the summertime.  […]

AC Mistakes (Ignoring the Size of an AC Unit)

Ignoring the Size of an AC Unit

When considering a new air conditioning system, it can be overwhelming when you start to compare prices and sizes. While smaller AC units may look appealing because they’re less expensive than their larger counterparts, they can cost more due to maintenance and energy bills. A larger air conditioner may seem like the way to go […]

Why Do You Need a Coil Cleaning?

Why Do You Need a Coil Cleaning

Having dirt and grime on your AC coils can make it harder for your air conditioning system to transfer heat. This means it has to run for longer periods of time and work harder to do its job, causing wear and tear to parts and using more energy. Dirty coils can also become corroded which […]

R-22 Phaseout

R22 Phaseout

The R22 refrigerant phase-out is not a surprise. The decision to phase out HCFCs (hydrochlorofluorocarbons) was made a long time ago. The Environmental Protection Agency established a phaseout timeline with R22 no longer being produced or imported as of January 1, 2020. Of course, continued use of your air conditioner or heat pump system that […]