In the summer months, and even occasionally in winter, the air conditioner becomes a lifesaver. It cools a room or your entire house/workspace. This allows you to function normally. Research shows that air conditioning helps you to be productive.
Of course, that means it’s a major issue when the air conditioner stops producing cool air. Your first step should be to call your local air conditioning sales office. They will send a technician to assess the issue and guide you through the most cost-effective solution. The faster you get the unit working again, the better!
You also need to be aware of the most common causes of air conditioners not producing cool air. Some of them can be surprisingly easy to fix!
Your air conditioner will have an air filter in it. This is essential as it removes debris and helps to ensure you have clean air in your home or office. Of course, these air filters need cleaning or replacing regularly. If they are not, they become clogged, preventing the air from getting past. If there isn’t much air coming into the unit, it can’t produce the cold air you need.
Don’t forget that the outside of the unit also needs to be cleaned. This is the noisy part that sits outside your building. T usually has a protective grill. Clear this of debris to maximize airflow.
Check Your Thermostat
Most air conditioners have a thermostat on them or in the room somewhere. You need to verify that the setting on this is low enough to make the unit produce cool air and get the room to the right temperature.
Check the thermostat and adjust if necessary. If you turn the thermostat or push the button to change the temperature, you should hear a click. This is when you pass the current temperature, and the thermostat tells the air conditioner to start working. If there is no click or the unit doesn’t start working, you may have a problem with your thermostat.
Fault With The Air Conditioning Unit
Your air conditioner has motors that suck air in and blow it into your property. If the motors aren’t working correctly, they won’t be able to move the air, ensuring the unit is unable to cool your building.
Equally, you may find that the evaporator is blocked. This prevents the air around the unit from being cooled. The condenser also plays an essential part in this process. It effectively condenses hot air, cooling it in the process.
If any of these parts are faulty or stop working correctly, they’ll need to be checked and either repaired or replaced. However, these parts should only ever be touched by your air conditioning repair company. They know how to handle them and fix them without damaging the rest of the unit.
That’s why it’s useful to have your unit serviced every year; it ensures you are an existing customer and will get the fastest possible treatment when you need it.