Air Conditioning

Air conditioning service.

Scott Brothers Heating & Air is your #1 HVAC contractor in Boone, NC 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 Scott Brothers Heating & Air 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.

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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.

AC Facts

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 Scott Brothers Heating & Air, we provide all the services you need to keep your AC running in top-notch shape. Call us at 336-877-1702 for repairs, maintenance, or new-system installation.

Air Conditioner Maintenance in Blowing Rock, NC 28605

- Don R.

Air Conditioner Maintenance in Creston, NC 28615

“I have met the young man that was here, but I don’t remember his name. He was prompt, polite, and efficient.”

- Lynn G.

Air Conditioner Repair in West Jefferson, NC 28694

“Professional, knowledgeable service. After no AC all weekend, we decided to place a call to the only company we trust. Andy spent time diagnosing our issue & checked through everything. He made sure to explain everything to us.”

- Autumn L.

Air Conditioner Repair in Wilkesboro, NC 28654

“Thank you for the opportunity to express our appreciation for the service Andy extended today during his service call.
First, I really appreciated the text notification with a picture of the service tech it really adds a new level in professionalism!
Andy arrived even a few minutes early, was extremely knowledgeable and explained to my husband as he did his diagnostics. He was very friendly and professional and let us know what our problem was and our options for fixing it. We appreciate the time he took and not hurrying. We received our cost estimate a few hours later and will proceed with repairs. Also very happy that Andy will be our service tech for the repairs!”

- Elizabeth R.

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“Great service, great response time! I would highly recommend them!”

- Ada O.

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“Luke did our semi-annual service on our A/C system. He arrived on time and performed his work in a professional manner. I highly recommend Scott Brothers for heating and A/C service to my friends.”

- Harold H.

Air Conditioner Maintenance in Jefferson, NC 28640

“We were surprised to see Curtis again as he used to service us years ago. He always does a great job of looking at everything and telling us if we need to replace anything.”

- Clint J.

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“Delaney was very friendly and explained everything that he did and what he found.”

- Larry R.

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“Punctual, professional, took his time, and pleasant”

- Thomas H.

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“Luke was polite and did a good job communicating what he did during the maintenance visit. Great experience.”

- Tommy H.

Need Air Conditioner Service?

Contact the experts at Scott Brothers Heating & Air.

Call us at 336-877-1702!