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Air Conditioning

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

SEER
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 for repairs, maintenance, or new-system installation.

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“We are sending thanks and gratitude to Chase for all the work he did on our 3 Mr. Slim’s. They are working so much better now. Chase also went above and beyond – and deserves a huge pay increase – by helping us catch a lizard (!) that somehow got into our bedroom!!! We couldn’t have done any of it without him. He was friendly, professional and most helpful.”

– Caroline M.

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“Chase handled our AC repair in a very professional manner. Before no time, he had us enjoying cool again. We are very appreciative and satisfied customers.”

– Jan H.

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“Great and friendly service. Really appreciated that he came back the same day after we had missed his knock on the front door earlier in the day.”

– Richard C.

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“On top of it thanks”

– Robin B.

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“Lewis was really good at explaining our AC problem. He is is going to get Michael to come out to meet with us about a new HVAC unit.”

– Pat M.

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“Curtis was very knowledgeable and professional and explained the problem and resolved it. We were very pleased with the service.”

– David D.

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“Very thorough. Chase took time to explain everything to us. And an added bonus is their office staff (Donna) is super friendly and helpful. If you are wondering who you should use for service, don’t think twice, call Scott Brothers!”

– Kelly M.

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“We appreciate your prompt and courteous attention to the AC unit at our West Jefferson cabin. Our daughter, Jennifer, was especially appreciative since she was the one who suffered the discomfort. Thank you again.
Bruce Jones”

– Bruce L.

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“Very pleased with service”

– Tom R.

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“Very pleased with service”

– Tom T.


Scott Brothers Heating & Air services Banner Elk, Blowing Rock, Boone, Creston, Crumpler, Deep Gap, Fleetwood, Jefferson, Lansing, Laurel Springs, Sparta, Todd, Vilas, Warrensville, West Jefferson, Wilkesboro, and the surrounding North Carolina communities with their heating and cooling needs. Visit our service area page for more coverage details, call us at 336-877-1702 or 828-963-7070, or request service online today.

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