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How Professional Air Conditioner Installations Can Help You Cut Your Power Bills

How Professional Air Conditioner Installations Can Help You Cut Your Power Bills

February 28, 2017

Let’s face it. Times are tough. Your budget’s probably one illness, car breakdown or redundancy away from crisis point. If you can scrimp and save money here and there, it’s a normally a good thing. Learning which corners you can cut makes great financial sense. However, air conditioner installations are not one of them. You should always insist on professional air conditioner installations. The upside is that getting a professional to do your air conditioner installations will save you money in the long run. That’s especially the case when it comes to your power bill. Here’s why you should always ‘go with a pro’. Read More

5 Benefits of Installing Ducted Air Conditioning In Your Home

5 Benefits of Installing Ducted Air Conditioning In Your Home

February 1, 2017

Sweated your way through one hot summer too many? Installing air conditioning probably tops your ‘to do’ list right now. It’s easy to get confused by the endless options on the market. Most confusing of all is choosing between ducted and split air conditioning systems. It doesn’t have to be an ordeal. Read More

Common Air Conditioning Problems: Do I Need To Schedule An Air Conditioning Service?

Common Air Conditioning Problems: Do I Need To Schedule An Air Conditioning Service?

November 30, 2016

You’ve heard it before: ‘An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure’. Never was a truer word spoken when it comes to air conditioners. You can easily stop small problems snowballing into much bigger ones, but only if you catch them early enough. If you want to eliminate the possibility of your air conditioner suddenly spewing out warm air or grinding to silent halt when you need it most this year, now’s the time to book an air conditioning service. Read More

How Would You Know if You Require Air Conditioner Repair or Replacement?

How Would You Know if You Require Air Conditioner Repair or Replacement?

November 1, 2016

The first hot days of spring and summer are here. Your finger’s hovering over the air conditioner remote, twitching in readiness. But what if you hit that button and your air conditioner grinds into noisy, dripping, groaning, inefficient action? Or worse still, nothing happens? No cooling breeze, no relief from the heat. You’re stuck with a dilemma: repair or replace? Knowing whether air conditioner repair is an option for you will save you time and money! Here’s how you can tell.   Read More

Tips On How To Clean Out Your Ducted Air Conditioning Vents

Tips On How To Clean Out Your Ducted Air Conditioning Vents

September 29, 2016

Ducted air conditioning is a hot favourite among home owners! A lot of its appeal stems from the ability to heat or cool your entire home through a collection of unobtrusive ducts in each room of the house. Read More

Ducted Reverse Cycle Air Conditioning—the Complete Heating and Cooling Solution

Ducted Reverse Cycle Air Conditioning—the Complete Heating and Cooling Solution

August 30, 2016

  If you’re looking for a new air conditioning system this summer, ducted reverse cycle air conditioning is one option that you should definitely consider. With the ability to both cool and heat your entire house, you have more control over the climate in your home and the comfort of the people who live there. Here at H&H Air Conditioning, we’ve got a few tips and hints to help you make the right decision! Read More

What Everyone NEEDS to Know About Ducted Heating

What Everyone NEEDS to Know About Ducted Heating

August 5, 2016

As winter continues to bite, there’s nothing pleasant about waking up in the morning to a cold house and an even colder bathroom. Your heart’s set on creating a toasty warm winter haven, so what’s stopping you? No doubt you’re confused by the mind-blowing range of home heating options on the market. You don’t want to be stuck with a heating system that costs a bucket to install and run, is an environmental disaster or ends up being completely unsuitable for you, your home or lifestyle. The choice is actually much clearer than you think—ducted heating comes out on top every single time! Here’s why ducted heating is the best heating option on the market for you! Read More

Air Conditioning Options For A Small Room

Air Conditioning Options For A Small Room

April 1, 2016

If you want to make the most of every square inch of your home, you need to cool the small spaces too. No one wants to spend time in an unpleasant sweatbox, especially when it’s more like a sauna than a sanctuary. So, what are your options when it comes to air conditioning for a small room? Read More

Air Con Emergencies! The Longer the Wait, the More it Could Cost

Air Con Emergencies! The Longer the Wait, the More it Could Cost

November 6, 2015

Air Con Emergencies The temperature is rising and sweat begins to bead at your brow. You wipe it with the collar of your shirt as you reach for the air conditioning remote . You breathe a premature sigh of relief in anticipation of the cool crisp air soon to fill every corner of the room. You press the big orange button, glance up at the unit on the wall and … nothing. No beep, no light. Nothing. When the heat of summer hits and your air conditioner isn’t maintained and working, it’s not only a nuisance but could mean major issues with the unit and potentially be harmful to your health. Air con emergencies are not cool and are preventable. Read More

Air Conditioner Remote Controls:  Problem Shooting, Replacing and Getting the Settings Right

Air Conditioner Remote Controls: Problem Shooting, Replacing and Getting the Settings Right

October 14, 2015

Only a few hundred years ago, no-one would have dreamed that you could control something without even touching it. A remote control would have been regarded as an instrument of black magic or witchcraft. Nowadays, they’re so commonplace that it’s not unusual to have at least half a dozen different remote control devices around the house. Your air conditioner remote is a godsend in the hotter months of the year, allowing you to easily adjust the temperature with minimal effort. You tend to take it for granted…until it stops working. Knowing how to differentiate between air conditioner remote controls that you can fix yourself and ones that need expert help can save you money, and possibly your life. Read More

Got a Mouldy Air Conditioner? Here’s How to Fix it Safely

Got a Mouldy Air Conditioner? Here’s How to Fix it Safely

September 9, 2015

There’s nothing more crucial to good health than the food you eat, the water you drink and the air that you breathe. So, what if the air you’re breathing in on a day-to-day basis is contaminated? It’s a horrifying scenario, and one that’s a lot more common than you might think. Do you know if your Brisbane home or business is harbouring a mouldy air conditioner? Read More

Heating and Cooling Systems For Year Round Comfort

Heating and Cooling Systems For Year Round Comfort

July 17, 2015

There’s no greater disincentive to get out of bed over the cold winter months than the inevitable barefoot dash to a chilly bathroom. Your air conditioner is probably the last thing on your mind as you’re snap-frozen into submission over the winter months. But it shouldn’t be. Imagine if you could use your air conditioner as an efficient winter heater? It might sound simply too good to be true, but at the touch of a button, a reverse cycle air conditioner gives you the option of heating and cooling systems for year round comfort. Read More

Read This before You Go Hunting for Cheap Air Conditioners in Brisbane and The Sunshine Coast

Read This before You Go Hunting for Cheap Air Conditioners in Brisbane and The Sunshine Coast

June 18, 2015

Cheap Air Conditioning - Be Wary These days, you’re only a discount outlet, fire sale or keyboard click away from furnishing your whole home. You don’t even need to step outside your door to compare prices, load up your virtual shopping cart and wheel it through to the checkout. It’s no different with air conditioners. A quick google and you’ll find some astonishingly cheap air conditioners up for grabs in Brisbane. But, is your cheap air conditioner really the bargain of the century or could you be getting an inefficient, clunky piece of scrap metal that might prove more costly than you could ever imagine? Read More

How Much Does Air Conditioning Installation Cost?

How Much Does Air Conditioning Installation Cost?

June 10, 2015

How much does air conditioning installation cost? There’s no hard and fast rule about fees for installation but there are ways to make sure you get the best price. Whether you’re a home or business-owner, air conditioning is one of the must-haves if you live in Queensland’s beautiful south-east corner. Unlike the southern states, alternative types of cooling systems such as evaporative systems just don’t cut it in our humid climate. Air conditioning is the only way to guarantee a constant, reliable flow of dehumidified cool air. But there are traps for the unwary in the form of hugely inflated costs if you haven’t done your homework first. It’s essential to know where things can go awry in the installation process. Read More

Which Air? Ducted Air Conditioning Vs Split Systems

Which Air? Ducted Air Conditioning Vs Split Systems

May 14, 2015

It's the air conditioning dilemma facing every home or business owner – split systems vs ducted air conditioning . How do you know what’s right for you? Do you have an outdated cooling system or, worse still, no air conditioning at all? Perhaps you are renovating the family home or building your dream dwelling with all the mod cons. Or, maybe you are about to put your home on the market and keen to attract an exceptional offer. Finding an air conditioning system that suits your property and lifestyle, as well as your budget, will be a major part of your decision making. The ramifications of making a hasty or ill-informed decision can be costly! Read More

Traps to avoid when installing your air conditioning

Traps to avoid when installing your air conditioning

April 24, 2015

It certainly does pay to call upon a local professional when you are in the market for an air conditioner in Brisbane.  Whilst the process to purchase and install a unit may appear to be relatively straightforward, incorrect decisions may result in a costly outcome. Air conditioning installation advice is priceless when it comes to avoiding unnecessary traps and mistakes.  Let’s take a look at the most common installation errors so that you can ensure you avoid them when shopping for your cooling solution. Read More

Energy Efficient Features of New Air Conditioners – What to Look For

Energy Efficient Features of New Air Conditioners – What to Look For

February 20, 2015

Energy efficiency is one of, if not the MOST important thing to look for when buying a new air conditioner. The star rating is a good starting point to assess the performance of a new system and relates to its cooling output relative to the units (kW) of energy it consumes. Of course larger systems will always use more energy since they do more work, and the star rating system accounts for different AC sizes. Read More

Avoid Air Conditioning Bill Shock – A Reminder this summer

Avoid Air Conditioning Bill Shock – A Reminder this summer

February 6, 2015

It’s great that you’re keeping cool and comfortable in your own home with the help of your air conditioner. If there’s ever a time to reap the benefits of air conditioning now is the time, however it’s also the time to really think about how you are using the system. In addition to relying solely on your air conditioning consider other ways to stay cool, and be mindful when the unit is in use. This will go a long way to minimise the impact of running your system with your next electricity bill. Here’s the H&H Air Conditioning Guide to Staying Cool Affordably this summer. Read More

How much does ducted air conditioning cost to install?

How much does ducted air conditioning cost to install?

January 19, 2015

Ducted Air Conditioning Ducted air conditioning will provide an entire home cooling solution. This means that a central unit will provide cooling  (and heating) to every room of the home, while the seamless design installed in the roofing space will be so quiet you’ll barely know it’s there. For larger busier households, the benefits of these systems are clear, and many choose to install ducted air conditioning at the building stage. Read More

7 Ways To Prepare for the Summer Air Conditioning Onslaught

7 Ways To Prepare for the Summer Air Conditioning Onslaught

January 5, 2015

Our air conditioners in Brisbane are already being heavily used after one of the hottest ever Novembers heralded the unofficial beginning of summer. But with plenty of warmth still ahead of us – until mid-March at least – AC systems in Brisbane and south-east Queensland are still going to be getting a work out. To avoid bill shock come spring, and to stay cool as the mercury rises, H&H Air Conditioning share our top tips for using your air conditioning system, effectively and efficiently this summer. Read More