Why a Window Unit is Not a Suitable Replacement for AC

It looks inexpensive, and the box claims that the window unit is easy to self-install. Are these products worth the money? More importantly, can they keep you as comfortable as a professionally installed air conditioning unit? What You Save up Front, You Spend on Operations Today’s air conditioning systems are designed to use electricity sparingly and run efficiently. The window … Read More

Are Mini-Split Ductless Systems Right for You?

A mini-split ductless system is a perfect solution for those with areas in their home that are problematic when it comes to temperature control. A mini-split ductless system in Albuquerque can have many benefits and provide the comfort you want throughout the year. The benefits of a mini-split ductless system If you already have a dedicated air conditioner or HVAC … Read More

How a New AC Unit Can Save You Money

A new air conditioning installation isn’t just a necessary expenditure—it’s an investment. Choose the right unit for your home, installed by the right team, and you might come out ahead in the long run. Just consider these four ways you might save money over time: Higher efficiency The most straightforward advantage of a newer air conditioner is, of course, the … Read More

How Do I Get My Swamp Cooler Ready for Summer?

Albuquerque summers mean scorching hot days! Will you be turning on your swamp cooler for relief? Instead of firing it up and hoping for the best, here are four things you can do now to make sure your unit stays working all summer long. 1. Check the water tray This will require removing the panels to get to it. Once … Read More

Tips to Improve Your Air Conditioner’s Performance

With the dog days of summer just around the corner, our air conditioning units – and our own ability to withstand Albuquerque’s heat – will be put to the ultimate test. Here are five tips for maximizing the efficiency and performance of your air conditioner. 1. Use a ceiling fan whenever you can With the availability and custom controllable features … Read More

Reasons to Switch to Seamless Gutters

Aside from those pesky debris pile-ups that require a ladder and some elbow grease, many people never think twice about their home’s gutters. After all, they simply collect rainwater and guide it away from your home’s structure, what is there to improve upon? Quite a bit, actually! Here are three reasons to make the switch from traditional gutters to seamless … Read More

Tips to Avoid an Air Conditioning Repair

When summer approaches, air conditioning tips and advice become a popular request from our clients. As experts in Albuquerque air conditioning installation and repair, Thompson Heating and Air Conditioning Inc. is the best source for HVAC tips and maintenance recommendations. Our best advice: prevent an AC repair with these three tips on preparing your air conditioner for summer use. 1. … Read More

Tips for Deciding Between HVAC Repair and Replacement

Trying to decide whether it’s a better idea to repair your damaged HVAC systems or replace them completely? These five points should guide you in making the best decision for your circumstances. 1) Cost of repair You’ll want to start by looking at the cost of the repair before you consider anything else. A system that’s damaged badly enough may … Read More

5 Ways an Efficient Air Conditioner Pays Off

Wondering if a newer, high-efficiency air conditioner is worth the effort it for your home or business? Consider that a highly efficient air conditioner typically has a SEER rating of at least 14.5 in order to qualify for the coveted Energy Star label. Your savings begin the moment you make the purchase! If you’re still on the fence about whether … Read More

Why a Swamp Cooler Might Be Right for You

With summer approaching and 80-90 degree days along with it, there is no better time to make sure you have the cooling unit you need to get through the Albuquerque spring and summer months. Not only is Albuquerque hot in the summer, but it’s dry too. That’s why an ideal cooling solution for your home could be a swamp cooler. … Read More