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AC Running in Short Bursts? It’s Called Short Cycling, and It’s a Problem

Monday, August 29th, 2016

While much of the country is looking forward to moving into the cooler fall season, those of us in the Southwest know that we are going to be living in considerable heat for a good while longer. When you rely upon your air conditioner as much as you surely do in our geographic region, you need to know for certain that it is functioning precisely as it ought to be.

If your air conditioner is running in short bursts, starting up and then rapidly shutting back down, it’s pretty obvious that this is not the case. Don’t convince yourself that it’s not a big enough deal to warrant a call to your AC professionals. Short cycling not only negatively affects your comfort, but puts your air conditioner in Mesa, AZ at risk, as well.

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