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How to Properly Size an Air Conditioning System

August 8, 2022
This is an up close photo of a brand new, fresh coated silver air conditioning unit

If your air conditioner is too large for your home, it will quickly cool down the space and shut off. Once the temperature rises, it will kick back on again. This constant on and off cycling, referred to as short cycling, uses a great deal of energy and wears down your air conditioning system more quickly.

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Commercial Heat Pumps

July 26, 2022
Several heat pumps on top of a commercial building on a cloudy, yet bright day. Beautiful green trees in the background really tie it all together.

There are two main types of commercial heat pumps: air-source heat pumps (ASHPs) and water-source heat pumps (WSHPs).

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3 Telltale Signs It’s Time for a New AC

July 10, 2022
A dirty, discolored, and dated air conditioning unit on a residential property on a sunny day

Deciding on the ideal time to replace your air conditioning system in Howell can be a challenge, so here are three areas our 1st Choice Heating & Air Conditioning professionals suggest you monitor for telltale signs

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Video – The Importance of Air Conditioner Maintenance – 1st Choice Heating & Air Conditioning

June 30, 2022

The best time of year to have your AC serviced is spring, even if you reside in a locale with pretty warm weather all year long.

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5 Common AC Problems

June 6, 2022
AC Problems

When your air conditioner (AC) is running at peak efficiency, you win.

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Purchasing the Right Air Conditioner

May 23, 2022
New AC Unit

You decided to part ways with your old air conditioning (AC) system. It is not always an easy decision to make.

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Know Your AC System

May 9, 2022
AC Unit

Whether it’s people, appliances, or air conditioning (AC) systems, the better you know them, the better you are able to care for them. Our team at 1st Choice Heating and Air Conditioning knows air conditioners because it’s our business. We want to share just a little of our knowledge with you so you can extend the life of your air conditioner, avoid costly repairs, and save energy and money in Howell.

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Video – Why Does My Heat Pump Smell Like It’s Burning?

April 15, 2022
Heat Pump Smells

You turn on your heat pump, and you smell something burning. What should you do? Who should you call first, the fire department or your HVAC technician? First assess what the smell most likely is, and you may not need to call anyone. Of course, if you’re still nervous because you just don’t know, turn off your heat pump and give one of our highly trained technicians a call at 732-256-9149 to come out to diagnose the smell for you.

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How Can I Afford a New AC System (and Other HVAC Equipment)?

April 11, 2022
Afford the AC

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected so many lives around us, both health-wise and financially. At 1st Choice Heating and Air Conditioning, we remain committed to providing the best service to all our New Jersey customers during this difficult time. Let’s stick together as a community and help each other whenever we can. We can certainly understand how you might want to replace your older air conditioner, or even your furnace, with a newer energy-efficient model but are concerned about the timing. Please know there are plenty of financing options available regardless of your credit history or current situation.

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Video – Have Your Utility Bills Jumped?

March 21, 2022
Utility Bills

Have your utility bills suddenly jumped? It could be your heating and cooling system.

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Need HVAC Service?

Contact the experts at 1st Choice Heating and Air Conditioning.

Call us at 732-256-9149!


1st Choice Heating and Air Conditioning proudly provides HVAC service to Howell, Sea Girt, Brick, Belmar and the surrounding communities. Visit our service area page for more coverage details, call us at 732-256-9149, or request service online today.