Roadrunner Air Conditioning, Heating & Plumbing Blog: Archive for May, 2020

“Isn’t Refrigerant Loss Normal for an AC System?”

Monday, May 18th, 2020

The short answer to this is “no.” Allow us to elaborate!


Most homeowners don’t realize just how their air conditioner works, considering the complexity of modern cooling systems and the years of specialized training required to be a technician who can install and service them.

There are a few common misconceptions and misunderstandings about AC systems that can get in the way of properly caring for the system, and knowing when to call for repairs. One of the biggest misconceptions is how exactly refrigerant works, and we’d like to help clear this up.

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Cooling Efficiency: Should You Go Ductless This Year?

Monday, May 4th, 2020

Summertime is well on its way, and soon it will be time to use our air conditioners on a daily and even hourly basis. If you’re not sure whether or not your air conditioner is ready for the task of keeping you cool all season long, it might be a good idea to consider replacement now.

You have many options to choose from! Each option has their own pros and cons, which will vary depending on where in New Mexico you’re located and how your home is setup. For many homes in our area though, a Mitsubishi ductless system is a fantastic choice.

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