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We Repair, Maintain & Install HVAC Systems

Stay cool and comfortable with Universal AC & Heat’s air conditioning installation services in Pasadena, MD, and the surrounding areas. We’ll help you find the perfect size, model, and brand of HVAC system to meet your needs. Our team offers guaranteed warranties for added peace of mind, including a 90-day warranty for service, a one-year warranty for maintenance, and a two-year warranty for new installation. If you would like to schedule an HVAC service installation at your Pasadena, MD, home or business, call us today!

Comprehensive HVAC Installation & Services

Universal AC & Heat technicians are fully trained and insured to offer multiple air conditioning services, including:

  • Build of new construction, replacements, additions, and upgrades
  • Central air conditioning installation, repair, and maintenance
  • Air conditioning upgrades and change-outs
  • Ductwork
  • Hydronic options
  • Scheduled maintenance and inspection

Signs Your Air Conditioner Needs to Be Replaced

Our knowledgeable technicians can help determine if your air conditioning system needs an upgrade. The most common signs your air conditioner needs to be replaced include:

  • Age –Air conditioners typically last 15 to 20 years.
  • Inefficient Air –If you notice inconsistency in the airflow from your system, it may be time to upgrade to a more efficient model.
  • Increased Humidity –The interior of your home shouldn’t be humid. An improperly sized air conditioning system could cause this.
  • Continued Repairs –If your air conditioning system needs constant repairs, a replacement might be a more cost-effective answer for you.

The Benefits of a New AC System

The benefits of a new air conditioning system go far beyond cooler air, including:

  • Boosted Energy Efficiency –Newer air conditioning units have higher energy efficiency ratings to lower your electric bills.
  • Reliability – A new AC model means you have peace of mind knowing your system is reliable during the year’s hottest days.
  • Reduced Carbon Footprint – Older AC units use R-22, a compound that negatively affects the environment.
  • Optimal Comfort – Modern cooling systems provide a boost in cooling throughout your home or business to offer the highest comfort level.

Air Conditioning Installation for Your Specific Needs

We understand you want the best type of air conditioner for your space to ensure fresh air is adequately circulated through your home or office. An air conditioner in optimal working condition should lower the air temperature, recirculate and filter the air, and remove humidity. We help determine the best type of air conditioner for your needs. We’ll help find the best Seasonal Energy Efficiency Rating (SEER), size, type, and brand of air conditioner for your home or office. We carry most major brands to meet your every HVAC need.


Air Conditioning FAQs

How often do air filters need to be changed?

The frequency of air filter replacement depends on various factors, such as the type of filter, the number of occupants, and the presence of pets in the home. As a general rule, changing air filters every 1-3 months is recommended for optimal performance and indoor air quality.


Do bigger air conditioning units perform better?

Not necessarily. Air conditioning units should be sized appropriately for the space intended to cool. An oversized unit can lead to poor performance, increased energy consumption, and reduced comfort due to short cycling.


How long does HVAC equipment last?

The lifespan of HVAC equipment can vary depending on the brand, model, and usage. On average, a well-maintained system can last 10-15 years for air conditioners and heat pumps, and 15-20 years for furnaces and boilers.


How often should I have my air conditioning unit serviced?

Air conditioning units should be serviced at least once a year, ideally before the cooling season starts. Routine maintenance can help improve efficiency, prevent breakdowns, and extend the lifespan of the equipment.


How can I improve the air quality in my home?

Several ways to improve indoor air quality include regular cleaning and dusting, using air purifiers, installing ventilation systems, and maintaining proper humidity levels. Additionally, changing air filters regularly helps improve air quality.


What is duct cleaning?

Duct cleaning is the process of cleaning the air ducts in a home or building to remove dirt, debris, and other contaminants that can accumulate over time. This can help improve indoor air quality, reduce energy costs, and prevent potential health issues associated with poor air quality.


How do I know when it’s time for an AC replacement?

Several signs indicate it might be time to replace your AC unit. The most obvious sign is that your unit no longer keeps your home cool, even when running continuously. If your AC is making strange noises, emitting unpleasant odors, or causing your energy bills to skyrocket, it may be time for a replacement. Age is also a factor, as most AC units have a lifespan of around 10-15 years.


Contact Universal Air Conditioning and Heating Today

At Universal Air Conditioning and Heating, Inc, we are dedicated to providing our customers in Pasadena, MD, and the surrounding areas with superior air conditioning services. From installations and repairs to maintenance and tune-ups, our team of licensed technicians has the expertise to handle all your air conditioning needs. We strive to create a cool and comfortable environment for our customers, and we back our work with a warranty for new installations. As the summer temperatures rise, don’t let a malfunctioning air conditioning system cause discomfort and inconvenience. Contact us today to schedule an air conditioning service and experience the quality workmanship and customer service that sets us apart. Beat the heat with Universal Air Conditioning and Heating, Inc.