Air Conditioning

Air conditioning service.

DeltaTemp is your #1 HVAC contractor in Richmond, VA, and the surrounding communities. We are the leading company for all of your air conditioning needs. If you need repairs, maintenance, or a brand new system installed, the technicians at DeltaTemp are the qualified and professional crew for the job.

We provide the highest quality service for your air conditioner. We also aim to educate and inform our customers. Informed decisions are good decisions. We want you to feel confident we are qualified to perform the service for which you are hiring us.

How Much Money Can a New Air Conditioner Save You?

Our SEER2 (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio 2) energy savings calculator can help determine how much you could save on your utility bills. Simply enter your current unit’s SEER value and compare it to a newer, more efficient SEER2 unit. You can even customize it to better match your home’s system for a more accurate calculation.

SEER2 Energy Savings Calculator

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Customize to Your Home

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Air Conditioning Basics

The four main components to your air conditioner are:

Condenser: The condenser is the outside metal unit and where the gas from the compressor is condensed into a liquid. The gas entering the condenser is very hot. The temperature is then lowered, so the gas can convert back to a liquid.

Compressor: The compressor is inside the condenser. It circulates the pressurized refrigerant, to concentrate the heat, and changes the low pressure gas to high pressure.

Evaporator: The evaporator is the part of the system inside the home. In simple language, it absorbs the heat from your home.

Expansion Valve: The expansion valve controls the amount of refrigerant in your system.

All of these pieces are connected by a copper tube that handles refrigerant, creating a closed loop. Heat is collected in the evaporator, sent outside to the condenser. The heat is removed, and the cool air is recirculated back into your home.

AC Facts

An Air Conditioner Doesn’t Create Cool Air.
What happens in the AC process is actually the removal of heat from the air. Your AC uses a chemical called refrigerant to remove heat and transfer it outside. The warm air runs through the lines and coils in your unit and goes from liquid to gas and back again. During this process, the refrigerant removes the heat and transfers it elsewhere so that when the air comes out the other side, it is cool.

Your AC Will Remove Humidity.
Lower humidity helps the overall comfort level in your home by making you feel cooler, even if the temperature is the same.

Your Air Filter Needs To Be Checked And Replaced Every Three To Six Months.
(depending on the manufacturer’s recommendations)
A dirty air filter restricts your air flow, which reduces efficiency, costing you money, and over time can put stress on your unit and could cause a costly repair.

Maintenance, Maintenance, Maintenance.
Your air conditioner needs regular checkups to keep it running in tip-top shape. Having regular annual preventative maintenance will bring your system longer life and fewer breakdowns over all.

SEER
The Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER) measures air conditioning and heat pump cooling efficiency, which is calculated by the cooling output for a typical cooling season divided by the total electric energy input during the same time frame. A higher SEER rating means greater energy efficiency.

At DeltaTemp, we provide all the services you need to keep your AC running in top-notch shape. Call us at 804-739-5854 for repairs, maintenance, or new-system installation.

Air Conditioner Maintenance in Mechanicsville, VA 23111

“Great Service, well done”
- George H.

Air Conditioner Maintenance in Midlothian, VA 23113

“He explained what needed to be done, the options, and proceeded…very thorough and performed in professional manner.”

- Ben M.

Air Conditioner Repair in Richmond, VA 23235

“Couldn’t be happier! Timely, very professional and thorough! This was my first time using Delta and I will be using you exclusively moving forward.”

- Victoria M.

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“Couldn’t be happier! Timely, very professional and thorough! This was my first time using Delta and I will be using you exclusively moving forward.”

- Victoria M.

Air Conditioner Maintenance in Midlothian, VA 23114

“Thank you for your quick response this morning and for Edith going the extra mile to pick up the replacement part today and looping back to install it the same day. In most cases, we could have made it another day or two before having the unit fix. But due to my spouses medical condition, have the A/C up and running again is important for her health. Thanks again.”

- Brad K.

Air Conditioner Maintenance in Midlothian, VA 23114

“Thank you for your quick response this morning and for Edith going the extra mile to pick up the replacement part today and looping back to install it the same day. In most cases, we could have made it another day or two before having the unit fix. But due to my spouses medical condition, have the A/C up and running again is important for her health. Thanks again.”

- Brad K.

Air Conditioner Maintenance in Midlothian, VA 23114

“Edith is a pleasure to work with. She is knowledgeable, efficient and patient answering my questions.”

- Merle K.

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“Ford is AWESOME!!!”

- Michael H.

Air Conditioner Repair in Midlothian, VA 23113

“Delta Temp's tech Edith is credit to the company! Her professionalism and technical knowledge is suburb! We have been Deta Temp customers for over 20 years and they continue to hire top notch people like Edith.”

- John C.

Air Conditioner Maintenance in Henrico, VA 23059

“Execellent worker”

- Walter H.

Need Air Conditioner Service?

Contact the experts at DeltaTemp.

Call us at 804-739-5854!