Category Archives: Air Conditioning

Chicago’s Cooling Ordinance: What You Need to Know

Chicago’s Cooling Ordinance

In June 2022, Chicago took a significant step to ensure its residents can beat the summer heat. The City Council passed a Cooling Ordinance, which mandates air conditioning in common gathering spaces within certain residential buildings. Here are the main takeaways: 1. Ordinance Overview: New and existing residential buildings in Chicago must have air conditioning […]

Before and After of a Trane Commercial Rooftop Unit Replacement in Chicago, IL

Greetings to our Chicago community and HVAC enthusiasts around the globe! Today, we’re excited to share a fascinating look into the world of commercial HVAC transformations. As the saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words, and this one speaks volumes. Buckle up as we dive into the tale of a transformative journey from […]

Air Conditioning Repair Costs

We provide fast and easy central air conditioning repair services in the Chicago area at Around The Town Heating and Cooling. All of our highly-trained contractors are licensed, experienced and certified technicians who provide excellent service anywhere in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs. Chicago’s top heating and air conditioning company is Around the Town Heating […]

Refrigerant R-22 Alternatives

Alternatives to R-22 can cost you more than you think! Refrigerant R-22 alternatives are not the greatest thing since sliced bread, however it is an alternative to the high dollar cost of R-22 which is considered an Ozone depleting chemical. Refrigerant R-22 is being phased out faster than originally proposed under the Montreal protocol rule. […]

My Home Air conditioner Is Not Cooling?

My home air conditioner is not cooling. What could it be? My home air conditioner is not cooling what can it be? Home air conditioners can be fussy at times and we as an air conditioner contractor know this all too well. Many home air conditioner problems can be linked directly to lack of maintenance. […]

Everything You Want To Know About Air Conditioning!

When did people start using cool air for comfort? Thousands of years ago, the wealthiest of the Romans used aqueducts that ran cool water from the springs, wells and rivers through their walls of the structure to keep them cool. Today, we call that chillers (and it is almost the same principle). Refrigeration was then […]