Air Conditioning

Close up of an air conditioner fan.

JL Anderson Heating & Cooling is your #1 HVAC contractor in Lafayette, IN 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 JL Anderson Heating & Cooling 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.

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.

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 JL Anderson Heating & Cooling, we provide all the services you need to keep your AC running in top-notch shape. Call us at 765-471-7506 for repairs, maintenance, or new-system installation.

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Air Conditioner Installation in Lafayette, IN 47905

“I really value Kirt's professionalism and knowledge. He was very thorough in all aspects of the installation of my new Trane XR17 A/C unit. He expertly coordinated the whole installation process and a follow-up on site visit. Nice to have this caliber of individual working on this project. Thank you.”– Robert E.

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“Great installation by Ryan and Scott for our Trane XR17 A/C unit. Extremely professional and friendly. Arrived on time and performed install in 4 hours. Thank you for you awesome service and expertise.”

– Robert E.

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“This company is amazing! From sales to service, they are top-notch. Johnny and Craig were thorough and professional. We were really impressed with how clean they left everything. Our new AC unit is making a huge difference for us. Thanks so much Anderson Heating and Cooling, you are the best!!!”

– Nancy D.

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“Tim was very thorough and professional. He answered all my questions, and replaced my faulty A/C unit with a loaner until my new Trane is installed in a few days. I appreciated his diligence and expertise during this process. Thank, Tim.”

– Robert E.

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“Curtis was very professional and helpful. Super friendly. Five stars.”

– Kevin H.

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“Great service”

– David H.

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“I would highly recommend Anderson's for your heating and cooling needs, they were very professional and extremely clean throughout the process. They took the time to explain things clearly.”

– Cindy M.

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“Ethan Miller did a wonderful job. His name is not on the list above. We are out of town and our granddaughter is staying at our house and the thermostat went out. He contacted us by phone and got everything taken care. He is very professional. Thank you so much. We have used Anderson Heating and Cooling for several years and they are the best.”

– Tony M.

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“He was very knowledgeable very kind knew what he was doing I would have him back any day great guy !!!!”

– Donald S.

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“Mike was very professional and pleasure speaking with.”

– Carlin S.

JL Anderson Heating & Cooling proudly provides HVAC service to Lafayette, Delphi, West Lafayette, Dayton, Battle Ground, Frankfort, Monticello, Mulberry, Rossville, and the surrounding communities. Visit our service area page for more coverage details, call us at 765-471-7506, or request service online today.

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