Keep Your Cool Week

Keep Your Cool Week

To help you survive the hottest season of the year, Today’s Homeowner and American Standard HVAC are kicking off “Keep Your Cool” Week. It’s time to give your air conditioner some TLC, and we’ve got the expertise and advice you need.

Check out our curated collection of how-to videos, Simple Solutions and insider tricks to keep your home cool and your energy bill in check all summer long.


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HVAC Maintenance Tips to Stay Comfortable All Year Round

When the seasons transition, it’s important to maintain your HVAC system. Follow these tips to keep it running efficiently.

Home Air Conditioner: Repair or Replace?

Staying comfortable is essential during the hottest months. Use this guide to determine whether to repair or replace your home air conditioner.
Friendly American Standard HVAC technician, who is wearing a cap, smiles, holds a clipboard, and stands beside a condenser unit

4 Types of AC Units to Consider

An air conditioner is a must, regardless of the season. If you’re not sure which type of AC unit to buy, here’s a guide on four of the most popular units.
an outdoor ac unit

How to Clean a Condensate Drain Line

Algae, mold and mildew can build up inside an air conditioning unit’s condensate drain line and form a clog. Watch this video to learn how to prevent this.
Woman repairs air conditioner ductwork with metallic foil tape

How to Repair Leaks in A/C Ductwork

Finding and sealing leaks in your air conditioner’s ductwork can save energy and lower your heating and cooling bills. Watch this video to learn more.
Paddle ceiling fan

Change Ceiling Fan Direction to Stay Cool, Save Energy

Just changing the ceiling fan direction can reduce your air conditioning bill. Watch this video to find out how to stay cool and save money this summer.
Danny Lipford caulks around the windows outside a home.

Air Leaks: 5 Ways AC Escapes Your Home

Chances are, conditioned air is escaping your home. Find out about these air leaks, and what you can do about them.

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“Today’s Homeowner” co-host Chelsea Lipford Wolf leaning against her new American Standard HVAC unit

Chelsea Lipford Wolf’s Tips to Keep Your Home Cool and Energy Efficient

Lower your energy bills by choosing the right HVAC system and regularly maintaining it. Here’s advice from Today’s Homeowner co-host Chelsea Lipford Wolf.
Friendly American Standard HVAC technician, who is wearing a cap, smiles, holds a clipboard, and stands beside a condenser unit

Tips For Dealing With HVAC Pros

Air conditioners need bi-annual tune-ups to perform their best. Here’s how to hire HVAC pros for the job, and what you should expect.

How to Insulate HVAC Ductwork

If your HVAC ductwork’s insulation has seen better days, replace it to improve energy efficiency and reduce your utility bills. Here’s how.
Air conditioner condenser units

Air Conditioner Guide: From Maintenance to Buying New Systems

Staying cool is on the top of most people’s minds during the hot summer months. But what if your air conditioner isn’t working properly, or you don’t have one at all? Try our tips to keep cool!
American Standard air conditioner condenser unit, seen outdoors on a bright sunny day

5 Easy Air Conditioner Maintenance Tips

Find out how to perform five important DIY maintenance tasks on your air conditioner to help avoid emergency breakdowns and save money on your energy bills this summer.
Faced or Unfaced Insulation

3 Tips to Help Your Home Beat the Heat

During the summer, heat and sunshine can cause your utility bills to skyrocket and lead to wear and tear on your home. By taking certain precautions, you can minimize the damage and perform necessary repairs before things escalate. If you want to save money and keep your house in good condition, here are the top … Read more
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10 Ways to Beat the Heat Inside Your Home

Need to beat the heat at home? Follow these tips to reduce the heat in your home and allow your air conditioner to run more efficiently.

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“Today’s Homeowner” host Danny Lipford with American Standard Heating and Air Conditioning's Darcy Lee

Tips to Give Your HVAC System Some TLC

In this Today’s Homeowner Podcast, Darcy Lee, with American Standard Heating and Air Conditioning, shares tips to keep your HVAC in top shape.
Friendly American Standard HVAC technician, who is wearing a cap, smiles, holds a clipboard, and stands beside a condenser unit

American Standard HVAC: Improving Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

In this Today’s Homeowner Podcast, learn about American Standard HVAC products along with some tips about purchasing an AC system and maintaining it.