Patriot Air is your #1 HVAC contractor in West Fargo, ND 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 Patriot Air 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 SEER 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 system. You can even customize it to better match your home's system for a more accurate calculation.
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.
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 Patriot Air, we provide all the services you need to keep your AC running in top-notch shape. Call us at 701-238-9037 for repairs, maintenance, or new-system installation.
Air Conditioner Repair in Fargo, ND 58104
Air Conditioner Replacement in West Fargo, ND 58078
“Our air conditioner went out in the heat of July and Tom was quick to respond and had a new one installed as soon as we accepted the quote. We would recommend Patriot Air and will be sure to use them again in the future.”
– Vickie G.
Air Conditioner Replacement in West Fargo, ND 58078
“Tom replaced our air conditioner very quickly. His work was awesome. Thank you for the great professional work. Would recommend you to anyone!!!”
– Justin G.
Air Conditioner Repair in West Fargo, ND 58078
Patriot Air was very responsive and urgent when we needed our air conditioner fixed. The technician was very knowledgeable and courteous. I would recommend their service to anyone that needed heating or air conditioning repair. Very competitive service prices.
Air Conditioner Repair in Fargo, ND 58102
“Our central air went out over the weekend. My husband had a chiro appt today and his chiropractor referred us to Tom from Patriot Air. My husband made the call to schedule an appt & less than 2 hours after the call, Tom showed up, quickly diagnosed the problem & fixed my family's home HVAC system, all in under an hour (that including running & getting the part) and he did it for an absolute amazing price! I would recommend Tom to anyone looking for a quick, economical & high quality HVAC repair! Great guy & great service!! So happy to have our air back on & working, thank you thank you, Patriot Air!!”
– Tiffany L.
Patriot Air proudly provides HVAC service to Casselton, Dilworth, Fargo, Glyndon, Harwood, Horace, Kindred, Moorhead, Reile's Acres, West Fargo and the surrounding North Dakota and Minnesota communities. Visit our service area page for more coverage details, call us at 701-238-9037, or request service online today.