When it comes to air conditioning systems, there are numerous myths circulating that can lead to inefficient cooling and higher energy bills. At Green Valley Cooling & Heating, we prioritize educating our customers to ensure they receive optimal performance from their AC units. In this blog post, we’ll debunk some common myths and provide valuable insights.

Myth #1: Bigger is Always Better

One prevalent misconception is that a larger air conditioning unit will cool your home more effectively. However, this is not always the case. An oversized unit will cycle on and off frequently, leading to inconsistent temperatures and increased energy consumption. The key is to have a properly sized system that matches your home’s cooling needs.

Myth #2: Closing Vents in Unused Rooms Saves Energy

  • Fact: Closing vents can actually increase your energy costs.
  • Restricted airflow puts additional strain on the system, causing it to work harder.
  • It’s better to keep vents open and maintain balanced airflow throughout your home.

Myth #3: AC Units Don’t Require Regular Maintenance

Many homeowners believe that air conditioning units are low-maintenance appliances. However, neglecting routine maintenance can lead to various issues, including decreased efficiency, higher energy bills, and premature system failure. Regular professional maintenance helps identify and resolve potential problems before they escalate, prolonging the lifespan of your AC unit.


By debunking these common myths, Green Valley Cooling & Heating aims to empower our customers with accurate information to make informed decisions about their air conditioning systems. Remember, proper sizing, balanced airflow, and routine maintenance are crucial for optimal cooling, energy efficiency, and longevity. Contact us today to schedule your AC service or for expert guidance on any cooling-related concerns.