Air Conditioning

Air conditioning service.

Dave Broussard A/C & Heating is your #1 HVAC contractor in the Acadiana Area 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 Dave Broussard A/C & Heating 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.

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Customize to Your Home

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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.

SEER
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 Dave Broussard A/C & Heating, we provide all the services you need to keep your AC running in top-notch shape. Call us at 337-221-0574 for repairs, maintenance, or new-system installation.

Air Conditioner Repair in Lafayette, LA 70508

“Simon came and took care of my daughters heater problem after hours and found the problem quickly. Thanks Simon!”
- Ronald G.

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“Service technician was very courteous and professional. There was some conflict between the last maintenance service call notes (different technician) and what information was actually provided to me. Bottom line problem was solved. Thanks.”

- Cheryl M.

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“Even with all the mud and rain these guys kept it clean and if they wouldn’t of had to modify the hole for the unit I wouldn’t of even known they where there great job guys”

- Richard N.

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“Cheerful, Fast, Efficient. The guys did a great job”

- Hartie S.

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“Great job and tolerated 2 big rambunctious with a smile.”

- David G.

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“Joe and Rhett are both very professional and knowledgeable; performed the work efficientand timely. Thank you guys.”

- Ronald G.

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“Nicole was very friendly notifying me of the technicians arrival. Simon was very punctual and knowledgeable about the services we required. Thank you for your honesty and integrity!”

- Ann S.

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“One of my units was low on freon and he checked everything out and added freon. He also checked for a possible leak on the system. Simon was great about answering my questions.”

- Lee K.

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“Very pleased! Great service and timely!”

- Heather Z.

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“The technician was very knowledgeable and explained everything”

- Callie G.

Need Air Conditioner Service?

Contact the experts at Dave Broussard A/C & Heating.

Call us at 337-221-0574!