Air Conditioning

Air conditioning service.

Panther Heating and Cooling is your #1 HVAC contractor in Rock Hill, SC 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 Panther Heating and 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.

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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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 Panther Heating and Cooling, we provide all the services you need to keep your AC running in top-notch shape. Call us at (803) 327-2700 for repairs, maintenance, or new-system installation.

Air Conditioner Maintenance in Rock Hill, SC 29732

“Bobby was on time and did a thorough job. Excellent service.”
- DON M.

Air Conditioner Maintenance in Rock Hill, SC 29732

“As always, Bobby Foard was punctual, professional, personable and trustworthy. Very knowledgeable about systems and products.
I would definitely recommend Panther and technician Bobby Foard”

- Jeannie M.

Air Conditioner Maintenance in Rock Hill, SC 29730

“Panther tech Bobby Foard always shows up on time, is professional and knowledgeable. He told us about a surge protector that is available that can save our unit in a summer storm. He didn't try to force it on us, but he explained the value of having it. We plan to have it installed.”

- Dave B.

Air Conditioner Repair in Rock Hill, SC 29730

“Great Tec. Met the schedule, and completed the activity with no delay.”

- Tommy S.

Air Conditioner Repair in Fort Mill, SC 29715

“Terry was, as always, friendly, polite and competent in fixing our HVAC system.”

- Charles H.

Air Conditioner Maintenance in Fort Mill, SC 29715

“Very professional and thorough.

- Jeff C.

Air Conditioner Maintenance in York, SC 29745

“Bobby was knowledgeable and provided options for maintenance on both my upstairs and downstairs units.”

- Ryan H.

Air Conditioner Repair in Rock Hill, SC 29732

“He did a great job”

- Karen B S.

Air Conditioner Maintenance in Charlotte, SC 28031

“Bobby was on the scheduled time, courteous, wore his booties in our house which is important to us. Assisted with the WI FI connection to our new smart thermostat, handled the Spring check up and was on his way. He suggested surge protectors to be installed in the future.”

- Michael A.

Air Conditioner Maintenance in Rock Hill, SC 29732

“Nice technician. Service very thorough. We’ve used other HVAC companies but Panther is professional and doesn’t make unnecessary repairs or charges. We have used Panther for the past six years. I highly recommend them.”

- Susan B.

Need Air Conditioner Service?

Contact the experts at Panther Heating and Cooling.

Call us at (803) 327-2700