If I had a dime for every time one of my friends complained to me about their air conditioning units, I would be a wealthy man by now. I live in an extremely hot area of the country and the heated climate conditions seem to take a heavy toll on HVAC equipment. I keep my HVAC under warranty and make sure to schedule a technician to make sure my A/C gets serviced regularly. This keeps my air conditioner in the best shape possible. The HVAC professional always makes sure I understand how important it is to change my filter each month. Because he stresses this fact so much, I sometimes change my HVAC filter even sooner. I do not want to be like many of my friends, crying the blues, when there is no escape from the stifling heat. Or like my co-workers, who spend a week’s paycheck on monthly energy bills because their home’s air conditioning unit is no longer energy efficient. I try to explain the best way I know how, you can not afford to go without seasonal maintenance on your HVAC when you live in heated temperatures like we do. People think they will spare themselves the costs of servicing their units, only to have to pay to replace HVAC parts later on. Sometimes the costs is much higher and the entire air conditioning system needs to be replaced. I do not care how you spin it, in this heat, it is wise to get an air conditioner tune-up and keep your HVAC equipment under warranty.