Question: What company makes the best air conditioners?

Thomson AC is a certified Daikin Comfort Pro and we prefer to install systems by Daikin. However, air conditioning is a matured technology so most of the popular brands work pretty well. Many of them use parts made by the same manufacturers. So for many of our...

Question: What is an air handler?

An air handler is usually a large metal box containing a blower, heating or cooling elements, filter racks or chambers, sound attenuators, and dampers. Air handlers usually connect to a ductwork ventilation system that distributes the conditioned air through the...

Question: What does MERV stand for?

Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value, or MERV for short, is a filter rating system invented by the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) to simplify filter efficiency ratings for the public. The higher the MERV rating, the...