Right into Spring with a Broken System

I prefer the winter to spring and summer because I love the snow and cold temperatures. If things get really cold, all I have to do is turn on the heater. Sadly, winter is over and now spring is here, and I hate it. The bugs are back and they’re just as annoying, buzzing near my ears and trying to build their nests near my home. What’s even worse is that my air conditioner stopped working right as spring hit. The heater had been running just fine, but I had to find someone to perform AC repair in NYC, or risk sweating to death from the heat.

I’ve had my HVAC system for a long time, and it’s getting to the point where I’ll eventually have to replace it. These things don’t last forever, which is always a pain. With all of the technological advancements that have been made since the introduction of the first heating and air system, humanity still hasn’t figured out how to make a system that doesn’t break. At the very least, we should be able to make a system that lasts longer than 10 to 13 years. Something along the lines of 25 years would at least be more acceptable.

A few parts swapped out here and there and my air conditioner was up and running again. It should last through the entirety of spring and summer. I hate to leave the air conditioner running all day in the summer because it drives up the cost of my energy bill, but on some days the heat is just so bad that I don’t really have much of a choice. I think it may be burning out my air conditioner faster than normal. More than likely I’ll have to get the system repaired again when summer comes next year.

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