How about that temperature when you woke up this morning? San Antonio hit a low of 59 today, which is a new record low.

Saying that, summer isn’t going anywhere – at least for a bit. We’re still going to regularly hit highs in the mid-90s for a while. But another cool front is headed this way, so that’s a good sign of things to come.

It’s a good thing to use these cooler temperatures as a reminder to get your AC and heating system ready for the fall.

There are two things to do. First, start thinking about scheduling an AC tune-up. This will make sure your HVAC system is ready for the cooler weather. Second, you can scale back just a bit on changing out your filters. During the peak summer months, Champion AC always advises you to change your filter at least once a month. During off months, however, you can change that filter once every 2-3 months. We do recommend checking the filter every month, though, just to make sure it’s still clean.


Ben Hubbert is a retired Combat Controller with the United States Air Force. He started Champion AC in 2007. Ben is originally from the Mississippi Gulf Coast. He is happily married and an avid fan of the San Antonio Spurs and New Orleans Saints.