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Setting Your Thermostat for Florida Winters

Setting Your Thermostat For Florida Winters

Tuesday November 27, 2018

Florida winters aren’t known to be terribly cold, but there are nights where heat is needed to stay warm. Improperly setting your thermostat can mean uncomfortable temperatures in your home and higher energy bills due to too much heat.

Properly Setting Your Thermostat Can Save You Money

Changing your thermostat by a single degree can affect the energy you use by nearly 10-12%! That can mean higher energy bills and more money out of your pocket.

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HVAC Unit Can't Keep Up With the Cold?

HVAC Unit Can’t Keep Up With The Cold?

Tuesday October 23, 2018

As the temperatures start to drop at night and you turn up the heat, you may start to notice that your HVAC unit can’t keep up with the cold. While we don’t often deal with prolonged bouts of cold weather in North Central Florida, it can be uncomfortable and frustrating. Don’t suffer through the winter, there could be several fixable reasons for your lack of warmth.

Your Thermostat May Be Faulty

If you keep turning up your thermostat,

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Recognize Common Commercial HVAC Issues

Recognize Common Commercial HVAC Issues

Monday September 17, 2018

Air conditioning can be crucial to your business. It makes your space more comfortable for your employees and customers alike. Commercial HVAC units tend to be larger and more complex systems than your home’s air conditioning unit, but there are certain signs that should tell you to call your HVAC company.

Poor Air Quality

If your air smells bad, is too dry, or too humid, you could be dealing with air quality issues.

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Advanced HVAC Tech to Bring Your Unit Into the Future

Advanced HVAC Tech to Bring Your Unit Into the Future

Tuesday August 21, 2018

If you live in Florida, air conditioning is not often seen as an optional accessory to your home. It is an incredibly important investment and can be key to your comfort during the hot summer months. For years HVAC units were pretty standard, but recent advances are bringing new units into the future.

Air Conditioning Can Now Be Apart of Your Smart Home

New smart home devices are constantly emerging to make our lives easier.

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Why Is My AC Freezing Up?

Why Is My AC Freezing Up?

Thursday July 26, 2018

If your air conditioner is freezing up, it could be a sign of a big problem. Check for the following issues, and have a certified air conditioning expert take a look at your unit to make sure that everything is running as it should.

A Dirty Air Filter

Dirty air filters are a major culprit for your air conditioning freezing up. When your air filter gets dirty, it blocks the flow of air into your unit.

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The 5 Most Common HVAC Breakdowns

The 5 Most Common HVAC Breakdowns

Thursday June 21, 2018

Your air conditioning unit is a machine, and like all machines, they can wear out – especially without regular maintenance. In order to diagnose problems with your HVAC unit, it’s helpful to know the most common breakdowns.

1. Check Your Breaker

If your AC unit has stopped working, the first thing you should do is check your breaker. Breakers trip for a number of reasons:

  1. Circuit Overload –

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Which Air Filter Is Best For Your Home?

Which Air Filter Is Best For Your Home?

Tuesday May 29, 2018

Air filters are probably a device that you think very little about. They sit, hidden away, and yet they play an important role in keeping your air conditioner running smoothly and in keeping your family happy and healthy. Picking the right filter for your home can be overwhelming – there are so many options! Having a guide can help you make the right choice.

Why Quality Matters

Good air quality is so important to your health and vitality.

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How Long Should My HVAC Unit Last?

How Long Should My HVAC Unit Last?

Friday April 27, 2018

Your HVAC unit is a huge investment and its crucial to your comfort as the temperature gets hot. Considering how much money your air conditioner costs, you want to maximize the lifetime of your unit, and maximize your investment.

Where You Live Plays A Role

The lifespan of your AC unit can be determined by where you live. In Florida, the humidity and heat mean that your air conditioning has to work harder and longer than in colder climates.

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How Does Your Thermostat Work?

How Does Your Thermostat Work?

Wednesday April 4, 2018

Thermostats aren’t often a device that you think about. If you own an HVAC unit then you own a thermostat, but you may have never thought about the impact it has on your comfort.

The thermostat measures the temperature in your house and tells the AC unit that it needs to turn on or off, either heating or cooling your house. When you buy a home you inherit the previous owner’s thermostat, and depending on its age,

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How to Use Ceiling Fans with your AC Unit (And Save Money)

How to Use Ceiling Fans with your AC Unit (And Save Money)

Wednesday February 28, 2018

How Ceiling Fans Work

Ceilings Fans have been a common method for cooling homes for over a hundred years now, but how do they work?

Fans work by the same principle as wind chill, air moving across your skin disperses body heat and evaporates perspiration, making it feel cooler than it actually is. When used in combination with your AC unit, ceiling fans can help make your house feel cooler and save you money in energy costs.

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