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8 Ways a Dirty Air-Conditioner Affects Your Family’s Health

The air filter in your air conditioning system cleans the air that the system blows into your home. If replaced or cleaned regularly, your system will run more efficiently, your family, and pets will breathe cleaner air. If not maintained properly, your system may cool your home tolerably, but in actuality may be contaminating the air.

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) calculated that we spend as much as 90 percent of our time indoors. However, because today’s homes have been well insulated and wrapped air tight in an effort to lower energy use, they can also keep airborne problems inside […]

Fall Maintenance Checkup

Its fall and the autumn nights are starting to grow chilly. It’s time to get out your fall maintenance checklist. Top on this list should be a professional furnace tune-up. A furnace system can wear itself out quickly without it being checked and cleaned annually. Or it can stop working. Or worse, according the system you have, it can pump deadly carbon monoxide into your home.

Whatever type of system you have, don’t wait until it breaks down to make that call for service.  An annual service tune-up is inexpensive (generally less than $100). It is far less expensive when […]

Preparing Your Home For Fall

Fall Tips for Your Air Conditioner
Fall is here and what a great time of year it is! There are AC tips that can help you insure you get the most from your energy saving features and efficiencies of your air conditioning and heating systems during this season. The following A/C tips below will help you to get the most from your air conditioning and heating systems during the changing seasons.
Time Change to change your Thermostat Settings
When the clocks change with Daylight Savings Time this fall, remember to change your thermostat too. With the cooler temperatures at night, it is […]

Be Prepared for the Summer Heat!

As the weather along the Emerald Coast continues to heat up, homeowners will be spending more of their household budget to keep their home cool and comfortable. If you have an older home or an older air conditioning unit, you may save money long term if you replace the entire system. According to the US Environmental Protection Agency and ENERGY STAR, a heating or cooling unit that is more than 10 years old  is significantly less energy efficient and economical than the newer Energy Star and SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Rating) rated models
You might want to consider replacing your […]

Stay Cool This Summer

Heating and cooling coast can take a big bite out of your monthly budget. As the weather gets warmer, Emerald Coast residents are turning to their air conditioning systems to keep them cool, but you can take some simple steps to increase the efficiency of your cooling system and decrease the cost the cooling your home or business.

It’s not too late to schedule a professional cleaning and maintenance tune up. A NATE certified technician can give your unit a thorough cleaning and identify any small issues that may cause the system to run less efficiently. Catching small issues early […]

The Search for Your Neighborhood HVAC Dealer Is Over!

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The Search for Your Neighborhood HVAC Dealer Is Over!
Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, April 15, 2013 – Are you looking to replace the HVAC system for your home? Do you have questions about servicing your cooling or heating unit and need expert advice? With all of the clutter and options out there, how do you take the first step in choosing a heating and cooling dealer? Well, look no further! This season, homeowners can Turn to the Experts by looking for the Carrier Factory Authorized Dealer logo for guaranteed indoor comfort.

Carrier Factory […]

Common Air Conditioning Mistakes to Avoid

If your home is located in a warm climate, then you’re like most Emerald Coast home owners whose electric bills skyrocket during the summer months, when the homes’ air conditioning systems are required to work long hours to keep your home feeling cool and comfortable. On average, up to 70% of a home’s summer electrical bill could be made up of nothing but air conditioning costs. Because of this, there has been a massive drive in ways to help reduce your homes energy consumption, as well as ways to help make your homes air conditioner work more efficiently. The good […]

The Benefits of Having a New Air Conditioning Unit

 
Is your central air giving you trouble? It could be time to upgrade your current central air unit.

Being a Floridian, one of the most essential aspects of life in Florida is having your air conditioner in full working order.

Those long, hot summer days could be constant hassle for those living life without the benefits of central air. If you are still fighting the good fight of trying to stay cool in the Florida heat and humidity, now is one of the best times ever to change out an old central air conditioner for a new and more efficient unit.

With […]

Do It Yourself Air Conditioner Repair and Maintenance- Getting Rid of Mold

While scientific studies are inconclusive about whether dirty air ducts contribute significantly to indoor air pollution, many homeowners feel that an annual or bi-annual cleaning of the air ducts increases the air quality of their home. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) does not have a blanket recommendation for or against duct cleaning; they, along with industry association and practitioners suggest cleaning the ducts if:

there is visible mold and mildew present.
your ducts are infested with rodents or insects
the ducts are clogged with excessive amounts of dust and/or dirt.
 
The combination of displaced dust and dirt with the condensation of your air […]

Saving Green by Going Green: Easy ways to reduce your air conditioning bills and carbon footprint

Americans spend $11 billion keeping their homes cool every year, and the average American air conditioning unit releases almost 2 tons of carbon dioxide every year. While home air conditioning units set the standard for keeping your house cool in the summer, there are some simple tips to lower both your carbon footprint and your energy bill:

Keep your air filters clean. During the summer months, when A/C usage is at its highest, replace them every month. When you pay your utility bill, change the filter.
As mentioned in previous posts, give your unit a professional tune up. Having a technician […]