Choosing a Furnace: Electric vs. Natural Gas

Monday, November 30, 2015

Although Florida doesn’t face harsh winter weather, you still must have an effective heater installed in your home: one that will work during the periods you need it to without draining excessive amounts of energy and sending your bills through the roof. Finding the right balance is key for a new heating installation. This is why it’s important to have HVAC technicians with experience put on the job from the start. They will help you make the right choice for a heater that will care for your home’s comfort needs while fitting your budget.

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The Benefits of Professional Duct Sealing

Monday, November 23, 2015

Most homes use a network of air ducts to deliver cooled and heated air throughout the rooms. These ducts are disguised from view in most places behind plaster, drywall, and floorboards. However, just because the ducts are out of sight doesn’t mean they are protected from suffering damage. Wear, moisture, corrosion, and poor duct construction can easily result in the ducts develops air leaks. This is a significant problem, and if you detect that it’s occurring, you must schedule duct sealing from professionals right away.

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Your Heat Pump Needs a Fall Maintenance Visit

Monday, November 16, 2015

Regular maintenance for your HVAC system is a must if you want to avoid unnecessary repair calls, higher bills, and shortened equipment life. If you use a heat pump for your home, you probably already know how vital it is to arrange maintenance from a professional during the spring so that the system is ready to handle the heavy heat during a Florida summer. (If you didn’t know that before, now you do.) But you may not realize that the heat pump must have two maintenance visits each year, with the second coming during fall.

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Why a Bigger Air Conditioner Isn’t Necessarily a Better Air Conditioner

Monday, November 9, 2015

A common misconception that people have regarding air conditioners is that the larger a system in a home, the more effective the system will be at keeping the space cool. Homeowners want the best installation they can possibly find, and unfortunately they often conflate “best” with “biggest.” When it comes to a central air conditioning system, a bigger unit is rarely the best one. If you’re planning on an air conditioning installation or replacement for your home, apply the Goldilocks logic: find an AC that is neither too big, nor too small, but just right.

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The Ideal Setting for Your Air Conditioning Thermostat

Monday, November 2, 2015

Air conditioning during most of the year is simply a fact of life here in Orlando, FL. People take it for granted that a large percentage of their monthly electrical bills will go to running the AC. But homeowners often make simple mistakes with their cooling systems that lead to higher bills. One of these basic mistakes is placing the air conditioner thermostat at lower temperatures than necessary.

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