Some Common Misunderstandings about Air Conditioners

Monday, January 25, 2016

Air conditioners are a large part of everyday life, particularly in a place like Orlando, where we have resort-style weather for much of the year, and our summers can become brutally hot and humid. But because people often take ACs for granted—basically like background noise—there are many misconceptions that have developed around them. We’d like to clear up a few of the more common ones that we’ve run into as HVAC contractors in the area.

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The Biggest Mistake You Can Make with a New Air Conditioner Installation

Monday, January 18, 2016

There really is no “off season” for air conditioning in Florida. Even during the winter, we expect to have air conditioners humming away some days. However, winter does present the best opportunity to arrange for the replacement of an old air conditioning system, or the installation of the first AC for a new house.

You should always have professionals perform the installation/replacement so you can avoid a number of major mistakes homeowners often make with ACs. In this post, we’ll look at the biggest error an amateur can make when it comes to installing a new cooling system.

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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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