Energy Saving Tips to Put to Use in Your Florida Home Right Away

Energy Saving TipsAs we head into another season, it’s time to start thinking about ways to lower our energy expenditure and, in turn, decrease our monthly energy bills. There are many energy saving tips available out there, and we’ve compiled some of our favorites for your convenience: Read More »

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Your HVAC System: How All the Parts Work Together

HVAC systemThe HVAC system in your Southwest Florida home is designed to enhance the comfort of your home. Each piece of heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment in your home has a specific purpose, but they have been engineered to work in synchronization with each other for energy efficiency and optimal comfort. Knowing how this occurs will help you troubleshoot any problems you might run into and ensure you get the most out of your HVAC system. Read More »

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Does Rain Impact the Air Conditioning Unit Outside my Southwest Florida Home?

rain and your air conditioner unitHave you ever watched a Florida deluge outside your windows and wondered, “does rain affect my air conditioning unit?” If so, you’re not alone. It’s a common concern among owners of exterior central air conditioning units. The simplest answer to that question is no, rain doesn’t affect the A/C unit, but it is a good opportunity to gain a better understanding of how central A/C units operate. Read More »

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Don’t Accidentally Void an HVAC Warranty by Making These Mindless Mistakes

HVAC warrantyIf you’ve recently purchased a new HVAC system or a home with a transferable heating and cooling system warranty, take care to minimize voiding an HVAC warranty accidentally. Heating and cooling systems run reliably for long periods of time, but in the rare event that something happens, being able to fall back on the financial protection the warranty affords you will save money.  Read More »

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What Are the Potential Causes of an Evaporator Coil Leak in Your A/C?

evaporator coil leakAir conditioning evaporator coil leaks can be expensive headaches for Southwest Florida homeowners. Our long cooling season, high humidity and salty air all contribute to reducing the life of A/C equipment. As a homeowner, you can take steps to increase your A/C equipment’s useful life by minimizing the causes of evaporator coil leaks. Read More »

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The Benefits of Opting for an NATE Certified Technician for HVAC Work

NATE certified techniciansIf you’re in need of HVAC maintenance, repair or installation services, you want to hire the best technicians for the job. Fortunately, North American Technician Excellence (NATE) certification helps to guide you to the right professionals for the job. Here you can learn more about the benefits of NATE certification to understand why opting for a professional with this distinction is so important. Read More »

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What the Energy Star Most Efficient Label Means to Those in Southwest Florida

energy star most efficient labelAlthough southwest Florida doesn’t have the most extreme climate in the U.S., it does have months of pounding heat and humidity, making it one of the best places to consider Energy Star Most Efficient HVAC equipment. The U.S. Energy Star program only recognizes products that use the least amount of energy under varied circumstances. Read More »

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Adequate Attic Ventilation Prevents Expensive Damage to the Roof of Your Florida Home

attic ventilationHaving adequate attic ventilation, particularly in our climate, will help cut cooling costs and prevent serious damage to your home’s roof. Since our summers are hot and sunny, the roof takes a beating many months of the year, not only from direct solar exposure, but from attic heat as well. Read More »

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How WiFi Thermostats Give Southwest Florida Homeowners More Control Over Comfort

WiFi thermostatsWhile programmable thermostats have become popular as a way to save energy and money when compared to older manual thermostats, there are now even better options that make controlling the environment in your Southwest Florida home simple. WiFi thermostats combine the efficiency of programmable thermostats with increased intelligence and a network connection for real-time control and programming over a local network or the Internet. Read More »

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Dump That Manual Thermostat and Move Up to Programmable Thermostat

programmable thermostatsAlthough it may be simple and hard to kill, a manual thermostat in your southwest Florida home may be costing you more than necessary on monthly utility bills. If you move up to a programmable model, not only will you save money every month, but you’ll also benefit from the many other features that common programmable thermostats share. Read More »

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