Replacing Your AC? Consider a Heat Pump

September 26th, 2016

We live in West Palm Beach, FL, where warm temperatures last for most of the year, and heating season is brief indeed. That means your air conditioner plays a much larger role in keeping your home comfortable. But you still need a heating system for those cool winter nights, even if it doesn’t see work nearly as often as your air conditioner does. Continue Reading

The Importance of Variable Refrigerant Flow Systems

September 19th, 2016

Air conditioning season never really comes to an end here in Boynton Beach, FL. Indeed it’s one of the benefits of living in our part of the world. It also means, however, that your HVAC system needs to be flexible in order to meet a variety of different needs. This is especially true in the case of offices and commercial enterprises, which need to keep their businesses comfortable without paying an arm and a leg in monthly costs. Continue Reading

Watch for Problems with Your AC Drain Pan

September 12th, 2016

Air conditioners are subjected to a great deal of strain over the long summer, and here in Boca Raton, FL, our summers can go on for months after the calendar says they’re done. That means your air conditioner is apt to go through a lot more stress before the summer is over, which can result in any number of breakdowns and other problems. It pays to check your system closely for anything unusual during this part of the year. Continue Reading

How to Tell if You Have a Duct Breach

September 5th, 2016

Duct breaches occur when the duct suffers damage for some reason (which is uncommon, but does occur) or when the bindings between two sections becomes worn or loose. When that happens, it can have serious repercussions. Air conditioning season may be slowing down in Fr. Lauderdale, FL after Labor Day, but high temperatures aren’t going anywhere and you need your system to function at its best. Breaches in your ducts will either pull conditioned air out or pull unconditioned air in, which blunts the effectiveness of your system and can raise both strain on the remaining components and the monthly cost of cooling your home. Continue Reading

Common Late Season Air Conditioning Problems

August 29th, 2016

West Palm Beach, FL is heading into the last part of the summer, and there’s still a few more weeks of hot weather ahead. Your air conditioner has likely been working every day since the summer began, and with more work ahead of it, now is the time to check for any late-season problems that may be creeping in. If you haven’t scheduled a maintenance session with a qualified service yet this year, now is the time to do so. It can give you a good sense not only of what issues may be lurking in your system, but of things you may want to address in the off-season. Continue Reading

What Do You Need in a Commercial AC Service?

August 22nd, 2016

If you own a business or manage an office space here in Boynton Beach, FL, you know how much a reliable air conditioning system matters. Commercial HVAC units are put to the test each and every day in summers as warm as hours, and breakdowns simply aren’t an option. In a residence, if your air conditioner fails, you can hunker down and wait for the cavalry. That’s simply not an option for commercial enterprises. Even a few hours without air conditioning can turn your business into an oven: driving away customers, dropping productivity to zero and even endangering key pieces of equipment like computers. You need a service that can handle commercial HVAC systems to take care of the problem. But how can you tell what you need, and which service is the most reliable? Here are a few tips. Continue Reading

When to Call for Emergency AC Repair

August 14th, 2016

You can never tell when an air conditioner is going to run into trouble, and with high temperatures still dominating here in Boca Raton, FL, any kind of breakdown needs a swift response. The good news is that we offer emergency repair services 24/7, so we can be there for you no matter when the trouble arises. But when is an emergency call necessary? Are there times when you can just sit on the problem until normal business hours? That’s up to you to decide, but there are a few factors that can help you make the decision. Continue Reading

Insulation Helps Your House in Summer and Winter Alike

August 8th, 2016

A lot of homes in the Ft. Lauderdale, FL area have very little insulation. Insulation is supposed to keep homes warm in the winter, and with winters here as mild as they come most people don’t see a need for extra insulation in their home. In point of fact, however, insulation can help lower your heating costs even in places with warm winters like our. More importantly, it can help you save money in the summer as well, and now makes an excellent time to add more attic insulation to help improve your home’s energy efficiency. Here’s a quick breakdown of how insulation helps your house in the summer and winter alike. Continue Reading

How to Respond to an AC Breakdown

August 1st, 2016

No one wants to think about an air conditioner breaking down, especially with summers so hot here in West Palm Beach, FL. Timely maintenance and preventative repairs can keep such risks to a minimum, but things happen, and if your air conditioner suffers a sudden breakdown, you need to know what to do to keep your home as comfortable as possible until a trained repair service can arrive. The steps are simple and easy to follow, and in some cases, they may even correct the problem without need to call in an air conditioning repair service. Continue Reading

How Does a Zone Control System Benefit Me?

July 25th, 2016

Summers in Boynton Beach, FL are as hot as they come, and your air conditioner is likely getting quite a workout this July. With increased use comes higher energy bills, and many residents have to grit their teeth as the cost of keeping their homes cool spike upward. Luckily, there’s something you can do about it. A zone control system, installed in your existing centralized air conditioning system, is the perfect way to cut into those bills and provide a few little perks in the bargain. Here’s how: Continue Reading