How Do Air Cleaners and Dehumidifiers Help My Air Conditioner?

February 8th, 2016

We recommend installing indoor air quality products to our clients in Boynton Beach, FL for a number of reasons. Air cleaners help cleanse the air of dust, dirt and biological contaminants such as germs, which is beneficial to everyone, but especially households with sensitive family members like newborns and those suffering from asthma. High humidity, and the sweaty gross feelings it brings, can be tamed with the installation of a whole-house dehumidifier, which dries out the air and restores your comfort levels to something reasonable. Those are all good reasons to install such products, but did you know that both air cleaners and dehumidifiers can help your air conditioner too? Here’s how. Continue Reading

Improve Your Home’s Energy Efficiency with Attic Insulation

February 1st, 2016

We live in Boynton Beach, FL, which means we don’t pay a whole lot of attention to heat efficiency and energy efficiency in your homes. This can actually be a big mistake. Home energy efficiency isn’t limited to heating and the steps we take in the winter can pay huge dividends in the summer. This is particularly true when it comes to your attic insulation. Attics are the front line of home energy efficiency, since warm air rises, and most issues with your home’s ability to retain heated or cooled air starts from there. Attic insulation is a huge step forward in helping your home reduce your heating and cooling costs. Here’s a quick breakdown on who it works. Continue Reading

Stop Flu Bugs Cold with Indoor Air Quality Products

January 25th, 2016

Colds and flu bugs are common during the winter, even here in warm cities like Boynton Beach, FL. To a certain extent, we’re our own worst enemies when it comes to cold bugs, since our tendency to button up our homes to keep out cooler temperatures allows viruses and germs to spread throughout our homes until they find a target. This can be particularly disconcerting in homes of people who suffer from lowered immune systems, such as infants or the elderly. The good news is that there are a variety of indoor air quality products specifically designed to stop flu bugs and other germs cold, and with them in place, your family can breathe a little easier (literally). Continue Reading

3 Ways an Indoor Air Cleaner Benefits You

January 18th, 2016

Here in Boynton Beach, FL, our home comfort priorities like this: temperature, humidity, absolutely everything else. Those are solid priorities, but they might overlook the impact that dust and dirt can have on your indoor air quality as well. An electronic air cleaner, placed in your ducts and running whenever you operate your heater or air conditioner, can stop that dirt cold, which provides a number of tangible benefits not only for your family, but for the other systems in your home as well.

Cleaner Homes

No one likes dusting, and to some extent you’ll always need to dust. But an indoor air cleaner traps a large amount of dust in a containment chamber, and each little speak is one you won’t have to dust off of your furniture or knickknacks. The cleaner air means shorter dusting times, allowing you to get on to more interesting things quickly. Continue Reading

Benefits of Using Modular Units for Commercial HVAC Systems

January 11th, 2016

Commercial HVAC systems differ from residential systems both in terms of the space they need to keep cool and the logistical issues that come from multiple stories, greater numbers of people occupying the building, and the temperature needs of equipment like computers. As such, you need to approach the issue of commercial HVAC systems differently. With winter here in Boynton Beach, FL, now is the time to consider a change in your business’s HVAC system. Modular units, which consist of multiple identical units instead of one big one, offer a number of benefits over centralized units, at least as far as commercial and office space goes. Here’s a quick breakdown of some of the more prominent ones. Continue Reading

Tips for Making Your Home Friendly to Asthma Sufferers

January 4th, 2016

If you or someone in your family suffers from asthma, you know how difficult it can be. The shortness of breath, the panic at not being able to breathe… it’s awful. Good medication and a reliable doctor can make a big difference, of course, but so too can judicious additions to your Boynton Beach, FL home. Here’s a few tips for making your home friendly to asthma sufferers in your household, helping them breathe easier and making those attacks more infrequent and less frightening. Continue Reading

3 New Year’s Resolutions for your Air Conditioner

December 28th, 2015

As we ring in 2016 here in Boynton Beach, FL, many of us are drawing up lists of resolutions of ways we can improve ourselves in the new year. It might be a resolution to eat healthier or exercise more, or perhaps cut down on a vice like smoking. But you can apply the same logic to home systems like your air conditioner. A change in habit can make a big difference for your system, and with a few “new year’s resolutions” in mind, you can improve your bottom line and your household comfort levels at the same time. Here’s a trio that we think you should consider. Continue Reading

Advantages of Zone Control Systems

December 21st, 2015

A zone control system is installed in your existing heating and air conditioning ducts: a series of vales and shutters placed at key points in the system. They divide your home into individual sections, usually by room but sometimes in other ways as well. Each section has its own thermostat and controls, letting you alter the temperature in each section individually. Considering the heat of our Boynton Beach, FL summers, they can offer a number of advantages to your home. And with the cooling season over for the year, now is the perfect time to address the issue. The benefits of zone control systems should not be underestimated. Continue Reading

Sign up for a Maintenance Plan Today!

December 14th, 2015

We live in Boynton Beach, FL, which means we enjoy long, how summers and very mild winters. With our hot days behind us and our heaters still in use intermittently, now is a great time to schedule a maintenance session for either your heater, your air conditioner or both. A maintenance session differs significantly from a repair session, though it can lead to one if a problem is detected. Repair sessions are designed to address specific concerns, while maintenance plans are designed to help improve overall efficiency while looking out for problems that might result in repairs if they aren’t addressed. More specifically, a maintenance plan involves the following steps: Continue Reading

Causes of Trouble with Your Heat Pump

December 7th, 2015

Many residents here in Boynton Beach, FL use heat pumps rather than traditional heaters to warm our houses in the winter. “Warm” is a relative term, since we enjoy mild temperatures throughout the year and even the chilliest nights don’t need much to keep the heat at bay. That’s why a heat pump makes so much sense, since it performs best in areas with weather like ours and can save homeowners a great deal on monthly costs without skimping on the comfortable temperatures you need. Continue Reading