What is a Variable Refrigerant Flow System?

April 25th, 2016

Summers in Boynton Beach, FL are as hot as they come, and with spring already here, those high temperatures will be back before you know it. If you’re looking at installing a new air conditioning system in your home, now is the time to do it. If you’re worried about high cooling bills this summer – and who isn’t in our neck of the woods? – then you may want to look into a system that maximizes efficiency. Variant refrigerant flow systems or VRF systems may be just what the doctor orders on that front. We’ve broken the specifics of the system down below. Continue Reading

How Does Insulation Help my AC?

April 18th, 2016

Insulation doesn’t get a lot of attention in West Palm Beach, FL. It’s maintain associated with keeping the heat in your home during the winter and since our winter season only lasts a few short months, few people see it as a priority over maintaining their air conditioning. But in face, the two are more closely related than you think, and increased insulation in your attic and elsewhere can actually help your AC in a number of ways. Continue Reading

Causes of Low Cooling Levels in Your Air Conditioner

April 11th, 2016

With the arrival of spring in the Wellington, FL area, homeowners are turning to their air conditioners more and more often. It may come as quite a shock if you turn your system one after months of reduced use, only to find that the air flowing through your vents isn’t as cool as you expect it to be. You don’t need to be an expert to know that it spells trouble, and it only going to get worse as temperatures increase. The good news is that a trained technician can correct the problem, but it helps if you understand some of the common causes of low cooling levels in your air conditioner. Continue Reading

How to Tell You Need Emergency Repairs on your Air Conditioner

April 4th, 2016

Good air conditioning services offer emergency repairs on short notice, allowing you to summon a technician 24 hours a day, seven days a week to correct a given problem. That’s a necessity in towns like Tequesta, FL, with sweltering summers that demand swift responses to air conditioning problems. But when is a repair call a real emergency, and when can you wait until a more leisurely appointment to fix your trouble? Only you can answer that, but since emergency calls tend to be more expensive that calls during business hours, you should keep a few things in mind. Continue Reading

What to Look for in a Commercial HVAC Repair Service

March 28th, 2016

Commercial buildings, whether they contain office space, retail space or restaurants, still depend on heating and air conditioning systems to keep their interiors comfortable. Indeed, it’s even more important to keep commercial HVAC systems functioning than residential systems, since most people spend the heat of our Deerfield Beach, FL summers inside office space or retail space. If you own a business or are charged with managing an office in the area, you need to make sure your system stays up and running no matter what. Losing heat or air can have a devastating effect on employee productivity, as well as driving customers away. Here’s a few things to look for in a commercial HVAC repair service to ensure that that never happens. Continue Reading

Why Invest in Rooftop Commercial HVAC Units?

March 21st, 2016

We live in Delray Beach, FL, where warm weather and blazing sunshine are active selling points. That can discourage some businesses from installing modular rooftop HVAC units on their commercial space. The thought of a heat or air conditioner having to work under the hot sun is enough to give them pause. Unfortunately, the fears that prompt such decisions are usually unfounded. Rooftop HVAC units are built to withstand punishing weather with ease, and moreover provide a number of benefits to your business that you should seriously consider. We’ve laid out a few of them below. Continue Reading

Beware of Off-Season Problems Plaguing your Air Conditioner

March 14th, 2016

Haverhill, FL and the surrounding communities stays warm for most of the year, and with March already upon us the temperatures will be heating up before you know it. That means you’ll be using your air conditioner more often in the ensuing weeks after it has likely sat unused for the last few months. That lack of use can create its own issues if you aren’t careful, however, and before your AC sees daily use, you should get them checked and addressed. A quality maintenance session can take care of a lot of these for you, but it helps to know what some of them are so you understand their importance in maintaining a high level of efficiency with your air conditioner. Continue Reading

Upgrade Your Old Thermostat

March 7th, 2016

Thermostats are designed to last for many years, and if the one in your Ft. Lauderdale, FL home is still going strong after a decade or more, you certainly don’t have to give it up. However, you might want to consider some of the technological advances that have taken place lately. New thermostats offer tons of new features, and can be easily installed by a trained professional. (Furthermore, if you’re still using an old mercury switch, you should upgrade it immediately: mercury is poisonous and should not be in your home.) Here’s a quick list of some of the upgrades you can look for when trading your old thermostat in for a newer model. Continue Reading

Time to Get Your Air Conditioner Ready for Warm Weather

February 29th, 2016

Spring comes early here in Boca Raton, FL, and while we’ve enjoyed a few cooler months of winter (or what the calendar says is winter), warm weather returns to this part of the world very early in the year. Now is the time to make sure your air conditioner is ready to respond. That way, you can schedule any service or repair sessions from a technician at your leisure, instead of rushing around with hot weather bearing down on us. Here’s a few tips on getting your air conditioner ready for warm weather that you should follow. Continue Reading

3 Problems with Your Ice Machine

February 22nd, 2016

If you own or operate a restaurant in Boynton Beach, FL, you know how important a functioning ice machine is. Almost every drink you serve will have ice in it, and for food preparation, an ice machine is absolutely invaluable. When trouble arises with it, you’ll need to step in quickly and get it addressed lest it throw your business for a loop. Here’s a list of 3 problems with your ice machine that you should watch for. Continue Reading