Archive for April, 2016

What is a Variable Refrigerant Flow System?

Monday, 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. (more…)

How Does Insulation Help my AC?

Monday, April 18th, 2016

*Astro Air Inc. no longer offers Attic Insulation services. Please visit our Indoor Air Quality service page to learn more about our services.

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. (more…)

Causes of Low Cooling Levels in Your Air Conditioner

Monday, 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. (more…)

How to Tell You Need Emergency Repairs on your Air Conditioner

Monday, 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. (more…)