Archive for September, 2016

Replacing Your AC? Consider a Heat Pump

Monday, 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. (more…)

The Importance of Variable Refrigerant Flow Systems

Monday, 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. (more…)

Watch for Problems with Your AC Drain Pan

Monday, 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. (more…)

How to Tell if You Have a Duct Breach

Monday, 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. (more…)