Signs That It’s Time to Replace Your Air Ducts

October 6, 2021

Ductwork helps to distribute airflow from your HVAC system throughout your home. The quality of your ductwork will affect the efficiency of your system and your comfort. Your ducts are an essential part of your HVAC system, even though most people do not pay attention to them. There are three types of duct systems, including rigid ductwork, semi-rigid ductwork, and flexible ductwork. Flexible Ductwork Flexible ductworks usually have a tube-like shape and consist of a wire coil covered with flexible and sturdy plastic. It is also surrounded by a layer of insulation. Flexible ductwork is

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Understanding Residential Heat Pumps for the Average Homeowner

October 5, 2021

When it comes to heating and cooling your home, you have many different options. One that is becoming more common as the years go by is the heat pump. Before investing in this type of system, it’s important that you understand more about it so that you can be assured that it will work adequately for your space. What Does a Heat Pump Do? Heat pumps allow you to heat your home in the wintertime and cool it in the summertime. The actual name heat pump simply refers to the process of transferring heat from one

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6 Most Efficient Heating Systems for Your Home

September 20, 2021

The heating system is a vital piece of equipment that helps keep your house comfortably warm in the chilly winter months. However, these systems use too much energy, and thus efficiency is an important consideration when buying the unit. Weigh your options and choose a heating system that uses less energy and lowers carbon footprint without compromising comfort. Here are some of the most energy-efficient heating systems that you can consider. 1. Geothermal Heat Pumps The most efficient way to heat your house is by using the ground source or geothermal heat pump. This system

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Common Indoor Air Quality Troubles in Autumn

September 6, 2021

Summer is often associated with the worst air pollution of the year, but air quality varies greatly on a regional basis. In fact, many cities in Florida experience their worst air quality indexes in January, and the levels in fall are not far behind. Considering that, let us explore some of the most common indoor air quality issues in autumn and what steps you can take to avoid them or at least mitigate them. Dust Dust is by far the greatest indoor air quality concern in homes, and this is true throughout

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How Do Professionals Install an AC Unit?

August 19, 2021

As a homeowner, you are bound to need a new AC installation at some point because AC units have somewhat short lifespans. Most modern AC units are expected to last between 15 to 20 years, depending on how well you maintain them. The older HVAC units only last bout 10 to 12 years. If you are looking to replace your older AC, it’s vital that you get the installation process for your new unit right for it to last the expected lifespan. Here is a look at the general process. 1. Planning for an HVAC Unit Installation

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The Best Type of AC System for Your Home

August 5, 2021

Based on a US Department of Energy study, American households spend a whopping $11 billion annually to power their air conditioning system. That’s a hefty bill to get cool air throughout the year. Your individual cost, however, doesn’t have to be high. By understanding what type of AC system best fits your home, you can avoid getting an AC unit that is overpowered for the job you need it to perform. To help you find and install the right AC unit that fits your Jacksonville, FL, home, read on further as we discuss the different types

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Common AC Problems in Summer

July 29, 2021

Does your house feel hot and muggy even though the air conditioner is running? Does it seem like your AC unit can never reach the temperature programmed into your thermostat? When summer comes to northeast Florida and Daytona Beach, your cooling system will be working overtime to keep your home cool and comfortable. Unfortunately, all of that strenuous work can spell trouble for your air conditioning system. There are a whole host of problems that air conditioners can fall victim to during hot weather. Some of these issues can be easily solved at home, while others require professional AC repair.

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An Easy Explanation of Thermostat Settings

July 27, 2021

If you’re like most homeowners, you have a programmable digital thermostat that allows you to regulate the temperature inside of your home. This type of thermostat can be extremely useful for helping you to optimize your energy savings and for simple convenience. However, before you can get either one of these benefits, you need to understand what the different thermostat settings are. Temperature One of the easiest settings to understand is the temperature setting. This is the temperature that you want the inside of your home to be. You can easily set it by using the

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How To Prepare Air Conditioner for the Summer

June 25, 2021

Across Florida, summer temperatures often get to highs of 90 degrees Fahrenheit. Even worse, there are often high levels of humidity, making the weather unbearable. At such times, you need your air conditioner to be at its optimum condition. Fortunately, there are a few steps you can take to save energy and enhance your comfort. Here are some of the top tips for prepping your AC for the summer heat in Jacksonville. Examine and Clean or Replace the Filters Before the warm season begins, one of the most critical preparation steps is cleaning or replacing your

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How To Clean Air Conditioning Unit

June 20, 2021

AC systems need a full list of seasonal tasks to keep them running as expected. Right before summer starts, you’ll need to complete the tasks or hire an HVAC professional to do them for you. With seasonal maintenance services, you extend the longevity of your air conditioning unit. Inspections are a great service and help you find common problems faster. We can complete a full inspection for you and clean out the AC thoroughly. The Importance of Air Filters Air filters capture dirt and debris while the AC system runs. They

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