1. What Are Your R22 Replacement Options?

    If you have had your AC unit for many years, and it hasn’t needed to have any major repairs or maintenance since before 2015, and it uses R22 refrigerant, you are in for a surprise. Since January 1, 2015, it has been illegal to repair or maintain an air conditioning system that uses the R22 refrig…Read More

  2. Why Should You Reset Your AC Unit After a Power Outage?

    If you are in the St. Augustine, FL area, you know that power outages are not a common occurrence, yet they can happen during thunderstorms and harsh weather. While they force you to sit around in the dark and wait for power to be restored, they also allow your home to heat up and get humid until po…Read More

  3. How to Choose The Right Size of Air Conditioner Unit for Your Home

    Unless you are an expert in modern HVAC units and air conditioning, you might feel a bit stymied by the challenge of choosing an air conditioner for your home. After all, an air conditioner can be complicated — what's the difference between that window model and that much more expensive central ai…Read More

  4. Commercial HVAC Maintenance Checklist to Follow This Winter

    Anyone who owns a commercial building knows that it is the utilities (lighting, heating, cooling, and so on) that represent the biggest expenditures on an annual basis. Even buildings that are equipped with automated controls to maintain the lowest energy consumption are costly to operate. It is why…Read More

  5. Replacing Your Air Conditioner? Why Winter Months Might be Best

    When it comes to managing summer temperatures, air conditioning is invaluable. However, older air conditioners sometimes need to be replaced, and upgrading to a new air conditioner can be a great way to make your home even more comfortable. If you’re planning on contacting an AC installation contr…Read More

  6. Common Causes of HVAC Failure & How to Prevent Them

    DIRTY FILTERS Clogged and dirty filters typically result in poor airflow. That hurts your unit’s efficiency levels and significantly reduces its ability to generate cool air. Likewise, your HVAC having to work harder will send your power bill sky-high. Unless you know how to get the right filter f…Read More

  7. Get Smart with Today’s Connected Thermostats

    Smart homes are gaining in popularity as the technology becomes more user-friendly and the necessary devices become more affordable. Many people find a smart thermostat the perfect foray into creating a connected home system. Emerson’s Sensi Wifi Thermostat comes in two models with a third multipl…Read More

  8. The Importance Of Humidity Control In Cooling Efficiency

    Anyone living in the southern part of the United States, particularly in Florida, knows the combination of heat and humidity that drives up cooling costs in any home. Finding a way to add humidity control to air conditioning will not only provide better results in temperature control in the home, bu…Read More

  9. Improving Indoor Air Quality With HVAC UV Lights

    There is an increasing understanding of the presence of molds, bacteria and other types of contaminants in a home and commercial buildings, particularly in HVAC systems where there are ideal conditions for growth. Cleaning out systems is very difficult using traditional types of air duct cleaning, p…Read More