Don’t Impulse Buy Your Next Air Conditioning System!

April 23rd, 2018

air-conditioner-money-saverIf you’re in the market for a new air conditioner and you’ve never had to make this kind of purchase before, it’s important not to rush into buying the first model that has a high efficiency rating and seems like it can do the job. You want to arrange for a professional air conditioning installation in Pensacola, FL by technicians with licensing and experience—and let them do the first part of the job by choosing the best AC for your needs.

Why you shouldn’t make an AC purchase choice on your own

You can impulse buy many expensive items and still have the results come out all right. A car for example. It’s different with an air conditioner: it must be the right type and size for the house that it’s supposed to cool, otherwise it won’t provide the comfort levels you want and end up draining large amounts of power. It will probably need to be replaced early as well.

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It’s Time for Regular Air Conditioning Service

April 9th, 2018

hand-holding-wrenchThe warm season sets in early in Florida. Some might even say it never actually leaves, it only has a few cool and rainy interruptions. And when it warms up here in Pensacola, it can get blisteringly hot and humid.

Is your air conditioner ready for the coming heat? You shouldn’t have to worry, because right now is the best time to have professionals perform a full maintenance inspection and tune-up on your AC to prepare it for the worst heat the middle of the year may bring down on us. We have the skilled HVAC professionals who can do the job for you.

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Duct Cleaning Can Make a Difference in Allergy Season

March 26th, 2018

dandelion-in-fieldSpring is allergy season, although the effects can start as early as February. As soon as the air begins to warm up, plant blooms send a higher quantity of pollen into the air, raising the pollen count and setting off allergies and asthma attacks. The rains here in Florida can worsen the situation. Pollen count often increases after a rainfall. Our allergy season can last well into the summer.

We recommend you schedule duct cleaning in Pensacola, FL this spring if you have concerns about an increase allergy problems over the past few years. You’re probably overdue for duct cleaning anyway, and improving allergies is only one of the benefits of regular duct cleaning services.

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How Geothermal Heating and Cooling Saves You Money

March 12th, 2018

geothermal-loopsGeothermal power is a rapidly growing industry. But many homeowners feel hesitant about making the switch over to using the energy of the earth to provide even partial power to their house, such as investing in a geothermal heat pump. We understand the concern: geothermal systems require putting in a series of ground loops in trenches around the property. It sounds like an expensive process—and perhaps the cost isn’t worth it.

But the benefits of using a geothermal heat pump (a.k.a. a ground-source heat pump) are immense, and they include savings on home comfort all around the year. You can expect a geothermal heating and cooling system to pay for itself in only a few years—and then keep on working for years after that, helping your bank account no matter the season.

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Planning for the Heat: AC Installation Ideas

February 26th, 2018

riseing-thermometerIf you’re thinking of a new air conditioning installation in Pensacola, FL during the coming months—and spring is always the best time for it—then the best way to get started is to call your local, reliable HVAC contractor. Air conditioners are intricate pieces of equipment that have a lot in common with your refrigerator. Purchasing and installing a new central air conditioner isn’t as simple as buying a window AC unit from a store. Many factors about your house and how much cooling it needs (known as its cooling load) must be taken into account, and you need professionals to help.

We’re licensed HVAC professionals, so we can give you a bit of a head start in thinking about ideas for putting in a new cooling system. When you’re ready for the next steps, reach out to us and we’ll set up an appointment so you’ll have the best possible new air conditioning system.

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Is a UV Air Purifier Something My Home Needs?

February 12th, 2018

UV-air-purifier-lightMost modern residential buildings benefit from some type of air filter or air purifier. It’s an unfortunate fact that today’s homes are built too well, allowing for little fresh air circulation to remove air pollutants. Professionally installed air filters and electric air purifiers can make a tremendous improvement in indoor air quality for homes without sacrificing energy efficiency by opening up all the windows.

But what type of air purifier is right for ­your home? You may have heard about the power of the UV air purifier, which consists of ultraviolet lamps. It’s true that UV air purifiers are powerful, but they aren’t necessary for every home.

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Ways to Know You Need Heater Service—Soon!

January 29th, 2018

wrenchesThe mild winter days in Florida make it hard to tell when something is wrong with a residential heating system. A Florida home heater doesn’t run often—not the way one does in a town in New England or Wisconsin. People aren’t accustomed to paying attention to the signs a heating system is having trouble, and this can lead to trouble when the heater wears down.

The next time you need to turn on your furnace or other heating system during this winter, watch for indications anything is wrong. The signs of malfunctions can be small, which is why they easily slip under people’s notice. But with the extra caution, you’ll find out if you need to call for heating repair from an HVAC contractor to fix the problem—before it turns into a bigger problem.

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Reasons to Consider a Ductless Air Conditioning and Heating Installation

January 15th, 2018

ductless-mini-split-unit-in-white-roomThere really isn’t such as thing a season for air conditioning installation in Pensacola, FL. Florida enjoy mild, short winters, and the heat is also waiting around the corner. Homeowners expect to have their air conditioning systems working at any time, even in the deeps of winter.

In fact, winter is often the best time to have an overhaul of an old air conditioning system with a new one. If the new system is also a heat pump, that means taking care of heating and cooling at the same time. Heat pumps are a popular choice for Florida comfort because of their dual use and the efficiency they offer for heating compared to an electric furnace.

But if you’re thinking about either a new AC or heat pump installation in winter, have you considered going a step further with a ductless mini split heat pump?

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Duct Sealing: A Simple Path to Better Comfort, Lower Bills

January 1st, 2018

The climate in Florida makes it hard to predict whether you’ll need to run your heating system or your AC from day to day during the winter. But there’s one part of the HVAC system you use every day, no matter the outdoor weather, and that’s the ventilation system.

A ventilation system with air leaks will mean trouble for your house, no matter if you have the air conditioner or the furnace running. The best way to solve this universal HVAC concern is through professional duct sealing services.

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Ways to Cut Down on Costs with Your Furnace

December 18th, 2017

money-savings-houseIn our last post, we looked at the ways you can reduce heating costs in the winter with a heat pump. But heat pumps are only one way to provide warmth to a house here in Florida. For homes with connections to gas mains, a gas furnace is often the best option for comfort.

Because we experience mild winters, heating costs over the season in Florida are lower than in most other parts of the country. In most cases, however, the costs are still higher than they should be. To help you enjoy the best performance from your furnace this winter while keeping your bills low, we’ve provided some money-saving tips.

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