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5 Ways to Keep Your A/C from Overheating

29Aug

Written by Brie Knaperek

Temperatures are rising and so is the amount of time you have your air conditioner on. During the summer months, your air conditioner runs the risk of overheating. But don’t worry! Below are several great tips on how you can help to make sure your A/C does not overheat. 1.) Change filter – The filter […]

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Should You Repair or Replace Your Air Conditioner?

19Aug

Written by Brie Knaperek

If you’ve read our previous posts, you are fully aware of some of the problems that can develop in A/C units. What we didn’t cover was whether you should repair or replace the unit if you encounter these issues. You may have heard of the $5,000 rule. If you multiply the age of the equipment […]

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Humidity and your HVAC System

02Jul

Written by Brie Knaperek

During the summer months, a humidity level below 60% is recommended by experts. High humidity can cause mold growth or moisture related issues and can even lead to health and comfort problems. Moisture-filled air causes A/C to run longer. Luckily, modern A/C units dehumidify as they cool. To lessen need for dehumidification: do not set […]

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5 Common Myths about Air Conditioning

13Apr

Written by Brie Knaperek

We all hear tips and stories told between family members and friends about HVAC systems. Often times, the should’s and should not’s that we hear and tell aren’t actually true. Detailed below are 5 common myths told about air conditioning. 1. Air conditioners are just machines that cool the air. Nope! While your A/C does […]

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The Saharan Air Layer & Your HVAC System

07Jul

Written by Brie Knaperek

The Saharan Air Layer (SAL) is a mass of air with strong winds, a high concentration of dry air, and dust particles connected with the Sahara Desert in Africa. It is a feature of tropical weather during the summer and fall. This air layer is diluted as it travels east to west. As it brings […]

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What does a quality air conditioning installation look like?

28Jun

Written by Brie Knaperek

According to Energy Star, if an air conditioning unit is not installed properly, you can decrease its efficiency by up to 30%. Additionally, a poor installation can result in higher energy costs, a shorter lifespan of A/C components, poor home comfort, and higher initial equipment costs. Below you can find a great list of what […]

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Your checklist for a happy, healthy A/C!

16Jun

Written by Brie Knaperek

With summer looming ahead of us and the heat bearing down, our air conditioners are in full force. That being said, it is very important to maintain a happy, healthy life for your A/C unit! The happier and healthier, the longer life it’ll have! We have organized a brief check-list below of things to keep […]

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How to stay cool when your A/C is out

09Jun

Written by Brie Knaperek

At some point during the summer season, your air conditioner may suddenly stop working. Or, the energy saver in you may want to give your system a rest since nearly 17% of the energy consumed in your home is from your cooling system. Regardless of the reason, it’s great to have a backup of how […]

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Warmer Months Ahead

02Jun

Written by Brie Knaperek

On average, June is the warmest month of the year for the Tampa area. This usually means cranking up your A/C unit and trying to stay as cool as possible. With so much energy usage, how can you save money while helping the environment as well? Luckily, we’ve compiled a list of some helpful tips to […]

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5 Responses to “Why is my air conditioner not working?!”

27May

Written by Brie Knaperek

We’ve all been there. It’s the middle of summer (or what feels like summer) and all of a sudden, the A/C dies out, begins leaking, makes strange noises, or isn’t cooling effectively. Of course, if there is ever a problem such as this with your A/C, it’s best to consult a professional. However, we are […]

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