As a homeowner, knowing the intimate details of your HVAC can seem like you're trying to learn another language. Your Comfort Consultant mentions a SEER rating and all you can … [Read more...] about What is a SEER rating?
Air Conditioning Repair Tips
Get Air Conditioning maintenance tips from 40 year veteran Bob Cochell.
Meet Bob Cochell, a forty-year HVAC contractor veteran who is an expert in all things heating and air conditioning related. Since opening Gulf Coast Air Systems in 1981, his air conditioning company has successfully completed 225,000 heating repairs and HVAC service calls, and 53,000 heating and AC installations. There is no one more qualified to answer your HVAC questions!
Over the years, Bob has heard some of the same heating repair and air conditioning service questions from his customers. That’s why he answered these common HVAC FAQs below. For more information, visit our Frequently Asked Questions page or call a Gulf Coast Air Systems technician today .
What does AC Tonnage mean in regards to air conditioning? AC tonnage is a rating system that measures air conditioner capacity. When you hear the word “ton” it’s … [Read more...] about AC Tonnage: What does it mean for air conditioning?
What is the difference in R22 and 410A in the units? Why did this change? Both of these refrigerants are in common use throughout the world, the primary differences between … [Read more...] about What is the difference in R22 and 410A in the units?
Why does water flow out of the PVC pipe from the indoor unit? The air around us is made up of several components, Nitrogen, Oxygen, other elements but importantly “Water … [Read more...] about Water out of the PVC pipe from the indoor unit
Is a hurricane is currently predicted to be making land fall in Florida? You probably already know that you should be stocked up drinking water, nonperishable foods, … [Read more...] about Hurricane Prep & Awareness
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 … [Read more...] about 5 Ways to Keep Your A/C from Overheating
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 … [Read more...] about Should You Repair or Replace Your Air Conditioner?
We’ve explored the hazardous air pollutants that can be found within homes. This post is taking a more positive spin on household tips. Houseplants can be a great, low-cost … [Read more...] about Try Using These Houseplants to Naturally Filter Your Air!
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 … [Read more...] about Humidity Level and your HVAC System
Air Conditioning Ducts: What and How Important Are They? Air conditioning ducts are one of the most important systems in a home or building. Higher energy bills can … [Read more...] about What are Air Conditioning Ducts and How Important Are They?