Monthly Archives: January, 2016

High-Tech Gadgets for Homeowners

High-Tech Gadgets for Homeowners

Every homeowner’s dream is a house that is clean, green and safe. But making these things possible can be tough and time-consuming. Get to the next level of high-tech with gadgets that will do it all for you. Here are some of our favorites. #1. Remote AC Thermostat Control your whole home climate remotely, or Read more…

Electricity-Free AC: A Thing of the Future?

Electricity Free AC: A Thing of the Future?

Air conditioning can contribute to high residential energy bills. This is especially true in Florida households, which use four times as much energy as the average U.S. household when it comes to cooling. However, the same innovative spirit that led to the birth of modern air conditioning could help discover an electricity-free solution in the future. Even Read more…

Why You Should Keep Your AC Drain Line Clean

Why You Should Keep Your AC Drain Line Clean

Some homeowners make the mistake of ignoring the various parts that comprise their overall HVAC system. The drain line is a vital component to the effective operation of your HVAC, and having a clog can cause major problems down the road that could have been easily avoided. Here are three important reasons you should maintain Read more…

AC Alternatives for Older Florida Homes

AC Alternatives for Older Homes in Florida

Older homes are beautiful and rich with history, but keeping them cool during summer months can feel like an absolute nightmare. Without ductwork, regular central air conditioning may not even be an option. What can owners of older homes do to keep from having to sweat through the summer? Here are a few helpful AC Read more…

how-can-temperature-impact-your-productivity

How Temperature Impacts Productivity

Don’t break a sweat. New research shows that staying warmer in the afternoon can boost your productivity at work. In a recent study, the findings from 16 corporate offices and 400 employee surveys revealed that frigid office temperatures are among the greatest sources of afternoon performance slumps. So whether you’re posted up in the office for the day, Read more…

AC Installation Costs

AC Installation Costs

Installing a new HVAC unit involves planning, research, and budgeting. To determine which unit best meets the needs of your family, there are several factors to take into consideration. Here’s everything you should account for when purchasing a new HVAC system. Air Conditioning Unit Size First, determine what size unit you need to effectively cool Read more…

Odor coming from air conditioning vents

What’s That Smell Coming From My Air Conditioner?

Air conditioners are an essential part of how you stay cool and comfortable at home, especially in Florida. But no one wants to cool their home at the expense of unpleasant odors or smells. If there’s an unfamiliar or unsavory smell coming from your AC unit, it could be a sign it’s time to schedule Read more…

Natural Ways to Lower Humidity at Home

Natural Ways to Lower Humidity at Home

While there are certainly benefits to keeping your home’s indoor air from becoming either too humid or too dry, there’s a fine line between healthy humidity levels and unsafe dampness. Too much moisture can foster mold growth, encourage ants, cockroaches and other pests as well as cause long-term damage to foundations and structures. Fortunately, there Read more…