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Using AC in Fall? When and How to Get the Most From Your AC System

In Southwest Florida, year-round air conditioning use is often a reality, but by taking advantage of the cooler nights and mornings during the fall, you can reduce your energy usage and utility bills. Simply follow these simple A/C operating tips for Southwest Florida to save some money this season. Use Natural Ventilation In the cooler… Read More »

Controlling Airborne Mold Spores and Allergens in Your Home

Indoor air pollutants like pollen, dust and mold spores can be irritating to breathe and may make conditions like asthma or allergies worse. With a few simple steps, however, you can control indoor allergy issues in your Southwest Florida home and make it far more comfortable. Change Air Filters Regularly The air filter in your… Read More »

How Ductless Air Conditioning Systems Save Energy

Thanks to their simple installation process, ductless air conditioning systems are a popular way to add air conditioning to a home that lacks it, or to a new addition. With their unique designs and lack of energy-wasting ductwork, they are also extremely efficient. Here is how ductless air conditioning systems save energy and reduce your… Read More »

What You Need to Know about Mini Split Air Conditioners

Conventional air conditioning systems waste up to 40 percent of the energy they use through losses in the air duct system. By eliminating ducts, mini split air conditioners offer a more efficient alternative that’s easy to install in existing homes, new homes or additions. If you’re considering mini split air conditioners for your home, here… Read More »

3 Crucial End of Season A/C Maintenance Tasks

Now that the main cooling season is over in Southwest Florida, it’s a good time to do some routine maintenance to your air conditioning system to prepare it for next year. It’s best to have a professional inspect and maintain the system, especially if it was not done at the beginning of the season, but… Read More »

4 Tips to Save Energy This Fall

With the mild weather of fall, now is the perfect time to make a few improvements around your home. If you are suffering from high utility bills, here are four easy ways that you can reduce energy consumption in your Southwest Florida home: Have Your HVAC System Serviced Things like clogged air filters, poorly-lubricated blower… Read More »

What is the Average Air Conditioner Life Span?

In Southwest Florida, air conditioning is vital to both your comfort and the value of your home. If you are selling your home, buying a home, or are simply curious about your current system, it’s good to know what the average air conditioner life span is and what can affect it. Typical Air Conditioner Life… Read More »

Understanding A/C Efficiency Ratings

With the hot and humid weather of the Southwest Florida area, the overall efficiency of your air conditioning system can make a significant difference in your cooling costs during the summer. By understanding what each of the basic A/C efficiency ratings represent, you will be able to make an informed decision when purchasing a new… Read More »

How to Get the Most from Your Air Conditioner

Even with an efficient air conditioning system, the hot and humid climate of Southwest Florida can make it difficult, not to mention expensive, to stay comfortable. Here are a few A/C operating tips for Southwest Florida that can help you stay cool at a reasonable cost: Have the System Maintained Regularly Routine maintenance helps your… Read More »

Repair or Replace: Air Conditioner is Blowing Hot Air

When an air conditioner is blowing hot air instead of cool air, it’s not necessarily a sign of a major system failure. In many cases you can repair it yourself, or you may have to call in a professional. Here are a few things to check when your air conditioner is blowing hot air. Thermostat Settings… Read More »