3 Types of HVAC Condensers

What is a Condenser? A condenser is a device used to liquefy gas simply by cooling it. In HVAC equipment, the hot discharge gas (refrigerant vapor) from the compressor enters the condenser coils at the top and is condensed, drains out of the condenser to a recipient located near the bottom. The condenser coil is located, along with the compressor

Read more


4 Steps to Preparing Your Air Conditioner for Tampa’s Winter

Ask anybody in Tampa and they will tell you that you haven’t seen a winter like a Tampa winter. Where the northern states may have their share of heavy snowfall and freezing temperatures, that at least, provides a constant. In Tampa, temperatures range widely. One week might bring temperatures in the 80s, while you might see frost on your lawn and temperatures

Read more


Hazards of Not Changing Air Filters

A Heating, Ventilation, and Air-Conditioning (HVAC) system helps maintain good indoor air quality by adequate ventilation, using filtration, and provides thermal comfort. Good air filtration and proper care for your HVAC system is going to result in better conditions and air quality for residents of the building and will also enhance the performance and durability of the HVAC system. There

Read more


“On” vs. “Auto” Settings

Ever wonder when it’s best to keep the fan constantly running, or to switch the setting to auto? You are not alone-many have wondered which is best. Use this guide of pros and cons of each setting to determine which setting is best for you. Setting The Fan To “ON” Whether the heat is on, or the house is set

Read more


5 Steps to Increasing The Lifespan of Your AC Unit

It can get hot in the sunshine state. Floridians know just how important a functioning air conditioner is for their homes. That’s why it is important to maintain your AC unit on a regular basis, not only to keep cool, but to avoid costs of repair and also to cut down on your monthly energy bill. While homeowners are not

Read more


My Air Conditioner Was Damaged During A Storm

What Should I Do When My HVAC Unit Is Damaged By Floods Or Storms? What does a flood, blizzard, rainstorm, or hailstorm have in common? All of them can cause a variety of problems with your home in the aftermath. This includes damage to your HVAC unit. There are several different ways in which one of these storm types can

Read more


My Air Conditioner Is Blowing Hot Air

Why is my air conditioner blowing hot air? An air conditioner is supposed to blow and circulate cool air. Why does it blow hot air? Just as a heater may not heat the indoor air, and you may continue to feel the chill, an air conditioner may fail to cool your indoor air and you may have hot air blowing

Read more


Why Is My Air Conditioner Leaking Water?

The air conditioner is supposed to circulate cool air. It is not supposed to leak water, but every once in a while you would find your air conditioner leaking water. It is not normal, but it is not uncommon. Before we delve into the details of why your air conditioner is leaking water, let us understand the difference between condensation

Read more


General HVAC Maintenance And Tips

When it comes to keeping our homes at the proper temperature, HVAC systems are the unsung heroes. However, the inner workings of these systems can be difficult for the layperson to manage, which is why it is important to properly maintain them. Otherwise, a homeowner is forced to foot the bill for costly repairs. By following these general tips for

Read more


Don’t Get an Air Conditioner Maintenance Plan Until You Read This!

Getting an air conditioner maintenance plan is more beneficial for your home and for your business than you might realize.  Proper maintenance is going to ensure the longevity of your systems and hassle-free performance, so that’s going to serve you to its fullest potential. However, getting the best plan is quite challenging, so let’s take a look at what to

Read more