New to Northwest Florida? Here’s what to Know About Your Central Air Conditioner

September 6th, 2021

A New Homeowners’ Guide to Spotting AC Trouble

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You have several jobs to take care of when you move into a new home.  Sign over the utilities, ensure you have homeowners’ insurance, hook up the internet…

Among all this, the last thing you’re probably thinking about is your air conditioner. But, if you’re new to our area, we’ve got news for you—you’re gonna wanna think about your air conditioner. Especially if you’ve never lived in a climate that gets above 75°F in the summer! 

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Qualities to Look for in a Commercial HVAC Contractor

August 23rd, 2021

You could probably find a number of “professionals” who’d be willing to do work on your commercial HVAC system, whether it’s a heating system, AC system, or ventilation system. But how much experience do they have with commercial spaces? Sure, a generic handyman hired by your building manager may be able to do simple fixes, like adjusting a loose component or fixing a small plumbing problem, however, they don’t have the expertise that professionally trained HVAC technicians do–especially in the commercial space.

Fortunately, it’s easy to find a qualified commercial HVAC contractor! Professional HVAC technicians, such as those on our team, are great at what they do and have the training and skills that go above and beyond what you could ever expect from an amateur or general handyman. Read on as we uncover some of the qualities you should look for in a commercial HVAC technician.

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What to Do When You See Ice on Your Air Conditioner

August 9th, 2021

Does your AC look frozen? An icy AC always means there is something wrong with your unit, and the sooner you get the problem resolved, the better. If you ignore the issue, it could grow into a bigger problem–potentially even a complete system breakdown. A frozen AC also uses more energy, and you will eventually see an uptick in your energy bills. 

Here we answer some key questions such as, “why does ice appear on an air conditioner?” and “do I need to call a technician for AC repair in Destin, FL to get the problem fixed?”

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“Help! My Heat Pump Won’t Cool”

July 26th, 2021
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Heat pumps are mechanical devices that can start malfunctioning due to wear and tear over time. If your heat pump is blowing hot air during the warm summer of Florida, then it is time to call for heat pump repair in Navarre FL.

Take a look below at some of the reasons why heat pumps malfunction in this manner along with possible solutions.

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What Happens During AC Maintenance?

July 12th, 2021
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Your air conditioner is one of the most crucial investments you can make to improve the comfort your home offers. Modern air conditioners are a blessing for homeowners. These units are designed to last 10 to 15 years, offering you and your family living in Florida much-needed respite from the hot weather here. The expected operational lifespan of an air conditioner depends a lot on how well-maintained your unit is.

Like any mechanical device or appliance, an air conditioner must get regular inspections, tune-ups, and maintenance to ensure that it runs optimally and for a long time. Scheduling AC maintenance in Navarre, FL, can make a world of difference in how well your air conditioner performs.

Routine maintenance can ensure that your air conditioner does not develop any major problems. It can also detect any impending repairs before the problems worsen and fix any issues before leading to expensive repairs. But what happens during this service?

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Signs You Need Commercial AC Repair

June 28th, 2021
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If someone right now were to pose the question to you, “what’s the last thing you need right now?” what would your response be? Chances are you wouldn’t have a quick answer because that’s not a normal question to ask. But, a “broken down air conditioner” could definitely be on the list of the “the last thing you need right now.”

This is particularly true if you are a business owner and we’re talking about a broken-down commercial air conditioning system. You have enough to think about when you’re running a business or managing a commercial space without worrying about your air conditioner.

The good news is, we’re here to help if you do have a commercial air conditioner breakdown. In the meantime, we’d like to share with you some indicators for you and your commercial space occupants to keep an eye out for. Should you become aware of any of these signs, please call us right away so we can inspect and repair the system as needed.

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Options to Breathe a Little Easier This Summer

June 1st, 2021
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The pandemic may nearly be behind us, but homeowners now more than ever are interested in how to ensure their homes are as safe and healthy as possible. A lot of this has to do with how they’re addressing their indoor air quality needs.

When you think about indoor air quality, you probably think about the temperature of your home. This is definitely an important part of good indoor air quality, but it is not the whole picture. To truly achieve great IAQ, you want the right products and services in place to make sure that the air you’re breathing indoors is healthy. What can you do to make sure this is the case? Consider the following installations!

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Summer Heat Advisory: Is Your Air Conditioner Ready?

May 17th, 2021
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Summer is right around the corner, and if you’ve lived in Northwest Florida for even just a year, you know that summer extends well into the other seasons. In fact, you could almost say winter is nonexistent here, at least when it comes to temperature.

That said, it’s important that you know—the NOAA (National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration) has predicted that summer 2021 is going to be a hot one. One of the top tips you’ll hear from many climate experts when a summer like this is approaching is to stay inside. But what if you don’t have an effective or efficient air conditioner? You could find yourself spending a lot of money this year, and for not a whole lot of comfort.

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Tips for Boosting Your AC Efficiency This Summer

May 3rd, 2021
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It’s not often we meet a homeowner who doesn’t care about saving money. This is particularly true in regards to energy savings or utility bills. In addition to these charges every month, you also have AC upkeep to keep in mind. After all, we need these systems here in Florida, which means staying on top of maintenance, repairs, and eventual replacement when needed.

We have some good news! There are some pretty simple tips you can follow to actually boost your AC efficiency. As a result, you can help the system last longer and you can save money by lowering your bills, since your air conditioner won’t have to run as long or work as hard to do its job.

Do keep in mind, that if you have an aging system (10-15 years old) then it may be time to start considering replacement. Soon, no amount of efficiency tips will keep your system running as it should. In the meantime, though, read on for some of our best AC efficiency-boosting tips.

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Join us for our Paddle for Prevention at Juana’s on Navarre Beach!

April 26th, 2021

Kool Breeze of Northwest Florida is proud to announce our involvement in the Paddle for Prevention event at Juana’s on Navarre Beach.

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Where: Juana’s – 1451 Navarre Beach Causeway Navarre, FL
When: Saturday, 05/22/2021 @ 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Registration Cutoff: 05/21/2021 @ 12:00 PM
Donation Cutoff: 07/01/2021 @ 12:00 AM

Registration fee is $25 our Paddle for Prevention t-shirt. We encourage you to bring your own paddle boards.  Stay and enjoy food and drink specials at Juana’s with proceeds to benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP). Click here for more information!

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