Kool Breeze of Northwest Florida, Inc. Blog : Archive for December, 2015

Consider an Energy Recovery Ventilator Installation

Monday, December 28th, 2015 by Tom Vatter

Florida homes usually have very effective levels of insulation on them to help keep out the heat during our frequently boiling summers. This insulation is useful as well during the mild winters. But insulation also has an unfortunate side-effect, which is that it prevents the easy exchange of indoor and outdoor air that helps to keep the air inside a home fresh. You can open up windows and doors, but no matter the time of year, this will usually result in energy waste: heat escaping during cold weather, heat entering during warm weather. (more…)

How Developing Technology Increases the Efficiency of Gas Furnaces

Monday, December 21st, 2015 by Tom Vatter

Natural gas furnaces have been around for a long time, and they’ve spent many decades at the top of the list of the most common types of heating systems in the U.S. There’s a reason for this continuing dominance: advances in technology have allowed gas furnaces to stay competitive as energy-efficient systems. Installing a gas furnace is still one of the best ways to provide warmth for a household while keeping utility bills under control. (more…)

Why Go from Gas Heating to a Heat Pump (Plus a $400 Incentive!)

Monday, December 14th, 2015 by Tom Vatter

If you’ve ever thought about making the switch from using a gas-powered heating system like a furnace to instead using a versatile heat pump, the time to act is now! Currently, Gulf Power is offering a $400 incentive for customers who convert from a gas system to a heat pump. The conversion must be completed before December 31, 2015. You can call our installation technicians for more details about how to qualify for this offer—as well as to talk about the all-important installation arrangements. (more…)

A Reminder Regarding R-22 and Replacing Your Air Conditioner or Heat Pump

Monday, December 7th, 2015 by Tom Vatter

Right now, the only thing that starts with “R2” that you’re probably thinking about is R2-D2. We don’t blame you, since we’re excited about the new Star Wars film as well… and it’s opening in only 11 days from now! (Not that we’re counting down or anything.) (more…)