Kool Breeze of Northwest Florida, Inc. Blog : Archive for January, 2016

Watch for Clearance around Your Heat Pump’s Compressor Unit

Monday, January 25th, 2016 by Tom Vatter

The outside unit of your heat pump is known as the compressor unit. (In the case of standard air conditioning system, it’s often called a condenser. However, a heat pump switches the function of this unit between evaporator and condenser.) This cabinet is where the heat pump absorbs heat while it’s in heating mode and exhausts it in cooling mode. (more…)

Addressing Some Special Customer Questions

Monday, January 18th, 2016 by Tom Vatter

On our blog, we approach each post as a way to answer specific concerns that customers may have, or to provide additional information on a particular topic. However, there are some questions we receive that won’t take up a whole blog post, and we’d like to go over a few of them here. Always feel free to ask your technicians any questions that you may have; they’ll be glad to provide you with honest answers every time. (more…)

Why Install Air Purifiers and Filters for the Winter

Monday, January 11th, 2016 by Tom Vatter

The season that’s most closely associated with allergies and asthma problems is the spring, when the pollen count often soars. But this isn’t the only time of the year when you need to watch out for unhealthy pollutants getting inside your house. In the winter—even a mild Florida winter—indoor air quality problem often spike, which can be especially troublesome for asthma and allergy sufferers. (more…)

How Best to Use Your Thermostat during the Winter

Monday, January 4th, 2016 by Tom Vatter

There’s a downside to needing to use a home heating system for only a short stretch of the year: people often aren’t sure exactly how to set the thermostat to maximize energy savings and comfort. Many homeowners in Florida often push their thermostats up too high, which wastes power without providing the right temperatures. We’d like to help you find the ideal settings on your thermostat for this winter. It’s not difficult at all, and the difference on your bills can be substantial. (more…)