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

Are You Conducting This AC System Task Every 3 Months?

Monday, September 26th, 2016 by Tom Vatter

When is the last time you changed your cooling system’s air filter? Did you even know that your air conditioning system has a filter? Upon installation your AC system has an air filter that protects the inside components from dust, dirt and other debris that could cause damage to the various components within your system.

Ensuring that your air filter is in good shape is a vitally important part of maintaining the health of your entire system. Keep reading to learn more about this air filter, and what can happen if you don’t change your air filter at least every 3 months. (more…)

Is Your Thermostat Causing Air Conditioning Issues in your Home?

Monday, September 19th, 2016 by Tom Vatter

If you are like most homeowners, you probably don’t give much thought to just how vital your thermostat is to your HVAC system and your indoor comfort. This may be an extremely small component of your overall cooling system, however it serves as the “brain” of your air conditioner and can either make or break your cooling efforts.

Most thermostat issues are caused either by faulty wiring, a poorly installed model, or poor calibration. However, these aren’t the only reasons that a thermostat may cause your AC system to develop repair issues. The location of your thermostat actually plays a huge role in the effectiveness of your cooling system. Keep reading to learn more about this, and where you shouldn’t put your thermostat. (more…)

What Qualifies As an Air Conditioning Emergency?

Monday, September 12th, 2016 by Tom Vatter

Given the recent severe weather, it likely doesn’t come as surprise that many people are discovering their outdoor AC units suffered damage. And of course if your air conditioner stops running, it’s a big deal. But what if it’s just a little symptomatic? Should you be concerned?

After a storm of this size impacting our weather, yes, you should be worried if your AC is suddenly showing signs of malfunction. But what exactly qualifies as an emergency—when should you give us a call? (more…)

Include a Zone Control System with Your New HVAC Installation

Monday, September 5th, 2016 by Tom Vatter

Though our weather right now can be described as anything but “cool,” fall is on its way, making it the perfect time to think about whether or not you need to replace your HVAC system—whether it’s an air conditioner or a heating system you are counting on to work this winter. When our weather is mild, as it is for the most part as we approach the end of the year, our professionals typically have less crammed schedules as they aren’t responding to emergencies.

This makes now the perfect time to think about system installation. But the type of air conditioner or heater you purchase isn’t the only thing you should consider; a zone control system will make either of these provide you with even more comfort. (more…)