Kool Breeze of Northwest Florida, Inc. Blog : Archive for January, 2017

Should I Have my Air Conditioner Maintained Twice Yearly?

Monday, January 30th, 2017 by Tom Vatter

air-conditioner-maintained-twice-yearlyNo matter what type of air conditioning system you have, it’s imperative that it be properly cared for in order to ensure its efficiency and effectiveness. If you’ve ever had a heat pump, you might have heard how important it is to have bi-annual maintenance done on the system since it is used year-round. What if you have a conventional central AC system though or a ductless system? Is it still necessary to schedule your Destin, FL air conditioning maintenance on a bi-annual basis?

The short-and-sweet answer is—“yes.” But why is that necessary? In Northwest Florida, our temperatures tend to soar for the majority of the year. While other parts of the country may use their cooling systems for 3-4 months out of the year, we use our considerably more—typically for 8-9 months, and we may even have heat waves in the “dead of winter.” Because of this extra use and wear on the system, twice-a-year maintenance is a necessity. (more…)

Is a Furnace the Right Heater Type for My Home?

Monday, January 16th, 2017 by Tom Vatter

Furnaces have been and still are one of the most popular types of heating systems found in modern homes today. There are a number of reasons for this, one of them being that advancements in efficiency have made these systems very affordable to operate, and extremely reliable. Keep reading to learn more about the different types of furnaces and their benefits, so that you can make an educated decision as to one is a good option for your home or not. (more…)

The Importance of Professional AC Installation

Monday, January 9th, 2017 by Tom Vatter

Today’s cooling systems are far more energy efficient than those of the past. However, they can only work at their best if they are installed properly to begin with. If they aren’t, then they can’t possibly operate at their highest capability, and you may find yourself investing in expensive repairs down the road that weren’t necessary. You may even have to replace your system prematurely.

From determining cooling loads to selecting the best model of air conditioner for your home, there are a number of considerations to take into account in order to ensure a successful installation. (more…)

Possible Problems with Air Conditioning Fans

Monday, January 2nd, 2017 by Tom Vatter

The weather finally seems to be cooling off for the time being. This makes now the perfect time to address any potential repair needs you might have had crop up over the past few months. One type of service call we occasionally receive is in regards to an air conditioning fan that won’t stop running, seems to be making more noise than it should, or is experiencing some other type of problem.

Whatever the case may be, it’s important that you call in a professional HVAC repair technician to prevent further damage from occurring. In the meantime, keep reading to learn the signs of fan problems and what they might mean. (more…)