Kool Breeze of Northwest Florida, Inc Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioning Services’

“Is It Ever Okay to See Ice on My AC System?”

Monday, June 1st, 2020

The short answer to this is, “no.” But, we will elaborate in a bit!

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Given how much we rely on our air conditioners here in Florida, it makes sense that you want to ensure yours is working as effectively and efficiently as possible.

If you believe the misconception that it’s okay to see ice developing on your air conditioner, however, then your AC isn’t operating as it should. We get it—air conditioners produce cold so it may only seem natural that components could freeze over. However, this is a sign of something going amiss within your cooling system and it requires immediate attention. We provide exceptional AC services, and in the meantime, you can keep reading below to discover why ice develops and what to do about it.

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How to Cool Your Home Efficiently This Summer

Monday, May 18th, 2020
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One of the most common questions we understandably get about air conditioning systems is how homeowners can use them most efficiently, in order to lower their energy costs. Considering how uncomfortably warm in gets in our climate, and how long it lasts, it’s only natural that you might wonder this as well.

We have good news! There are a number of actions you can take to lower your bills, including scheduling routine maintenance. Spending a little money now on tuning your air conditioner up each year can actually save you even more in the long run throughout the year. There are also various HVAC and indoor air quality products that can help, such as a dehumidifier that will allow the air to feel cooler so you can turn your thermostat up a couple of degrees and your AC won’t have to run as long.

Read on as we dive deeper into this topic to help you save energy and money!

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Are You Misusing Your Thermostat?

Monday, September 10th, 2018

man-adjusting-thermostatWhile many homeowners throughout the country are breathing a sigh of relief as temperatures cool and they use their cooling systems less and less, we aren’t so fortunate. Not only do we have the heat to contend with, but the humidity as well, and it’s not going away any time soon.

We don’t say this to be depressing, but rather to highlight the fact that you are still going to be using your air conditioner for some time, and we want to help you use it as efficiently as possible. After all, if you can save money on your energy costs, wouldn’t you?

Well we have some good news—there is an easy way to do so, and it has to do with your thermostat! Read on to learn more about this, and a few other ways you can improve air conditioner efficiency to save energy and money.

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Tips for Choosing a Quality HVAC Contractor

Monday, July 16th, 2018

Repairman-in-uniform-and-clipboard-greeting-a-housewife-at-the-front-door.When you live in a climate such as ours, it pretty much goes without saying that an effective and efficient air conditioner is absolutely essential to your comfort and health. You need that system to work flawlessly day after day, season after season, and to protect you from the elements that our weather brings.

If you truly want a reliable air conditioner, though, it’s vital that you invest in professional Milton air conditioning services with an HVAC contractor you can trust. This is not a partnership you want to rush into, as doing so could leave you with an air conditioner that’s improperly sized for your home, or installed incorrectly so that it can’t possibly work as efficiently as it was meant to.

Whether we’re talking about installation, maintenance, or repairs, you can trust our team, but how do you know that? What are the qualities of a good HVAC contractor?

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Late Season AC Needs You Should Never Ignore

Monday, October 9th, 2017

air conditioner in need of service or repair.Fall is officially here! Okay, so that doesn’t mean much for those of us in Florida—but temperatures will start to cool down a bit, at least to the point that we might be able to turn off our AC systems at night soon. With this short reprieve from the heat, now is the perfect time to consider what Gulf Breeze, FL air conditioning services you may need.

For instance, if you notice anything wrong with your air conditioner, even something seemingly minor like a strange noise, you should have our professionals take a look at it to determine if repairs are imminent. It’s understandable why you might want to just ignore any signs of an ill-performing AC for now. After all, if you won’t need it as much soon you can probably just wait until next spring, right?

This can be a mistake, for many reasons, some of which we’ve covered below:

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How Does Your Thermostat Impact Your Energy Usage?

Monday, September 25th, 2017

a temperature gauge showing just the right temperatureYou have many options when it comes to what type of thermostat you choose to control the cooling and heating systems in your home. For instance, if you have one of the manual, “slider” type thermostats still, simply replacing it with the most basic digital thermostat is an upgrade. You can take this even further by investing in a programmable thermostat or a smart thermostat—which learns your cooling habits and adjusts accordingly.

When it comes to selecting the right thermostat for your home and your needs, you want to trust in a company who is expertly trained and highly experienced with Navarre, FL air conditioning services, which is why you should give us a call. But what we want to address here isn’t necessarily which thermostat you should get, but how you use that thermostat. Too many homeowners adjust their thermostats in such a way that really doesn’t make efficient or affordable use of their energy.

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How to Get the Most Out of Your AC This Summer

Monday, March 27th, 2017

get-the-most-out-of-ac-this-summerYou know as well as we do that we never really escape summer here in Florida. Therefore, it’s vital that you have a fully functioning and efficiently operating air conditioner to get you through the hottest of months. As spring begins with summer soon to follow, it’s time to start thinking about how you can best save on your energy costs.

We offer quality Pensacola, FL air conditioning services, should you find yourself facing a system breakdown or even a small repair need. In the meantime though, we’d like to share some of our tips with you to help you use your AC as much as you need to this coming cooling season, but still save money.

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Are You Conducting This AC System Task Every 3 Months?

Monday, September 26th, 2016

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.

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End of Summer Air Conditioning Money Saving Tips

Monday, August 15th, 2016

We can still expect plenty of warm weather through the rest of this month and into September, which means that our air conditioning systems are continuing to get quite the workout. As a result, you’ve very likely been seeing pretty high electric bills. There’s no doubt that you’d like to increase your home’s energy efficient in order to see these bills drop. Keep reading to learn just how to save energy and decrease costs.

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Understanding AC Components: The Evaporator Coil

Monday, August 1st, 2016

If you are a typical homeowner, you don’t understand what each and every component within your air conditioner does. And that’s okay, you don’t need to. After all, that’s what our team is here for. However, it is wise to have an idea of how their AC system works to cool their home, to both understand when and why you might need repairs, as well as to understand the need for routine preventive maintenance.

It should be noted that professional AC repairs should only be left to the professionals, but that doesn’t mean we can’t share with you a basic knowledge of your system. One of the most important components—and the one we’ll be discussing today—is the evaporator coil.

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