Kool Breeze of Northwest Florida, Inc Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Pensacola Beach’

What Really Happens During Ductless AC Maintenance

Monday, March 18th, 2024

You probably know that you should schedule AC maintenance before the weather heats up. You’ve surely been told that it will keep your air conditioner from having as many problems, saving you from breakdowns or repair needs. You might even know that it will help your air conditioner run more efficiently, so your electric bill won’t creep up and up, and that it will maximize your air conditioner’s life expectancy.

But you might have a better understanding of traditional AC maintenance than ductless maintenance. If you have a ductless system, what maintenance does it need? Is it different from central AC maintenance? What is the process of ductless AC maintenance like? Let’s explain!

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How Long Does an Electric Furnace Installation Really Take?

Monday, February 5th, 2024

You’ve decided it’s time to replace your old furnace. Congratulations! We’re certain you’ll be happier and more comfortable with a new one. And since furnace efficiency has improved in the last couple of decades since you bought your old one, you’ll be pleased with your utility bills now, too. But furnace replacement is a bit complicated and mysterious to the average homeowner.

We’d like to help demystify this process and answer some of the most important questions about furnace replacement. What are the steps of electric furnace installation? What can you do to prepare? And how long will it take? Read on for all the details.

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Are Electric Furnaces Better than Gas Furnaces?

Monday, December 25th, 2023

Is your furnace aging or breaking down? Are you starting to wonder how much longer it’ll last? If so, you’re probably considering your options for furnace replacement.

The first decision you’ll have to make is whether to get a gas furnace or an electric one. When your heating system needs to be replaced, both gas and electric furnaces are good options. But which one is right for you?

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Does My Florida Home Need an Inverter AC?

Monday, November 13th, 2023

Fall is the perfect season to take some time to reflect on how things went with your air conditioner over the summer. Is it struggling, possibly needing repair? Is it getting too old, so even regular maintenance isn’t keeping it in tip-top condition? Or is it using so much energy that your utility bills have become overwhelming?

While you’re not in a rush, since the weather has cooled down, you should consider your options. If the time for AC replacement has come, or you want an efficiency upgrade to reduce your electric bill, one option you should consider is an inverter AC.

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The Connection Between Humidity & Air Conditioning

Monday, September 18th, 2023

It’s not the heat, it’s the humidity! Surely you’ve heard it said, and maybe you’ve even said it yourself. If you’ve ever been to someplace like Arizona, you’ve had the opportunity to feel the difference between dry heat and Florida’s humid heat. It makes a huge difference! Why does humidity make you feel hotter? Is it bad for your health? Is it bad for your air conditioning? Here’s what you should know. 

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Are Mini Split ACs Ideal for Florida’s Climate?

Monday, August 7th, 2023

If you’re considering your home’s air conditioning options and possibly wanting to make a change in how you cool your home, you might have heard of ductless mini splits. In the process of considering your possible choices, it’s important to ask a lot of questions, and to keep in mind the particular needs of your home, your family, and the climate you live in. Our climate here in Florida is very different from that in other parts of the country. Will a mini split air conditioner work well here? 

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All About Geothermal Heating and Cooling Systems

Monday, June 26th, 2023

Are you less than thrilled with your current heating or cooling system? Would you like to spend less money on utilities? Does the idea of being more self-sufficient or energy-independent appeal to you? Perhaps you’d like to know more about the geothermal options that are available.

Geothermal heating and cooling systems have been in use for over a century, but many people don’t know much about them. We’d like to change that! Here’s some information that might help you determine if this type of system might be a good climate-control solution for your home. 

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How Often Do Commercial HVAC Units Need Maintenance?

Monday, May 1st, 2023

It’s springtime! Maintenance of HVAC systems is a favorite topic of ours during the spring and fall. While we often talk about home heating and air conditioning systems, it’s absolutely critical not to forget commercial HVAC maintenance. There are a lot more people depending on the heating and cooling systems in a commercial building than in a home.

What is actually necessary in terms of maintenance for commercial HVAC systems? When and how often do they need service? Are there any special considerations to keep in mind? We’ll tell you all this and more.

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What’s the Ideal Humidity for a Comfortable Home?

Monday, March 20th, 2023

As springtime arrives and summer gets closer and closer, folks in Florida expect to be relying on their air conditioners again pretty soon. And keeping your home at a reasonable temperature is definitely important. But did you know that there’s something else that might affect your home comfort just as much? High humidity in your home is a significant issue in Florida. There’s a specific level of humidity that people are most comfortable at, and we’d like to help you get your home to that level to make it as comfortable as possible.

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3 Most Common Heating Repairs in the Panhandle

Monday, February 6th, 2023

In our area, the air conditioners get a lot more time on the job than the heaters do. However, it is critical to have heaters that work well during the winter, because overnight lows that are usually in the forties are very unpleasant without heat. Because of our weather, the calls we get about heating trouble can be a little different from those fielded by heating professionals in the snowy, northern part of the US. 

Here’s some information about the heating concerns we have to address most often in Florida and what they might look like if they happen to you. 

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