Comments Off on Commercial HVAC Options for Naples Business Owners

Whether you operate a large company or a small business, managing your facility is critical for a safe work environment for your employees and clients. When it comes to commercial HVAC systems in Southeast Florida, your business may be profitable or not based on the overall consistent comfort level of your facility. If you are planning your Spring facilities […]

Comments Off on Bonita Springs HVAC Energy Saving Tips for Homeowners

South Florida heating and cooling can account for as much as 40 percent of your household energy bill. Any improvements made to your Bonita Springs HVAC, heat pump, air conditioning or ventilation systems can significantly decrease monthly energy use and take a bite out of your utility bills.  When it comes to energy-saving strategies that have […]

Comments Off on How Does Your Home Stack Up? Schedule an Energy Audit

A high energy bill can create a lot of stress for a household that operates with a tight budget. However, many homeowners are unaware of inefficient energy usage because of consistent bills over time. Consistency isn’t an automatic indication of good home performance, and an energy audit could provide some eye-opening information about your structure. […]

Comments Off on Why Is Low Humidity A Problem

As a resident of a normally humid area, you may be surprised to discover that low levels of indoor humidity can be a problem. The ideal relative humidity, or RH, in your home is between 30 and 50 percent, and moving outside of that range can lead to problems at different times of the year. […]

Comments Off on HVAC Sounds May Signal Trouble

If you are noticing unusual sounds from your HVAC system, you may wonder whether heating or AC repair services are warranted. While this may be the case, some early diagnostics may save you the trouble and expense of calling an HVAC contractor. In some cases, new sounds can be identified and corrected on your own. […]

Comments Off on The Difference Between Water-Sourced and Air-Sourced Heat Pumps

Heat pumps are an energy-efficient alternative to air conditioners and furnaces. These HVAC appliances use electricity to transfer heat from a cool space to a warm one and make the warm space warmer and the cool space cooler. During the summer months, heat pumps transfer heat from the home to the outdoors. During the winter […]

Comments Off on Is There a Way to Measure Home Humidity?

A measurement for humidity provides information about the amount of moisture or water vapor in your home. Too much or too little humidity can create a variety of problems for your family and home. Everyday activities such as bathing, laundry, cooking and cleaning also contribute to your home’s humidity. You can do a visual inspection […]

Comments Off on How and When to Clean Evaporator Coils

Your HVAC equipment’s evaporator coils are central to the operation of the unit. As you run your air conditioner during the cooling season, dirt and grime build up on the coils. Removing the build-up from the coils is essential for keeping your AC unit well maintained. However, you can take measures to prevent the dirt […]

Comments Off on What is an Air Handling Unit?

Air handling units are part of a residential or commercial heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system. A residential or commercial Air Handling Unit (AHU) will condition and deliver the heated or cooled air into the air duct system so that it can be distributed throughout the home or building. The air handler may also […]

Comments Off on How Much Electricity Does My HVAC System Use?

Electrical consumption for heating and cooling systems varies from region to region and even from home to home. In sunny Florida, air conditioning is one of the biggest expenditures, accounting for around 27 percent of the average annual electricity bill, according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA). Most Florida households have heating systems too, around […]