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Explaining a SEER Rating

Whether you’re in the market for a new AC unit or just curious about the specifics behind one, you’re likely to stumble across something called a SEER rating. You’ll notice this rating, which is indicated by a number on a bright yellow sticker somewhere on the unit, but you might not be too sure of what it means.

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Are AC Covers Necessary?

As we inch closer to the winter season and farther away from summer, the process of winterizing your heating and cooling system officially gets underway. While you check off all the boxes that normally accompany that transition, you may be considering some additional measures you don’t usually take. One of the questions we often get […]

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How to Beat the Heat With Natural Methods

What’s the best way to make sure your home doesn’t get too hot? Obviously, the easy answer is to just use your AC for a significant portion of the day. That’s one way to do it, and it makes the most sense. It’s simple, too, because all you’ve got to do is flip a switch […]

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Optimal HVAC Maintenance for the Summer

Sure, summer isn’t going to be around for much longer (or we hope it won’t, at least), but heat and humidity aren’t going away any time soon. Here in east Florida, the air is pretty much always muggy and wet, so your AC doesn’t get much of a break. Even when the calendar flips to September, your reliable HVAC unit will keep chugging along.

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When Should I Call an HVAC Technician?

Most of us aren’t home repair experts by any stretch of the imagination, so when something seems like it’s going wrong, our first call is to an experienced technician who will hopefully come save the day. And while whatever issue you’re experiencing will certainly get fixed, you might have to pay a pretty penny to […]

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Should I Have My Home’s Insulation Replaced?

How often do you think about the insulation in your home? If you’re like most other people, the answer is a resounding Not Often. More often than not, we just assume it keeps the cold air in during the summer while making sure the hot Florida air stays firmly on the outside. But while that’s […]

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Increase Efficiency With Solar-Powered Cooling

It’s no secret that we need to spend a lot of money and energy to keep ourselves cool during these Cocoa summers. We don’t have a lot of options – we’ve either got to shell out the money on energy bills to be comfortable at home, or we can suffer and sweat indoors all in the name of saving a few bucks.

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Priority Service Club: A Wise Investment

One of the most important appliances your home needs to run properly is the HVAC system – without it, you’d either be freezing cold or sweating bullets all day, depending on the time of year. It’s key to making sure the temperature remains in a comfortable range, and when something goes wrong with it, the effects your household feels are intense and unpleasant. Should something go awry, that means you’ll have to come up with a boatload of money to pay for it, and that’s not something anyone ever wants to have sprung upon them.

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Optimizing HVAC Usage Overnight

While having a functioning HVAC unit is one of the many modern marvels we appreciate and take advantage of, it can be a sort of necessary evil. The benefits one offers are essential to a comfortable home here in East Florida, but on the other side of that coin, we have to pony up the money to pay for that comfort when the energy bill rolls in each month. But, as we said, there isn’t really another choice. You can either get rid of your HVAC unit completely or set aside a significant amount of money for the bill – two less-than-great choices!

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5 HVAC Tips for a New Pet

New pets are great. They add another level of energy to your home, and nothing can quite compare to the joy that having another furry friend around the house can bring you. But if you don’t prepare your home and take care of it, your new family member can have some adverse effects on your home’s air system. Now, that doesn’t mean you’re going to have to totally revamp how you live and operate on a day-to-day basis, but it does mean that you’ll probably need to adjust a few minor processes.

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