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Keeping Indoor Air Clean and Healthy

Posted on: October 6, 2015

A tightly sealed home helps keep us comfortable during hot, humid weather while also enabling our cooling system to operate as efficiently as possible. As a result the air indoors can get recirculated, trapping pollution and causing health problems. Allergens like bacteria, pollen, mold, and animal dander as well as chemical pollutants from materials like carpeting, upholstery, solvents […]

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The Most Common Central Air Conditioner Problems

Posted on: September 22, 2015

If your air conditioner has stopped working, there are a few common causes to check. Tripped Circuit Breaker First, check any fuses or circuit breakers. If the central air conditioner’s compressor stops on a hot day, the high-pressure limit switch may have tripped; reset it by pushing the button, located in the compressor’s access panel. […]

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The ABCs of Air Conditioning – SEER ratings

Posted on: September 18, 2015

The most common measure of air conditioner efficiency is called SEER, which stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio. The higher the number the more efficient the system. A SEER rating indicates how much heat a central air conditioning system can remove from a home per hour relative to the power it consumes. An air conditioner […]

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Smart Thermostats – Advanced Control for Energy Savings

Posted on: September 3, 2015

As the brains behind a home’s cooling system continue to get smarter and smarter you’ll find plenty of hi-tech features available with today’s smart thermostats. Whether your a tech geek who wants complete control, or you just want to set it and forget it, there’s a thermostat for every need. Wi-Fi® Remote Access With Wi-Fi enabled remote […]

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5 Things to Consider When Buying a New Air Conditioner

Posted on: August 20, 2015

1. Efficiency Look at the system’s ENERGY STAR® rating to see how much energy you can expect to pay during a typical year. While more efficient systems often cost more initially, over time they are a good investment and will result in lower operating costs. 2. Reliability A new air conditioner is a big investment, […]

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Smart Thermostats – Advanced Control for Comfort and Energy Savings

Posted on: August 13, 2015

As the brains behind a home’s cooling system continue to get smarter and smarter you’ll find plenty of hi-tech features available with today’s smart thermostats. So whether your a tech geek who wants complete control, or you just want to set it and forget it, there’s a thermostat for every need. Wi-Fi® Remote Access With […]

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3 Indoor Air Quality Myths

Posted on: August 6, 2015

For many homeowners keeping the air inside the home clean and healthy is a top priority. Here are some misconceptions about indoor air quality. 1. Air pollution is only an outdoor problem. Not true. According to the EPA, indoor air can be 5 to 10 times more polluted than the air outside. The reason is […]

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5 Things to Consider When Choosing a New Air Conditioner

Posted on: July 30, 2015

When choosing a new air conditioner for your home there are many things to consider, here are some of the most important items. 1. Operating Efficiency Check the unit’s ENERGY STAR® rating to see how much energy you can expect to pay during the year. While more efficient systems often cost more initially, over time they […]

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Tips for Reducing Your Cooling Costs This Summer

Posted on: July 21, 2015

In the typical Florida home, air conditioning uses far more electricity than any other appliance. During the summer, air conditioning can account for as much as 70-80% of your electric bill. Of course, the most obvious way to lower your cooling bill is to run the air conditioner less often and turn the temperature up […]

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5 Carrier Systems That Can Improve Indoor Air Quality

Posted on: June 16, 2015

Home Air Cleaners Carrier’s state-of-the-art air purification systems can trap and kill bacteria, viruses, mold spores, allergens and other pollutants. The Infinity® air purifiers clean indoor air up to 8 times an hour and can remove pollutants from the air that are up to 18,000 times smaller than the head of a pin. Home Dehumidifiers High humidity during […]

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