These easy to follow tips will help you maintain your air conditioning & heating system and potentially avoid otherwise unnecessary and costly repairs.
Posted: October 11, 2016
Now that fall is here, there’s no question that HVAC industry topics turn up in discussions about seasonal tasks for nearly everyone, especially those topics surrounding heating system issues. Here’s a few things you’ll want to keep in mind.
Convert to a Heat Pump
If your home has not yet converted its old electric furnace to...
Posted: August 16, 2016
By now, your air conditioner has been humming for the better part of the spring and summer, and it’s not uncommon for air conditioners to start dropping like flies around this time, particularly those that weren’t tuned up at the beginning of the cooling season.
One of Brevard Cooling & Heating’s busiest times of the year...
Posted: June 21, 2016
The number-one way to keep your cooling system happily humming away all summer long is to stay on top of maintenance. The Department of Energy points out that a poorly-maintained cooling system may operate as much as 25 percent less efficiently than a well-maintained system, and it won’t cool you as effectively, either. This means that if...
Posted: June 17, 2016
With hot and steamy weather fast approaching, homeowners should take care to ready their home and HVAC system for the sunny onslaught to come. Brevard Cooling and Heating recommends prepping your home and air conditioning unit with the following tips. By keeping these ideas in mind, you can beat the heat and relax in cool comfort inside your...
Posted: January 15, 2016
Florida summers are nothing to sneeze at, and Melbourne is collectively holding its breath in dread of the electricity bills to come. High energy costs plus heat and humidity equal astronomical cooling costs, and if you’re ready to beat the heat and save tons of money at the same time, clear your schedule for the next couple of weekends...
Posted: January 15, 2016
Did you know that Americans – even those in Palm Bay – spend 90 percent of their time indoors? And did you also know that the air inside the home is two to five times dirtier than the air outside? In fact, the Environmental Protection Agency has found that the air we breathe at home is one of the top five environmental hazards. And...
Posted: December 28, 2015
The winter holidays are a time of joy and fellowship–not to mention festive lights, smooches under the mistletoe, and bellies full of Christmas cookies. But there is just one downside to December, which is that household energy bills can increase significantly enough to make you consider easing up on the giving just a bit, but that’s...
Posted: December 15, 2015
It won’t be long before it’s time for Brevard County residents to turn on the cooling system to keep the Florida heat and humidity at bay, and that means it’s time to schedule your annual system tune-up to ensure everything inside is clean, lubricated, tightened, and inspected for potential problems later in the season.
Posted: November 20, 2015
Brevard County residents are always looking for ways to save money and protect the environment. We recently talked about how regular HVAC maintenance can help you do both, but your furnace and air conditioner aren’t the only appliances in your home that drive up your energy bills. While cooling and heating account for about half your...
Posted: September 11, 2015
The Environmental Protection Agency identifies the air inside the home as one of the top five environmental hazards. And in fact, the typical home’s air is much dirtier than the air outdoors, and that can pose a serious problem when it comes to managing respiratory ailments like asthma, allergies, and COPD.
The air in your home contains...
Posted: August 14, 2015
August in Florida feels like taking a hot bath in the tropics. Its muggy, oppressive heat saps your energy, and you can work up a healthy sweat simply stepping outside to check the mail. Perhaps the worst part about the heat is the exorbitant electric bills that result from running your air conditioner at full blast 24/7. According to the...
Posted: July 20, 2015
If you frequent the sauna at the gym, you know exactly what life without air conditioning would be like in Florida. How the early settlers in Brevard County managed to do anything but lie around lethargically fanning themselves is a mystery, but happily, times have changed, and a house without an air conditioner is about as common in our state...
Posted: May 8, 2015
As one of your home’s most essential features, your HVAC system requires important maintenance to ward off potential problems. Sometimes, however, problems can sprout up between scheduled maintenance checks. For this reason, it’s important for home and property owners to obtain a well-rounded understanding of their HVAC system and...
Posted: November 22, 2013
The Air Conditioning System in your home is very important. As this Florida heat sets in, the air is able to hold high amounts of moisture and can make any normal day feel well in the hundreds. Having your Air Conditioner and Heater checked will prevent future breakdowns and save you money on your Cooling and Heating bills. There are many Health...
Posted: June 19, 2013
Air conditioners dehumidify the air as a byproduct of their cooling method. As they dehumidify, they remove moisture from the air and drain it through a condensate drain. Over time, this drain can become clogged with dirt and debris and needs to be cleaned. There are various ways to clean out an air conditioner condensate drain (ac drain line)...
Posted: June 14, 2013
Q: How often should you replace your air conditioner air filter?Simple! When they’re dirty.
Changing your air filters can depend on several factors:
the overall air quality of your home
the type of air filter you are using
occupancy of the home
pet hair and dander
the level of air pollution around the home
Posted: June 13, 2013
Q: How much water does an air conditioner produce?
A: An air conditioner can remove gallons of water every day. The exact amount will depend on the humidity percentage of that day and usage. Warmer climates with higher humidity will produce higher amounts of water. The more you run your air conditioning, the more water it will...
Posted: March 20, 2012
Most of the time, any homeowner can perform some basic checks on the air conditioning system that is not working. Check to see if your breakers are tripped. We live in Florida, Flicker, and Flash. These types of surges can cause a simple breaker to trip.