Downtown Air and Heat Blog : Archive for February, 2016

Consider a Heat Pump for Your Home this Spring

Monday, February 29th, 2016

With warm weather well on its way, installing a heat pump is probably the last thing on your mind. What many Orlando, FL homeowners don’t realize, though, is that for areas with mild climates, heat pumps offer an energy-efficient alternative to both furnaces and air conditioners.

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Now Is the Time to Clean and Seal Your Ducts

Monday, February 22nd, 2016

To get the most out of your heating and cooling system, you need to ensure you have reliable ductwork to transport your air effectively and efficiently. As you get ready to transition from using your furnace to using your air conditioning system, now is the perfect time to schedule ductwork services in Orlando, FL

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Now Is the Time to Schedule Air Conditioning Maintenance

Monday, February 15th, 2016

We may still have a couple months of winter left, but for Orlando, FL residents, air conditioners will get turned on soon enough. Because these systems are used so frequently, it’s only natural that you would want to prolong their life and increase their efficiency.

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Common Signs You Need Your Heater Repaired

Monday, February 8th, 2016

We’re getting into the latter half of heating season here in Orlando, FL and soon enough, it will be time to turn off our heaters and turn on our air conditioners. This is usually the time when breakdowns strike your heating system, as regular use can take its toll and leave you without reliable heating during the mild days and chilly nights still to come. The sooner you can summon a repair technician to handle such breakdowns, the better. But not every breakdown announces itself so obviously, and while it’s easy to call for repairs when the system won’t turn on, it’s harder to notice the more subtle signs of a problem. Here’s a brief list for you to watch out for as winter enters its final few weeks.

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Get Ready for Summer with the Installation of a Dehumidifier

Monday, February 1st, 2016

We’re still in the middle of winter here in Orlando, FL, which means relatively cool temperatures. Summer will be here before you know it, however, and in addition to the soaring temperatures comes a truly stifling level of humidity. Your air conditioner can handle the heat just fine, but for the moisture levels, you should consider installing a whole-house dehumidifier in your system. Here’s a quick breakdown of how it works and the kinds of benefits it can provide.

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