Downtown Air and Heat Blog : Archive for September, 2016

Signs of Trouble with a Commercial Ice Maker

Monday, September 26th, 2016

We live in a tourist economy here in Winter Park, FL, and if you own or operate a restaurant, that means you need a commercial ice maker to help your business run. Ice not only makes drinks cool, it can provide vital help in keeping food cold. When your ice maker runs into problems, it can shut your entire business down. Even a day can prove disastrous. The good news is that there’s a trained service which can fix your ice maker swiftly and properly, in order to get your operation back up to sped again. But how can you spot the signs of trouble with a commercial ice maker? Here’s a few telltale signs.

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Count on Us for Commercial Maintenance Sessions

Monday, September 19th, 2016

A commercial heating and air conditioning system is very different from a residential HVAC system, and as such has very different needs. It has to heat and cool a much larger space, for starters, and must accommodate the specific needs of the business in question (computers that need to start cool, for instance, or a refrigeration system for restaurants and food preparation services).

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Older Air Conditioners May Be Feeling the Strain

Monday, September 12th, 2016

Summer doesn’t end in Orlando, CA just because the kids go back to school. Hot weather often continues late into the year, and with months of regular use under its belt already, your air conditioner may be feeling the strain as never before. This is especially true for older systems with more wear and tear under their belt. If your system has been around for more than a few years, you need to pay close attention to it this kind of year, and watch for signs of wear and tear. 

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Beware of AC Capacitor Problems

Monday, September 5th, 2016

Air conditioning season never really ends here in Casselberry, FL, but this is the time of the year when we see the most problems with local systems. Summer has been going for months and with plenty of hot weather still to come, your system is likely under a great deal of strain. Older components may begin to buckle, and if a breakdown occurs, you need to get the problem resolved quickly. In particular, your air conditioner’s capacitors are vulnerable to breakdowns, and when they run into trouble, your whole system may be affected.

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