Downtown Air and Heat Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Longwood’

Your HVAC System Can Keep You Healthy

Monday, October 31st, 2016

We depend on our heating and air conditioning system to keep us comfortable no matter what the weather does. But that’s not the only role it can serve, and if you aren’t using it to address other issues, you might not be taking the best advantage of the technology. Indoor air quality products installed in your system can help improve the air in your home and cut down on the circulation of germs and cold bugs.

This can be a huge benefit to any household, but in particular households with elderly residents or newborns should look into it, since the very old and the very young are often more vulnerable to illnesses. Here are a few ways to maintain high indoor air quality:

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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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Check for Air Conditioning Problems Today!

Monday, June 6th, 2016

Summer starts early in Longwood, FL, and chances are you’ve already been running your air conditioner nonstop. That’s only going to get worse as spring turns to summer, and the last thing you want is a major breakdown in the middle of one of our patented central Florida heat waves. Right now is an excellent time to check for any potential problems, allowing you to get your air conditioner repaired while you still have time. That way, your system will be ready to go when summer officially arrives, and you stand much less of a chance dealing with any nasty surprises when the mercury rises. Here’s a quick breakdown to help you out.

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How Can I Tell if I Need a Dehumidifier?

Monday, May 16th, 2016

Residents of Longwood, FL are used to dealing with high temperatures in the summertime. Humidity is also a problem in our neck of the woods, and with that mugginess can come a host of problems for your home and family. In many cases, an air conditioner doubles as a dehumidifier, but it can’t always handle the load. Every home is different, and in some cases, you may be doing just fine keeping the humidity at bay. If you aren’t, a whole-house dehumidifier installed by a trained technician could be the best thing for you… but how do you know if you really need one? Luckily, there are some telltale signs that can help you make that determination. Here’s a quick list of some of them for your perusal.

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Signs that You Need Duct Repair

Monday, April 25th, 2016

Longwood, FL residents are in the midst of preparing for another long, hot summer, which means making sure their air conditioners are in working order. But your inspection and analysis shouldn’t be limited to the air conditioner itself. Your ducts, which take conditioned air from the central unit to the rest of your house, can suffer from damage and wear just like any other component, and when they run into trouble, it can seriously impact the efficiency of your system. A trained technician can repair damaged ducts, but before you can call one in, you need to spot the signs of duct repair yourself. Here’s a few common ones to look for.

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How Does a Zone Control System Save Me Money?

Monday, April 4th, 2016

Spring is here, and already our temperatures here in Longwood, FL are growing warm. You may be looking for new ways to improve your air conditioning’s performance this summer: cutting down on those high bills without reducing the comfort levels in your home. The solution is a zone control system, installed in your existing air conditioning system and allowing you to exercise a greater degree of control than previously anticipated. How does a zone control system save you money? Read on for the answers.

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