As temperatures continue to cool in Jacksonville and homeowners kick on the heat for the first time since last winter, it’s common to notice a burning smell coming from the vents. This can be very unsettling, but luckily the smell (usually) only lasts for a short period of time.
One of the biggest questions people have when they purchase an HVAC unit or buy a home with an existing system is: “How long can I expect this unit to last?” The short answer is, it depends on a variety of different factors, including the amount of use, operational conditions, and maintenance schedule.
Even though it may not feel like it, the hottest days of the year are almost behind us. Now is the time to give our A/C systems, which have been working overtime to keep us cool and comfortable, some much needed TLC. Here are a few pointers to keep your air conditioning and heating system running smoothly as we enter the fall and winter months.
Having a new air conditioning system installed at your home is a major expense, so it’s important that the process is done correctly and efficiently to get the most out of this investment. As you begin collecting estimates with local HVAC companies, there are several questions worth asking that can ultimately help you make the right decision and save you money.
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If there was ever a region where a well-functioning air conditioning unit is vital to survival and comfort, it’s Jacksonville, Florida. While many people flock to the city because of its bountiful sunshine, having access to the cool relaxation of an A/C unit makes the worst of the heat more bearable. If your air conditioning unit is on and running — but not cooling your home or business — it could be due to one of these reasons.
Although July is historically the hottest month of the year, August is still known to bring extremely hot temperatures that can feel even hotter with high levels of humidity in the air. When you aren’t able to rely on your air conditioner to reduce the effects of extreme heat, here are a few tips to stay safe and avoid a potentially life-threatening heat stroke.
There are many tips and tricks to save money on your energy bill. However, there are also many common A/C tips that are not true. Don’t get fooled into believing the following myths could save you money.
When your A/C system in Jacksonville needs replacement, chances are you are performing some research to learn more about your options. It’s important, however, to know about common terms used to describe the unit and air conditioning as a whole to ensure you’re making an informed decision. Here’s a look at some of the most commonly used A/C terms and what they mean.
A zone control system is a great way to not only boost energy efficiency in your home, it can also lower your overall heating and cooling costs as well as provide improved comfort within the home. At A/C Designs Heating & Air Conditioning, zone control system installation is just one of the many services we offer.