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.
It might be a familiar sight to see your vehicle’s A/C dripping some water after it’s been parked for a few minutes. While this is a common occurrence that shouldn’t raise any red flags, the same can’t be said about your home’s air vents. If you notice water dripping from your A/C vents, the reasons range from fairly simple to complex. Below are four reasons why your vents may be dripping water:
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has reported that indoor air quality can be 2 to 5 times more polluted than outdoor air. If you are one of the many people who suffer from allergies or simply want to improve the quality of the air you breathe, here are four cost-effective ways to get started.
Preparing for a hurricane can be a stressful time, but it’s important to stay safe and have an action plan in the event of a major storm. Earlier this week, Owner of A/C Designs, Ed Tennant, visited the set of First Coast Living to share insights on how to prepare your air conditioning unit before, during, and after a hurricane.
As one of the most important systems in your household, you rely on your A/C to keep you and your family comfortable, regardless of the weather conditions outdoors. During the hot summer months an increase in energy bills is to be expected, but if the cost is skyrocketing and you ask yourself, “how can this be possible?” it may be time to turn to an expert to see if your air conditioner or cooling habits are to blame.
Pollution, allergens, and other environmental factors can reduce the quality of the air you breathe. Once inside the home, many people think they are safe from those problems. In truth, each room of your home has the potential to harbor unique air quality problems. Understanding the type of air quality problems each room is prone to will help you drastically improve your home’s indoor air.
Florida summers mean you count on your air conditioning system to keep you cool and comfortable. This is something that makes the hot weather bearable — even if your electric bill makes you cringe. But, your bill doesn’t have to keep climbing along with the temperature outside. You can keep your home cool and your utilities under control with an energy efficient, or high SEER rating, unit.
Summer is right around the corner, and it won’t be long before we see temperatures in or approaching three digits in the Jacksonville, FL area. While your air conditioning system may be handling the current temperatures without issue, now is the time to ensure your unit is able to keep up with the stress that hot weather brings.
The air quality inside your home might seem like it’s out of your control. However, there are several quick, inexpensive, and nearly effortless ways you can improve your indoor air quality.
Ultraviolet (UV) lights are quickly becoming the standard best practice when it comes to a home’s HVAC system. Nowhere is this more crucial than in hot and humid Florida. The combination of high humidity and extreme heat provide the perfect environment for bacteria, mold, and other irritants to grow and flourish.