Pet lovers definitely have something to smile about—studies show that caring for a pet (especially a dog) can improve your health, reduce your risk of depression, help you get better sleep, and even extend your lifespan. Unfortunately, there are some not-so-lovely aspects of owning a beloved pet, including the effect they can have on your home’s air quality. Learn more about how pets impact indoor air quality and a few ways you can purify the air you and your pets breathe.
Winter is here and with it brings chilly homes, high heating costs, and leaving people to wonder if there are any money-saving steps they could take. The key to improved home comfort (and more money in your pocket) is understanding common heating mistakes you might be making and how to fix them.
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.
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.
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.
Florida weather — contrary to what the rest of the country believes — is not always sunshine and warm breezes. In spite of our region’s reputation for hot weather year round, the reality is that Florida weather is very inconsistent. This inconsistency can cost you a lot of money as you adjust your thermostat to stay comfortable indoors.
While the winter months in Jacksonville, Florida are generally mild, there are typically a handful of days or weeks where temperatures are near freezing and homeowners turn to their heating systems for comfort. To ensure your system is in peak condition, regardless if you are using air conditioning or heating, it’s important to perform regular maintenance.
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.