Envirotech Air Quality Services Blog

How Can I Help My Air Conditioner Run More Efficiently?

May 23rd, 2016

It’s no secret that Florida residents use their air conditioning systems a lot. In fact, it’s estimated that your HVAC system makes up about 50% of all your month-to-month energy bills. Therefore, it’s only natural that you want to find ways to save as much money as possible when operating this system.

The good news is, there are a few things you can do that may help lower your bills, that don’t involve completely shutting on your air conditioner when you need to use it. While many AC efficiency tasks require the services of a trained professional, below are some ways you can help your air conditioner run more efficiently.

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What Causes Mold Development in Your AC?

May 16th, 2016

In a previous post, we discussed duct cleaning and some signs that it’s time for you to have this service done. One reason to invest in duct cleaning is due to the development of mold in your system. But how does it get there to begin with? Keep reading to discover some of the most common reasons for mold growth in your air conditioning unit.

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4 Reasons Your Air Conditioner May Not Be Cooling Your Home

May 4th, 2016

As we are already well into our warmer seasons, now is definitely not the time you want to be dealing with an air conditioning problem. Most major issues can be prevented by regularly maintaining your system, allowing an HVAC professional to provide a thorough inspection and cleaning. However, even the well-maintained cooling systems will run into problems every now and then. One of the most common complaints we hear is that a customer’s air conditioner is not cooling their home. We’ve addressed this concern below, citing 4 reasons why this may be occurring.

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Signs You May Have a Problem with Your Ductwork

May 4th, 2016

Of all the appliance and electronic components you have in your home, you probably do not give much thought to your ductwork. However, your ducts are an essential part of your household air conditioning system. They function to transport conditioned air to the various rooms in your home. Because they don’t have moving parts, they rarely require repairs the way the rest of your HVAC system does.

However, that does not mean they are immune to problems. Repairs or replacement is sometimes an unavoidable necessity. And fixing it yourself is not a viable option. Despite its name, “duct tape” is not a sustainable solution for ductwork damage. The good news is, a qualified professional can conduct repairs and have you back in business in no time. But how do you know if you even have a problem with your ductwork? We’ve shared some signs below.

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3 Signs That You May Have a Mold Problem

April 25th, 2016

Nobody wants to be faced with a mold problem. Not only is mold unsightly and inconvenient, it can make you and your family sick. Unfortunately, many people live in a home with mold and experience adverse health effects long before even realizing it’s there. They either ignore or are unaware of the warning signs until the problem reaches a point that the mold has reached a critical point. Therefore, it’s important to understand 3 of the most common signs that you have a mold problem, which we’ve listed below.

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Is It Time to Have Your Ducts Cleaned?

April 19th, 2016

A common question many Florida residents have is, “Is it worth it to have my ductwork cleaned?” It is—admittedly—not something that needs to be done on as regular a basis as air conditioning maintenance. However, it is one of the most effective ways to improve your indoor air quality. With spring upon us, your indoor air quality may actually be in worse shape than the air quality outdoors. But how do you know if it’s time to schedule air duct cleaning?

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Need a New AC? Consider Going Ductless!

April 11th, 2016

Now is the time of year when air conditioning starts to weigh heavily on our minds. It’s already getting pretty warm out there, and it is only going to get hotter and hotter as the days go by from here on out. Hopefully, you’ve got a dependable and effective air conditioning system installed and ready to go in your home. If you suspect the need for an AC replacement in Royal Palm Beach, FL, though, or if your system has given out on you entirely and this is definitely the case. Now is the time to act. While your at it, you are wise to carefully consider the use of a ductless mini split system in your home.

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Keep Your Allergies in Check This Spring

April 4th, 2016

You don’t want to miss out on all of the fun that spring allows for just because your allergies are out of control. Of course, we cannot help you to reign in the allergens in the world at large. What we can do, however, is help you to ensure that the quality of the air within your home is as high as possible, so that you won’t suffer needlessly in your own living space. It’s important to remember that there are a lot of conditions which may adversely affect your indoor air quality, and that different solutions may be required for different situations. When you schedule your indoor air quality services in West Palm Beach, FL with a member of our staff, you can always count on getting the right solution to the problem at hand.

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3 Common Problems with Walk-In Coolers

March 28th, 2016

If your commercial facility requires large-capacity cold storage, then a walk-in cooler is the appliance for you. It is convenient, offer low operating costs, and gives you flexibility for your refrigeration needs. Additionally, walk-in coolers provide a large amount of cooling power, with technology to alert you of temperature fluctuations. As great as these systems are though, they are just like any other appliance in that they do need routine maintenance, and they can also run into problems. We’ve highlighted 3 of the most common problems with walk-in coolers below.

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When Should I Replace My Thermostat?

March 21st, 2016

Your thermostat is the brain of your HVAC system, regulating the temperature inside a single room or your entire living space. It works by sensing the ambient temperature and sending an electrical signal to your air conditioning system, furnace, or both, causing it to cycle. Thermostats are fairly reliable devices, but they occasionally run into problems just like any other component of your system. But how do you know when it’s time to replace your thermostat?

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