Envirotech Air Quality Services Blog

How to Choose the Right Air Conditioner for Your Home

June 27th, 2016

Even though summer has only just officially begun, we’ve been feeling the heat for a while now. With that being said, hopefully you haven’t run into any detrimental problems with your air conditioning system. If you have though, and you are considering replacing your air conditioning system, then you have some considerations to make.

First off, you’ll want to decide if your current system is truly the best type of AC for your home and your needs. You’ll also want to consider its efficiency rating and the make and model of the air conditioner. That’s not all though. We’ve listed below some other very important factors.

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How Can You Save Money on Air Conditioning This Summer?

June 20th, 2016

It’s no secret that summers in Florida can be unbearably hot. This is especially true if you don’t have a fully functioning air conditioner turned on almost nonstop. However as someone who lives here, you know how costly that can end up being. The good news is though, there are ways to use your AC as much as you need to and still save money.

Chances are high that your bills are higher than they need to be. Don’t waste your energy on running your AC haphazardly. Below we’ve shared a few methods to help you run your air conditioner more efficiently this season.

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Could it be Time to Replace Your Heat Pump?

June 13th, 2016

Heat pumps are highly efficient systems used for both heating and cooling homes throughout the country. However, just like any other home comfort device, they don’t last forever. Old age and natural wear and tear will affect your heat pump system, and eventually it will need to be replaced.

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The Benefits of Having Your Ducts Professionally Cleaned

June 6th, 2016

If you have a central air conditioning system, then you may also very well have a furnace that shares ductwork with said system. After running for a full season, it’s more than likely that your air ducts got a good workout. It’s normal for your system to accumulate dirt and dust throughout months of use, and your air ducts can be the natural place for these particles to rest.

However, if dust and other debris is left to build-up, then this layer of grime can cause problems for your air quality and your air conditioning system. Spring is a great time to schedule maintenance for your HVAC system, so consider scheduling an air duct cleaning appointment with a trained professional soon.

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Does My Ductless System Need to Be Replaced?

May 30th, 2016

With the increasingly hot temperatures already upon us, it may be hard to believe that summer isn’t here yet. But the truth is, we haven’t reached the peak of the heat, and soon you will need your ductless air conditioner to work harder than it has all year.

If you have an aging system that’s required a lot of repairs in recent years, then it may be time to question whether it is going to last you this entire season. You should make sure it gets replaced now rather than running the risk of it dying on you in the middle of one of our hottest days. Keep reading to discover some of the most common signs that your ductless system is ready to be replaced.

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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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