Envirotech Air Quality Services Blog

Handling Leaking Ductwork

April 6th, 2020

hand-sealing-ductworkThe ductwork in your home is important for delivering the conditioned air required to keep things comfortable and cool throughout the year. Without your ducts, your central air conditioner, or your ducted heat pump, isn’t going to be able to properly do its job. However, hearing that your ducts have sprung a leak can be a little confusing.

No, your ductwork isn’t going to start dripping water. When we refer to leaking ducts, we are talking about ductwork that has small breaks in its body where the air your air conditioning system is making is being allowed to escape. As you can imagine this is problematic when you are trying to maintain your home comfort–in fact, duct leaks are known for causing between a 15 to 40% home energy loss.

We can provide a reliable solution to this problem. All you have to do is reach out.

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The Perks of a Programmable Thermostat

March 23rd, 2020

programmable-thermostatWe are spending far more time in our homes these days which means it is all the more important to make sure that your home’s air conditioner is running well. You don’t want to be stuck sweating at home for days on end.

When your AC system starts struggling though, it is important to remember that the unit itself isn’t always the cause of the problem. Sometimes the issue may lie in a thermostat that is giving up the ghost and needs to be replaced.

If your thermostat is on its way out, it is the perfect time to consider the benefits of a programmable thermostat in Fort Lauderdale as a replacement!

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AC Maintenance Season is Here!

March 9th, 2020

air conditioner with tools on top and technician's hands working on itWe know that, because this is Fort Lauderdale, heating season never truly hits. However, that doesn’t mean that we don’t have times when we are able to comfortably let our air conditioning systems take a rest. That time of year is coming to an end though as the temperatures are about to spike again.

Whether your air conditioner got a little bit of a break or not, now is the best time of year to schedule maintenance in Fort Lauderdale, FL for it. We want to make sure that you take a moment to think about when you last got a maintenance tune-up for your AC because, if it has been a while, it is in your best interest to get a check done soon.

Maybe you are wondering why you should get maintenance now, or why bother with it at all. We can answer those questions for you and also show the added benefits that you’ll enjoy if you opt into our maintenance program.

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What You Can Do For Your Ducts

February 24th, 2020

ductwork-condition-hurting-household“Out of sight, out of mind.”

This phrase is all too true when it comes to the ductwork in homes all around Florida. As long as the cool air is flowing, most people don’t think about the network that is hidden within their walls and attic to get that air to where it needs to go–at least they don’t until it stops doing its job.

Your ductwork may not be visible all the time but the difference that it makes to your life is huge so taking care of that network is actually pretty important. The question you may be asking now is what exactly you are supposed to do to help your ducts?

We can help you answer that question and provide the services you need to keep your ducts in working order and your home cool and comfortable.

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Tips to Improve Your IAQ

February 10th, 2020

woman-blowing-noseHere in West Palm Beach, the weather tends to have a trend: hot and humid. While we are thankful for our air conditioning systems providing a haven from the heat outside, sometimes it can feel a little worse to be breathing the air indoors than it does outdoors. This is normally a sign that you need to take stock of your indoor air quality.

Your indoor air quality (IAQ) can impact both your comfort while at home and your health in the long run, depending on what is getting through your vents. We want to make sure you are optimally comfy while at home so we want to give you some tips to improve your indoor air quality in West Palm Beach, FL.

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Money Saving Tips for Your HVAC System

January 27th, 2020

air-conditioner-unit-money-pileLet’s be honest, we all could use another way to save some cash during our day to day life. Aside from cutting coupons and eating at home more often though, did you know that you have ways to save money in the way that you use your home comfort system?

Believe it or not, you can! It is possible to save money based on the way you use parts of your HVAC system such as your air conditioning unit. These tactics may seem odd but they are truly easy to incorporate into your day-to-day patterns, with the end result being money remaining in your pocket where it belongs.

Lets get started with tips on how to save you some cash that you can use today.

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3 Things to Know About Mold Remediation

January 13th, 2020

mold-spotsMold is never something that anyone wants in their home. Whether it is a too-old banana or musty, unwashed clothing, mold growth is never fun. And this goes double, if not triple, for mold in your walls, floors, or air systems.

Unfortunately, while Florida can be a fun place to live in, it is also humid. Really humid. And all that moisture puts our homes at risk of developing mold. We are locals to the area so we understand the problem–and we’ve made ourselves the pros to turn to for mold remediation.

We want you to know what you’re dealing with when it comes to mold in your home and why it is so important to get it gone ASAP.  That’s why below we’ve listed three key facts to remember about mold remediation services and how they help you.

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What Air Conditioning System Is Best For You?

December 30th, 2019

couple-making-choiceWinter is here and we are days away from the first day of January…and we are talking about air conditioning? Yes! Because we are in Florida, most of us use our AC units far more than our heaters throughout the year, making cooling units a subject to discuss no matter what month it is.

Maybe you are in need of a new air conditioning unit for your home. Maybe you are looking to switch to a new type of system. Whatever your reasoning, if you are in the market for air conditioning installation in West Palm Beach, FL, we can help. Not only do we offer top-tier installation services, but we also have the knowledge you need to help you choose the AC system that will best meet your needs.

Temperatures may be getting brisker at the moment, but that actually makes it the best time to look into a new air conditioning unit. Let’s dive into your options

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Why Professional AC Repair is Vital

December 16th, 2019

technician-repairing-ACThe wintertime holiday season is here but Boca Raton is going to have a warm, temperate December, which is par for the course for us. Temperatures are expected to drop by just a few degrees soon, just in time to give us a Christmas week in the 70s…accompanied by thunderstorms galore.

Before those clouds roll in though, we want to ask if your AC system is ready to continue keeping you cool throughout the rest of the year and into 2020, especially should you play host to your family and friends in the coming days. If you aren’t sure of your answer, you may be in need of professional air conditioning repair in Boca Raton, Fl.

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Why DIY AC Repair Spells Trouble

December 2nd, 2019

trained-hvac-technicianThe holidays are in full swing, which means lots of gatherings, food, and fun. Here in Boca Raton, it also means our air conditioners are likely going to be running quite steadily too, since our climate doesn’t exactly get too chilly. You want your home to be comfortably temperate and you should be able to achieve that as long as your system keeps on going.

But what happens when your AC stops chugging along and starts clanking the day away?

If and when you encounter a repair need for your air conditioner (and you will–they don’t last forever, unfortunately) you might be tempted to try to fix the issue yourself. While this option might seem faster or cheaper, we want you to know that it is vital to get help from a trained HVAC technician rather than trying to take on repairs yourself.

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