Envirotech Air Quality Services Blog : Archive for May, 2016

Does My Ductless System Need to Be Replaced?

Monday, 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?

Monday, 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?

Monday, 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

Wednesday, 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

Wednesday, 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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