Envirotech Air Quality Services Blog : Posts Tagged ‘HVAC’

Common “End of Season” AC Repair Needs

Monday, October 21st, 2019

technician-working-on-outside-air-conditioner-unitLet’s face it, fall may be here according to the calendar but it really doesn’t feel much different here in Palm Beach, Fl. With temperatures that rarely drop below the 70s, we truly don’t have to worry about warming our homes much, if at all. Our HVAC systems are tasked, however, with keeping our homes cool nearly year-round.

When you put that kind of demand on a cooling system, you can imagine the level of wear and tear it can create. Without proper care, your air conditioning system can easily run into problems because of how often it is used.

So what might be some “end of season” issues that your cooler might be running into? We can give you the details on potential repair needs that your system might need help with below.

And while you are reading, you should consider getting the ball rolling by scheduling repair service for your Palm Beach, Fl HVAC system sooner than later.

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Common Air Conditioning Myths, Debunked

Monday, June 3rd, 2019

white-question-mark-on-blue-circle-on-white-backgroundWhen it comes to getting the most efficient use out of your air conditioner, there is a lot of information out there. For instance, you might have read that you need professional maintenance done on your system once a year (or twice a year, if you have a heat pump). You might have heard that if a compressor dies it’s best to replace the whole AC system (in most cases, this is true).

Unfortunately, there are also less helpful tips that homeowners have heard and believed over the years—tips that, if followed, can be detrimental to the overall performance and functionality of your cooling system. We’ve debunked some of the most common below.

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How to Boost Your Cooling Efficiency

Monday, April 22nd, 2019

house-cutout-against-blue-skyOne of the most common questions our technicians get about air conditioning systems is how to spend less on using them each month. In other words, how do you use your air conditioner most efficiently in order to lower your energy bills? Considering how unbearably hot it gets in our area, it’s only natural that you may wonder this as well.

The good news is, in addition to scheduling routine air conditioning maintenance, there are a number of free ways to boost your cooling efficiency. Keep reading for tips on how to use your air conditioner most efficiently, and give us a call if you suspect operational problems.

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Signs of a Failing Cooling System

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

technician's hands working on ac unitAs much as we would like it to be the case, no machine or appliance lasts forever, no matter how well it’s made or cared for. Your air conditioning system is no exception. It has a limited lifespan and when it reaches the end of it, it’s a good idea to have the system replaced before it completely breaks down on you.

Plus, those repairs may prove to be worthless if you discover you need a new system altogether.

Our team is happy to conduct an inspection and help you determine if your air conditioning system is on its last legs. This way, you can schedule a replacement at your convenience, preventing an emergency loss of cooling.

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The Impact of Shoddy Ductwork on Your HVAC Systems

Monday, February 12th, 2018

Male hands setting up ventilation system indoorsMost homeowners don’t often think about how important their ductwork is for either of their Fort Lauderdale, FL HVAC systems, whether it’s their forced air central air conditioner or heat pump system. After all, this component of your cooling and heating system is out of sight, hiding in walls, floors, ceilings, and crawlspaces.

But if you had your ductwork installed by an amateur or if you haven’t had your ductwork checked in a while, it could be damaged. And if you have air ducts that are affected by leaks, bad connections, or poor construction, you can be experiencing issues that lead to poor HVAC efficiency and potential HVAC repair needs, too. One of the most common problems we see in regards to shoddy ductwork is that it wasn’t properly sized for the home and HVAC system.

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Don’t Miss Envirotech Air Quality Services on The Vanilla Ice Project!

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

While we usually do not advocate for DIY projects when it comes to HVAC and IAQ services around the house, Envirotech Air Quality Services is proud to announce that we are entering our 3rd season as the HVAC contractor on The Vanilla Ice Project, which airs on the DIY Network! Building a new home or remodeling an existing one? Call EAQ for all of your HVAC and clean air needs at 561-686-8926. If you’ve not kept up with Vanilla Ice, AKA Rob Van Winkle over the years, this may sound a bit confusing to you. Just tune in to The Vanilla Ice Project this season to see what he’s been up to. Watch Rob and The Vanilla Ice Project‘s crew revamping and revitalizing properties throughout the South Florida area.

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Money Saving Tips for Cooling Your Home

Monday, September 7th, 2015

We are approaching a cooler time of the year, now that August is behind us. Of course, with a baseline of temperatures hovering around 90° in the recent past, our “cooler temperatures” are still fairly hot. Air conditioning is this area is in use throughout much of the year, and that is certainly holding true for the foreseeable future. If you are starting to feel a financial pinch because of how much you are paying to cool your home, read the information below. We’ve put together some helpful tips which should allow you to enjoy more efficient air conditioning in West Palm Beach, FL. Remember to work with Envirotech Air Quality Services when you need any AC services in the area.

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Why Forgo the Use of Air Ducts?

Monday, August 24th, 2015

Ductwork is very commonly used in homes and businesses in order to distribute conditioned air throughout such spaces. We offer comprehensive air duct services designed to keep those air ducts in the best working condition possible. That being said, we also understand that many homeowners either do not wish to use air ducts in their homes, or simply lack the space therein to accommodate the installation of bulky ductwork. Whatever your reasons for wishing to forgot the use of air ducts in your home, we can help you to cool your home effectively and efficiently regardless. Consider the use of ductless mini splits in West Palm Beach, FL. The ductless AC pros here at Envirotech Air Quality Services are happy to answer any questions that you may have.

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Why Should I Consider Using a Heat Pump?

Monday, August 17th, 2015

If you are getting ready to invest in a new heating or air conditioning system, whether this is your first foray into the market or you are ready to replace an ailing system, we strongly recommend that you consider all available system options carefully. Remember, there is no reason as to why you should have to continue using the same type of system that you always have previously. Take the heat pump, for instance. Heat pumps have a lot to offer homeowners that other systems simply cannot match. Below you’ll find some information regarding the operation of heat pumps, as well as the benefits that you can expect to enjoy by using a heat pump in Wellington, FL. Just remember to schedule any and all heat pump services with Envirotech Air Quality Services.

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Simple Tips for an Exceptional Thermostat Performance

Monday, June 1st, 2015

One fact that we here at Envirotech Air Quality Services like to remind our customers of is that, while small in stature, the thermostat is one of the most vital components in any HVAC system. It is true that there are a number of ways in which one may choose to heat and cool his or her home. At the heart of any such HVAC system, though, is a thermostat. Across the board, it is the thermostat which allows the homeowner to take control of his or her home comfort system. Here are a few tips to help you to get the most from your thermostat in West Palm Beach, FL. Contact us today if you are ready to invest in a quality thermostat or to schedule exceptional thermostat services.

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