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Archive for October, 2013

Why an Air Filtration System is Important

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Air Filtration System

Data from the Environmental Protection Agency shows that indoor air pollution is the leading environmental health problem because its rate of pollution is 10 times more than outdoor air. According to the American College of Allergies, indoor air is responsible for half of all illnesses. The problem is getting worse considering the measures taken to make modern homes more energy-efficient. Many homes have improved insulation, high-quality exterior doors, windows and weather-stripping, which literally trap air within the houses. To the Read more

What is an Air Conditioning Capacitor?

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An air conditioning capacitor is an essential component of an air conditioning unit and is necessary for effective cooling performance. Every air conditioner is different and the air conditioning capacitor may vary. One system may only have one capacitor, while another could have several. Capacitors are often located on circuit boards. Air conditioning capacitors have a variety of functions listed below. Function of Capacitor in Air Conditioner Compressor Motor Capacitor: This air conditioning capacitor usually consists of two capacitors that are combined. Read more

Tips for Choosing a Reliable HVAC Company

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Homeowners in the Largo, FL area know how important it is to invest in a reliable heating and cooling system. Owners also know that in order to maintain a comfortable atmosphere indoors on a year-round basis, despite heat and humidity, they must have a reliable HVAC system. We cannot stress enough how important it is to find a reliable HVAC company that homeowners can count on for fast, dependable service, at affordable prices, especially for emergency calls on the hottest Read more

Common AC Problems and How To Fix Them

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An air conditioning system that is functioning at peak efficiency is a necessity to keep any Florida household cool and comfortable. There are some common AC problems, however, that occur from time to time that usually can be repaired with a simple fix that doesn’t require the services of an HVAC technician.  It’s important for homeowners to know that there are some things that they can check themselves before scheduling a repair appointment to save time and money. Cooling Problems Read more

HVAC Largo

The acronym HVAC stands for heating, ventilation and air conditioning. Most heaters and air conditioners on the market today require an air distribution system to deliver conditioned air to your home’s living spaces. Each component of an HVAC system is engineered to work in perfect synchronization with the others. When properly designed, installed and maintained, residential HVAC systems will keep your home comfortable in any weather for many years to come. How HVAC Components Work Together You home’s thermostat is Read more

Lower AC Costs

In sunny Florida, you depend on your cooling system to keep you cool and comfortable whenever outdoor temperatures soar. That can send your energy bills soaring too. These tips from the professionals at One Hour Air Conditioning and Heating can help lower your AC costs even in the hottest days of summer, without sacrificing your comfort. Change Your Air Filter A dirty filter impedes air circulation and forces your air conditioner to run longer than necessary, wasting your money. The Read more

AC Tips

Monthly utility bills comprise a necessary component in any household budget. While the cost cannot be entirely avoided, this expenditure can be decidedly reduced. A few preventive measures in regards to air conditioning will result in a lower payment each and every billing cycle. Clear Path for Air Flow Landscaping can provide a substantial impediment for unobstructed airflow. Shrubbery, bushes, and other natural features of the landscape frequently grow near the air conditioning unit. The desire to camouflage the unit Read more

When Should I Change my Furnace?

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When Should I Change My Furnace

For your home to remain at a comfortable temperature at all times, you need an efficient heating system. When your furnace is working properly, it will use less energy and will not endanger your air quality. As such, it is essential that you know when your furnace may need to be replaced. High Energy Bills If your gas or electric bills seem to be higher than normal, your furnace may be malfunctioning. Over time, furnaces lose their efficiency, especially if Read more