The Origins of Air Conditioning

July 20, 2020

It’s said that necessity is the mother of invention, and this is certainly true of Americans who were gaining their footing in the United States during the late 1800s and early 1900s. Keep in mind that the modern conveniences of today were not around in those days. They were invented just as the Industrial Revolution was getting started in the early 1900s in states like New York and in regions like New England. Hudson, FL, is one of those regions that experience hot and humid weather, so it should be no surprise that it was Dr. John Gorrie of Florida,...

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What is Super Cooling?

July 10, 2020

There are several ways to maximize the cost efficiency of your cooling system. One strategy that some homeowners in , Hudson, FL, are using is super cooling. If you are interested in lowering your energy bills, we can walk you through additional cost-saving options. Here is some information about super cooling to consider. What Is Super Cooling? Super cooling is the process of lowering the temperature of an AC’s thermostat as much as possible and running it during the off-peak hours. The logic is that you are going to cool your home at a cheaper price. Then, that temperature is...

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12 Air Conditioner Tips to Beat the Heat

June 20, 2020

When you’re stuck indoors during the summer here in Florida, it’s easy to get distracted by the heat. You may even get the constant urge to run in front of an air conditioning vent. Thankfully, there are several ways you can keep cool and comfortable so that you can get the most out of your cooling system during the sunny season. Here are 12 tips that will help you beat the heat. 1. Keep Doors Open as Much as Possible Many people may not realize this, but a closed room does not facilitate good airflow. It’s true whether you’re only...

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How To Avoid Overheating Your AC Unit

June 5, 2020

Your AC unit is your lifeline during these hot summer days. There’s nothing better than coming home after a long day of work and putting the AC on full blast. However, there are drawbacks to this luxury. If you use your AC too much, it could potentially overheat and cause damage. Now it’s not guaranteed that overusing it one time will lead to disaster. Nevertheless, you really don’t want to risk it when the AC is so valuable to your home. Let’s take a look at how to avoid overheating your AC unit. Use in Moderation First of all, you’ll...

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How to Reduce AC Power Consumption

May 20, 2020

In the middle of a Florida summer, it may be difficult to worry about your AC power consumption. Your main concern is to remain comfortable while indoors. This is understandable, but your energy bills may skyrocket. However, there are ways to stay comfortable and keep your energy costs manageable. At , we give this kind of advice to customers on a regular basis. Here are some suggestions on how to reduce AC power consumption during the hot seasons. Go Up One Degree People are creatures of habit. People also have standards of comfort that they want to maintain. So, when...

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Understanding Airflow in Your Home

October 1, 2019

Proper airflow within a home is crucial to ensure an even temperature throughout the house and to maintain optimum air quality. You can have too much of a good thing, though, which can actually increase your energy expenses when your system runs more often than necessary. Mechanical vs. Natural Ventilation When the team at in Hudson assesses your ventilation, we are concerned with two aspects: mechanical and natural. Natural ventilation encompasses the air that enters your home through seams, gaps, cracks and so forth. Some natural ventilation is expected, but too much can cause your system to be inefficient and...

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What to do About a Rusty Air Conditioner

September 23, 2019

Rust is a common issue on air conditioners that can affect the quality of the parts and shortens the life span of the appliance. Many homeowners encounter issues with their AC unit once rust forms. If you discover rust has formed on the parts, there are a few important steps to take to resolve the issue and keep your appliance operating well. 1. Inspect the Internal Components Hire a professional from a company like to perform a thorough inspection of the parts to ensure that all of the rust is uncovered. It’s important to be aware of which areas need...

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AC Dangers: What You Should Never Do

September 7, 2019

AC issues often develop when homeowners fail to provide a high level of care to the appliance each season. Problems tend to form due to damaged parts or overuse. If you want to avoid costly repairs or replacements, here are a few mistakes that you should avoid making. 1. Improperly Sized Systems AC systems that are improperly sized for the building can become a big issue down the road. Many homeowners make the mistake of installing a larger AC system thinking that it’ll cool the interior setting better than a smaller unit. Unfortunately, this will lead to insufficient power usage...

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The Best Way to Cool Older Homes

August 28, 2019

Older homes may offer more than their unique exterior looks. As long as the property is well-maintained, a decades-old house can be perfect to live inside. The age of the home, however, does create some concerns for people living there. You may wonder what’s the best way to cool an old house. Here are some ideas. Eliminate Drafts and Poor Insulation Older homes might not be the best insulated nor entirely energy-efficient. Cracks in windows or the frames, for example, could let cold air escape. If cold air doesn’t stay inside the property, then keeping temperatures controlled becomes difficult. Addressing...

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4 Steps to Take If Your AC Won’t Turn On

August 21, 2019

Air conditioners are designed to last an average of 10 years. While most systems have a high level of durability, issues can develop over time due to excess wear or a lack of maintenance. In a worst-case scenario, a system will suddenly cease operation. Here are a few steps to take if your AC won’t turn on. 1. Check the Air Filter Many people forget to replace their air filters, which can quickly become clogged during the warmer months of the year and lead to a lack of airflow. Make it a point to periodically check if it’s time to...

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