Certified Air Systems, Inc. Blog : Archive for September, 2015

Have a Heat Pump? Don’t Forget about Bi-Annual Maintenance

Monday, September 28th, 2015

Unlike other parts of the country, the Fall Equinox doesn’t bring the chilly air to Apopka, FL, at least not yet. However, that doesn’t mean your heat pump system doesn’t need some attention, and now is the perfect time to schedule bi-annual maintenance. (more…)

Are You Losing Energy Efficiency to Poor Insulation?

Monday, September 21st, 2015

We are heading into our cooler season, but if you noticed that your energy bills seemed to climb higher and higher over the summer months and your AC system was fine, it may be time to have your home’s insulation checked. Having good insulation isn’t just for the cooler months of the year; it is important to have good insulation for year-round comfort and good energy efficiency. The HVAC experts at Certified Air Systems, Inc., can help determine whether or not your home in Lake Mary, FL needs more insulation, and if so, install it so you have the comfort and energy savings you need. (more…)

What Is the Freon Phase-Out?

Monday, September 14th, 2015

The heating and cooling industry has made a number of strides to make products and whole home systems that are more energy efficient and less problematic for the environment. Specific to the cooling industry, it was found about 20 years ago that Freon, the brand name for R-22 refrigerant which was used for many years in air conditioning systems, was a large contributor to problems with the ozone layer. Specifically, Freon emits greenhouse gases. Since that time, a number of mandates have rolled out according to a specific time frame to reduce and eventually eliminate R-22 completely. How will this affect you? Let’s take a look. (more…)

Why Is There Ice on My Air Conditioning System?

Monday, September 7th, 2015

We are in the thick of our hottest weather, which means you air conditioner is working hard around the clock to provide your home in Maitland, FL with the cool air it needs. It is during the warmest weather that your system is most likely to experience malfunctions. While upon first glance it may not seem like an issue, any kind of ice build-up on your air conditioner is most definitely an indication that there is an imbalance in your system, and it needs to be repaired as soon as possible. (more…)