Certified Air Systems, Inc. Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioning’

Improve Your AC System with Zone Control

Monday, April 11th, 2016

The days are already starting to get pretty warm around here, and it’s only going to get warmer as we get into the summer. As you prepare your air conditioner to cope with the stress of keeping you cool on a daily basis, you should also look at other systems that can improve its efficiency. One of those systems is zone control. Let’s take a look at how zone control can help make your air conditioner more efficient this summer. (more…)

Why a Bigger Air Conditioner Isn’t What You Need for Your Home

Monday, November 2nd, 2015

Did you find that your air conditioner in Apopka, FL was struggling this summer to keep your home comfortable? Many homeowners jump to the conclusion that their air conditioner is not the right size when this happens. While this can be a possibility, there are many other possibilities that can lead to issues with comfort. And if you go ahead and install a bigger AC, and find that your former AC wasn’t actually too small, you will have a number of new problems on your hands. The cooling experts from Certified Air Systems, Inc., can help determine whether or not the size of your air conditioner is actually the source for your inadequate cooling, or if another kind of problem is the reason. However, it is still important to understand why a bigger air conditioner is not the answer to most of your cooling problems. (more…)

The Key to Energy Efficiency This Summer: Proper Temperature Setting

Monday, August 10th, 2015

We’ve all seen in literature and even on television that setting your thermostat properly is important for energy conservation. Unfortunately, there isn’t as much specific information about the actual temperatures you should be setting your thermostat at. On top of this, there’s a lot of misinformation that gets passed around. So what should you do? The experts at Certified Air Systems, Inc., have some suggestions. (more…)

Helpful Tips for Your Air Conditioning System

Monday, July 27th, 2015

Over the years, the technicians at Certified Air Systems, Inc., have seen a lot and worked on just about every kind of system and issue possible. Because of this, we’ve been able to come up with some helpful tips that can help improve the performance of your air conditioning system, as well as the efficiency of the system. We are here to help with all of your AC needs in Altamonte Springs, FL, so if you need assistance, just give us a call! (more…)

How Often Do I Need to Change My AC’s Air Filter?

Monday, July 20th, 2015

One question our Certified Air Systems, Inc., experts get asked a lot is, “do I have to change my air filter?” The answer is unequivocally “yes!” Then comes the follow-up question: how often do I have to change it? The answer to this is also straight-forward: you should change your AC’s air filter every 3 months. If you have smokers and/or pets in your home, it should be every 2 months. But the last question is always the longer one to answer: “why do I need to change my air filter?” To answer this, we’ll list out some of the more common problems that can develop when you don’t change your system’s air filter regularly: (more…)

Why Your Air Conditioner Needs Refrigerant

Monday, June 15th, 2015

The cooling process is an interesting one, largely because it relies on a single chemical that changes states very easily: the refrigerant. While Freon was formerly used as a refrigerant, today’s refrigerant, also known as R-22, is a much more environmentally friendly option. Why is refrigerant so important? In short, because it facilitates the transfer of heat from your home. While air conditioners appear to cool a space by blowing cool air into it, what your AC actually does is remove heat and humidity and replaces it with cooled air – thanks to refrigerant. (more…)

Why Is There Frost on My Air Conditioner?

Monday, April 27th, 2015

Frost and frozen condensate build-up rank among the most common air conditioning problems reported in Orlando, FL, which can seem counter-intuitive on the surface. “Doesn’t frost build-up mean that it’s really cold?” When you add Orlando’s famous humidity to the mix – creating condensation on AC units that can easily frost over – it seems almost like a natural state of affairs. In truth, however, frost on your air conditioner represents a serious problem, and the longer you let it go, the worse it gets. The answer to the question “why is their frost on my air conditioner?” explains a great deal. (more…)

Reasons to Consider Ductless Air Conditioning

Monday, April 6th, 2015

Are you building a new home, or need to replace an aging, outdated air conditioning system? You may want to consider the installation of a ductless AC. Ductless air conditioning is fast becoming a top choice for whole home air conditioning for several reasons, but excellent installation is the key. The air conditioning experts at Certified Air Systems, Inc., have been helping customers in the Orlando, FL, area with their air conditioning needs for over 20 years, including installation. So why should you consider a ductless air conditioner for your home? Let’s take a look.

Benefits of Ductless Air Conditioning

Ductless air conditioning systems work by delivering air through indoor blowers that are supported by a single outdoor unit. The outdoor unit holds the compressor and condenser and can support up to 4 indoor blowers at a time. Each indoor blower operates separately, which brings us to our first great benefit: customized cooling. Indoor blowers operate individually, allowing you to cool an area just as you want to. You can also cool only the areas that you need to, which is a second benefit of a ductless AC system: better energy efficiency. When you cool only the areas that need it, you use less energy, thereby reducing your overall energy use. You also reduce the overall usage of your AC, which brings us to our third benefit: less stress on the system. A system that isn’t stressed works optimally, providing you with the comfort you need.

The lack of ductwork also provides some benefits. First, you don’t have to worry as much about air loss from faulty ductwork, which can greatly compromise your energy efficiency levels; second, you don’t have to worry about adding expensive ductwork to your home and lastly, expansion and installation can be easier with a ducted system because there is no ductwork to contend with.

Installing a new air conditioner can be a great opportunity to use a different whole house AC system that may fit your need better. Ready for a new AC? Call us today and schedule an appointment!

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