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

Why Your Air Conditioner Might Be Losing Output

Monday, March 14th, 2016

When you live in a hot, humid climate such as ours, you want an air conditioning system you can rely on. Loss of output is actually more common that many homeowners realize. If your AC doesn’t seem to be blowing as much cool air as it should, it’s time to find out why and have the problem resolved effectively. Keep reading to discover why your air conditioner may be losing output. (more…)

My Heat Pump Isn’t Changing Modes

Monday, November 30th, 2015

We are still enjoying pretty warm weather here in Orlando, but once the sun goes down, our evenings are getting pretty cool. If you have pressed the “heat” button on your heat pump’s thermostat only to find that it isn’t giving you warm air, it is time to give the HVAC pros from Certified Air Systems, Inc., a call. There can be a few reasons why your heat pump won’t switch to heating mode, but it’s very important to allow an expert to find out the issue. (more…)

Why Consider a Ductless Air Conditioner?

Monday, July 6th, 2015

With so many options for whole home air conditioning, it isn’t hard for a homeowner to become overwhelmed by the number of available choices. The best way to determine which types of systems may be best for your home is to have a basic understanding of them, so we’re going to take a look at ductless air conditioners today. You may have heard about ductless air conditioners or even seen a blower. First, we’ll take a look at how the system is configured, and then the reasons why a ductless AC may be a good choice for you. (more…)

Is Your Thermostat a Match for Your Air Conditioning System?

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

There are a few key areas of your air conditioning that can be overlooked: your ductwork, because it isn’t highly visible, and your thermostat. While you see your thermostat all the time, and use it frequently, its power is definitely underscored – but it shouldn’t be. This is why we ask: is your thermostat a good match for your current AC system in Orlando, FL? Because if it isn’t, you may be short changing yourself and your AC. (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…)

The 3 Important Steps of Whole Home AC Installation

Monday, June 8th, 2015

Congratulations! You’ve decided to install whole home air conditioning. Now what do you do? Once you’ve made the decision to install a new air conditioning system, there are three important steps you should follow to help ensure that you install a system that will meet your needs for years to come. What are those steps? Here is a quick overview from the air conditioning specialists at Certified Air Systems, Inc.: (more…)

Common Problems That Can Develop with Your Air Conditioner’s Blower

Monday, June 1st, 2015

Ducted air conditioning systems have a large fan called a blower that pushes the cool air from the evaporator into your home’s living spaces. The blower is one of two fans that are critical components in your AC system. Fans tend to have multiple moving parts, making them somewhat vulnerable to developing problems, and your indoor blower is no exception. Blower problems can create a number of issues with your cooling, from low air flow to no cool air at all, so if you suspect that your blower may have an issue, it’s important to call your Certified Air Systems, Inc., technician right away. (more…)

Ways Ducts Sealing Helps Your Air Conditioner

Monday, May 25th, 2015

Your air conditioning system consists of a number of components, and with a traditional split system air conditioner, one of these components is your ductwork. Without your ductwork, the cool air generated by your AC would not be able to reach your indoor living spaces. Ductwork is durable, but it isn’t infallible, and over time, damage and corrosion can set it, making your ductwork faulty. Faulty ductwork can account for up to 30% of your home’s total air loss, a significant amount of air to lose from your AC system. But there’s a great service that can help remedy faulty ductwork: professional duct sealing, handled by our experts at Certified Air Systems, Inc. (more…)

What Is MERV and Why Does It Matter for My Air Filter?

Monday, May 18th, 2015

‘Tis the season of allergies, and many homeowners are changing or upgrading their mechanical air filters to accommodate for the allergy sufferers in their homes. Not all air filters are made alike, nor do they all remove the contaminants you need removed from your home to properly clean your indoor air. How do you know how a specific air filter is going to perform? You need to check its MERV rating. (more…)

Has Your AC Called It a Day?

Monday, May 11th, 2015

Temperatures are heating up in our area, and odds are you’ve had your air conditioner running for a couple of weeks. Not sure if your AC will make it through our whole summer season this year? Then it’s time to review some of the warning signs that can mean it’s time to replace an outdated air conditioner in Orlando, FL. (more…)