IERNA's Heating & Cooling Blog

Duct Cleaning FAQ: Everything You Want to Know

May 2nd, 2016

While many people likely don’t give the cleanliness of their ductwork much thought, it’s actually a pretty important subject. Ductwork that has been affected by mold, dust, and other pollutants can severely impact your indoor air quality and thus, your health.

So while it’s not a process that you need to undergo as often as routine air conditioning maintenance, duct cleaning is an important aspect to caring for your HVAC system. We’ve compiled some of the most commonly asked questions about duct cleaning below, along with our answers.

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AC Problems: Condensate Drain Troubleshooting

April 25th, 2016

Are you aware of the role that the condensate drain plays in your air conditioning system? Most homeowners aren’t, however the condensate drain is a vital component to your air conditioner. Your AC is able to cool your house by removing the moisture out of the air. That moisture has to have somewhere to go, and this is where the condensate drain comes in.

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Should You Invest in a Bryant Housewise™ Thermostat?

April 18th, 2016

If your air conditioner’s compressor is the heart of your system, then the thermostat is its brain. The thermostat communicates with your air conditioner to ensure that your system is keeping your living space comfortable. We want you to be able to get the most out of your thermostat and ensure that your entire HVAC system is working efficiently. That’s why we highly recommend investing in a Bryant Housewise™ WiFi® Thermostat.

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Why Use a Whole-House Dehumidifier This Summer?

April 11th, 2016

Keeping your home comfortable during the summer season does, of course, necessitate keeping it cool. However, running your home cooling system effectively does not necessarily mean that you are going to be able to live in the level of comfort that we know you deserve. You must also enjoy great indoor air quality in your home, and that is going to be all but impossible to do if your home is simply too humid within. Using a whole-house dehumidifier in Wesley Chapel, FL is, without a doubt, the best way in which to overcome problems with high humidity in your home, and the many issues that excessive humidity can lead to.

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Signs That AC Repairs Are Imminent

April 4th, 2016

While we have not yet made our way into the most oppressively hot time of the year, there is no denying that temperatures are already climbing to relatively uncomfortable levels. If you are planning on keeping your home cool efficiently and reliably this summer, then you hopefully have invested in a good air conditioning system, and have had that system installed by a skilled, trained professional. Furthermore, you should be keeping up with your system’s annual maintenance needs, lest it fail to provide you with the dependable performance that you deserve. Even if you have taken all of the right steps, though, the fact is that you will eventually require air conditioning repairs in Tampa, FL.

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We Are the First and Only HVAC Contractor in the State of Florida to Earn the Bryant Pinnacle Award

March 28th, 2016

Our work ethic is not something that we like to brag about around here, as we hold ourselves to the highest of standards for the simple reason that we believe our customers deserve nothing less. Still, it is always nice to be recognized for a job well-done, and our latest accolade is really a doozy. It is with great pride that we announce our company as the recipient of the Bryant Pinnacle Award. Bryant is known as being an innovator and a leader in our field, and being recognized by them in this manner is truly an honor. Read on to learn a bit more about what qualifies us for this prestigious achievement.

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Why We Chose to Support the Dream Center of Lakeland

March 21st, 2016

This is a blog post of a different color for us, but we believe in spreading the word about causes that we believe in. That is why we have decided to share with you an uplifting opportunity to help out the Dream Center of Lakeland that we recently took advantage of. If you are interested in learning more about this organization, read up on their goals and view their introductory video here. Once you do, we think that you’ll understand our willingness to help them along in a time of need. We love our community, and sometimes it is true that actions speak louder than words.

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Why Is a Refrigerant Leak Such a Serious Concern?

March 14th, 2016

With temperatures consistently climbing into the 80’s at this point, you’ve no doubt already put your air conditioning system back into action for the season. Just keep in mind that your system is just getting started, and that it’s got a long, arduous cooling season ahead of it. All of the wear and tear that it incurs can lead to some serious operational problems. One of the most problematic is the development of a refrigerant leak in your system. If you notice any sings of a refrigerant leak in your system—we’ll give you some examples of warning signs to look out for below—contact us to schedule immediate air conditioning repairs in Westchase, FL.

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How to Change Your AC and/or Furnace Filters

March 7th, 2016

For the most part, you’ll need to enlist the services of a skilled professional to have your HVAC system maintained. However, there is one crucial task that you should be completing on your own, as it cannot wait for your annual maintenance appointment: changing your air filter(s). Depending upon the type of system that you use, whether it is used for heating or cooling only, or both, and the design of the system, there may be more than one air filter to change. Consider the following information, and remember that this relatively simple procedure can do a world of good for your home comfort system. 

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Need a New AC Before Summer? Consider Going Ductless

February 29th, 2016

The hottest time of the year is not upon us just yet, but it will be here before you know it. Even now, you can feel the outdoor temperatures rising. If you have been thinking about replacing your air conditioner, or if your system broke down just before the heating season started and you know for sure that this is the year for a replacement, now is the time to start seriously considering your options. Ideally, your new air conditioner will be in place before the hottest—and also the busiest, for AC technicians—days of summer are here. 

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