IERNA's Heating & Cooling Blog : Archive for July, 2016

The Problem with a Clogged AC Condensate Drain

Monday, July 25th, 2016

When it comes to troubleshooting air conditioning problems, the most common complaints we get are about the condenser making odd noises, or the AC system not blowing out cold air due to a refrigerant leak. These are both examples of very serious AC system problems that should be repaired right way, but one should never ignore what can go wrong with their condensate drain. But first, you must understand what exactly this air conditioning component is to understand why a clogged drain can create a huge problem.

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Keep Your Indoor Air Quality in Great Shape this Summer

Monday, July 18th, 2016

Summer has been here for a while, and it’s not going anywhere any time soon. So naturally your focus is likely on your air conditioning and its cooling capacity. There is one other factor of indoor comfort you should keep in mind this season, however.

When you rely on your air conditioner as much as you do in the state of Florida, you actually suffer from a drop in indoor air quality. This is because in order to efficiently use your AC, you shut everything up—trapping contaminants and pollutants in your home. Keep reading to learn more about indoor air quality and the products you can invest in to help with this problem.

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How Routine Maintenance Affects Your Air Conditioner’s Performance

Monday, July 11th, 2016

We’ve written about it before, and you’ve likely heard about air conditioning maintenance, but do you really know how important it is? Regular maintenance is essential to keeping a well-functioning air conditioner in your home. As you are very well aware, summer means heat and humidity in these parts, and you do not want to be stuck with an air conditioning system that is struggling to do its job.

By hiring a trained professional to thoroughly inspect and tune-up your AC system, you’ll be able to rely on cooling your home as effectively as you should be able to this season. Keep reading to learn more about how regular maintenance appointments affect the performance of your air conditioning system.

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Your Answers to Common Air Duct Cleaning Questions

Monday, July 4th, 2016

HVAC systems have brought American homes numerous benefits in recent decades. There have been excellent advances made, increasing the efficiency of central air conditioners and other types of cooling and heating systems. That’s not to say though, that these systems come without problems.

Since HVAC systems are intricate and complex machines with snakes of ductwork making their way through your home, they do serve as a sort of collection point for a variety of contaminants that can have a negative impact on your health. As such, occasional air duct cleaning services are essential.

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