IERNA's Heating & Cooling Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioning’

Have You Checked Your AC Air Filter Yet?

Monday, May 18th, 2020

dirty-air-filterYour air filter is an important part of your air conditioner but it might not be for the reasons you think. Contrary to popular belief, the filter that is built into your HVAC system is there for your unit’s protection, rather than for helping to reduce the duct in your house (though it doesn’t hurt that effort either). While it may not seem to be an important part of your system, the condition your filter is in will make a big difference in how well your air conditioner works.

If you aren’t sure what the purpose of your air filter really is, or if you need to change it out, we can offer a little clarification. We have listed some of the most frequently asked questions about air filters for your air conditioner in New Port Richey for your reference to give you a better idea of what this part of your system does.

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Check Your IAQ to Help Your AC System

Monday, April 20th, 2020

white question mark on a blue backgroundThere are a lot of different factors that can impact the operation of your air conditioning system. From loose parts to low refrigerant levels, one problem going undetected for too long can have a pretty negative effect on your system’s ability to do its job.

One factor that many people forget to consider is their indoor air quality or IAQ. The reason many people don’t think about how their IAQ affects their AC system is that they don’t realize just how big of an impact it has. We want to give you some extra information so you can better understand just how important your IAQ is to your cooling comfort.

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Are You Using Your AC Efficiently?

Monday, September 23rd, 2019

floor-ac-ventHave you found yourself facing astronomical cooling costs over the past summer? What if we told you that you didn’t have to? No, we’re not going to tell you to stop using your air conditioner—that would be unbearable and pretty much impossible around our parts. But boosting your air conditioner’s efficiency so that you pay less on your monthly bills is possible, and it’s not very hard.

Keep reading as we share some of the best cost-effective tips and tricks we have to give your air conditioner a boost and stop paying an arm and a leg just to keep comfortable in your home. It may officially be fall—but we still have plenty of hot weather to contend with!

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Remodeling a Home? Consider Ductless AC

Monday, September 10th, 2018

Closeup view about using some appliance such as air condition.Chances are you’ve heard of ductless mini splits at some time or another. Ductless cooling (and heating) is very popular in Europe and Japan, where central cooling is less common and is now increasing in popularity here in the U.S. If you are considering adding a new air conditioner to your home, whether due to new construction or to replace your existing, aging, air conditioner, then we highly recommend considering a ductless unit.

But is this the right choice for your home and your specific needs? Only a professional can really determine that, so be sure to give us a call if you’re taking this into consideration. In the meantime, we’ve provided some guidelines below on when ductless air conditioning in Tampa may be a great idea!

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Common Summer AC Repairs to Be Aware of

Monday, July 30th, 2018

Downtown Tampa Florida in the afternoonUnfortunately, even though we wish it were true, there is no air conditioner on the market that will perform at 100% efficiency and effectiveness throughout its entire lifespan. Now, you can definitely reduce your chances of needing sudden emergency repairs, and maybe even the most costly of AC repairs, by scheduling routine maintenance. Maintenance should be performed at least once a year for a standard air conditioner and twice a year for heat pump systems.

And when your Tampa, FL air conditioning system does need repair, our team is the one to contact. The sooner you address issues with your air conditioner, the less likely it is that your system will suffer serious problems or damage later on. There is no air conditioner problem that’s small enough to ignore or delay.

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Top 5 Reasons Your AC Might Struggle This Summer

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

Air conditioner with tools on itWhen it comes to air conditioning in Tampa, you expect one simple result from your system—relief from the unbearable heat. Now that spring is officially here and summer is never far behind in our parts, your AC system is going to be taking on the bulk of its annual work to keep your home cool and comfortable.

But what if your cooling system isn’t actually doing its job? If you discover that you have to run your AC almost constantly just to get a moderate amount of relief, or if you’ve discovered that rooms are staying too hot, then you might have a problem with your system. There are a number of possible causes for this, but we’re going to cover the top 5 reasons your AC system may struggle this summer.

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It’s That Time of Year, Schedule an AC Tune-Up Now!

Monday, March 26th, 2018

technician's hands with tools working on ac unitFor most parts of the country, the end of March marks the end of winter too, both officially and weather wise. But for Tampa residents, “winter” doesn’t last long at all, and our air conditioners are typically still getting plenty of use.

But there’s no argument: your AC system gets its heaviest use in the spring and summer months. For this reason, it’s imperative that you get a Tampa, FL air conditioning maintenance session on your schedule ASAP.

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3 Common Causes of Subpar Cooling Efficiency

Monday, October 26th, 2015

This will probably not be a very controversial statement, but here in Florida, we tend to use our air conditioning systems a lot. If you were to only use your AC a few weeks out of the year, perhaps you’d not be too concerned with an inefficiency issue in regards to your cooling system. Around here, though, an inefficient air conditioner can be the root of very real financial burdens. With that in mind, we’ve put together a selection of some common causes of inefficient cooling for you to familiarize yourself with. If you are concerned about your air conditioner in Tampa, FL, just give us a call. IERNA’s Heating & Cooling is here to handle any AC services that you may need.

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Why Your Home Is Not Cooling Down Evenly

Monday, September 14th, 2015

When you live in as hot and humid a climate as we do, you really need to know that your air conditioner is going to be there for you when you need it most. Of course, the fact that your AC is up and running, blowing cool air, is not enough to guarantee that your system will meet your needs. Your air conditioner must not only cool your home, after all, but must also do so in an even, effective manner. If you discover that certain areas of your home are not as cool as others, with hot spots popping up throughout, then give us a call. We can handle any air conditioning repairs in Tampa, FL that your system may need. Just dial our number and IERNA’s Heating & Cooling will handle the rest.

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Why Schedule AC Repairs at the First Sign of Trouble?

Monday, August 24th, 2015

We know how tempting it can be to ignore problems with your air conditioning system, but we must advise you that it is always in your best interest to schedule any necessary air conditioning repairs in Tampa, FL as soon as you possibly can. Even if you are very close to the end of the cooling season, you should dial our number to have your compromised air conditioner set back on track immediately. The longer you wait to do so, the greater the risk at which you put your AC. Consider the information below, and make sure that IERNA’s Heating & Cooling is the company that you call when your AC is in trouble.

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