1. Get ready for the summer – what to prepare for in the spring time

    In Florida’s tropical climate, it’s extremely important to have your air conditioning working properly and running efficiently. In addition to keeping you cool and comfortable when it’s hot outside, it also controls the temperate of the home to ward off excessive heat and humidity. Heat can be…Read More

  2. Why Do I Need an HVAC Tune-Up?

    Some people may be surprised to hear that their air conditioning units need tune-ups and regular maintenance just like their cars do. You use your air conditioner just as much as your vehicle. In fact, likely even more since your unit is running whether you are in your home or not. So, it is easy to…Read More

  3. How To Best Maintain Your Heater In The Winter

    Winter often sneaks up on us – and our homes! It’s important to prepare and maintain certain aspects of your house before and during the winter, perhaps most importantly, your heater! Regular maintenance will prevent you from finding your heater broken one cold day. Clean or replace the filter. …Read More

  4. My HVAC Unit is Running Louder, What are the Next Steps to Take?

    Loud HVACs can cause a vast variety of issues that don’t even pertain to the system itself. From troubles sleeping, to struggles focusing on tasks inside the home, this little problem can quickly get out-of-hand. To keep you and your family comfortable and your daily routines unhindered, Altman’…Read More

  5. UV Lights: Why Are They So Important?

    Anytime someone mentions UV (ultraviolet) light, the first thing you probably think of is those long, slender bulbs that line the interior of office buildings, often giving off a familiar humming while casting everything in a blue-ish glow. However, the reality is that’s just what we can see; the …Read More

  6. Heater trouble? Items to troubleshoot

    Is your heater acting up? Anything from normal wear and tear to dirty filters can cause your heater to malfunction. Because most problems with heaters are the same, there are several things to check and troubleshoot on your heater before calling a technician. By knowing the typical problems, you can…Read More

  7. Set your Thermostat on a Timer and save Money!

    It makes a lot of sense that a programmable thermostat could help you reduce your energy usage. You simply program your thermostat to warm (or cool) your home when you’re actually there, then, when you’re away (or asleep), the thermostat switches off. As is often the case, though, practice is di…Read More

  8. How Do I Know If My Air Conditioner Has a Leak?

    Refrigerant or Freon is the chemical blend that circulates throughout the HVAC system to allow air to move from inside to outside the home. With no refrigerant, an air conditioner system acts as a fan, not a cooling system. Leaks in the AC typically start small and are not noticeable until the AC sy…Read More

  9. Preventive Maintenance Plans – Is it worth it?

    Preventive maintenance for HVAC systems is important to ensure your equipment is running smoothly and efficiently. Preventative maintenance prevents equipment failure and costly repairs before they happen. Maintaining a HVAC system is similar to maintaining a car. Oil changes and tune-ups are necess…Read More

  10. Critical Winter Issues

    When ‘winter’ sets in Florida, many residents still have their air conditioning running or the windows open. But by mid-winter, often residents in the sunny and warm climate need to reach for the thermostat and kick on the heat. If it’s been awhile since you’ve turned the heat on, there are …Read More