Carbon monoxide poisoning is no laughing matter. It can cause serious health problems and even kill you and your loved ones. Even worse, you can’t tell it’s a problem because it is silent and carries no smell. How do you defend against this invisible killer? With a carbon monoxide detector. But our clients often have questions about these simple devices that resemble smoke detectors, so here are some of the basics.
At Cox, we believe that giving you the tools you need to live comfortably for less is important. With the focus on sustainable living, many of our customers have been asking about HVAC options that provide great comfort with green benefits. One step we’ve taken is adding the Carrier Infinity series to our lineup of green machines, however, we realized many of our customers aren’t familiar with this low-energy contender. Here are some details to get you in the know:
Your HVAC system is a complex system that heats, cools or moves your home’s air, depending on the time of year, and generally keeps your home more comfortable. But when one of those parts breaks down, it can cause problems through the rest of the system. Whether your home isn’t maintaining temperature uniformly, your power bills are high or there’s something just not right, there are a few reasons why your HVAC system isn’t operating correctly. Here they are.
When it comes to your HVAC equipment, it pays off in the long run to establish a long-term working relationship with a contractor you can trust. Within just a visit or two, a good HVAC contractor will develop a large knowledgebase of information about your specific heating and air conditioning equipment. When you have a professional overseeing the maintenance and repairs, you can rest assured your HVAC system will remain in great condition over the years. Use the five following steps to identify your ideal contractor.
The air in your home or office could be hazardous to your health! Most people spend a majority of their time indoors, so it’s important the air you breathe is healthy. Stagnant indoor atmospheres are ideal for buildup of air pollutants with many factors contributing to poor air quality. Luckily, there are ways to help combat these pollutants.
At Cox Air, we know that it can be confusing dealing with technical terms. Why is there a heat exchanger in an air conditioner? What’s the difference between AFUE, BTU and CFM? Because we’re dedicated to helping our customers get the most out of their HVAC system, here’s a quick guide to basic HVAC terminology and how it works in your heating system.
It’s hard to imagine living anywhere, especially Florida, without the benefits of an air conditioner. But the air conditioner was only invented a little over 100 years ago and wasn’t in common use until after the 1960s. How did people stand the summer heat before air conditioning? Here’s a look at how our forebearers kept their homes relatively comfortable when the heat was on.
If there’s one thing common to Florida, it’s that allergy season hits hard. Even when outdoor allergies are not being a problem, indoor allergies, such as pet dander, mold and dust mite debris can all wreak serious havoc on your immune system. How do you get your allergies under control in your home? These easy tips will have you smiling and sneeze-free in no time.
Is your HVAC unit ready to deal with the heat of a Florida summer? If it isn’t, you can follow these easy steps to get it ready to go quickly.