Why is My Air Conditioner Blowing Warm Air?

September 20, 2021

You walk into your home or office expecting to be greeted by the rush of cool crisp air, but instead, you wonder if you’re still outside in sunny Tampa Bay, Florida! Why is the air conditioner blowing warm air?  Let’s talk about what could be happening inside your HVAC system.   Thermostat Issues Before you call Action Air Conditioning, change your thermostat batteries. Sometimes that’s all it takes to fix the problem and it can save you money. If that doesn’t do the trick, it could still be a problem with the thermostat. Either the thermostat was incorrectly calibrated, it’s...

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How to Find Out: Is Your HVAC an Energy Efficient Air Conditioner?

September 13, 2021

When you look at your energy consumption at the end of the month, do you wonder why your neighbors use so much less than you do? It’s unlikely that their homes are as hot as a sauna or that they sit in the dark all night long to conserve electricity. The truth is, they probably have a more energy efficient air conditioner than you do. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, only half of your electricity bill involves your lights, appliances, and electronics, and on average in Florida, 27 percent of the bill is cooling costs! How much you spend...

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How Can You Save on Cooling Costs?

September 6, 2021

You want your home to be a cool oasis, but you don’t like the looks of your electricity bill. What do you do?  As HVAC experts, the team at Action Air Conditioning has a vast knowledge of cooling systems and wants to share 4 of the best ways you can save on cooling costs. Let’s dive into them now and help you to consume less energy!   1. Shut Out the Sun Light from the sun can generate intense heat. When it enters your home through your window panes, your cooling cost almost doubles.  So block out those rays with:...

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When to Replace Your HVAC System – 3 Easy Indicators

August 30, 2021

Let’s face it, you live a busy life and you don’t have time to think about your HVAC system. As long as it does its job, you are happy.  But every system needs a few things to stay at the top of their game, and they can’t do it by themselves. Someone needs to change the filter every 90 days, and an annual tune-up will help your heating and cooling system run smoothly and efficiently. It’s unfortunate, but even the best homeowners can’t prevent the inevitable — one day you will need to say goodbye to your current HVAC system....

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What is Air Duct Sanitizer and Why Do You Need it?

August 27, 2021

Your ducts are free of dust and debris, but are they really clean? Unless you have ultraviolet sanitizing light bulbs distributed throughout your HVAC system, probably not.  Your AC unit dehumidifies the air and pushes it through your ventilation system. Viruses thrive in low humidity. When winter comes and you turn up the heat, the humidity in your vents drops even more. If you shut off your AC and let the humidity rise above 60%, bacteria, mites, and mold will grow rapidly instead. These can not only lead to illness but also chronic allergies. When you run your air conditioning...

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6 Benefits of a Programmable Thermostat

August 14, 2021

Today, you can choose from a wide range of programmable thermostats that help you to balance the temperature in your home for any time of the day and any day of the week. One of our favorite programmable thermostats is the smart thermostat. By connecting to your smartphone through an app, a smart programmable thermostat offers real-time control wherever you go.  But what are the benefits of a programmable thermostat, and how do you use them? Let’s discuss the possibilities. 1. Programmable thermostats help your AC dehumidify while you’re away What’s the point of a programmable thermostat when you can...

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HVAC Problems – 6 Factors Straining Your HVAC

August 4, 2021

When your HVAC system is strained, it can fail prematurely. That’s a big deal and one that we take seriously at Action Air Conditioning. To lengthen the lifespan of your HVAC system, you need to be aware of the top problems that will stress your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system. 1. Air Filters Air filters can make or break your HVAC — literally! When you choose the right air filter and change it every 30-90 days, you will keep your HVAC running smoothly. But when your air filters are dirty, your air conditioning unit and heating unit have to...

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What to Do About Mold In Your Air Conditioner

July 26, 2021

So you found mold in your air conditioner. What do you do now? Although you can call professionals to come and clean your unit, ducts, and vents, washing the mold away is a short-term solution. The mold will return because the cause was not eliminated. That’s where licensed and trained experts in heating and cooling systems come in handy. We understand the science behind air, and how it’s affecting your property. Before we can cover how to get rid of mold in your AC system for good, it’s important to understand what causes mold to thrive. The Recipe for Mold...

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How to Improve Indoor Air Quality in Your Home

July 19, 2021

According to the EPA, your indoor air quality is at least 2 to 5 times worse than the air quality outside. And the average person spends approximately 90% of their day inside. You want to breathe the best air possible, so why is it so hard to get fresh air? The inside of your house might already have a few house plants and an HVAC air filter, but is it enough? At the same time, your air is being polluted with household items like fuel-burning appliances, cleaning products, candles, and particleboard.  Is your indoor air making you sick? Poor air...

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AC Not Cooling Efficiently? 3 Telltale Signs You Need to Call the Pros

July 12, 2021

When your AC is not cooling efficiently, it can indicate many possible explanations: improper installation an old HVAC or air conditioning unit needed repairs dirty filters, vents, and/or coils an insufficiently insulated home sunny rooms heat-producing appliances Some of these causes can be avoided by taking preventative measures. Having your air conditioning unit maintenance once a year, replacing your filter every 3 months, and blocking out sunlight to reduce heat buildup are just a few precautions that can make your AC efficient.  Is your AC not cooling efficiently? How do you know? You need to know what to look for...

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