The A/C Guy of Tampa Bay Inc Blog: Archive for November, 2017

Why a Heat Pump May Be Your Perfect AC System

Monday, November 20th, 2017

ductless-heat-pumpThe perfect AC system is a coveted item in a warm place like Tampa. You need a system that can handle the heat and the humidity. You want to make sure it’s a good fit for your home as well. And preferably it would work well with a heating system, even if you don’t use it often.

Why not get everything you need from a single system? A heat pump allows for heating and cooling all in one, using refrigerant for both heat removal (the cooling process) and moving heat into a home. It can absorb heat from the outdoors even when temperatures approach freezing, and it’s perfect for our climate. It may be the only comfort system you need.

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3 Common AC Misconceptions

Monday, November 6th, 2017

high-efficiency-ac-unitDid you know that the first air conditioner built in 1902 was actually designed to dehumidify? The fact that it could cool the air was only a secondary consideration, as Willis Carrier simply needed a system that could help with humidity problems at a printing company.

There’s likely a lot you don’t know about your air conditioner. To be honest, you really don’t need to know very much about the ins and outs of central AC. Technicians have the proper training to deal with these components, and they’re the only people qualified enough to provide service. We do think, however, that it’s important to clear up a few common AC misconceptions. What you think you may know about air conditioning could be harmful in the end—at least for your wallet.

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