What is Refrigerant? How Often Do I Need To Add or Replace It?

Let’s Talk Refrigerant Question: What is refrigerant? How often do I need to add or replace it? Answer: As we demonstrated in previous blog posts, “cool” air cannot be created. “Cool” air results from a lack of heat – heat is removed from the air to make it “cool.” Simply stated, your home Air Conditioning …

What is my Air Conditioning System’s SEER? 

Air Conditioning System Efficiency Ratings Question: What is my Air Conditioning System’s SEER and why should it matter?  Answer: The Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER) is used to measure how much cooling a given system produces (BTUs) for each unit of energy (watt hours) it consumes. In essence, the higher the SEER rating, the more efficiently the air conditioning system …

Running Your Air Conditioning System From a Backup Generator

Question: I’m purchasing a backup generator for my home. How do I ensure that the generator can run my central Air Conditioning System? Answer: We at A/C Today have been asked this question more and more as we endured an active 2017 Hurricane Season. Hurricane Irma reminded us that a) we are unhappy when we …

Is Your Air Conditioning Helping You Sleep Better?

We all know what it feels like to turn the air conditioning temperature low and cozy on the couch under a blanket. As nice as this sounds, it is also a remedy that your Doctor may recommend. A good night’s sleep. After visiting your Doctor, he/she may recommend you get a good night’s sleep. That …

Air Conditioning Basics

We all know that we enjoy air conditioning – and are miserable without it, especially in the wake of storms and power outages. However, few of us know how our HVAC system delivers our wonderfully cooled air. Let’s break down the concept of air conditioning and some terms that you may find useful: Question: How …

Why You Should Pest Proof Your AC

There are many similarities that residential and business owners have, rodents and pests made the top of the list. Pesky pests are not only a problem, but a nuisance as well. Having to maintain your air conditioning system is one thing and having to pest proof your system is another. Termites, lizards, snakes and even …

How To Compare Air Conditioning Estimates

Cooling your home may be one of your biggest expenses, when it comes to household bills, besides your mortgage. To keep your home nice and cool, AC Today recommends routine maintenance. However, when maintenance isn’t enough, you should always have a plan for replacement.  Air conditioning estimates are free and are the best way to …

Truth in AC Advertising

Effective marketing and advertising can build a business  and give an identity to your company. Whether you are a start up company or long standing household name, there is truth behind advertising in the air conditioning industry. Flashy store signs, bright logos on utility vehicles, and spam emails are a way to get someone’s attention. …

How to Keep Cool on The 4th of July

Florida is famous for both beautiful beaches and hot weather. The 4th of July is a great time for family get togethers, but it’s a good idea to be mindful of open doors and windows, your air conditioning system will thank you. When the weather gets warmer, your air conditioning system works harder. Not only …

The Cost Of Bad Hiring Decisions

Florida is always setting record temperatures every Summer, it’s essential to make sure your air conditioning system is functioning properly. If you are considering repairs or purchasing a new air conditioning system, there is a cost of bad hiring decisions. Choosing the best company for your system is just as important as taking your vehicle …