5 Reasons Why HVAC Maintenance Plans Are Worth It

As homeowners, we rely on our HVAC systems to keep us comfortable year-round. However, many tend to neglect regular maintenance, leading to potential breakdowns and costly repairs. This is where HVAC maintenance plans come into play. The value of routine maintenance on residential HVAC systems…..Read more

The Big Deal about CFAD

If you own an HVAC system, you have probably heard of Carrier, one of the most renowned brands in the industry. Carrier has a rich history that dates back to its founding in 1915, when Willis Carrier invented modern air conditioning. In this blog post, we will….Read more

HVAC and Humidity in Your Home

Living in Florida, we know that high humidity levels are a fact of life. While your HVAC system is designed to regulate the temperature of your home, it also plays a crucial role in controlling the humidity levels. In this blog post, we will….Read more

3 Ways to Get a COOL Man Cave

When it comes to creating a comfortable living space, especially in areas like a garage or a man-cave, traditional HVAC systems may not always be the ideal solution. Luckily, there is a fitting alternative: a ductless HVAC system. In this blog post, we will….Read more

The Impact of Wear and Tear on Your HVAC System

When it comes to our home’s HVAC system, we often take it for granted, but over time various factors can contribute to wear and tear that can significantly impact its performance. One of the main culprits of this degradation is the accumulation of….Read more

The Gift of Clean Air

As homeowners, we often focus on creating a comfortable and visually appealing living environment. However, one aspect that is frequently overlooked is the quality of the air we breathe indoors. Poor indoor air quality (IAQ) can have a significant impact on….Read more

Freon the Friendly Gas Ghost

Freon may sound like a spooky ghost in your home, but freon is actually a colorless, odorless gas that has been used in air conditioning systems for many years. It is the brand name for a type of refrigerant that is known as chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) or hydrochlorofluorocarbon (HCFC)….Read more

‘Alexa, Lower My AC Temperature’

In today’s fast-paced and connected world, technology has made its way into every aspect of our lives, including our homes. One area where smart technology has made a significant impact is in controlling our …….Read more

Questions to Ask Before Your Air Conditioner Install

Installing a new air conditioner is a significant investment for any homeowner. It’s essential to ask the right questions before making a decision. Here are a few key questions to ask your HVAC technician before your air conditioner installation…….Read more

Summer Energy Saving Tips for Your Home

Summer is a time for fun in the sun, but it can also be a time for high energy bills. As the temperature rises, so does the amount of energy needed to keep your home cool. However, there are several ways to optimize your home’s energy use during the summer months. In this blog post, we will discuss some energy optimization tips for your home during summer, with an emphasis on air conditioning maintenance…….Read more

The Benefits of Supplementing Your Home Air Conditioning System with a UV
Germicidal Light

Americans spend up to 90% of their time indoors. As homeowners, we all want to make sure that our homes are clean and safe for our families. One way to achieve this is by supplementing your home air conditioning system with a UV germicidal light. A UV germicidal light is a special type of light that is installed in your home’s air conditioning system. It emits…….Read more

Total Air Solutions Announces the NEW Clean Air Kit

Whole Home Air Purifiers are trending on the market today as we become critically aware, now more than ever, of how air quality affects our health. According to the World Health Organization, ‘Household air pollution was responsible for an estimated 3.2 million deaths per year in 2020, including over 237, 000 deaths of children under the age of 5.’ We make it easier than ever to have clear air flowing through your home with the Total Air Solutions- Clean Air Kit. Here is what’s included…….Read more

The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022- What You Need to Know (for HVAC)

The Inflation Reduction Act or (IRA) was signed into law on August 16, 2022. This legislation is a historic initiative to fight inflation, invest in domestic energy production and manufacturing, and reduce carbon emissions by…….Read more

The Total Air Solutions Green Initiative

Many companies are switching to ‘green’ practices as the world has opened its eyes to our environmental impact more than ever before. Nike, for example, has switched to manufacturing methods utilizing renewable energy sources aiming to power…….Read more

5 Ways to Prepare Your HVAC System Before Vacation

Do your recent New Year’s resolutions include travel? If so, you may want to learn about the best practices for preparing your home A/C to be away for an extended period of time. Whether you are leaving for a weekend or for a month……Read more

HVAC Prices to Increase Again in 2023

In 2022 we saw a significant hike in manufacturing costs that heavily impacted the HVAC industry. These costs increases were related to factors such as raw material costs, increased labor rates, fuel and transportation costs, and changes in process from the impact of the challenging year of 2020……Read more

3 A/C Tips for Snowbirds in South Florida

Recent surveys have found that the Florida population increases by about 5% during the winter months as snowbirds seek refuge from the bitter winters among our sunny beaches and retirement communities. With not just one, but two or more homes to manage, snowbirds (and all homeowners with more than one property) must take extra care to be sure their properties are…..Read more

3 Benefits of a Career in HVAC

Do you have a child or grandchild getting ready to graduate high school? Maybe you are looking to learn a new trade. Whatever your reason to look for a new career path, let’s illuminate a few of the fantastic benefits of a career in HVAC-R or (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration)….Read more

Let’s Talk SEER Rating

SEER is defined as Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio. This is the ratio that compares the cooling output of your AC system during a typical cooling season (using the indoor temperature and an average of outdoor temperatures ranging from 60 to 100 degrees), and then divide by the energy it uses measured in Watt-Hours. Like the miles per gallon ratio for your car, the higher the SEER system rating- the higher the efficiency of your system…Read more

How HVAC Supply Chain Shortages are Changing the Customer Experience

As the post-COVID recession continues to wreak havoc on households, home services companies- like HVAC and plumbing businesses, are getting hit just as hard. So, what causes the HVAC supply chain shortages? According to a March 2022 article by First Citizens Bank, “There are also shortages for the materials needed to build HVAC equipment, like copper, Read more

Why You Need a Smart Thermostat this Summer

When you look at the workings of a complete HVAC system in your home- the thermostat acts as the ‘brain’ sending signals to your system to keep your home comfortable. There are many thermostats or ‘brains’ in the market today, but in a world that loves automation, why not upgrade to a thermostat that can do all the thinking for you? Read more

What Happens to Your Home when the Air Conditioning Breaks?

Summer is upon us, and the only thing worse than the community pool being closed is when you’re A/C unceremoniously shuts off in the middle of the night. This has most likely happened to you, and if not, you’re one of the few fortunate ones. If this does happen…Read more

3 Signs it’s Time to Replace Your Air Conditioner

Owning a home comes with many enjoyable freedoms such as landscape design and architectural updates. Homeownership does, however, offer its fair share of responsibilities. Thankfully, you’re A/C system will send out numerous signals if the health of your system is…Read more

HVAC Manufacturers Announce Price Increases Coming in 2022

A simple walk down your local grocery aisles will yield today’s truth: everyday items are in short supply and rising in price. The same economic truth further applies to the HVAC industry, which has been battling supply chain issues and labor shortages since the break of the COVID epidemic in 2020. Many HVAC manufacturers…Read more

RGF® Environmental Group Study: REME HALO Inactivates SARS-CoV-2 by 99.9%

Port of Palm Beach, Florida (October 26, 2020) – RGF® Environmental Group, Inc., a leading environmental design and manufacturing company, has released the results of a third-party study that reveal REME HALO® efficacy of 99.9% against the SARS-CoV-2 virus, commonly known as the coronavirus 2019 or COVID-19. Commencing in March 2020, the study was overseen by Dr…Read more