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Upgrade That Old HVAC System

25 Apr

Replacing your home’s air conditioning system can be expensive. It’s not an easy decision to make. But if your AC and heating system is old and not working the way it used to, repair may not be a wise choice. Here are some reasons why upgrading to a new HVAC system may be what’s best […]

Air Conditioning Re-Shaped Florida

22 Apr

The reason for the population growth in Florida is simple: air conditioning. Before AC was a thing, not a whole lot of people lived in Florida. But the HVAC industry changed everything, for residents and businesses. Commercial Use The first units used a fan-coil system in order to provide cool air. They haven’t changed much, […]

Air Conditioning Repair Keeps Your Home ‘Green’

20 Apr

Having your air conditioning system serviced by a professional repair technician is an excellent way to help your home go ‘green’. If you’re interested in staying environmentally conscious, or going ‘green’, you’re going to want to make sure you’re AC system is energy efficient. We know that it’s nearly impossible to live without an air […]

Harris: Sponsors in the Community

03 Mar

At one time, Mike Brown thought he would wind up working someplace other than the family business. But Brown, owner of Harris AC and son-in-law of Harris Oil owner, Jim Harris III, realizes he has all he wants in life at the Harris company. In addition to enjoying time with his wife and partner, Kelley, and their three children, working at the […]

Cool Air Isn’t Necessarily Good Air

21 Feb

You can almost say that air quality defines life quality. When indoor air is pure and clean, we sleep better, breathe better, and we’re healthier. Well-maintained and efficient air cleaners can significantly lower the amount of pollutants in the air. Their usefulness varies considerably, depending on the type of cleaner (table-top models are much less effective than a whole-house system), and on the strength of the […]

Keep Your Air Conditioner Humming

11 Feb

Whether basking in the warm summer sun or enjoying the crisp cool winter air, Florida residents can maximize their cooling and heating system with regular air conditioning maintenance. With a small amount of foresight, knowledge and time, home and business owners can enjoy clean and efficient air conditioning and heating throughout the year. One of […]

Severe Storm Warning

07 Feb

After A Severe Storm, Take Precautions Before Starting Heating and Cooling Equipment. After a severe thunderstorm, tornado or hurricane – natural events that frequent Florida’s Gulf coast – homeowners need to take several precautions before attempting to salvage or restart heating and cooling equipment. “It’s important to remember not to immediately restart heating and cooling […]

Why Your Whole House Needs a Dehumidifier

30 Jan

There’s a misconception that air conditioning systems can properly dehumidify the air in your home. In fact, most residents of southwest Florida can attest to coming home after a couple of weeks (or several months) to find that, even though they had left the air conditioner running, their home smells musty. Air conditioning systems are […]