Speedy Air Conditioning Service Blog: Archive for March, 2015

Why Use a Heat Pump?

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

Like other homeowners, you wish to keep your home comfortable throughout the year, regardless of what the weather outside may be like. There is certainly no shortage of HVAC equipment available on the market today which can help you to do so. At Speedy Air Conditioning Service, we know that perusing all of these options can be a bit difficult, and that making your decision with confidence can be tricky. That is why we are here to help you to better understand your HVAC options. If you are after convenience, comfort, and great efficiency – as we all are – then a heat p0ump in Port St. Lucie, FL may be right for you. Contact us today for further details.

During the long summer season, you are going to have to cool your home pretty much every day. Doing so effectively requires a great air conditioning system. Well, a heat pump operates in precisely the same manner as a central air conditioner. Heat is removed from air taken into the ductwork from throughout your home. This cooled air is then redistributed throughout your living space via the supply ducts. It is a simple approach to residential cooling, and one of the most effective.

Of course, even us Floridians will encounter some uncomfortably chilly days during the heating season. The beauty of the heat pump is that it is actually able to reverse its operation, allowing you to use the very same equipment in order to heat your home during the colder time of the year. A reversing valve allows for the redirection of the refrigerant within the heat pump. Rather than remove heat from the air in your home and vent it outside, the heat pump will use the ambient heat in the outdoor air in order to heat your home during the winter. Our mild winter weather is ideal for this type of operation, and the use of this heat source means that heat pumps heat homes with outstanding efficiency.

To learn more about heat pumps and why you may want to utilize such a system, call the professionals you can count on for quality information and services.

Speedy Air Conditioning Service is here to answer any questions you may have. That way, you’ll know for certain if a heat pump in Port St. Lucie, FL is right for you.

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Why Use a Whole-House Dehumidifier?

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

You have likely heard someone complain that it is, in fact, not the heat, but rather the humidity, leading to discomfort at some point. This is a very valid, if somewhat clichéd, point. Very humid air can seriously drag down your comfort, and can have negative implications for the quality of the air surrounding you. It is important to remember, of course, that the humidity does not stop when you enter your home. It is very possible that the humidity in your living space is problematic. The good news is that you can resolve such problems with ease. You need only contact Speedy Air Conditioning Service to obtain a whole-house dehumidifier in Port St. Lucie, FL.

Problems with humidity may not be as immediately obvious as problems with temperature maintenance in your household. There are plenty of signs, though, that the humidity in your home is too high. One of the most obvious is the feeling of sticky, oppressive air throughout. When humidity levels in the home are too high, it can make it tough for sweat to evaporate into the already damp air. By drying out the air surrounding you with the use of a whole-house dehumidifier, you can go a long way towards making your home a more comfortable place to live.

You may also notice that your air quality is lacking, with asthma and allergy symptoms acting up. The humidity in very humid air can cause pollutants to cling to the moisture. This, in turn, can really drag down the quality of the air that you breathe. A whole-house dehumidifier, then, can make your home more comfortable, as well as a more healthful environment in which to reside.

Also, keep your eyes open and take note of any mold taking hold in your home. Biological pollutants, like mold, viruses, and bacteria can really thrive in very humid environments. Shy of mold growth, wood rot and the warping of wooden fixtures and floorboards can develop. Give us a call to avoid such issues.

Speedy Air Conditioning Service is here for all of your dehumidification needs.

We offer great products for installation, and we’ll keep your dehumidifier in Port St. Lucie, FL up and running properly. Contact us today!


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Is it Time for Commercial HVAC Repairs?

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

Regardless of what sort of commercial property you own and what type of business you conduct therein, you must remember that it is your responsibility to ensure that all visitors, clients, employees, and tenants are comfortable during their stay in that property. That is why you must guarantee that your commercial HVAC system is in fine working condition. This is not something that you can do on your own, of course. You must work with skilled, trained professionals, such as those at Speedy Air Conditioning Service. Even, then, though, there is no way in which to achieve true 100% reliability from your system. At some point, you will need professional commercial HVAC repair in Port St. Lucie, FL. Here are some tips to help you determine if that time has come.

Even when your commercial heating and air conditioning system is functioning precisely as it ought to, it can be a rather costly endeavor to heat and cool your commercial property. If you have always paid a seemingly exorbitant amount in order to do so, it is possible that your system is not of the right size for your property or that it was not installed properly to begin with. If you keep up with routine commercial HVAC maintenance, though, and still notice a spike in your heating and cooling costs, then there is likely a problem with your system resulting in this inefficiency. It is quite likely that some sort of commercial HVAC repair in Port St. Lucie, FL is necessary.

Another sign that your commercial HVAC system is in trouble is uneven heating and cooling. Remember that your system does not need to break down entirely in order to justify calling for repair services. If your HVAC system is leaving hot or cold spots throughout your property, contact us immediately. There could be a refrigerant leak, damage to your ductwork, or any number of other potential causes. One thing is certain, though: the issue will only worsen with time.

If you suspect that you are in need of commercial HVAC repair in Port St. Lucie, FL, do not hesitate to call upon the pros at Speedy Air Conditioning Service.

Whatever the issue is, we have the tools and training to resolve it entirely. Dial our number to get your HVAC system back on track fast.

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Choosing the Right Air Purifier

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

One of the most overlooked characteristics of any home is the quality of the air therein. Yes, it is absolutely necessary that your heating and air conditioning systems are of the right size for your home, that they are professionally installed, and that a qualified technician services them. However, temperature is really only a part of the comfort equation. In order to ensure that you live in the complete comfort that you deserve, air of the highest quality is also necessary. This can be more difficult to achieve than you may realize, though. If you have any reason to suspect that the air quality in your home is subpar, call upon the pros at Speedy Air Conditioning Service today. We will help you to find the right air purifier in Port St. Lucie, FL for your needs.

You probably – and hopefully – know that there is an air filter in your HVAC system, which must be changed on a regular basis. This filter is intended to protect the condition of your heating and cooling system, though; not to protect the quality of the air surrounding you. You may choose to install a more efficient air filtration system in your home. However, there are certain circumstances in which filtration just doesn’t cut it. This is where the air purifier comes in.

An electronic air purifier pulls air, and the pollutants within that air, into an ionization chamber. The pollutants are given a static charge as they are ionized. Those pollutants are then collected on oppositely charged collector plates, or are simply allowed to attach themselves to surfaces in your home, from which they are easily cleaned. In either case, the pollutants are effectively removed from the air.

This approach is fine for dirt, dust, pet dander, and other airborne pollutants. For biological pollutants, like mold and bacteria, though, you will need a different  type of air purifier in Port St. Lucie, FL. Give us a call and we will equip your home with a UV air purifier which can destroy such pollutants. This will help you to avoid mold growth and even illness in your home.

To learn more about air purifiers and the way in which such a system can benefit you, contact the pros at Speedy Air Conditioning Service.

We are more than happy to answer any questions you may have. We’ll help you to choose the appropriate air purifier in Port St. Lucie, FL.

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How to Use an Air Filtration System

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

There are a lot of different problems that you may encounter with the quality of the air in your home. Among the most common is the proliferation of airborne pollutants throughout your living space. Such pollutants can drag down your indoor air quality considerably, laying the groundwork for a number of different issues with negative implications for your comfort, your health, and even the condition of your property.

With the right air filtration system in Port St. Lucie, FL, though, you can avoid such issues before they have a chance to take root. Choosing the appropriate air filtration system for your needs, though, let alone installing and servicing such a system, requires the skill and expertise of a trained professional. That is why you should call upon the technicians at Speedy Air Conditioning Service.

First of all, you may rightly believe that there is an air filter in your HVAC system. What you may not realize, though, is that it is not the primary function of this air filter to improve upon the quality of the air which surrounds you throughout your home. Instead, the intention of this air filter is simply to protect your heating and air conditioning equipment itself from problems associated with the buildup of pollutants within that system. To truly boost the quality of the air in your home, a whole-house air filtration system in Port St. Lucie, FL may be necessary.

It is important, though, that this air filtration system is of the right efficiency for your needs and for your HVAC system’s capabilities. The efficiency of air filters is measured with a MERV (minimum efficiency reporting value) rating. If the MERV rating is too low, the air filter will fail to effectively remove pollutants from the air. If it is too high, though, it will create too much resistance and put excessive strain on your system. When you hire a professional to install and service your air filtration system in Port St. Lucie, FL, you won’t have to worry about such issues.

When you use the right air filters in your home, you can alleviate allergy and asthma symptoms, keep a tidier household, and take some of the stress off of your HVAC system. This is all contingent upon your use of the most appropriate air filtration system in Port St. Lucie, FL, though.

That is why you should leave your air filtration services to the Speedy Air Conditioning Service team.

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