3 Tips to Choosing the Right Commercial HVAC Provider

There is a huge difference between choosing an HVAC contractor for your home, and selecting one for your business. For starters residential A/C units are only a fraction of the complexity of their commercial counterparts. Furthermore, in most cases a commercial HVAC contractor operates on a contractual basis adding further trepidation to the decision of choosing a trusted HVAC contractor. Sarasota has several options for your commercial HVAC provider needs but how can you be sure you picked the right one? Modern Air &Refrigeration has 3 key tips to help you make the right choice, the first time. Commercial HVAC Provider Licensing and Insurance You cannot even consider a commercial HVAC provider without the...

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3 Tips to Help Your Air Conditioner Last Longer

The last thing on any homeowner wants to do is buy a new air conditioning system. Modern Air & Refrigeration understands that this key component of your home needs to work for as long as possible and as efficient as possible. With this in mind, we have compiled a list of 3 key tips to help your air conditioner last longer. These actionable tips are basic and can be applied by any homeowner or business owner today! Keep Temperatures Consistent The first tip we have to help your air conditioner last longer lies in consistency. All else being equal, even with perfect upkeep, your air conditioner won’t last long if you frequently and constantly...

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Sarasota Winter Home Heating Safety Tips

Winter home heating comes with its own set of challenges. Unlike cooler air, heat has a tendency to encourage combustion when improperly used. The Centers for Disease Control estimate that on average 400 people die annually from unintentional carbon monoxide poisoning. A significant portion of these deaths occur during winter time from faulty home heating implementation. Modern Air & Refrigeration your local Sarasota HVAC experts has put together a set of tips for you to avoid winter home heating dangers such as carbon monoxide poisoning and fires. Winter Home Heating Safety: Carbon Monoxide Safety The two most prominent dangers to you and your home this winter will come in the form of fire and...

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How to Fix a Clogged AC Drain Line

Modern Air & Refrigeration celebrates the unsung heroes of your HVAC system. Today’s contestant comes to us in the form of your AC drain line. Your AC system is more than just a temperature regulator for your home. It also controls moisture levels by discharging excess water via the AC drain line. This is incredibly important here in our sunshine state otherwise known as the most humid state in the country. So just how does an AC drain line work? What happens when it gets clogged and how can you fix it? We will explore these topics in the following article. What is an AC Drain Line? Your HVAC system removes moisture from the...

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Optimizing Your AC: Best Insulation Types

Your home’s HVAC unit is not an isolated system. It relies on several integral parts of your home in order to function at optimal levels. One of these systems is your home’s insulation. Insulation protects your home from heat loss or gains saving you as much as 35% or more in heating and cooling costs. Depending on your home’s construction, you may have one of the several insulation types that are common among residential homes. Faulty or old insulation may be one of the reasons why your electric bills might be climbing. Let’s explore your options when it comes to insulation and the right type for your home. Insulation Types: Loose Fill Let’s start...

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