New HVAC System Features that Increase Your Home’s Value

Central AC is an after-thought for any home considered to be working and well maintained. This is especially true for areas such as Florida where the heat necessitates a cooling system to keep a home comfortable. Unfortunately, an HVAC system is considered an “invisible” feature for real estate purposes. It’s not as wowing as say brand new granite counters. The advent of new HVAC system smart features works to counter this common perception with parts you can see and feel, even from a cursory look. Modern Air & Refrigeration will explore the top three features for your new HVAC system to give it that “wow” factor. New HVAC System: Energy Efficient This first new...

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3 Signs You Need a New AC Thermostat

Your AC thermostat is the part of your HVAC system that sees the most traffic. It’s the steering wheel to the car that is your AC system. It’s understandable then to extrapolate that if your thermostat is not functioning or functioning sub-optimally your car is in trouble. To a regular homeowner, non-obvious signs that a thermostat might be malfunctioning may go unnoticed. As a matter of fact, unless the thermostat is completely off most homeowners assume it’s working correctly. This is a common misconception. In this Modern Air & Refrigeration article, we will explore three most common signs that your AC thermostat might be in need of repairs or replacement. AC Thermostat Unresponsiveness The...

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Summer Air Conditioning Preparation

Your heating and cooling needs between winter and summer are different for not only you but your HVAC system as well. Proper summer air conditioning preparation will have your AC humming along without a hitch during the sweltering Florida summer. Modern Air & Refrigeration of Sarasota has put together a list of must-dos to prepare your home for the summer air. Our tips will save you money while prolonging your HVAC unit’s life. Fans are Your Friends Your first weapon in summer air conditioning preparation is going to be your fans. Check all fans around the house for proper operation after their long winter break from being used. Fans are essential to fighting the...

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3 Key Questions to Save Money on an Air Conditioning Estimate

The process of buying a new air conditioning unit for your home can be an arduous one fraught with a million things to check, and sometimes double check. Modern Air & Refrigeration believes the air conditioning estimate process should be a simple and straightforward affair. There are too many factors that go into choosing what air conditioner is going to be a good fit for your home and budget to cover in one article. But we’ve compiled a list of the crucial three questions you must ask your HVAC contractor to ensure you make a smart purchasing decision. Can Current Ductwork Be Used? A significant part of your home’s AC system is the ductwork....

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Three Ways to Save on Spring Energy Bills

Every season comes with its own heating and cooling challenges. Spring is no different with its constant dips into winter and hints to the upcoming summer. Whatever the season, we can all benefit from more of our hard earned dollars staying in our bank accounts. Modern Air and Refrigeration of Sarasota has you covered on your spring energy bills this year. We’ve put together our top three tips to save your hard earned cash for other spring activities through saving on energy costs. Let the Fresh Air In! Your home might be suffering from locked-in syndrome, from being locked down tight all winter. The colder air leads homeowners to batten down the hatches so...

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