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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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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Thermostat Basics and Your HVAC System

The typical homeowner interacts with their HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning) system by one small but crucial part of the system; the thermostat. Besides the basics of turning the temperature up or down, today’s thermostats can do so much more. Modern Air & Refrigeration of Sarasota has put together a handy guide on thermostat basics to help you understand the options and features you now have at your fingertips. Thermostats can save you a bundle on your heating and cooling costs with proper use. Thermostat Basics Let’s start with your AC’s thermostat basics and how it functions. There are two types of thermostats prevalent today. There are newer electronic thermostats, and older electromechanical...

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Hiring an HVAC Contractor: 3 Crucial Steps

Your heating and cooling system is a critical component of your home. It is an expensive investment you want to be done right and done right the first time. For these and a myriad of other reasons, homeowners experience strong feelings of trepidation when it comes to choosing an HVAC contractor. But never fear Modern Air & Refrigeration of Sarasota is here to help! We put together a list of 3 crucial steps you can’t afford to skip on your hunt for a reliable heating and cooling provider. Check HVAC Contractor Experience The first step of any HVAC contractor search for smart homeowners should be company experience checking. This is the time to check...

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Top 3 Air Conditioning Winter Energy Saving Tips

Winter is upon us! Those heating bills should be hitting the bank account right about now for most Sarasota residents. It’s time to fight back with Modern Air & Refrigeration’s top 3 air conditioning winter energy savings tips in 2018. Before we even get started we highly recommend you schedule an air condition tune-up to give these tips the best chance to succeed. Without a checkup, your HVAC might already be fighting against any improvements you try to reduce your heating and cooling costs. Winter Energy Saving Tip #1: Window Treatments It’s insulation time! Your windows are the most exposed areas of your home to the outside world. One of the first lines of...

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