Air Quality Testing is Necessary for Your Home

Air quality testing is not a topic you often hear about inside the home. For most of us, the only time we concern ourselves with the quality of the air in our home is when we burn something cooking. That nasty smell is not the only concern we should have about our air, however. Besides the workplace, home is where we spend most of our time. Low quality air in our home can lead to temporally, and in some cases, long term health problems. So what can you do to improve the air quality in your home? Modern Air & Refrigeration has a handy guide on the steps you can take to protect you...

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My AC Won’t Turn On

The worst has happened; your AC won’t turn on. Where do you go from here? If you’re like most homeowners panic has fully set in. You’re scratching your head trying to find the phone number of the last reliable HVAC company you dealt with for a hurried phone call. But fear not. Put that phone down for now and check out Modern Air & Refrigeration’s troubleshooting tips for an air conditioning unit that won’t turn on. If these tips fail, you then reach out to a local trusted HVAC contractor for help. AC Power Issues This tip might seem obvious to some but not all. Check your circuit breaker for your AC’s section. Often...

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HVAC Service Technician Wanted!

Are you an HVAC service technician looking to join one of the fastest growing HVAC providers in Sarasota? Modern Air & Refrigeration is looking for an HVAC/R service technician to join our team of service superstars. We offer top wages and benefits to our employees with support and a clear path to achieve your maximum potential. Our team exists in the rarefied air, soaring among Eagles. The Modern Air Difference We know how to appreciate good employees. We provide numerous commission & bonus opportunities to make above average pay, on-call rotation every 4th week, year round work, company sponsored tool purchase/replacement program, continuing education programs and regular training, apprenticeship program, alternative insurance programs, group...

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3 Ways to Lose Your HVAC Warranty

We rely on warranties to save us on hefty costs when things go wrong. Your HVAC system is no different. As a major cost, most HVAC systems come with a warranty for parts, repairs, faulty equipment, and others. Your HVAC warranty will vary depending on your manufacturer and the installing contractor. It behooves every owner to ensure that they are in compliance with their warranty requirements at all times in case any issues arise with their system. Modern Air & Refrigeration will outline today the top three pitfalls of an HVAC warranty. Failure to Register HVAC Warranty The last thing in your mind after finally getting that new AC is the paperwork required to...

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Air Sealing Your Home: Summer AC Preparations

Summer is just around the corner. And summer temperatures bring summer electric bills. Your AC system represents a significant percentage of that electric bill. Consequently one of the biggest causes of that ballooning bill is air leaks around your home. Air sealing is a critical component of reducing AC heating and cooling waste, especially in extreme temperatures. Modern Air and Refrigeration of Sarasota is here to help! We have gathered information on the consequences of air leaks, with remediation methods to help your air sealing efforts. The Effect of Air Leaks Heating and cooling can account to up to 54% of your energy consumption, depending on your home, air leaks may represent more than...

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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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