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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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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Top 3 Recommended AC Upgrades to Save You Money

Your HVAC system is a product of years of engineering and manufacturing that guaranteed optimal operation if properly maintained. But just like any other tool, its performance can be enhanced by a few simple upgrades to improve performance and save you money on your heating and cooling costs. Modern Air & Refrigeration strives to be your top source for all of your HVAC system needs including AC upgrades that can take your system’s performance to the next level. Ductwork Upgrades The simplest yet most cost-effective of options when it comes to AC upgrades takes the form of ductwork upgrades. Old, battered or broken ducts are the most common cause of AC energy waste. Regardless...

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How to Choose an Eco-Friendly AC Unit

Green is in. Modern Air & Refrigeration has been a pioneer of the eco-friendly HVAC drive since its inception. But sometimes going green, especially in a technical area like heating and cooling, can be difficult to ascertain. With this in mind, we have put together a list of tips for homeowners and businesses on how to go about picking an eco-friendly AC unit. In today’s article, we will outline a list of features to look for when it comes to choosing an AC unit in line with your green goals. SEER or Energy Star Labels The easiest way for consumers to judge an AC unit’s environmental friendliness comes in the form of two important...

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The AC Spring Cleaning Checklist

Spring is just around the corner and it’s time to start thinking about that favored yearly activity: spring cleaning. One thing that sneaks by most homeowners is AC spring cleaning. Your AC needs regular quarterly cleaning to maintain it in proper working order. But every year or so your HVAC unit needs a deep cleaning that can help it operate at optimal levels throughout the year. Modern Air & Refrigeration of Sarasota has a quick checklist for you to take into account this year for your AC spring cleaning. Cleaning Your AC Condenser Your HVAC condenser is a crucial but often overlooked component of your AC system. This importance makes it key that it...

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Why You Need An HVAC Maintenance Contract

If you’ve used the services of a local HVAC company then you’ve probably been offered an AC maintenance contract. An HVAC maintenance contract comes with a multitude of benefits to the health and proper operation of your AC unit. However, not all maintenance contracts are built the same. Each contract is different depending on the company and the type of services needed. Modern Air & Refrigeration is here to provide you with an introduction into the HVAC maintenance contract world including the pros and cons to guide your decision making. What is an HVAC Maintenance Contract? A typical HVAC maintenance contract comes with a bi-annual maintenance schedule automatically built in. Your local Sarasota HVAC...

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