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Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Maintain My Indoor Air Quality Once it is Satisfactory?

You can keep your IAQ (Indoor Air Quality) high by maintaining a clean house, ventilating the inside air, and minimizing sources of indoor pollution.

What can I do to prevent the spread of viruses at home?

There are three ways we recommend upgrading your HVAC system to make sure that the air you breathe inside your home is free of contaminants or toxins: maintain your system, install an air filter, and add UV lights.

How Can I Improve Indoor Air Quality During Coronavirus (and beyond)?

Considering that you are spending almost 100% of your time indoors, here are eight tips to follow to ensure your indoor air quality is satisfactory without wasting a lot of time and money.

What Causes Indoor Air Pollution?

The primary sources of indoor pollution include gases such as radon, formaldehyde, and carbon dioxide, as well as impurities such as dust, pollen grains, pet dander, and other various particulate matter.

Can a Cloud-Connected HVAC System Ease the COVID Crisis?

One essential way to make your home both safer and more comfortable is with a cloud-connected HVAC system. The first and single most important feature of an Internet based air conditioner is that it can be controlled hands-free.

Can a Ductless AC Unit Save Me Money?

Yes. For most applications, ductless or so-called "mini split" systems may save you money. They have several major advantages over traditional systems.

Do UV Lights Kill the Coronavirus?

While there is currently no UV light that can claim to eradicate coronavirus, every microorganism, including coronavirus, requires a specific UVC dosage for inactivation.

What is the best brand of unit?

All the major brands are very similar in quality.

How often should I clean my ducts?

Most residential duct cleaning should be performed about every five years or after a renovation.

Is a bigger air conditioning system better?

Over-sizing an air conditioning system is not recommended.

Should I buy the highest SEER I can find?

Occasionally we have found a return on investment on the highest SEER units.

What SEER is my unit?

The average 12-year-old-air conditioner is less than an 11 SEER.

What is SEER? What SEER should I buy?

Seasonal Energy Efficiency Rating, or SEER, is a rating system adopted by the federal government to establish efficiency standards for air conditioners and heat pumps.

How often should my air conditioning system need to be replaced?

Most studies indicate that in the Southeast, systems will typically last an average of 10-12 years.

How often should I need freon (refrigerant)?

You should never need to add freon to a system.

How often should I have my A/C system checked?

Have your system checked at least once a year.

Where is my A/C air filter located?

The location is usually determined by the design and layout of the system and the home and varies greatly from home to home.

How often should I change my air filter?

There are many different types of filters and people live different lifestyles that will affect filter change interval.

How else can I control humidity?

Now with programmable thermostats and portable dehumidifiers, there are lots of options available to control humidity in an unoccupied space.

Do I need to have a Humidistat?

The newer air conditioning systems now use humidistat to provide better humidity control and these units should have a humidistat.

Should I be concerned about humidity when I am away?

Absolutely! Mold can begin inside your home when the relative humidity (RH) exceeds about 65 percent.

What should the settings be when I am away from home?

When the occupants are away for more than 14 days, we recommend setting the temperature at 80°F and running the unit for a 2-hour period daily to reduce the humidity.

What should my thermostat setting be in the summer?

The setting is at the discretion of the user. However, the lower the setting, the more energy is consumed.

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