Touchstone Heating & Air Inc Blog : Archive for November, 2017

What You Should Know about Heat Pumps

Monday, November 20th, 2017

First, you should know the number one thing about heat pumps: it’s heating and cooling in one. One unit, that looks a lot like a conventional central air conditioner, can bring heat into a home and take heat out. In Florida, where we provide AC services, it doesn’t make much sense to have a separate furnace that to provide heat, but there are the occasional cold spells, making a central heater a convenient system to have—especially when it works with your AC. So what else should you know about this versatile comfort system?

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3 Surprising Things That Affect Air Conditioning Efficiency

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

heat-pump-cashAir conditioning efficiency is something that’s a hot topic in Florida. You might think your high bills are normal, something you’re stuck with whenever the weather is warm simply because you live here. Then, a neighbor tells you they’re paying about half of what you do every month! This is an example of why many people call our technicians for help cutting down electricity bills.

It is possible. In some cases, a change in the way you use your air conditioner will help improve your bills to an extent. However, you might find out that your system needs repair. We’ll help you learn about some of the surprising things that affect AC efficiency in our area in today’s list.

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