Climate Masters Blog: Posts Tagged ‘HVAC’

“Why Must I Change my Air Filter?”

Monday, June 8th, 2020

man-holding-air-filterIf you think the only reason you should change your air filter is due to the allergens and particles in your indoor air, you’re only partially right.

Many homeowners do, in fact, assume that a dirty air filter is an issue because it keeps the air in their homes dirty, and that this is why we advise to change that air filter every 1-3 months. So if you aren’t suffering from allergies in the moment, this means your air filter is fine where it is, right?

Well, not quite—you see, while an air filter does help with indoor air quality, this is not actually its intended purpose. Rather, it is in place to protect the interior components of your air conditioner, or forced air heater. Read on to learn more, and to get the answer as to why you must change your air filter.

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Have a Happy Holiday with a Safe Furnace

Monday, December 9th, 2019

gas-burners-of-a-furnaceIf there’s anything we can say with confidence about your heater here in the St. Augustine area, it’s that you want yours to operate as efficiently as possible, right? We may not need to run our heaters as often or as long as other parts of the country—but when we do run ours, we need it to operate well and not cost an arm and a leg.

More important than that, however, is how safely your furnace operates, and yours may not be, if it has a cracked heat exchanger.

Furnaces are not dangerous appliances. They wouldn’t be so widely used and sold if they were. But if you are using a gas-powered heating system and not properly caring for it, it can become dangerous, especially as it ages. And the most common reason for this danger is a cracked heat exchanger in a furnace older than 10-15 years old. Read on to learn more!

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Tax Credits for Energy Efficient Appliances Extended!

Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

As part of the American Tax Payer Relief Act of 2012, appliances meeting certain requirements for efficiency are eligible for tax credits. That program was recently extended thru this calendar year, so any of our customers that purchased a new qualifying system may qualify for this newly reenacted tax credit program. If you purchased a new HVAC system through us in 2014, you will want to find out if your unit qualifies and if so, you’ll need to provide your tax preparer with a copy of the invoice and the AHRI Certificate of Product Rating.

Please call us with any questions, don’t let this great opportunity pass you by and miss out on possible savings! Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas from Climate Masters!

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