Alexander Air Conditioning, Inc. Blog: Archive for February, 2019

Duct Leaks: The Monster in Your Home

Monday, February 25th, 2019

air-duct-sealingSome homes have a monster inside them, and it’s responsible for eating up all the cooling energy. The cost to feed this monster can cost more than a quarter of your energy expenses. Worst of all, it never stops eating.

Just what is this monster? None other than leaks inside your ductwork!

Duct leaks are one of the biggest contributors to wasteful cooling and heating in Panama City, but fortunately, it can be stopped with the help of an HVAC contractor. We’ll explain how.

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Heat Pumps: Ducts or No Ducts?

Monday, February 11th, 2019

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If you’re reading this article, it’s likely because you’ve read all about the benefits of a heat pump. Their ability to heat and cool makes them convenient HVAC systems for use all year-round. Plus, they’re much more efficient when it comes to using electricity as a fuel source—you won’t find another electric heater as good as a heat pump. In our climate, heat pumps are the ideal solution.

But even within the category of “heat pump,” you still have to decide whether you want to use one with or without ducts. We’ll go over both types for you.

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