AC Tips & News

How Can I Protect My Outdoor Condenser?

3 outdoor condensers in landscape

There are a host of outdoor elements that your condenser is exposed to daily. Animals, debris, extreme heat, and flooding can all cause damage to your outdoor unit, but there are ways to protect your investment from damage. At Gator Air & Energy, we want to help you keep your air conditioner running as long…Read More »

Do HVAC UV Lights Really Work?

UV light with bacteria

In short – yes! In the last decade, air purification systems for HVAC systems have become readily available in a variety of technologies. These include return air duct-mounted electronic air filters and supply duct-mounted air purifiers. Together, these systems can remove 99.98 percent of particles entering the system. The price of these air quality products…Read More »

Everything You Need To Know About Refrigerant Leaks

HVAC leaks problem

Within your air conditioner, the key cooling agent is the refrigerant, which are fluids or gases that cycle throughout your air conditioner. You may not know much about refrigerants as a layperson, but your HVAC system could not run without them. Read on to learn more about why refrigerants matter so much for your air…Read More »

AC Repair or Replacement: Which is Best for Your Air Conditioner?

AC Repair or Replacement

Living in the Florida heat, experiencing problems with your air conditioning is on the top of any homeowner’s list of dreaded hassles. However, while the scorching sun is certainly a concern, the cost of getting your air conditioning back to working order is often a homeowner’s biggest worry.  While repairing your air conditioner might offer…Read More »

How To Keep Your AC Running Smoothly Without Repair Needs

Air Conditioner

When you’re sitting on the couch and feel the temperature steadily begin to rise within your home, the dreaded realization that your air conditioner is not working properly can set your day on an unexpected, stressful path. However, with proactive care and maintenance, you can avoid it all.  Below, we’ll walk you through 4 of…Read More »

Duct Cleaning and Root Cause Analysis of Dirty Ducts

Duct Cleaning

What Causes Dirty Ducts? At Gator Air and Energy, we not only clean dirty ducts but we look for the root cause of what is causing unhealthy air in the customer’s home. Ducts mainly get dirty for two reasons:  Poor quality or filter location in relation to airflow. The AC unit growing contaminants due to…Read More »

Energy-Saving Tips for Your Home

residential home surrounded by trees

Reducing your household energy use can entail anything from small changes in your day-to-day behavior to making wise investments in your home for a more sustainable future. Conserving energy will save your household money on utility bills and protect the environment from the harsh effects of excess energy usage, making these changes smart choices for…Read More »

Remedies for Clean Air

Living room

Whether you’re spending time inside your home or outside, the quality of the air you breathe is incredibly important for your health and wellness. Harmful air pollutants can build up and collect in the air supply within your home, posing significant health threats to your household. As we tend to spend approximately 90% of our…Read More »

How Air Conditioning Fights Against Florida’s Humidity

Living in Gainesville, homeowners are no stranger to their fair share of weather extremes. But a constant threat to the security of your home, indoor air quality, and overall comfort is humidity. Luckily, a properly maintained AC unit helps to protect your home and your family from humidity. This is because the main purpose of…Read More »