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Commercial Air Conditioners: 3 Maintenance Tips

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Living in Gainesville, FL, air conditioning is an essential part of life. We use it at home, in the car, and where we work. If you own or manage an office or some other type of commercial facility, it’s important that you properly maintain your facility’s commercial air conditioners. The well-being of your tenants, employees,…Read More »

3 Common Myths About Air Conditioners

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Air conditioners are an amazing invention. Can you imagine living in North Central Florida prior to air conditioning? However, there are many myths about them. Everyone has their own “nugget of wisdom.” Although they may seem logical, many of the popular beliefs about air conditioners aren’t necessarily backed by facts. Read on to learn three…Read More »

Common Issues Leading to AC Repair Service

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As Florida homeowners, we have unique challenges regarding our air conditioning repair service needs. Due to North Florida’s long summers and nearly year-round demand for air conditioning, our HVAC systems experience different types of stress than our northern counterparts. For this reason, we are taking a look at the most common issues that require AC…Read More »

How to Choose the Best Air Conditioning Unit for Your Home

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Living in North Florida, we’re no strangers to smothering heat and humidity, and our climate is a real testing ground for air conditioners. Choosing the right air conditioning unit is one of the most important decisions homeowners can make. Our goal is to find an efficient, reliable system of the proper size and capacity for…Read More »

Breathe Easier: Improving Indoor Air Quality

Indoor Air Quality

How often do we actually think about indoor air quality? Whether at home or the office, we’re usually more concerned with temperature than we are with quality. However, low-quality air presents a host of issues. Read on to learn more about the most common contaminants and how to improve and maintain your indoor air quality….Read More »

How Can I Protect My Outdoor Condenser?

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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?

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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 »

Refrigerant Leaks: Everything You Need to Know

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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 refrigerant leaks are important to address and…Read More »

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

AC Repair or Replacement

Living in the Gainesville, FL heat, and 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…Read More »

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