How-To's & Guides

3 Tips to Prepare your Mini Split Air Conditioner for Spring


Spring is around the corner and it’s important to be proactive and to keep preventive maintenance in order to catch issues before they get worse. By having consistent maintenance, it can help increase the energy efficiency by 40% and reduces the chances of having technical problems by 90%. The first thing that comes in mind is scheduling an appointment with an HVAC technician and that is definitely the best solution. However, there’s some steps you can do yourself before calling a technician.

Change the Air Filters

We often hear about spring cleaning and according to an online survey conducted by Clorox, Ketchum Global Research & Analytics, 66% of Americans participate in spring cleaning. As much as important it is to clean your house, it is also crucial to change air filters during the season transition in order to start fresh. Not only it will purify the air you breathe, it will also increase the efficiency of the unit, because dust can reduce efficiency and may cause further problems.

Fix the Thermostat

The obvious reflex in season transition is to lower the indoor temperature but spring has many ups and downs in temperature and constantly fixing the temperature might become overwhelming. However, using a wifi thermostat makes your life much easier. You can control the temperature from anywhere simply by using the app. It also helps you save up until 25% on your energy bills. If you’re interested in buying one, click on this link:

Check the Outdoor Unit and Condensate Drain

It is very important to remove the dust and other particulates that accumulated on the compressor so it can blow fresh air. As for the condensation drain, you need to check if there’s no cracks or damages and if that’s the case, the issue has to be addressed right away in order to avoid bigger problems.

Keeping Your Food Truck Cool with a Mini Split AC

If you operate a food truck, particularly in a warmer region of the country, you have struggled with extreme temperatures in your kitchen. So what can you do to keep the temperature in your food truck kitchen cool?One of the growing trends is to retrofit a mini split air conditioner to your food truck kitchen. If you have [...]

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4 Reasons You Should Install A Cold Climate Heat Pump

For those of you living in colder climates like the New England, or Canada, you’ve likely heard of cold climate heat pumps, but what are they exactly? For most homeowners in these cold regions, a cold climate heat pump is an affordable and efficient way to heat your home.There are a number of reasons to [...]

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Affordable Air Conditioning for Your Hotel or Airbnb

Do you operate a hotel, motel or an Airbnb? In the age of reviews, climate control can often be the difference between a successful or unsuccessful hotel or bed and breakfast. Mini split air conditioners offer you an affordable way to provide air conditioning or heating to your accommodations with minimal costs.While many hotels have often used PTAC systems, [...]

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Mini Split Air Conditioners for Your Server Room

The growth of technology has seen a boom in the use of server rooms in large and medium sized business. Cloud computing has also increased the number of data centers globally, requiring efficient means of cooling computer systems. As the number of servers grows, the heat output rises as well. In most cases, businesses rely on [...]

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What is R410A Refrigerant?

R410A is the preferred refrigerant for use in residential and commercial air conditioners in the United States, Canada, Europe and Japan. It was developed as a environmentally friendly replacement for R22, which was considered as a contributor to greenhouse gases. Most modern air conditioners opt for R410A refrigerant, which allows systems to operate and higher pressures, vs R22. For [...]

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What to Do If Your Mini Split is Damaged by Weather or Flooding?

We’ve recently experienced some serious weather incidents including Hurricane Irma, and Hurricane Harvey. For most people in Texas and Florida, it is likely that there mini split air conditioner or even central air conditioner may have been affected by flood damage, hail, or even wind damage.So what should you do if your mini split air conditioner was affected by storm [...]

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Air Conditioning for Your Container Home or Office

Container homes or offices are becoming more and more popular as a way to keep housing costs down. If you’re lucky enough to be in a temperate climate you may be able to get by without air conditioning or heating, but for a lot of us, you’ll need someway to heat or cool your container [...]

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Mini Split Air Conditioner Rebate Programs

Did you know that our Energy Star rated mini splits are all eligible for rebates from your local power company. Should your power company offer a rebate program for mini split heat pumps, you'll be eligible for up to a $500 rebate. Current Rebate Programs by State Duke Power (Florida)Florida Power & Light (Florida)Duke Power (North [...]

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How Does a Mini Split Heat Pump Work?

Ductless mini split heat pumps are great for homes or businesses looking to retrofit a non-ducted heating system. Non-ducted heating systems include heating systems such as hot water heating, baseboard heating, and space heaters working on wood, propane or kerosene. A ductless mini split heat pump is also great for rooms that cannot easily be [...]

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