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Prepare Your HVAC System for Summer

April 27, 2020

As the colder months of winter start to wind down, and the chirping birds and budding flowers of spring reveal themselves, your mind is probably turning to the heat of summer and whether or not your HVAC system is up to the task of keeping you comfortable through another hot season. Your neighborhood partners at Kenny’s Air Conditioning & Heating Services, Inc. know just how hot and humid a Florida summer can get, so you can trust us when it comes to HVAC maintenance in Tampa, FL. Below is some information to help you understand the importance of seasonal HVAC... View Article

Will I Have to Stop Using HCFC-22 (R-22) in My Home Air Conditioner?

March 18, 2020

As of January 1, 2020, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has banned the production and importation of Freon (also known as R22 and HCFC-22) into the United States. R22 is a refrigerant that is used in many commercial and residential cooling systems, but it has a toxic effect on the ozone. If your home air conditioner relies on Freon, you might wonder how the R22 phaseout will affect your home in Tampa, FL. What does the phaseout include? The R22 phaseout first and foremost means that no one can manufacture or bring R22 into the United States, in an... View Article

What Kinds of Refrigerants Can Be Used in My Home Air Conditioner?

March 4, 2020

Since January 1, 2020, the manufacturing and importing of Freon (also known as R22 and HCFC-22) has been permanently banned. If your home air conditioner relies on R22, you don’t need to worry—you’ll be able to use pre-existing and reclaimed supplies during the R22 phaseout in Tampa, FL until your air conditioner’s lifespan is complete. If you bought your unit after January 1, 2010, however, chances are that your unit relies on a different kind of coolant. After that date, the production of air conditioners that rely on R22 was banned. This was to give average homeowners and consumers the... View Article

Why HVAC Maintenance Is So Important

September 18, 2019

Life is always busy and hectic, so regular maintenance of your HVAC system might not be at the top of your to-do list. However, it’s much more important than you think. If you want to save time and money, making sure that the HVAC unit is on a regular maintenance schedule is crucial. That’s because you want your HVAC system running all season long, with no random malfunctions or breakdowns costing you hundreds—or even thousands—of dollars. Finding an expert in HVAC maintenance in Tampa, FL is key to this process. Think about it like you would your car: when the... View Article

What You Need to Know About Changing Your AC Filter

August 1, 2019

When you consider how warm and humid Tampa is for most of the year, you get a sense of just how much you rely on your air conditioning throughout the year to stay comfortable in your home. Not only does it keep your home cool, but it also cuts down on humidity, reduces the amount of allergens that flow through the air in your home and helps to keep your home a little more dust-free than it would otherwise be. Of course, all air conditioning must undergo some regular maintenance, and a big part of that is keeping up with... View Article

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