Posts tagged with: Brevard County HVAC

Winter Heating Tips for Floridians

If you are like most Floridians, the shift to cooler temperatures has come as quite a shock to your system. Granted, mid-40s is nothing new for our northern neighbors, but for us the cold air is quite a shock to the system. Gone are the days of tank tops and flip-flops, at least for now. You are taking extra care to stay warm, but what about your HVAC system? Have you considered the shock this

Proper Insulation is Necessary for a Cool Home

We all know that proper insulation helps keep your home functioning properly. It also has far reaching implications for your Melbourne FL HVAC unit. So, let’s start with the basics. What is insulation? Simply put, insulation is some type of material that prevents excess heat gains. Pretty easy. When insulating your home you need to consider two things: where does insulation need to be added or placed and what is the R-value for your chosen

Advantages to Programmable Thermostats

Florida weather can often feel like a roller coaster ride. One day we are on the verge of record setting high temps and the next in the midst of a Florida winter. The temperature variation can be extreme with a change of twenty to thirty degrees virtually over night. This change affects us in a myriad of ways. Weather.com notes that cases of the common cold increase when the temperatures change in such an extreme

How to Choose an Air Conditioning Repair Company in Melbourne

There is no shortage of air conditioning service companies in Brevard County, FL. A quick Internet search will provide you with multiple choices. So, how do you know whom to call when your unit is on the fritz? With so many options, it is easy to feel overwhelmed. Space Age Cooling and Heating in Brevard County wants to give you tips on selecting the perfect contractor. Choosing a right air conditioning repair company does not have to

How To Keep Cool

Floridians are on an almost constant quest to keep cool. Our year-round sunny climate brings with it a lifestyle that provides practically everyone the chance to experience the great outdoors. Unfortunately, it also contributes to a higher than national average, by forty percent, use of electricity. According to the Energy Information Administration, about ninety percent of energy used by homeowners in Florida is electrical; a large portion of that energy expenditure taken up by the

When To Call An HVAC Expert

Many folks believe they are capable of handling Cocoa Beach air conditioning issues by themselves and forgo the advice of experts in doing so. This is not to say they are wrong, only that sometimes you simply need to bite the bullet and call in the professionals. So how do you know what you can handle alone and what needs the expert touch of Space Age Cooling and Heating? Hopefully we can answer some of

Air Filter Facts You Need To Know

We are definitely experiencing the dog days of summer here in Florida. If you haven’t noticed the heat outside then perhaps higher than average electric bills have clued you in to the dramatic heat and change in season. Did you know that the filters you use in your home along with the timespan between changing them could make an impact on your electric bills? Space Age Cooling and Heating services all of Brevard County HVAC

Heat Gains and Window Treatments

Now that summer is here in Brevard County, FL we are all feeling the effects..even indoors. Have you ever noticed how warm your sliding glass doors feel from the inside? Your home transfers and absorbs heat from various sources and this process is referred to as heat gain. The sun is the primary source of heat gain within homes but it can come from other places as well. Your oven is an example of this

Something Is In The Air

You never know what type of contaminants might be lurking in the deep recesses of your home. A home can be the source of “dirty” air, at least compared with the outside environment. The collection of moisture inside can lead to mold, possibly mold spores. Current forced-air systems may simply be moving bacteria and dust particles back-and-forth, circulating these particles within the home. Here in allergen-prone Central Florida, allergies can be inflamed by said allergens

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