Cooling Life

by Advanced Cooling Systems

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Smart Energy Management and Your Power Company

Smart Thermostat:  What makes a thermostat smart? In our connected world, a smart thermostat is one that grants access to itself  via the internet. Whether that access is a website, a phone app or voice control via google or alexa, if you can control it's basic...

Dehumidification in Clearwater Florida

Air conditioning systems dehumidify as well as cool the air. (the first air conditioner was installed in a printing shop to keep the paper dry so it didn't have to close on humid summer days) They cool by reducing sensible heat (lowering temperature) and dehumidify by...

What Do I Set My Thermostat At To Feel Cool?

75° F & < 60% HumidityIn the news these days you will find energy companies asking homeowner to keep their thermostats 78° and up. If you put your thermostat at 78° and don't feel comfortable, why is that? Humidity! Most people feel hotter when the humidity is...

What is the White (or Grey) Slimy Gunk Coming from My A/C Drainline?

Bacteria (white slime):  Bacteria  (it was previously commly thought to be algae, but is now known to be bacteria) seeks a warm/moist environment to grow with a good food supply, which can be found in oversized, short cycling AC equipment as well as dirty air filters...

Why is Air Conditioning Measured in Tons?

Tons of IceIn the early days of cooling, ice harvested from lakes in the winter was stored and used as the medium to absorb the summer heat from the air. Blow a fan over ice, the heat of the air is absorbed by the ice (the cool of the ice is not added to the air). The...

Sweating Ducts

Duct SweatingDucts in your attic sweating is not the same as your body sweating. Ducts that are sweating are more like your car having those beads of condensation in the morning. This map of the US shows Florida fully contained in the area with the highest seasonal...

Get Your Air Conditioner Maintenance Before the Summer Heat Begins

Why should I get a tune up?On an average Florida summer day the stress on a well installed air conditioner is five times the national average. A poorly maintained air conditioning system can easily increase that stress by two-fold and significantly shorten your air...

Which HVAC Filter Should I Use?

Basic Air FilterThis type of filter is generally made to protect your HVAC equipment from getting dirty too fast. Coming in various colors like blue, white and green this filter will stop dust and dirt and large things from getting swallowed up by your HVAC system. If...

Heat Pump or Straight Cool Air Conditioner in Pinellas County Florida?

Systems Explained:  The difference between between a straight cool air conditioner and a heat pump system is difficult to see at a glance. The functioning differences between the two are hidden behind the access covers. A heat pumps extra piping, electronics, and...

Why is my AC not cooling?

Easy Fixes: Thermostat: Make sure the thermostat is set to cooling. Typically with the "mode" or "System" button you need to make sure you are set to cooling and not heating. The thermostat screen often displays which mode it is operating in. Info: some modern 'stats...
Dehumidification in Clearwater Florida

Dehumidification in Clearwater Florida

Air conditioning systems dehumidify as well as cool the air. (the first air conditioner was installed in a printing shop to keep the paper dry so it didn't have to close on humid summer days) They cool by reducing sensible heat (lowering temperature) and dehumidify by...

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Advanced Cooling Systems, Inc.

1660 N Hercules Ave STE E

Clearwater FL 33765

Phone (727) 738-6006

License#: CAC058664