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    Production of R-22, Freon, To Be Discontinued in 2020

    The Environmental Protection Agency has completed the years long process of phasing out the production of R-22 ...

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    2019 Business of the Year Award Winner

    We are honored and humbled to have received the 2019 Business of the Year Award. This is fully due to our employees and ...

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    The Effect of Chinese Tariffs on the HVAC Industry

    Recently, our President, William Swanson, was a part of a roundtable conversation on ABC7 regarding the effect the ...

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    How to Listen to Your Electric Bill

    Your electric bill is speaking to you every month. Do you know what it is saying? Watch as Billy Swanson unpacks how to ...

    Topics: Frequently Asked Questions, Electric Bill, Video

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    The Truth Behind A/C Duct Cleaning

    Have you been told that you need to get the ducts cleaned in your home or office? Are you suffering from allergies and ...

    Topics: Frequently Asked Questions, IAQ, Ducts, Video

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    How to Save Money on Your Electric Bills in the Summer

    It is starting to heat up here in Southwest Florida! The snowbirds are beginning to head back up north and the ...

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    Your New A/C Purchase Makes a Community Impact in April

    We are honored to make a difference in our community, so we are inviting you to join in! For the month of April, Tri ...

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    Humidity and Your Comfort

    Humidity is a common villain here in SW Florida. Watch as Owner of Tri County Air, Billy Swanson, explains what ...

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    What To Expect From Your Heat Pump

    Heat Pumps vs. Air Conditioners In general, many refer to their HVAC systems simply as "air conditioners" and are ...

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    What To Expect From Your New A/C System

    So, you just purchased a new air conditioning and heating system... You're probably expecting greater efficiency, lower ...

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    How to Reduce Particles in the Air

    Particles are one of the 3 sources of poor indoor air quality. If you are experiencing allergies, chances are they are ...

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    3 Sources of Poor Indoor Air Quality

    Do you have poor IAQ (indoor air quality)? Here is a quick overview of the 3 main sources of poor IAQ, which may be the ...

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    Save Money By Replacing Your A/C At The End Of The Year

    One of the most common questions we receive at Tri County Air is: "When is the best time to buy a new air conditioning ...

    Topics: Frequently Asked Questions, New AC Systems, Cost, Blog Article

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    Tri County Community Foundation Throws PJ Party for Orphans

    During the month of August, The Tri County Community Foundation was asked by one of our very own employees to help out ...

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    Why There Is Black Stuff On Your Ceiling and Ducts

    Are you concerned that the "black stuff" around your ducts and on your ceiling might be mold? Take a look at this video ...

    Topics: IAQ, Ducts, Mold Prevention, Video

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    Why Some A/C Service Calls Are So Expensive

    Watch as President and Owner of Tri County Air, Billy Swanson, explains why some service calls for your air ...

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    The Tri County Community Foundation Supports Local Day 4 Hope

    "Loving others with the comfort of Christ" is what we do at the Tri County Community Foundation, known in the communtiy ...

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    How You Can Help Your A/C System Last Longer

    In the video below, President and Owner of Tri County Air, Billy Swanson, provides you with tips on how you can help ...

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    Manufacturers' Limited Parts Warranties Explained

    WITHIN THIS VIDEO, THE PRESIDENT OF TRI COUNTY AIR, BILLY SWANSON, DESCRIBES THE LIMITATIONS OF A MANUFACTURERS PART ...

    Topics: Frequently Asked Questions, Warranties, Video

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    Charlotte Tech and Tri County Air Partner with PALM

    This year, Tri County Air’s instructor, Mark Jennings, taught the HVAC students at Charlotte Technical College (CTC). ...

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    Tri County Air Receives Excellence Award

    Company Earns Award for Outstanding Business Accomplishments Tri County Air, serving Manatee, Sarasota and Charlotte ...

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    Local Air Conditioning Company Earns Super Service Award

    Tri County Air Conditioning and Heating has earned the coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award, reflecting an ...

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    Tri County Treats to be at Venice Parade

    Tri County Treats will be at the Venice Parade this Saturday (11/26/16) at the intersection of Venice Ave. and Harbor ...

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    Charlotte Technical College and Tri County Announce HVAC Program

    After months of planning and preparation, Tri County Air and Charlotte Technical College are proud to announce their ...

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    Sarasota Resident Reviews HVAC Company

    Donna, a Tri County Air customer in sarasota, shares her unique experience with our company. (Isn't her dog the ...

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    Prepare for Repairs

    Many people love that today's air conditioners help them save money on their monthly bills. Who wouldn’t, right? ...

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    Top 5 Best Air Conditioners for Manufactured Homes

    Here in Florida, we all know that air conditioning is one of the main things we need to survive the humidity and high ...

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    Compassion, Empathy and Mercy Come Together at Tri County Community Foundation

    Our mission is to "Love others with the comfort of Jesus Christ." We do this by striving to meet every need for every ...

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    The ABC's of Air Conditioning

    Have you ever read a certain word or an abbreviation on an HVAC company’s website or brochure and had trouble knowing ...

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    Buyer Beware: Why You Shouldn’t Buy An Air Conditioner Online

    Buying things online is incredibly easy... so easy a monkey could do it! There are a ton of perks to buying online i.e. ...

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    Is it Time to Repair or Replace Your AC?

    A few questions are on our minds today, as the summer heat is increasingly hotter and our houses begin to feel like ...

    Topics: Frequently Asked Questions, New AC Systems, Blog Article

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    How To Get Your AC In Shape For the Summer!

    It’s HOT. Like, REALLY HOT. And as if that wasn’t enough, we have to deal with the infamous Florida humidity. During ...

    Topics: Frequently Asked Questions, Electric Bill, Blog Article

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    Understanding Humidity Levels: Less is More, More or Less.

     Surviving an incredibly hot, humid day here in Florida is literally just another day in the life of a well-adjusted ...

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    You and Your Thermostat - Programmable, Non, & WiFi

    Programmable, Non-programmable, & Wifi settings Technology is progressing further and further every single day. This ...

    Topics: Frequently Asked Questions, Thermostats, Blog Article

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    How to Save Money on AC in the Summer

    Okay, so we live in Florida. We all know that the Florida heat in the summer can be pretty unbearable. When the ...

    Topics: Frequently Asked Questions, Electric Bill, Blog Article

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    How much does a new air conditioner cost?

    In the world we have today with cell phones and Google, questions are expected to be answered in a maximum of 3 ...

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    Civilian’s Guide to Air Filters

    First of all, what does an air filter even do? Why should you clean/replace it, and how can it save you money? If you ...

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    DIY: AC Check List

    Things to do before calling Tri County Air As much as we love hearing from our customers and helping them solve ...

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    What is a Dehumidistat?

    A dehumidistat is a device which controls the humidity levels in the home by communicating with the thermostat to ...

    Topics: Frequently Asked Questions, Tips for Seasonal Residents, Video

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    5 Easy Steps For AC Efficiency

    So you just bought a brand-new AC system, ever wonder how to make it last longer? At Tri County Air, we recognize that ...

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    The Difference Between an Air Conditioner and a Heat Pump

    Tri County Air Conditioning wants to make sure that those in the Manatee, Charlotte, and Sarasota Counties know the ...

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    How to Prevent an AC Scam

     It is more important than ever to make sure that the people you invite into your home are honest and trustworthy.

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    5 Reasons to get an iComfort Thermostat Right Now

    Have you ever looked at your thermostat? I mean REALLY looked at it. Chances are, it probably isn't the most ...

    Topics: Frequently Asked Questions, Thermostats, Blog Article

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    The Importance of Having a UV Light

      When you think "UV light" the first thing that comes to mind might include something along the lines of tanning beds ...

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    How To Know When It Is Time To Replace Your AC

    Deciding whether or not to replace your air conditioner or heater is a big task. After all, this is an investment that ...

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    5 Ways to Save Money on your Winter Heating Costs

      Lately, if you aren't used to chilly weather, you might have been able to relate to this little guy...Especially if ...

    Topics: Frequently Asked Questions, Electric Bill, Tips for Seasonal Residents, Blog Article

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    5 Reasons Why You Should Have Your Air Conditioner Maintained

    We understand, the holidays just ended and money is tight, you don't want to spend the extra few dollars to have your ...

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    How Often Should I Clean My Drain Line

    One of an air conditioner's functions is to remove moisture from the air. That moisture collects on the evaporator ...

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    What's Your IAQ? Take this Quiz

    The American Lung Association Health House program says there are many different types of contaminants that can ...

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    Prepare Your Home for Winter

    Winter, in Florida, yeah right?! We know what you’re thinking, “how much preparation for winter is really needed in ...

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    Venice Cares |Tri County Community Foundation

    Venice Cares and the Tri County Community Foundation are powered by Tri County Air Conditioning & Heating Inc. Billy ...

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    Is a UV Light Right for You?

    What is a UV light for? A single, double, triple, or quadruple light (depending on the size and need of your home and ...

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    Is A Ductless System Right For You?

    Are you in the market for a new air conditioning system? Maybe a ductless air conditioning system is right for you. ...

    Topics: New AC Systems, Residential Homes, Ductless Systems, Blog Article

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    What is SEER? And Why is it Important?

    An easy way to think of SEER ratings is to think of them in terms of MPG for vehicles. We all want our vehicles to have ...

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    Preventing a Mold Nightmare

    Florida’s warm climate attracts thousands of guests during the fall and winter months. Who doesn’t want to be able to ...

    Topics: Mold Prevention, Blog Article

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    Air Conditioner Purchasing Journey

    We know purchasing a new air conditioning system can be an overwhelming process.  In this timeline, we’ve provided a ...

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    AC Tips for Mobile Home Residents

    With summer temperatures reaching 100°, energy costs are rising; and summers are getting hotter and hotter. We hope ...

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    Manatee Chamber of Commerce BBC

    Tri County Air Conditioning & Heating Inc., member of the Manatee Chamber of Commerce Better Business Council serving ...

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    Comfort Care

    Your air conditioner can make your home more comfortable, but what about you? Could you use a little comfort? Someone ...

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    Is Your Kit Ready for Hurricane Season?

    After getting hit back to back in 2004 and 2005, Florida has been very fortunate the last 10 years. 8 hurricanes made ...

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    Why Should I Care About A/C Certifications?

    The next time you prepare to purchase a product, check for these A/C certifications and recognition for peace of mind ...

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    Tips for New Homeowners

    Buying a new home and moving can be very stressful. There is so much to coordinate. Does anyone happily choose the ...

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    Tri County Serving Sarasota Air Conditioning Needs

    Tri County has taken care of Sarasota air conditioning and heating needs since 1977. Whether residential, commercial, ...

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    10 Tips for Choosing a Reputable AC Company

    1. All Contractors Are Not Created Equal Competence and ethics differentiate reputable AC contractors from dishonest ...

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    Air Conditiong Excellence Venice's Lennox Dealer

    Tri County Air Conditioning and Heating Inc. is Venice's Premier Lennox Dealer. We all know in Venice, a well working ...

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    Empowering Parents and Teens

    Venice Cares is excited to announce the Empowering Parents and Teens seminar. This fun filled and informative night is ...

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    What You Need To Know About Energy

    To qualify for ENERGY STAR requires heating and cooling units to meet or exceed minimum efficiency ratings. The minimum ...

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    Indoor Air Quality In Your Home

    Keeping the air quality in your home sometimes can be challenging. Give Tri County Air Conditioning a call to check the ...

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    Estimating Energy Usage

    Our friends at Energy.gov had this interesting article about estimating energy usage in your home or business. Take a ...

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    Are You Ready For Hurricane Season?

    Ready, set, go! June 1 marks opening of hurricane Season on the Suncoast. As you know here in Southwest Florida a ...

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    Keep Mold Away!

    It's that time of year again where we have to really worry about what is growing in and around our homes. With the ...

    Topics: Mold Prevention, Blog Article

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