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    2020 Sarasota Chamber Frank G. Berlin Small Business Award Winner

    It is our honor and pleasure to announce we received the 2020 Frank G. Berlin Small Business Award from the Greater ...

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    Is My A/C Warranty Transferrable?

    If you recently purchased a new air conditioning and heating system and are now selling your home, you are probably ...

    Topics: Frequently Asked Questions, Warranties

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    What Does My HVAC Manufacturers’ Parts Warranty Cover?

    Warranties are one of the main causes of customer frustration in the residential A/C industry. It is important to ...

    Topics: Frequently Asked Questions, Warranties

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    Top 3 A/C Manufacturers for Southwest Florida

    Common features of our top 3 A/C manufacturers for homes and offices in southwest Florida include: 100% made in the USA ...

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    Do I Need to Replace My Ductwork?

    To answer this question, we must have an understanding of what ductwork is and why it is important.

    Topics: Frequently Asked Questions, Ducts, Blog Article

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    Which HVAC Manufacturer Is Best?

    Since 1977, this is one of the most popular questions we have received. To be completely honest, the answer has changed ...

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    The Pros and Cons of Daikin A/C Systems

    One of the brands that we recommend when purchasing and installing a new HVAC system is Daikin. Though Daikin is a ...

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    REME HALO vs UV Lights

    With the increase in demand for products that improve indoor air quality, many comparisons have been made and questions ...

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    Our COVID-19 Safety Practices

    We have received many questions from customers about what we are doing to keep them safe during this COVID-19 pandemic. ...

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    How to Have Good Indoor Air Quality

      Our President and Owner, Billy Swanson, recently spoke about Indoor Air Quality on The Suncoast View. During his ...

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    The Problems and Benefits of Rheem A/C Systems

    Many air conditioning and heating contractors offer Rheem equipment for heating and cooling systems as well as hot ...

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    The Best Ductless A/C System

    Ductless air conditioners and/or heat pumps are a more efficient way to heat and cool your home. These systems do not ...

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

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    REME HALO Products Kill Viruses, Bacteria, and Mold

    What is the REME HALO? The REME HALO is an in-duct whole-home air purification system. It reduces both airborne and ...

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    The Best A/C System for Manufactured Homes

    What is the best A/C system for manufactured homes? That is a tough question to answer. To be honest, rarely will a ...

    Topics: New AC Systems, Manufactured Homes, Blog Article

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    The Problems and Benefits of Lennox A/C Systems

    As a company, there are a few different air conditioning and heating equipment manufacturers that we can confidently ...

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

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    Best of Houzz 2020 Award for Customer Service

    We are proud to announce that we have won a “Best Of Houzz” award for Customer Service for the second year in a row. ...

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    How Much Does A New A/C System Cost

    It is important to understand that purchasing a new air conditioner or heat pump is not like purchasing a car or even ...

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

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    The Difference Between a Daikin Fit and a Traditional HVAC System

    We have had some of our customers ask us: "What is the difference between the Daikin Fit and a traditional air ...

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

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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 ...

    Topics: Frequently Asked Questions, Electric Bill, Video

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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 ...

    Topics: Frequently Asked Questions, IAQ, Video

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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 ...

    Topics: Frequently Asked Questions, New AC Systems, Video

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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, also known as Serve Florida, was asked by one of our ...

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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 ...

    Topics: Frequently Asked Questions, Cost, Video

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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 ...

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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

    Tri County Air is proud to announce that we have earned an award for outstanding business accomplishments. Tri County ...

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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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    Charlotte Technical College and Tri County Air 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 high-efficiency air conditioning and heating systems help them save money on their ...

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    Top 3 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 ...

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

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    Find Compassion and Empathy 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

    There are a ton of perks to buying online i.e. fast delivery, great prices, tracking packages, & near-instant ...

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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 ...

    Topics: Frequently Asked Questions, IAQ, Blog Article

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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 ...

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

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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 ...

    Topics: Frequently Asked Questions, IAQ, Video

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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, Thermostats, 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 A/C Scam

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

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    Tri County Air Partners with Harvest Tabernacle Sarasota

      We are so happy to partner with The Harvest Tabernacle of Sarasota in their project to bring life to 23 apartments in ...

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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 the key functions of your air conditioning and heating system is to remove moisture from the air. The moisture ...

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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 ...

    Topics: Tips for Seasonal Residents, Blog Article

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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? A UV light is a HVAC accessory that uses ultraviolet light to improve your indoor air quality. What ...

    Topics: Frequently Asked Questions, IAQ, Blog Article

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    Is A Ductless Air Conditioning 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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    Tips for a Healthier Home

    Take a moment to review these tips in an effort to help improve the quality of the air inside your home.

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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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    The Air Conditioner Purchasing Journey

    We know purchasing a new air conditioning system can be an overwhelming process. This is why we wanted to take you on 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 Member

    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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    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 ...

    Topics: Frequently Asked Questions, New Homeowners, Blog Article

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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, Florida a well ...

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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 ...

    Topics: Electric Bill, Blog Article

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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 Mildew Away!

    Mildew thrives in cool, dark, and humid conditions. It is not only unsightly, but mildew can also be a health hazard. ...

    Topics: Tips for Seasonal Residents, Mold Prevention, Blog Article

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