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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 ...

    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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    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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    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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    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 ...

    Topics: Frequently Asked Questions, New AC Systems, Video

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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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    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 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 ...

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

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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 ...

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

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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, 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 ...

    Topics: Frequently Asked Questions, Electric Bill, Blog Article

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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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    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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    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 ...

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

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

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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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    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 ...

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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 ...

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

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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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    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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    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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