What’s a Two Stage Heat Pump?

Obtaining optimal temperature for comfort has always been a challenge for building tenants in many parts of the country. While the number of air conditioning technologies keeps increasing, none really seems to be addressing the issue of home energy efficiency for an average homeowner – achieving maximum comfort in your home at minimum costs. However, the innovative performance of two-stage heat pump is gathering popularity in American homes, albeit confusion on how it really works. Two-Stage Heat Pump System: What It Is Questions about what a two-stage cooling system is, keep coming up every time we talk to Oak Hill, FL homeowners looking for sustainable temperature management solutions for their homes. A two-stage heat pump is an air conditioner that provides heat for your house by drawing heat from outside towards the inside of your house. One stage heat pumps — which is what you will find installed in most homes – only have on-and-off settings. What this means is that a single stage heat pump is either working at 100 percent capacity or it’s off – not working at all. Advantages of Two-stage Heat Pump Installation A two-stage cooling system is designed to give some leeway when it comes...

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Fall Events in Daytona Beach

As the fall weather approaches, Daytona Beach gears up for fun festivities both outdoors and in! Below are some of the upcoming events of the season: French Wine Tasting and the MOAS You’ll get to experience a true wine tasting on Thursday, October 12th, 2017! This included wines from France and food pairings. In addition, special guest Baptiste Koch from Domaine Blanville Winery located in the Languedoc Region will be there to make your experience even better. Fall Family Festival at the MOAS At this exciting event, the kids are invited to dress up for a costume contest and trick-or-treat throughout galleries, in addition to a day full of crafts, story time, games, and a Halloween laser show in the Planetarium! This event on October 21st is free for museum members or with paid museum admission. Cocktails & Creations: Blacklight Paint Night: Dia de Los Muertos at the MOAS Join Johnny Yarbrough from Paint Nite in Flagler Beach for this instructional black light painting night that is Day of the Dead themed! It features brightly colored sugar skulls, a signature cocktail, light appetizers, music, and raffles. Purchase your tickets by October 23rd to join this event at the MOAS on...

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Do I need an AC Replacement in South Daytona?

If you are in need of a major AC repair, you may be considering a replacement instead. As AC repairs start to add up, you might find yourself at this crossroad. Yeah, a repair will be cheaper, but if these start to add up, you could save a lot of money down the road by purchasing a new, more energy efficient air conditioner now. Davis Bros. has your solution! We have the best South Daytona AC installation services and we always make sure you’re living comfortably. Here are some things to think about before you make the decision to upgrade: How old is your AC? An air conditioner has a lifespan of around 10 years. However, its lifespan also depends on quality and maintenance it received over the several years of use.If your AC is nearing 10 years old, it may not be worth it to spend a large amount on repairs if you have to replace it soon anyway. How efficient is your AC? If your AC is older, it probably isn’t very efficient, which means higher utility bills for you. A new, high-efficiency AC unit could save you each month on your utility bills. How frequently do you repair your AC? Is this the first...

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Why Do AC Units Freeze Up in Florida?

An air conditioning unit is comprised of several components which operate in harmony to maintain a homeowner’s desired internal temperature. In New Smyrna Beach, homeowners don’t usually fear that their unit will freeze up. When each component is functioning properly, there is little to no risk of a given AC unit freezing up. Unfortunately, not all components can be counted upon to function exactly as intended at all times, particularly not if the machine has been poorly maintained or neglected outright. As can happen anywhere, cooling systems in are prone to freezing up under certain circumstances. Having a technician evaluate your AC unit is one way of getting ahead of such problems before they manifest. Understanding why an AC unit is given to freezing up requires an understanding of how AC units function. It sounds counterintuitive, but each HVAC unit is equipped with a cold coil which needs to be kept warm. Maintaining this warmth is a matter of drawing in hot (or relatively hot) air from a home or otherwise enclosed space. Exposure to this air is essential to preventing your air conditioning unit from freezing up. When that air is restricted or cut off entirely, the cold coil...

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Port Orange, FL – One of Florida’s Hidden Gems

Port Orange is the crown jewel of one of Florida’s most picturesque areas, Volusia County, and is part of the Daytona-Deltona-Osmond Beach metropolitan area. This family-friendly community was established in 1867 and is celebrating its 150th birthday. There’s plenty to see and do in and around Port Orange, which is known for its proximity to Florida’s vibrant tourism industry. Each year, millions of visitors are drawn to nearby venues like the Dayton International Speedway for the pulse-pounding excitement of NASCAR racing. Each March, Daytona Beach Bike Week draws a half-million motorcycle enthusiasts, who descend on the area for a ten-day celebration of racing, concerts, parties, and street festivals. Fun For the Whole Family Port Orange is a principal city in what is called the Fun Coast region of Florida. While nearby beaches are a wildly popular draw for tourists, this city of around 58,000 residents is a great place to raise a family. Its largest employment sectors are education, healthcare, and government. Schools in Port Orange are A-rated by the state, and one of its schools, Spruce Creek High, is on the list of the nation’s top 100 high schools. See For Yourself See for yourself what years of careful...

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The Importance of AC Maintenance in Port Orange

If you live in Port Orange, Florida, you know just how uncomfortable the weather can be. With our high temperatures and extremely high humidity levels, most days are spent sweaty and sometimes annoyed. You might find yourself huddling around the AC vents or standing in front of a high-blasting fan. If this is you, your system may not be working as efficiently as it should. If you struggle to stay cool in your Port Orange home, then AC maintenance might be the answer. 9 out of 10 cooling system failures are caused by dirt and dust. A light layer of dust on cooling coils can reduce your energy efficiency by 20%. This can be easily prevented with regular AC maintenance. Protect Your Investment The installation of your air conditioning and heating system is an investment in Port Orange, therefore you should do everything possible to minimize equipment breakdown. Planned maintenance not only assists in preventing unit breakdown to business-critical environments but also helps to improve energy efficiency. Luckily, specializes in Port Orange AC maintenance. Two Maintenance Visits Annually AC unit, heat pump, and furnace equipment is not inexpensive and we always recommend that, following installation, you enter into a maintenance agreement with your...

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Four Things You Should Know About Heating and Cooling Repair

There are a huge amount of things that homeowners have to consider – especially when buying a house, deciding on repairs, getting everything perfect for the holidays, and figuring out how much you’re going to spend on your mortgage and bills. One thing that you might not have considered thoroughly though are your heating and cooling costs – and when it comes down to it, HVAC maintenance and upkeep are more important than you might think. Heating and Cooling keeps you comfortable, maintains your pipes and insulation, helps you breathe and survive in harsh conditions (like extreme heat). Here at Davis Brothers Cooling and Heating in New Smyrna, we know what you need for all of your needs regarding heating and cooling repair in Edgewater, New Smyrna Beach, Oakhill, Port Orange and South Daytona. Here are 4 aspects of HVAC that you’ve probably never considered: If you aren’t taking the time to get your heating and cooling systems in order now, you’re bound to be dealing with major issues later. The issue is the strain that severe weather (extreme heat, large storms) put on your system. Routine maintenance and upkeep ensures that issues are found now, rather than later, within...

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