Air Conditioning &
Heating System Helpful Information
What to expect when working with an
A/C & Heating company:
If you're upgrading your
air-conditioning system what should you expect to be done. Remember
you're not just buying a piece of equipment you're buying total home
comfort so you should look at those code requirements under the new
code and how was your house is performing as a whole. This should
Minimum 14 seer for air
conditioning and heat pumps. Minimum 80% plus gas furnace.
Return air chamber
should be sealed. Provisions made for a well fitting well sized
return air grill with filters.
Code requires a drain
safety switch to help prevent flooding in case of drain stoppage.
A new three
quarter-inch plywood deck for the indoor air handler to make sure
there's no sagging of the air handler overtime.
The new more efficient
equipment may require a smaller breaker for proper current
The outside unit has to
be 4 inches above grade and the unit secured to the Hurricane pad
with hurricane clips.
Discussions should be had on:
Balanced return from
Sealing the ductwork in
the attic for air losses.
Sealing the grills to
the ceiling for air losses.
Indoor air quality
referencing UV lights
www.rgf.com and the
air safe 2000 filter system.
Total house insulation.
And last what is the
actual load on my house an ACCA manual J load is required to pull
a permit for a system change out.
If you need a free estimate to replace
equipment, if you have questions about products or services
please call us at 850-626-8225 or e-mail us at