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6 Smart Tips to Help You Save Energy and Money This Winter Season

The winter season can be challenging for a number of reasons. Falling sleet and snow turn once hospitable roads into hazardous obstacle courses, increasing the odds of an accident and making driving difficult and downright scary. The colder temperatures mean loading on the layers before even leaving the house, making everything from going to the mailbox to heading out to work more of a hassle.

What You Need to Know About the EPA’s Phase-Out of ODS Refrigerants

If you own an air conditioning system that contains refrigerant known as R-22; there are big changes coming rapidly. The laws governing its production have had an ever increasing effect on your choices in the event that you need to add or replace refrigerant in your system. Simply stated, new production of R-22 has come to an end and the existing supply of R-22 is in short supply and getting shorter with each passing day. As a result, the cost of the remaining R-22 is skyrocketing out of control. The price of R-22 is literally increasing weekly if not daily. This situation has forced Frederick Air to make some choices and form a policy concerning the addition and replacement of refrigerant for our customers with systems that contain R-22.

September Exceptional Customer of the Month

We started an "Exceptional Customer of the Month" to recognize the wonderful people that we serve. Come see who was picked for September!

What is HVAC Preventive Maintenance?

Many homeowners make adjustments to their thermostats regularly without giving their HVAC unit a second thought. As long as the system turns on and works as it should, you may not consider contacting an HVAC technician for assistance. However, as is the case with many types of mechanical equipment, such as your car, it is best to tune up your HVAC system from time to time with some preventive maintenance care. Understanding what this type of service is and how it can help you is essential if you want to keep you system in the best condition possible.

August Exceptional Customer of the Month

We started an "Exceptional Customer of the Month" to recognize the wonderful people that we serve. Our team members can nominate any customer that is helpful or touched our lives in some way. Anything from rescheduling a maintenance so we could get to a customer without air conditioning to making refreshing lemonade for the crew working in a hot attic. Each month we read aloud those nominated and one is randomly selected as our Exceptional Customer of the Month.

Can Your Ductwork Affect the Performance of Your HVAC System?

The condition of the ductwork connected to your HVAC system influences how well your home is heated or cooled. It can also affect the cleanliness of the air that you breathe, the lack of which can lead to illness in some or all of the inhabitants of your home. Here is a look at some of the factors involved in an inspection of the ductwork used to circulate heated/cooled air within your home.

10 Smart Ways to Reduce Your Summer Cooling Costs

We're in the hottest months of the year. Have you thought about how you can keep your energy bills under control? If you spent last summer sweating in the heat and sweating even more about how to pay for cooling your home, there are some proactive steps you can take to stay cooler and more comfortable this summer - without breaking the bank. Here are 10 steps you can take right now to keep your home, and your wallet, cooler this summer.

How to Conduct Your Own Home Energy Audit

To increase energy efficiency in your home, you will first need to conduct an energy audit of your house. This will help you to determine the areas in which you are losing energy. By following these guidelines, you can find your home's problem areas and make your living space more energy efficient.

The Importance of Changing Your HVAC Filters

If you are like most people, you may have the best of intentions for changing your air filters on a regular basis. However, you may easily overlook this important task and fail to change the filters on the schedule you intended to. If you have allergies and pets, it is recommended that you clean or replace your filter on a monthly basis. At the very least, check to see if it's dirty and if so then change it. Air filters serve a number of vital functions for you, so there are good reasons why you should make an effort to remember to change the filters regularly. With a closer look at what these reasons are, you may consider setting yourself reminders so that you change them regularly.

3 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Replacing Your HVAC Unit

Replacing an HVAC system is one of the biggest expenses homeowners will experience after they've purchased a home. Since this shopping experience is one that isn't frequently dealt with, it is easy to make a mistake when purchasing a new HVAC unit. Here is a look at five of the largest mistakes a homeowner can make when they are faced with an HVAC replacement.



Frederick Air, Inc
3 King Avenue
Frederick, MD 21701
Phone: (301) 663-0300
Fax: 301-662-1042

Business Hours: 8:00am to 5:00pm

Evening and Weekends Available by Appointment

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