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How times have changed

In 1896, great-grandpa Antonio came to Ybor City from Sicily following the American dream. He started working in a cigar factory and eventually saved enough to acquire some land and some cows and start his own little dairy farm. In between, he met and married another Italian transplant, Theresa. In 1916, their daughter Mary...

What’s that smell?

Now that the weather is changing, our thoughts are turning to the upcoming holiday season. Pumpkin patches are dotting our neighborhoods, and maybe some of us are thinking ahead to the recipes we’ll need in just a few weeks at Thanksgiving! Ah, the aromas of roasting turkey, gravies and rolls and pies… but there’s...

Do you have a furnace?

Before the first true cold snap, take some simple precautions to make sure that your furnace will be working efficiently and safely! If you need assistance, just let us know and we’ll be there! Take a look at the filter—is it clean or dirty? A dirty filter makes your furnace work harder to deliver...

Do you have a Carbon Monoxide Detector?

Many Florida homes have furnaces, and we were talking the other day about the risks furnaces can pose to homeowners if something goes wrong. If you have a furnace, do you also have a carbon monoxide detector? Any gas appliance, from hot water heaters to stoves to furnaces, can potentially create carbon monoxide—a colorless,...

Hot summer

Get ready for some hot weather! As summer is in full effect and endless hot, muggy days are upon us, it’s time to get ready for the heat – get an a/c tune up, slather on the sunscreen and drink lots of water! Did you know that in June, the average high temperature is...

Crazy stories from the A/C Business

Believe it or not, you can see some pretty crazy things when you specialize in air conditioning like we do. While most A/C places here in Tampa are qualified and can install units properly, I have personally seen cases that got me wondering what the installers were thinking. I was just thinking about two...

Air

Unfortunately, in today’s world, pollution is everywhere. And with the type of cleaning products, manmade goods, and activities undertaken within homes and buildings, indoor environments can become very uncomfortable. Even the air we consider to be “fresh” outdoor air has as many as 30 million dust or pollutant particles per cubic foot. There are,...

Preventative Maintenance = Savings

Independent Air Conditioning offers preventive maintenance agreements (PMAs) for scheduled inspections and maintenance of your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system. PMAs are generally scheduled semi-annually to maintain peak efficiency, prevent utility overpayment, and avert system failures through predictive maintenance that can help extend the life of your HVAC system. Sometimes PMAs are...

Energy Saving Tips

Summer and its soaring temperatures are here in full force, and you want to know how to keep your home or office cool and comfortable without outrageous energy bills. These 5 tips will help you reduce heat flow in your home, allowing you to set your thermostat higher and thus lower your energy bills....