AC Leaking Water

AC Leaking Water

We get a lot of questions from Florida homeowners, but one of the most common questions we get is why their air conditioning system is leaking water into their home. Air conditioners are expensive. So is having to pay for costly repairs. It’s a pain, it’s an inconvenience, and it can put a dent in […]

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Ways to Save Energy at Home

Ways to Save Energy at Home

Energy use skyrockets in the summer as temperatures rise. Our first instinct is to crank the thermostat down to the low 70’s and even 60’s as temperatures can creep up to the 90’s. It’s a known fact to most, air conditioners use more energy than any other appliance in the home. This can put a […]

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Thermostat is Blank

Thermostat is Blank

Summers in Florida can be brutal. This is especially the case if you arrive home after a long day at work only to find that your thermostat is blank. What is going on? Why do these things happen? The 7 Most Common Reasons Why Your Thermostat is Blank In hopes of making your summer more […]

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How Often to Change Air Filter in House

How Often to Change Air Filter in House

Have you ever lost power after a hurricane or tropical storm? How fun was that? How many days did you go to bed in a bad mood? (Be honest. Even if you were thankful to still have a roof over your head, at some point, sleeping drenched in sweat can get to anyone). The air […]

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AC Drain Line Clogged

AC Drain Line Clogged

When it comes to taking care of your air conditioner, so many factors come into play: installing the thermostat on an inside wall, changing the air filters regularly, unclogging the drain lines. It’s almost like having an HVAC side job (side note: If you hire an HVAC professional to do these things for you every […]

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How to Save Energy in the Summer

How to Save Energy in the Summer

Climate Design has been in the HVAC and plumbing business in the Tampa Bay area for over 40 years. Throughout that time, we have consistently helped customers save money by reducing the amount of energy that they use in Florida’s deadly summers, mild winters and everything in between. We do this through an extensive checklist […]

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How to Replace AC Filter

How to Replace AC Filter

The importance of regularly changing your air conditioner’s filter cannot be overstated. If you change the filter once every few months, your AC unit will live considerably longer. Much like a car engine, maintained air conditioners live longer and work more efficiently, which will save you money on your energy and repair bills. Newer filters […]

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Why Are My Air Conditioner Filters Turning Black

Why Are My AC Filters Turning Black?

You’ve been around the block several times to know that proper maintenance for your air conditioner includes changing the filters frequently. You’ve already discovered the perfect timing to do so. You pride yourself on being so responsible about it. So why, pray tell, are they always black when you switch them? Isn’t the whole point […]

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AC Not Blowing Cold Air

AC Not Blowing Cold Air

Living in Florida, we love to boast about our white sand beaches, eternal summers, and being the place where Margaritaville dreams are made. And it’s true. We have so many great things that make the Sunshine State a wonderful place to call home. That said, it would be foolish to try to deny the fact […]

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AC Freezing Up

AC Freezing Up

Summer in Florida feels like being eternally simmered in the hottest, mistiest, most uncomfortable soup in the most humid climate on the entire planet. You sweat like you just ran a marathon wearing a tracksuit, you’re hotter than the black tar on the Clearwater Beach parking lot at noon, in the middle of July. You […]

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