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Longtime customers of Charlie's Tropic Heating & Air Conditioning know what it feels like to place a cry for help to our office. That is a good day at Charlie's Tropic Heating & Air Conditioning. Representing the efficient, reliable and courteous service has made us one of the leading air conditioner companies in Florida. While [...]

Amy O’Grady attends third annual Women in HVAC event

Amy O'Grady was one of dozens of women from across the heating and cooling brand who attended a three-day conference. “On my third year with Bryant Women in HVAC, I realized I had become part of an unspoken Sisterhood. We are all facing the same business climate and know that together we can become more strategic. [...]

It’s like putting frosting on a cake; learn how to seal your windows’ air leaks

Still, with the passage of time, you might need extra motivation to unwrap those caulk and weather stripping packages and get to work. If so, consider: The U.S. Department of Energy says, “If you added up all the leaks, holes and gaps in a typical home's envelope (the windows, roof, subfloor, exterior doors and exterior [...]

An AC tuneup will save real money

An AC tuneup will save real money this summer Now that the summer heat has permeated northeast Florida, hardly a day goes by when a customer does not call Charlie’s Tropic Heating and Air Conditioning, Inc., to ask, “What's the best way to set my thermostat in this heat?” This is a loaded question – [...]

7 Ways We Provide Outstanding HVAC Customer Service

7 ways we provide outstanding HVAC customer service You can tell it's summertime in northeast Florida – and not just because of all the backyard barbecues, garage sales and community pool gatherings. It's the buzz of what's being said at these venues at this time of year, when air conditioners break down most frequently: Those air conditioning [...]

Keep Your Cool – And Your Air Conditioner Running

Keep your cool – and your air conditioner running – with a Charlie's maintenance agreement Keeping your air conditioner running is important but when it breaks down, you want two answers, and you want them fast: Who do I call to fix it and how much is it going to cost to get my air [...]

Home Energy Audits – DIY and Professional – Step 2

Step 2: The professional audit After you conclude your home energy audit, you're bound to feel a sense of accomplishment – as well you should. You've made an important step toward improving your home's energy efficiency. As you organize your notes, you might wish to fortify the results by seeing how your home's energy use [...]

Home Energy Audits – Step 1

Thermal insulation, house energy efficiency concept isolated on white Home Energy Audits – DIY and Professional - can slash your utility bills Step 1: The DIY audit Maybe your home feels drafty – even when the windows are closed. Or maybe certain rooms feel warm while others feel chilly or damp. Or maybe [...]

Safeguard Your HVAC System for the Holidays

You may be going out of town for the holidays, but as experience has probably taught you: You can put miles between yourself and your home, but it is never far from your thoughts. Missing your home is one thing, but you don't have to worry about it if you take some precautions before you [...]

Benefits of Variable Speed Air Conditioning & Heating Systems

If you live in a home more than 20 years old, and you haven't updated your heating and cooling system, it probably has a single-speed fan motor or at best, a multi-speed motor. For a long time the single speed blower was the standard. With just one setting it was either on full blast or [...]