AC Repairs in Miami

How a UV Light Can Help Your HVAC System

As a homeowner, there are many things we need to take care of to keep our house and property in tip-top shape throughout the year. One of the most important home features that require a significant amount of attention is the HVAC system. Unfortunately, it can be easy to forget about our heating and cooling systems until it malfunctions—often at the times that we need it the most. Aside from providing our HVAC system with regular check-ups and maintenance for …

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A Look Back at the Origins of HVAC

Systems for heating, ventilation and air conditioning–more commonly referred to by the acronym HVAC–have a fairly lengthy history that started with Willis Haviland Carrier’s fog-inspired creation of the first known air-cooling appliance.According to the Carrier Corporation website–the company started by the inventor and that still carries his name today–Carrier designed the inaugural device on July 17, 1902. He did so just one year after graduating from Cornell University with an engineering degree. The century-old unveiling of this machine that allowed for …

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What Does It Really Mean to Be Energy Efficient?

What It Really Means To Be Energy Efficient: A Basic Guide Everything that people do is somehow connected to the burning of energy in some form. Energy can fairly be characterized as the ability to do work. To accomplish things, people either rely upon their own energy, or they employ labor-saving devices which require energy to run. Energy, in the form of oil, electricity, natural gas and other sources propels everything that humans do. What is Energy Efficient Energy efficiency …

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The Day it Snowed in South Florida

January 19th, 1977 might not mean much to people living north of Florida, but for South Floridians it is a day that will live in infamy. It is, after all, the day it snowed in South Florida. It was the first ever reported snow fall in Miami, and Homestead Air Force Base held the record of the most southern snowfall in the contingent United States. So, what exactly happened? A cold snap had gripped much of the eastern Seaboard, and …

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5 New Year’s Resolutions South Floridians Should Make

Happy New Year! All around the world people will be choosing this week to make New Year’s resolutions. The closing of an old year, and the ringing in of a new year is cause to celebrate. What resolutions will you make? We are curious about the vows Southern Floridians will make this year. Miami is a fun, crazy city. You see some one-of-a-kind characters on foot, bike, or traveling in a car. With such a lively culture, there are sure …

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10 Places in Miami to Relax When Your AC is Broken

There is no worse feeling than when the humidity is high, the temperatures are hot, and your air conditioner breaks down. Direct AC prides itself on speedy service, but it is so hot in Miami that even a short wait can be practically unbearable. Which begs the questions: Are there places in Miami to go to cool down while you wait? There definitely is. Here’s our list of the 10 most relaxing places to hang out at while you’re waiting for …

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Three Ways to Tell the Difference Between a Snowbird and a Native South Floridian

South Florida is truly a great place to be. The weather, the amenities, the people, and the culture are all very conducive to a very relaxing and uplifting lifestyle. Since its conception, South Florida has also been a place where many individuals come to escape the colder temperatures of their native home for a few months. Native South Floridians call these individuals Snowbirds. Snowbirds are fun to have around, and tourism is a large player in Miami’s economy. But there are great differences …

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Top 10 Cities In The U.S. That Need AC As Much As South Florida Does

The U.S.A. is a big place, and many cities across the U.S. are warm on a regular basis. Here is a list of 10 cities, outside of South Florida, that need AC on a regular basis. 1. Phoenix, Arizona- This city is in competition with Miami for hottest city. The heat averages over 89° regularly, whereas Miami doesn’t stay that hot all year round. The average temperature in Miami, makes it comparable to Phoenix. 2. Las Vegas, Nevada- Sin city …

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Direct Air Conditioning Earns Esteemed 2014 Angie’s List Super Service Award

Award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer service Direct Air Conditioning has earned the service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award, reflecting an exemplary year of service provided to members of the local services marketplace and consumer review site in 2014.  “Why Direct Air ?? Because We Care !!!” “Only about 5 percent of the HVAC companies in South Florida have performed so consistently well enough to earn our Super Service Award,” said Angie’s List Founder Angie Hicks. …

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Improve the Air Quality in your Home or Business with Tech!

The professionals at Direct AC have concluded that much of the indoor air can be more polluted as compared to the air on the outside. Most of the time spent in your home puts you at a high risk of getting exposed to the poor quality air. Some of the ailments that you risk suffering from include: asthma, allergies, and other respiratory issues. This is why an air purifier is mandatory equipment in your home. Direct AC offers you an …

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