Most of us are aware that Florida holds the title as the lightning capital of the United States. For decades we have purchased products to protect our television, stereo systems and other household items. Today, almost all products have electronic circuit boards and are sensitive to transient voltages, brown-outs and power surges. Why do we purchase accessories to protect our electronics? YES! They are expensive.
Did you know your homes air conditioning and heating system is just as susceptible to these transient voltages as all your other electronics? Modern day air conditionsers use printed circuit boards to control system functions. We protect our $800 televisions and $400 computers as if it is not an option. When it comes to our home comfort systems, which can cost in the ranges of $4,000 to $13,000, we tend to overlook it until it quits working. Out of site out of mind.
Most printed circuit boards in air conditioning and heating systems are OEM, meaning they are specific to the equipment they are installed in. This could mean that if a component is damaged, the part might not be directly available or a commonly stocked part on a service truck and might require to be ordered. In-turn this can leave you without air conditioning in the middle of the summer for a couple days waiting on parts.
Brevard County, Florida experienced a lot of power surges due to Hurricane Irma. With large scale power outages and damaged utilities brown-outs, power surges and other transient voltage were happening daily for weeks after the storm. We worked around the clock to repair damaged components. Everything from capacitors to Thermostats were damaged.
Did you know that many manufactures of surge protectors will warranty the products their surge protectors protect in the event the surge protector fails to protect the system? Some will even warranty up to $7500! What can you do to protect your air conditioning system? Contact us for more information at 321-242-2513!