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Monday, 18 July 2011 12:33

Customer Service Is Key

Customer Service is KeyAt Carolina Comfort Systems, we make every effort to provide the highest level of professionalism and customer service in our industry. Our service technicians and staff are dedicated to responding to our customers’ needs and we pride ourselves in treating each customer like we’d want to be treated. Thanks to loyal customers like you, we’ve been in business for over 25 years and, as the old cliche’ goes, “We must be doing…
Wednesday, 15 June 2011 13:36

HVAC--- Understanding the Lingo

 Understanding the Lingo If you’re like most homeowners, the terminology used in the HVAC business, (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) can be a little confusing. We’ve compiled a short list of some of the more common terms and abbreviations you’ve probably heard from your Carolina Comfort Systems professional: • Activated carbon- Granular processed carbon, often used in air filters to clean the air.• Air balancing- Adjusting the air conditioning and heating to ensure the…
Tuesday, 07 June 2011 09:28

Gamecocks keep rolling along!

Gamecocks Keep Rolling AlongWith an impressive showing in the regional NCAA baseball playoffs, the USC Gamecocks advanced to the Super Regionals, being held in Columbia. The defending national baseball champion Gamecocks will meet UConn, who ousted Coastal Carolina and Clemson to earn the right to play 4th-ranked USC.The Gamecocks seem to be peaking at just the right time, having won their last 16 NCAA games at home. USC won six games in a row last…
Tuesday, 17 May 2011 12:19

Tips for staying cool this summer...

Beat the Heat With These Cool TipsWith summer just around the corner, consider these ideas to keep your energy costs down.1) Maintain your thermostat at 76 degrees or more if you're still comfortable. The higher the setting, the less it will operate unnecessarily.2) Keep your air conditioner filters clean. Cleaned or replace them once a month during the summer season. If possible, also clean the exposed grill and spines on the outside unit. 3) Don't block window…
Tuesday, 17 May 2011 12:12

Just Turning on the AC?

Cranking up the AC for the First Time?If you’re like some of our more frugal clients, perhaps you’re just now getting ready to turn on the air conditioning for the first time this spring. For many people who are not home during the heat of the day this has been a popular option – especially if you have ceiling fans.It may be a good idea to follow this quick checklist. • Set the thermostat to a…
Tuesday, 17 May 2011 12:01

Unscrupulous Repairmen

Some of you may have seen the TV program “Dateline NBC” recently where investigative reporter Chris Hansen did a story on unscrupulous repairmen. NBC placed hidden cameras throughout a home in which they had staged simple malfunctions on a variety of mechanical products (a hot water heater, a garage door opener, a swimming pool pump.) In all cases, the systems were brand new and the TV producers had reputable service representatives inspect the products prior…
Does your home have the Energy Star symbol attached to it?  Well, if you built it prior to last year, it might not meet today's rigorous standards.  Since 1995, the goal of the Energy Star for New Homes Program has always been to help homebuyers and home-builders determine which homes are better at energy efficiency.  Every so often, the EPA will take a good look at the guidelines to make sure that new homes are measuring…
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