Should I Replace or Repair My Air Conditioner Equipment?

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If you’ve ever found yourself wondering, should I repair or replace my air conditioner? How long will my air conditioning last?
Those are questions everyone has pondered at some point. Now, I will answer all the important questions regarding air conditioning replacement vs. repairing the old unit.
There are a lot of good reasons to replace an air conditioner, but it should never be your only choice, as everything can be fixed. If old things couldn’t be retro-fitted or repaired there would be no antique cars on the road. And there are plenty of those, that being said it may not be a good idea to repair an old unit or there may be numerous other reasons that might make replacing the old ac system with a newer model. Newer model air conditioners have come a long way in technology, in ways of efficiency and comfort.

Good reasons to replace an air conditioner are:

1. If you are paying too much in power – Today a new air conditioner can lower a power bill by so much that in some cases, we can finance a new system for $80 a month and then we lower the power bill by $100 which is like saving $20 a month and getting a new system and warranty. If you are one of the ones paying too much in power than keeping your old system is a waste, it’s just math.

2. Your unit is 12 or more years old – Technology has come a long way in 12 years we can make your home 10 times more comfortable with stable temperatures using new 2 stage technology. And energy efficiency has doubled in 12 years.

3. You have a bad compressor and your system is over 8 years old – Compressors are very expensive and are the hearts of air conditioners. If your compressor fails consider replacement as some compressors are 50% the cost of a whole new system and the new system would have 5 or 10 years warranty vs. a 1 year warranty on a replacement compressor. And after a replacement compressor, the new one usually doesn’t last as long as the original because any blockage or other failing parts are already worn starting on day one of your new compressors life.

4. Your coil is rusted – If your coils start rusting and leaking, fixing a leak is only a Band-Aid as rust means another leak will occur guaranteed.

5. Your home has hot or cold rooms – If you have rooms that are always hotter or cooler than other rooms certain times a year, it may be caused by improper duct balancing or from an improperly sized air conditioner. Either way consider this when deciding whether to repair or replace?

6. If your air conditioner takes r-22 Freon you may want to consider replacement – The E.P.A. has deemed r-22 Freon deadly to the ozone. New systems are using r-410A which is ozone safe but also a new r-410A system will blow colder air for less electricity making it the green choice for many reasons. R-22 systems are coming more costly to repair due to the difficulty and price of obtaining r-22 after the government regulations.
I won’t make a list for why to keep your old unit because; if none of the reasons above apply to you then you should just fix or keep your old unit. But when faced with a decision to repair or replace you should simply know all the benefits of replacement and then decide if it makes sense to you at that time.

The benefits to a new air conditioner are:

A new air conditioner can lower the energy consumption by as much as 60% depending on your situation.

A variable speed system will circulate air through the entire home eliminating the need for fans and it will do it with only 80 watts of power.

A Variable speed system even out temperatures from room to room – imagine never having a hot spot, room or flash.

A new unit is quiet

New systems come with 10 year warranties

There you have it, replacing an air conditioner can benefit you by providing a more stable temperature in the home and lowering a power bill by 60% but if your air conditioner is already installed right and all your rooms are same temperature and your power bills are already low then you’re in good shape. But don’t forget to get a routine maintenance check-up because if your machine is ok now, we want to keep it that way.



Why are Energy Assessments needed for Businesses?

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Energy Assessments for your Business

Due to the rapidly rising energy costs plus the revisions of the stricter US environmental regulations businesses must now seek immediate energy reduction solutions.

Energy Assessments & the benefit

Today organizations and many building owners who control air conditioning systems have statutory obligations and duties to now revise the operation and maintenance of air conditioning systems to help most importantly save $$$!

Today’s energy assessments will enable you to meet requirements of Energy Performance of buildings regulations of 2018. This means that regular inspections should be undertaken ensuring that outputs of 12kW of comfort cooling on any site is monitored and improved.

We offer a list of services dedicated to energy saving and assessments such as the few mentioned below:

  • Building and Energy Management Systems
  • Energy Efficient lighting
  • Metering Solutions
  • Power optimization
  • Renewable Energy Services

Our staff is fully trained in the HVAC techniques required to ensure this process is carried out efficiently. The result is that your air will be fresher, easier to breathe, and less likely to cause allergic reactions.

To learn more about how our Air Duct Cleaning Fort Lauderdale services can benefit your home, contact the Aloha Air Conditioning, Inc. office Toll-Free today at 855-88-ALOHA (25642).



Go Green and Save Money

Go Green and Save Money
Aloha Air Conditioning, Inc agrees to perform the following:
Energy Efficiency Tune-up on the air conditioning equipment identified an
covered at the job address:
  • Check Refrigerant charge.
  • Clean Condensate pan and lines.
  • Check Refrigerant pressures.
  • Install Algae tablets.
  • Check Temperature split across coils.
  • Check Electrical components for amp draw and operation.
  • Tighten Electrical connections.
  • Check unit for External Corrosion.
  • Lubricate Bearings.
  • Check Belt wear and adjust tension.
All Energy Efficiency Agreement customers will receive 10% labor
discount on any regular service provided throughout the year.
Call Aloha (954) 772-0079/(561) 368-1991 or e-mail us at [email protected]
For maximum life and energy efficiency of your air conditioning unit
your filters should be changed monthly (every 30 – 60 days.)
Order six (6) – premium poly media filters (up to 400 sq. in ea.) for $60.00 (includes shipping and handling)
Parts and labor required for mechanical breakdowns
will be billed at current retail prices unless covered by warranty.
Work specifically excluded from this agreement such as:
  • Coil Cleanings and common multiple drain or common multiple condensate line problems.
  • Replacing blown fuses, Resetting of circuit breakers.
  • Improper settings of thermostat or other controls and adjusting grills.
  • Replacing burned out disconnect
General Conditions:
  1. All work described above shall be performed during regular working hours which are from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday – Friday. Aloha reserves the right to charge overtime for work performed during periods other then regular working hours.
  2. This contractor assumes no liability for operation of the equipment. Under no circumstances will this contractor be liable for subsequent or speculative damages, or injury due to the use or the failure of the air conditioning system.
  3. This agreement is not intended to maintain indoor air quality.
  4. No service will be rendered under this agreement if customer has past due account.
  5. This Performance Tune-up agreement will automatically self renew by payment of the invoice from
  6. year to year. Cancellation by either party requires a thirty- (30) day prior written notice.


The Fresh-Aire UV Light reduces odors, toxic chemical vapors, germs and mold in your home.

A lot of people ask, “Does the UV light produce smells”. Well the answer is yes, some brands do for a short period of time after being newly installed. However, the brand we offer does not produce any noticeable smell after install.

The FRESH-AIRE UV light is installed in the duct-work of your central air system and is designed to help reduce odors, toxic chemical vapors, germs and mold in your home.

Detox the air in your home and protect you and your loved ones from:

  • Alternaria
  • Dust Mites
  • Aspergillus
  • E Coli
  • Pollen
  • Mold

How does the UV Light work?

By removing airborne contaminants as the air is circulated by the central HVAC system. Using a proprietary absorption media to capture VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds) then reduces the captured constituents through an innovative photo-cytaltic oxidation process (PCO) which breaks them down into elemental carbon dioxide and water vapor.

Toxic airborne compounds are captured in the photo-catalytic carbon matrix

As odors and chemical contaminants circulate through your air handling system, the ultraviolet light unit utilizes a highly absorptive carbon media which captures these contaminants, removing them from the air stream, much like a sponge absorbs water.

The toxic molecules are broken down into simple water vapor and CO2

During the off cycles of the air handler the UV Light self-regenerating photo-catalytic oxidation process breaks down the captured contaminants and frees up the carbon cell to be able to capture additional airborne VOC’s and odors.

UV Light limits the spead of bio-contaminants like mold and viruses

In addition to the units system’s ability to absorb airborne VOCs, the UV light helps to maintain the cleanliness of your central ac system by shining on the duct-work, cooling coils, heat strips and blowers that are prone to biological growth that can contaminate and clog the system.

UV-C Light Kills Germs

For over a century scientists have known that certain frequencies of light have a devastating effect on microbial life. We now know that exposure to ultraviolet light in the range of 254 NM (UV-C band) disrupts the DNA of micro-organisms, thus preventing them from reproducing, thereby effectively killing them.

The Science of Clean Air

Over time mold can build up on cooling coils. this is a health risk that robs the air system of efficiency and requires cleaning with chemicals. The germicidal UV light inside kills mold and keeps the coil and air system interior clean.

Recent studies have shown that the level of invisible airborne organic chemical and odor contaminates in our indoor air is generally two to five times higher then the levels found outdoors. while some of these substances merely smell bad, others can be extremely harmful.

these contaminates, known as Volatile Organic Compounds are carbon-based chemicals that easily evaporate at room temperature. The unique technology inside the Fresh-Arie UV helps to eliminate VOCs, making your home a safer and more pleasant place to live.

Common Sources of VOCs Include:

  • Buildings materials
  • Carpets and adhesives
  • Upholstery fabrics
  • Vinyl floors
  • Composite wood products
  • Paints and varnishes
  • Sealing caulks and glues
  • Carpet cleaning solvent
  • Home and personal care products
  • Air cleaners that produce ozone
  • Cleaning and disinfecting chemicals
  • Cosmetics
  • Smoking and fireplaces
  • Fuel oil and gasoline
  • Moth balls
  • Vehicle exhaust from an attached garage

We look forward to discussing your home air quality with you.



Go Green With Your Air Conditioner

Aloha Air Conditioning is South Florida’s best way to “Go Green” while saving some “Green” (money)!

Whether your -reason is to save the earth or save some money, we have the highest efficiency units available at excellent prices and the best service anywhere.

Also, right now, there are excellent rebates, deals and specials from FPL and the federal government that can save you THOUSANDS!

Call us today at 954-772-0079 and learn how Aloha is the best way to Go Green!