Whole Home Surge Protection: Why You Should Consider It

When it comes to surge protection, the average homeowner generally believes that starts and stops with making sure their computers and expensive electronics are plugged into a power strip. While that is important, it is nowhere near the full story that homeowners should be thinking about when it comes to whole home surge protection. First, all surge protectors are not crated equal and many are nothing more than extension cords posing as actual surge protectors. Secondly, a surge will follow ANY … [Read more...]

Furnace vs Heat Pump: Which One Is Best For Your Home?

When it comes to keeping your home at the right temperature, you have a multitude of options. Today we want to take a few minutes to talk to you about the pros and cons of going with either a heat pump or a furnace. They are both amazing ways to keep your home’s temperature just the way you like it,  but which one is most suitable for you? Let's compare a few key areas. COST OF INSTALLATION In general, the upfront cost of installation of a gas furnace is lower than a heat pump. With that said, … [Read more...]

Forest Air, LLC of LaPlace Achieves ACCA Quality Assured Accreditation

[LaPlace, LA] – [11/1/2018] – Forest Air, LLC has been accredited by the Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) Quality Assured (QA) program. Accreditation distinguishes Forest Air, LLC from other heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) contractors by noting that they can provide the highest level of expertise and customer care as determined by an independent, external accreditation process. With over 50 years of experience in the trade, ACCA has accredited more than 1,500 … [Read more...]

Forest Air, LLC Thanksgiving Meal Giveaway 2018

We are thankful for the community that supports us. In the spirit of Thanksgiving, we are raffling off a bountiful basket of holiday creole favorites to help you put together an awesome holiday meal. The prize is limited to those in our service area and will need to be picked up from Walmart in Kenner, LA. located at 300 W Esplanade. To enter just like the Forest Air, LLC Facebook page, comment on our Facebook post below letting us know what you are thankful for this holiday season and share … [Read more...]

What Type Of A/C System Is Best For Your Home In LaPlace, LA?

When purchasing an air conditioning system the options can seem a bit confusing. What is the difference between a split system and a package system? Is a window unit efficient enough for your needs? How does a zone cooling system work? Knowing the simple answers to these questions can help you determine what system best fits your needs. In this article we will go over the most common types of systems and some things to consider about each. Window Unit Window units are the most affordable … [Read more...]

5 Tips To Help Your A/C Run More Efficiently In Kenner, LA

In hot midsummer weather, it may feel like your air conditioning is constantly running. With each passing hour, your energy bill rises and you may find yourself wondering if there are ways you can help your system run more cost-effectively. There are actually a series of steps you can take to make your A/C more efficient on a day-to-day basis without costing you a dime. Many of these steps will only take a few minutes of your time or a slight tweak of your daily schedule. They will help your … [Read more...]

The Most Common Air Conditioning Repairs In New Orleans, LA

Air conditioners are used daily in the heat of the summer in New Orleans, Louisiana, which can lead to basic wear and tear on your A/C system. Eventually, certain parts may need to be cleaned or replaced to keep the unit running properly. The most common air conditioning repair issues are typically fairly easy to diagnose and fix are often relatively low in cost to address. A professional HVAC technician, like those at Forest Air, can help you with many of these problems and show you basic … [Read more...]

Does Thermostat Positioning In Your Home Really Matter In Reserve, LA?

The short answer is yes. When installing a heating or air conditioning system in your home in Reserve, LA one of the most vital procedures to consider is the position of the thermostat. Whether you are upgrading to a new system in an older home, or building your home and installing the system as a part of the construction process, placing your thermostat in the correct place could save you thousands of dollars in energy costs over the lifetime of your residency in your home. Proper … [Read more...]

How To Use Your Air Conditioning Unit To Alleviate Allergies In Metairie, LA

Metairie and Louisiana, in general, are notorious for outdoor allergies, but did you know that indoor allergies can continue to exasperate allergy issues? Indoor allergens such as dust and mold are a common problem in homes all over the US, but your air conditioner can actually help you alleviate your symptoms. We offer a collection of professional solutions, we'll share a couple of those as well as a few home remedies you can try as well. Professional Solutions Guardian Air: A guardian air … [Read more...]

Does Your A/C System Need Refrigerant?

It's that time again, Summer is just about here. The weather in Louisiana can be brutal and having a reliable air conditioning system in your home or business is paramount. When your air conditioning system isn't blowing as cool as it seems like it should, our customers often wonder "does my system need Freon?" The term "Freon" is actually a trademarked name by Dupont, Freon is actually a refrigerant that comes in multiple types. The most common type of refrigerant in residential A/C systems is … [Read more...]