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...]

5 Reasons Why You Need A Programmable Thermostat In New Orleans, LA

There is a lot of talk about programmable thermostats nowadays, and you might be thinking of buying one for your home. A programmable thermostat is readily available on most markets today, but you probably aren’t sure if a Wi-Fi programmable thermostat is for you or not. In New Orleans, a wide range of temperature changes can be experienced throughout the year, thus the need for a good and efficient air conditioning setup. With that being said, will a programmable thermostat be suitable for … [Read more...]

A/C Zoning Control Systems: How Can They Save You Money In New Orleans, LA

A/C zone control systems are heating and air conditioning set-ups that allow you to set specific temperatures for different rooms of the house. There are a variety of reasons that people opt to have a zone control system installed in their home, but one of the most popular reasons is the fact that they can help cut energy costs and save you money. How do they accomplish this, you ask? There are actually many ways a zone control system can help your budget. Prioritize Heating / Cooling Needs … [Read more...]

Tips To Prepare A/C Units For Severe Weather In Gonzales, LA

If you live in Gonzales L.A. you know that severe weather is practically inevitable. No matter how hot the weather gets or how dry the atmosphere becomes, the rain eventually falls bringing with it thunder and lightning. Most people are more than prepared for severe weather, they have their umbrellas, rain coats, rain boots and so on and if the storms get really terrible, we just stay indoors. But what about your A/C units? Your air conditioners by virtue of position are always exposed and as … [Read more...]

Tankless Water Heater 101

Tankless water heaters are becoming increasingly popular with homeowners. A tankless water heater offers many benefits over their traditional counterparts. While there are many advantages to installing a tankless system, Forest Air, LLC is here to tell you that it won't be the right solution for every home and situation. Before purchasing a new water heater, consider the points below in determining whether to go tankless or not. Tankless Water Heater Installation Space Traditional tank water … [Read more...]

SEER Rating: Why Homeowners Should Care

Buying a new air conditioning system can be a daunting task, you are often inundated with multiple options, tons of terms and numbers that it is not always clear what they mean. While all those numbers are important, there is one that sits above the rest in terms of the level of importance and that number is called SEER rating, or the Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio. Your heating and cooling system uses more energy than any other system in your home, according to the U.S. Department of … [Read more...]

Forest Air Sends Condolences To Those Affected By Recent Tornado, Discount Offer Inside

Forest Air, L.L.C. of Laplace, Louisiana would like to offer its condolences to the residents of New Orleans East who were affected by the recent tornado. We have been providing HVAC services to the Greater New Orleans area and surrounding parishes for over 25 years. We are offering DISCOUNTS up to $500 on complete central A/C and Heater installations. So please give us a call at (985) 651-5968 or (985) 703-0300 and we'll come out and provide you with a free quote. Forest Air, L.L.C. is … [Read more...]

Forest Air, LLC Donates Supplies After Fire At East St. John Elementary School

An early morning fire at East St. John Elementary School on Friday August 14, 2015, caused severe damage to the school which may have to be demolished completely due to the extent of the damage.  Besides forcing students out of classes for the next few weeks, it also created a huge need for supplies for both the students and the teachers of both East St. John Elementary School and Lake Pontchartrain Elementary which was also holding classes on the campus. As members of the River Region … [Read more...]

Forest Air, LLC Joins The River Region Chamber of Commerce

Forest Air, LLC is now officially a member of the River Region Chamber of Commerce. Reaching out to meet and interact with members of the business community in our area is a major goal for us in 2015 and we believe getting involved in our local chamber will help toward that goal. We look forward to being an active member of the chamber for years to come. … [Read more...]

R-22 Phaseout: What It Means For Your Home A/C System

Has your air conditioning system required a charge of refrigerant to enhance the unit’s ability to keep your home cool?  Did you also notice a dramatic increase in price?  If so, we would like to shed some light on the causes and what you can do to prepare yourself for the future as R-22 refrigerant is phased out. Nearly 80% of households have HVAC systems that were built prior to 2010 and use R22 refrigerant.  R22 is a greenhouse gas also known as HCFC-22 and the manufacture of R-22 … [Read more...]