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...]

The Forest Air Service Fleet Gets A New Look

Forest Air has been serving Southern Louisiana for more than 25 years and recently we decided that we needed to increase our profile. We've done a lot of things, but the one that will be most visible is the new look we've given to our fleet. We've contracted Picture This Advertising to give all our fleet vehicles a massive makeover. To say that we're pleased with the results would be an understatement and we hope you like it too. Check out a few pics and if you see us on the road, give us a … [Read more...]

Why Is It Important To Replace The A/C Air Filter In Your Air Conditioning System?

If you own a home, then chances are you are familiar your A/C air filter, if for no other reason than you've had to change it from time to time. In the past, you had to kind of guess based on the rating of the filter when it was time to change it, but newer digital thermostats will actually give you a visual indicator that a filter needs to be replaced. The A/C air filter in your A/C system performs the extremely important job of removing particles from the air stream to keep the air … [Read more...]

Home Generators, Why You Need One

  What is an automatic standby home generator? An automatic standby generator is a back up electrical system that operates whether you are home or away. Within seconds of an outage, it automatically supplies power directly to your home’s electrical circuit breaker box. After utility power returns, the generator shuts itself off and waits for the next outage. It operates on natural gas or liquid propane gas and sits outside just like a central air conditioning unit. Why should I buy an … [Read more...]

A/C Maintenance Agreements Fun Facts

When it comes to A/C Maintenance Agreements, the stats as it relates to the value of regular AC maintenance of A/C systems is quite compelling: Cut unexpected breakdowns by 70-75% Reduce energy consumption by 25-30% and increase energy savings Reduce downtime by 35-40% Lower AC equipment repairs and AC maintenance costs by 5-20% Increase component life cycle Reduced equipment failure Save an estimated 12% to 18% over reactive maintenance. Source: FEMP O&M Guide – … [Read more...]

A/C Repair or Replacement Indicators and Warnings

This can be a daunting question.  How can you be sure that your A/C system needs repair or replacement?  Are the issues really issues at all? Rules of thumb to keep in mind when determining the need for A/C repair or replacement: Your home does not feel comfortably cool when the air conditioner is on. All rooms are not cooling the same.  Some rooms in your home are too hot or too cold. The humidity in your home is the same or higher than the humidity outside. Your heating or … [Read more...]

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