Category Archives: Technology

American Standard Nexia Home Automation

Last Christmas my son and daughter-in-law gave us a new Alexa Echo Dot. At first I was concerned that this small device listened in to even whispered conversations. Seeing the little blue circle light up when I said anything close … Continue reading

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Testing your home for leaks

A long time customer recently purchased a home. The customer replaced a defective thermostat with a newer version that displayed interior humidity. The heat pump system in their home was a better than average two speed system. As a point … Continue reading

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Freon prices on the rise again

We have received notice from several vendors today of a pending price increase on R22 refrigerant. If your air conditioner is more than 10 years old it is likely you have R22 refrigerant in your air conditioning system. Swinson Air … Continue reading

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Price increase on refrigerant

If your air conditioner is over 10 years old there is a good chance that it uses R-22 refrigerant. We have experienced a large price increase this spring after¬†petitions filed with the United States Department of Commerce and the United … Continue reading

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Aluminum Coils and Air Filters

Some of you have had to replace your air conditioner’s or heat pump’s cooling coil in the past few years. If your new coil is constructed of aluminum there are some changes you may be interested in.¬†The changes are for … Continue reading

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