As you read this, weather has turned the corner for the season here in Port Orange. Over the next few days, the average high will stand about 80° before dipping back down for a bit.
Winters in Central Florida aren't all that bad. The sun still shines, the grass is still green and it almost never snows. But it's still winter, which means that as the temperature drops your heating bill can rise--especially if you haven't winterized your home.
Lets face it, everyone has their ideal temperature they prefer to live, sleep, and work in. Dealing with a stuffy room or one that is far too cold can make any planned activity more frustrating and difficult. Even the most efficient heating systems can sometimes struggle to apply the exact same balanced temperature to every room and personal preference often doesn't desire it that way.
Keeping your home warm during the winter months can be an expensive endeavor. Despite the very mild winters most Central Florida residents have, we still have our fair share of chilly days.
This year’s flu season has been one of the worst in recent memory for Florida. By the end of January, 61 of Florida’s 67 counties reported increased flu activity. Several residents have been killed by flu, with the death toll highest among children and the elderly.
There’s nothing quite like an East Coast “bomb cyclone” to remind Floridians exactly why they love the Sunshine State. We won’t be digging out the driveway or warming the car each morning, but the past year has led to some remarkable situations – including snow in Tallahassee.
When it comes to weather, Florida is a funny place. Even in the HVAC industry, lots of locals spend most of the year not thinking twice about the heater. Some years, winter might seem to pass right by. But when temperatures drop below 70 – BRRRR! 55 degrees can seem pretty fierce, especially at night.
Although most of Florida tends to enjoy a toasty November, December and can January bring an unusual guest to Sunshine State homes: The cold.
Standard manual thermostats work well enough if you’re only interested in the most basic functions and don’t mind micromanaging the temperature controls. However, most people will notice a significant difference in their HVAC efficiency by upgrading their thermostat to a programmable, smart, or wifi option.
Florida is lucky to have very mild winters. You’ll find yourself using your heating system only occasionally, as daytime temperatures are typically quite comfortable for most. However, even with infrequent use, you may find yourself with a stuffy house after a few days of running your heating system.
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