The dog days are here and the scorching heat is unstoppable. Naturally, the unbearable heat will keep a lot of people indoors (aside from the pandemic). It would certainly cost more to stay home, as people are more inclined to use their air conditioning units to beat the heat.
As more people desire to experience a wintry satisfaction amidst the blazing heat, the shortage of amount of A/C units available is troubling consumers. Recently, news has been circulating regarding the shortage. The prime culprit? Covid-19.
You heard that right. Covid-19 is one of the main reasons the amount of A/C units available has declined. According to sources, air conditioning units were reported to have contributed to the fast spread of the virus. Aside from the supplies that are running short, repairs are also less likely to happen as a result of this shortage. This nationwide issue is a threat to both businesses and mankind.
What Does it Mean?
It means that some people will not entirely enjoy their stay at home as they suffer the heat. As temperatures continue to skyrocket, summer will be felt entirely. Repairs will be almost impossible if the shortage continues on for much longer. People who want to invest in an air conditioning unit find themselves in a difficult position, as there aren’t many (if any) available right now. Companies have been doubling their efforts to provide people with more units but the pandemic is making that a difficult task.
What Does it Mean for Businesses?
Sales and revenue of the companies supplying the air conditioning units and parts have seen a stark decline because of the shortage. Technicians all across the board are going to work double-time to cater their customers’ needs as these changes are felt all across the globe.
What Should People Do Then?
There are a lot of things people can do. One of the things that air conditioning companies suggest is having their units regularly tuned up. Tuning up the units would greatly benefit the efficiency and overall performance of the unit. Also, this would prevent future problems from arising. Moreover, companies have their technicians available every day to keep those units pampered and running.
Another thing that people can do is performing easy maintenance themselves. This includes changing or cleaning the filters. Calling on maintenance to do such work is an inconvenience to those who have far more serious unit problems.
Lastly, keeping themselves hydrated at all times will also aid in personal comfort. This is not AC related, but staying hydrated helps regulate our internal body temperature, and helps us avoid heat-related health concerns such as heat stroke and dehydration. This method is absolutely free.
ECM Air Conditioning, with its headquarters located in Boynton Beach, FL, provides air conditioning services within Palm Beach County, Broward County, Martin County, and St. Lucie County. If you’re having issues with your HVAC system, we’re on-call and ready to assist you with your air conditioning needs. So if you’re in need of an HVAC Contractor, don’t hesitate to contact us today to schedule an air conditioning service call diagnostic! Our HVAC experts will diagnose any issues that may be occurring with your HVAC system and help to repair your AC issue on the spot.
Best of all, because ECM is the largest HVAC company in South Florida our local warehouse facility that is 69,000 SQFT houses over $1 million in inventory and fully stocks our 127 vehicles on the road, making us one of the very few AC service companies capable of repairing most issues right on the spot. That means no waiting and no downtime without air conditioning for you & your family in the blistering Florida heat!
Call us at 561-295-1763 or contact our HVAC team online.