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What is Airflow? How Do We Measure it?

What is Airflow? How Do We Measure it?

We’d like to give special thanks to Bill Spohn with TruTech Tools for inspiring this

Hot Pull Downs: Don’t Put Hot Food In The Refrigerator!

Hot Pull Downs: Don’t Put Hot Food In The Refrigerator!

Let’s say you put hot food, livestock carcasses, or other warm products in an ordinary

What’s The Difference Between Ice Cubes and Flakes?

What’s The Difference Between Ice Cubes and Flakes?

Many modern home refrigerators with ice machines allow you to choose between cubed or crushed

Are Your Flex Ducts Installed Properly?

Are Your Flex Ducts Installed Properly?

If you own a home or business in Florida, there’s a very high chance you’ve

Causes and Prevention of Frozen Cases

To be clear, it’s a good thing when the insides of refrigeration cases are cold.

Lighting in Commercial Parking Garages

Lighting in Commercial Parking Garages

I’ll bet that most people would use the adjective “dark” to describe a parking garage.

Planning and Laying Out an Electrical Room

Planning and Laying Out an Electrical Room

Even though electricians are plenty familiar with the equipment inside an electrical room, many people

HEPA Filtration: What’s With the Hype?

HEPA Filtration: What’s With the Hype?

During the COVID-19 pandemic, you may have heard that HVAC systems could circulate the virus

Historic Homes: Special Considerations

Historic Homes: Special Considerations

This article is an adaptation of Sam Myers’s “Historic Homes: Handle With Care” article on

The History of Refrigeration

The History of Refrigeration

It is impossible to imagine modern life without A/C and refrigeration. For example, many Americans

Fan On or Fan Auto?

Fan On or Fan Auto?

You may have noticed that your thermostat has two fan options: ON and AUTO.  ON

Indoor Humidity and How To Control It

Indoor Humidity and How To Control It

Our homes are the last places where we’d expect to feel clammy and gross. However,

A/C Summer Survival: 5 Vital Tips

A/C Summer Survival: 5 Vital Tips

It’s that time of the year again. The kids are out of school, the swimming

Refrigerating Food for Flavor and Safety

Refrigerating Food for Flavor and Safety

Wait a minute—don’t we all know how to use refrigerators? They are a staple in

What Makes a Good Construction Project Manager?

What Makes a Good Construction Project Manager?

Construction projects are commitments. They need to be completed by a reliable, dedicated team. Of

Do Dehumidifiers Really Work?

Do Dehumidifiers Really Work?

Here’s an unsurprising fact: humidity complaints are common in Florida. Humidity causes discomfort in homes

Cleaning Drains in Commercial HVAC

Cleaning Drains in Commercial HVAC

We appreciate all the commercial facilities managers out there. They work very hard at keeping

Air Conditioning Financing Options for Absentee Owners

Air Conditioning Financing Options for Absentee Owners

Having to replace your air conditioner unexpectedly is one of the worst feelings a homeowner

ThermoLink vs. Tube-In-Tube Heat Exchangers for Pool Heat Pumps

ThermoLink vs. Tube-In-Tube Heat Exchangers for Pool Heat Pumps

Heat pump pool heaters are becoming more and more popular in Central Florida. It’s sometimes

AquaCal Pool Heaters

AquaCal Pool Heaters

The pool heating industry can feel strange for many of us who are traditionally from

Routine Maintenance Lowers Indoor Air Pollution

Routine Maintenance Lowers Indoor Air Pollution

Countless Americans suffer from the symptoms of asthma, emphysema, and COPD due to indoor air

Blown-In Insulation Preparation

Blown-In Insulation Preparation

Here are the five things that you need to make sure get done before and

7 Things You Should Ask Before Buying an Air Conditioner (Your Salesman Won’t Like These Questions)

7 Things You Should Ask Before Buying an Air Conditioner (Your Salesman Won’t Like These Questions)

Is it time to replace your air conditioner? Are your power bills high? Is your

Things To Check Before Calling A Professional

Things To Check Before Calling A Professional

After calling a professional, you don’t want to ask yourself: “Could I have fixed that?”

Frozen A/C: Is it Running Too Hard?

Frozen A/C: Is it Running Too Hard?

So, you have a frozen A/C unit. You’re wondering how it happened, and maybe you’ve

What Is This Torn Damaged Black Pipe on My A/C?

What Is This Torn Damaged Black Pipe on My A/C?

What is A/C tubing insulation and what happens when it gets damaged? The torn black

Why Is It Warm Upstairs?

Why Is It Warm Upstairs?

Why is it Warm Upstairs? Have you ever noticed that it’s often hotter upstairs than it

Why Does My House Feel Muggy?

Why Does My House Feel Muggy?

A muggy house is very uncomfortable, but especially here in Florida, it’s an occurrence a

Super Service Award Winner 4 Years Running

Super Service Award Winner 4 Years Running

Kalos Services Inc. has earned the service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award, reflecting

Common Air Conditioning Installation Mistakes That Could Cost You $3500

Common Air Conditioning Installation Mistakes That Could Cost You $3500

Can you tell the difference between the two units below? Both systems were recently installed,

A/C Replacement Walkthrough

A/C Replacement Walkthrough

Ever curious about what happens during an A/C replacement? Check out our video below of

Air Conditioning Install Process by Kalos Services

Air Conditioning Install Process by Kalos Services

At Kalos Services we take a very comprehensive approach to air conditioning replacement and upgrades.

HVAC Contractor or Air Conditioner Brand: What’s More Important?

HVAC Contractor or Air Conditioner Brand: What’s More Important?

The classic chicken vs the egg debate. Does it matter more the equipment you buy

How Much Does An Air Conditioner Cost?

How Much Does An Air Conditioner Cost?

This is always one of the first questions a customer has when they get their

Kalos Honored as a Top Company Culture Nationwide

Kalos Honored as a Top Company Culture Nationwide

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Bryan Orr Kalos Services Inc Bryan@kalosflorida.com 352-243-7088   KALOS SERVICES RANKED

Home Maintenance Checklist

Home Maintenance Checklist

The fact that you’re reading this means you care about protecting one of the biggest

What To Do Before You Turn On Your Heat This Winter

What To Do Before You Turn On Your Heat This Winter

We’re entering the cooler season. Soon, it will be time to turn on the heat.

HVAC Permits in Windermere

HVAC Permits in Windermere

It’s wonderful to live in pristine and beautiful Windermere, FL. But we all know that

Things I’ve Learned as an HVAC Tech

Things I’ve Learned as an HVAC Tech

Over the past six months, I’ve been training to become an HVAC tech. I’ve learned

Applied Thermodynamics

Applied Thermodynamics

Co-founder Bryan Orr talks about applied thermodynamics and how the topic relates to air conditioning

What Should I Use To Clean My A/C Drain?

What Should I Use To Clean My A/C Drain?

It is one of the most common questions we get throughout Central Florida: “What do

Understanding, Checking, and Setting Refrigerant Charge

Understanding, Checking, and Setting Refrigerant Charge

Co-founder Bryan Orr explains how you can understand, check and set refrigerant charge. If you’re

Basic Electrical Theory

Basic Electrical Theory

Co-founder Bryan Orr teaches a class on basic electrical theory. If you’re a fan of

How to Check Pressures and Amp Draws at the Condenser

How to Check Pressures and Amp Draws at the Condenser

Jesse Claerbout explains how to check the refrigerant and amp pressures at the condenser. If

How to Clean an Air Handler and Condensation Drain

How to Clean an Air Handler and Condensation Drain

Jesse Claerbout shows how to clean the inside of an air handler and condensation drain.

Testing Your Wires and Capacitor at the Condenser Unit

Testing Your Wires and Capacitor at the Condenser Unit

Jesse Claerbout talks about how to test the wire and capacitor at the outdoor condenser

Kalos 101: Founding, Growth, and Vision

Kalos 101: Founding, Growth, and Vision

Co-Founder Bryan Orr talks about how and why Kalos Services, Inc. was founded, some of

3 Questions to Ask BEFORE Buying an Indoor Air Quality System

3 Questions to Ask BEFORE Buying an Indoor Air Quality System

Some common A/C upgrades that homeowners receive sales pitches for are Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)

Automate Your Life Using IFTTT.com and the Nest

Automate Your Life Using IFTTT.com and the Nest

Home automation is sweeping our industry and nation by storm as more and more consumers

Air Conditioner Repair Photos

Air Conditioner Repair Photos

We’ve created a Pinterest board just to showcase our air conditioner repair photos!  Follow Kalos Services,

Old Air Conditioning Advertisements

Old Air Conditioning Advertisements

Do you remember when advertisements in the newspaper and print magazines were shining in Technicolor?

The Proper Way to Clean An Outdoor Condenser

The Proper Way to Clean An Outdoor Condenser

Kalos Services, Inc. Service Specialist, Jesse Claerbout, shows the proper way to clean an outdoor

Understanding Basic Electrical Terms

Understanding Basic Electrical Terms

Co-Founder Bryan Orr gives an easy illustration to help you understand some basic electrical terms.

How We Thrilled a Customer Using Live Chat

How We Thrilled a Customer Using Live Chat

Sometimes, a company can’t be there when their customer has an emergency. But at Kalos

3 Steps to Get A/C Air Filters at Your Front Door

3 Steps to Get A/C Air Filters at Your Front Door

Ever wish you could remember to pick up that air filter at the supermarket? Don’t

It’s Elementary at Kalos Services, Inc. – 352-243-7088

It’s Elementary at Kalos Services, Inc. – 352-243-7088

Thank you, Shelby and Grassy Lake Elementary! Kalos Services, Inc. was so excited to receive

5 Electric Tips to Avoid Lightning

5 Electric Tips to Avoid Lightning

Did you know Orlando is one of the lightning capitals of the world? Late spring

Clermont Electrical Contractors

Clermont Electrical Contractors

Have you taken the time to look up how the Better Business Bureau evaluates the

Jude Orr – May 2014: Quality

Jude Orr – May 2014: Quality

Quality by Jude Orr! Hello everyone! It’s me, Jude Orr, Director of Marketing for Kalos

Jude Orr – April 2014: Introduction

Jude Orr – April 2014: Introduction

Kalos Services is proud to announce Jude Orr, age 2, as their new Director of

Benefits of Preventative A/C Maintenance

Benefits of Preventative A/C Maintenance

We have all been bombarded with ads and phone calls. You know the ones we’re

R-22 Is Getting More Expensive. Is It Time To Replace Your A/C Unit?

R-22 Is Getting More Expensive. Is It Time To Replace Your A/C Unit?

The traditional R-22 refrigerant is being phased out in favor of the newer, more environmentally-friendly

3 Signs Your A/C Unit Is on Its Last Leg

3 Signs Your A/C Unit Is on Its Last Leg

Wondering how long it will be before your old A/C unit finally breaks down and

The Dirty Truth About Duct Cleaning

The Dirty Truth About Duct Cleaning

The demand for duct cleaning is something that has been on the rise over the

10 Tips for Energy Savings in Your Home or Business

10 Tips for Energy Savings in Your Home or Business

Energy Savings Tips for Reducing Power Consumption in Your Home or Business   Replace air filters

3 Products to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

3 Products to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

In our previous post on air filters, we talked about one of the essential factors

Is Your Air Filter Costing You Money?

Is Your Air Filter Costing You Money?

You know you do it. You just grab the first air filter you see off

How to Protect Your A/C Unit From Thieves

How to Protect Your A/C Unit From Thieves

A rising trend of air conditioning theft has been growing around the country. For years

Preventative Air Conditioning Maintenance Essentials

Preventative Air Conditioning Maintenance Essentials

The 8 Essentials of Every Preventative Air Conditioning Maintenance Clean the drain line, evaporator coil,

How a New A/C Unit Can Save You Money!

How a New A/C Unit Can Save You Money!

We see this all of the time in our industry: a customer who chooses to

Property Management: Thermostats

Property Management: Thermostats

Common Property Management Issues: Thermostats There are a lot of really great products on the market

Which Air Filter Should I Use?

Which Air Filter Should I Use?

It’s Important to Choose the Right Air Filter Have you ever been surprised at the

Is Your Contractor Licensed?

Is Your Contractor Licensed?

Avoid Scams and Theft In the State of Florida and around the country, you hear

Air Conditioning Troubleshooting

Air Conditioning Troubleshooting

Check These Things First. Then, Call Us. Sometimes, you can avoid having to spend money

Filter MERV Rating Chart

Filter MERV Rating Chart

Buy Filters Online I bet you’ve run to the store a dozen times to get

Property Management: Pool Heaters

Property Management: Pool Heaters

Common Property Management Issues: Repair for Pool Heaters At Kalos Services, we have worked with