exterior lighting

Illuminating Your Outdoor Space

A Guide to Eco-Friendly Lighting Solutions In the tranquil landscapes of Sanibel and Captiva, where the delicate balance between human habitation and wildlife thrives, the importance of outdoor lighting goes beyond mere aesthetics. At Sanibel Air & Electric, we understand the significance of creating a harmonious blend of safety, sustainability, and style in every outdoor…

Celebrating Air Conditioning Appreciation Day: History and Tips for Staying Cool in SWFL’s Hot Summer Months

As the scorching summer sun beats down on Southwest Florida, it’s time to nod to a modern marvel that keeps us comfortable year-round: air conditioning. On this Air Conditioning Appreciation Day, we celebrate the invention that revolutionized our lives and explore its rich history. Moreover, we’ll share some practical tips to help you beat the…

Ancient Cooling Techniques: Exploring Creative Methods of Staying Cool in Ancient Civilizations

As the summer heat becomes unbearable in Southwest Florida, we often rely on modern air conditioning systems to keep us cool. However, long before electricity and artificial cooling became commonplace, ancient civilizations developed ingenious techniques to beat the heat. From harnessing the power of wind and water evaporation to clever architectural designs that maximize airflow,…

Residential Air Conditioning: Evolution, Accessibility, and the Transformation of Home Life

Air conditioning has become ubiquitous in modern homes, providing comfort and respite from sweltering temperatures. However, the journey of residential air conditioning from a luxury to a household necessity was marked by technological advancements and increasing accessibility. In this blog post, we will explore the evolution of residential air conditioning, tracing its path from a…

The Birth of Modern Air Conditioning: Unveiling the Breakthroughs Behind Willis Carrier’s 1902 Creation

In the humid summer heat of Southwest Florida, we often seek refuge in the cool comfort of air conditioning. But have you ever wondered about the origins of this modern marvel? The birth of modern air conditioning can be traced back to a pivotal moment in 1902 when engineer Willis Carrier revolutionized the world with…

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Post-Hurricane Ian: A Detailed Account of Sanibel Air and Electric’s Crews Experience, Lessons Learned, and Insights for Future Preparedness

Personal accounts documented by owners Bryan Hayes and Todd Hayes of Sanibel Air & Electric With storm season approaching, it’s critical to stay alert and prepared. On September 28, 2022, Hurricane Ian, a powerful category 5 storm, brought unprecedented challenges to the residents of Southwest Florida, causing destruction and leaving a trail of devastation in…