August 15th, 2016
Oftentimes, people mistake their air conditioning system leak for a plumbing leak. Air conditioners can leak water into the living space, or water can cause hundreds or even thousands of dollars in damages to your home! If you’re wondering what to do, or why this happens in the first place, read on, and call our technicians for AC repairs.
August 8th, 2016
The way an air conditioning system works is a bit complicated. Motors, transfer fluid, wiring, compressors, coils, and more all work together to move heat out of a home and introduce cool air into the home. But the way a duct system works is a lot easier to explain.
August 1st, 2016
When you’re in the market for a new air conditioner, you may become a little stressed when you start to look at pricing. This is a large appliance that will keep your entire home comfortable for many years to come. It’s not cheap, of course, but there are some ways to save money, keeping the initial cost low and the total cost of ownership as well.
July 25th, 2016
If you haven’t heard the term “refrigerant” used before, you’ve probably still heard a similar term—Freon. Freon is actually a mislabeling, a brand name no longer used universally. Refrigerant is a term used to describe the chemical blend in an air conditioner that is responsible for heat exchange, and there are a few different types in use.
July 18th, 2016
We know that on a hot day, you look forward to walking into an air conditioned room. Many people walk straight to the thermostat when they get home, setting the temperature as low as it can go for fast relief. But this is problematic, for many reasons.
July 11th, 2016
When an air conditioner ages, it can struggle more and more to sufficiently cool your home with each passing year. The parts are worn down and impaired, so the system must go through longer cycles in order to transfer heat from the air in your home to the outdoors.
July 4th, 2016
Most homeowners in the area know that their energy bills are going to be at their highest in the summer months. Southern Californians don’t typically have high heating bills, but in the summer it’s a lot tougher to save. You don’t want to shut off your air conditioner completely. So how do you lower your cooling costs when more summer heat waves are ahead?
June 27th, 2016
Well-sealed ducts make a huge difference in your comfort and your air conditioning and heating systems’ energy efficiency levels. But how can you tell if your ducts need sealing when you cannot see inside the ventilation system that helps bring air into your home? Our duct testing specialists can let you know how much leakage is in your ducts, but first you have to recognize when this service is necessary.
June 20th, 2016
We know that replacing an air conditioning system is a big decision. Of course, you don’t want to do it way too soon. If the air conditioner can last a couple of years without using exorbitant amounts of energy and still keep you comfortable, you’d much rather keep it around.
June 13th, 2016
Control your air conditioning system right from your smart phone, tablet, or computer with a Nest learning thermostat. With Nest, you get total control and so much more. Find out how your life can change when your thermostat is as high-tech as you need it to be.