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Air conditioning repair Poway CA - blocked drains

What Can You Do About Blocked Drains?

Posted on 2017-07-31

Irregular and erratic maintenance can backfire at you in many ways. Regular system check-up and maintenance is the best way to ensure your unit performs well and reliably for many years to come. Maintenance will also prevent costly and extensive air conditioning repair Poway, CA (and any other area). Here’s what you need to know…
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What is Refrigerant and How Do You Know if You Have a Leak?

Posted on 2017-07-31

What is air conditioner refrigerant? Refrigerant is the substance that is contained in the copper coils of an AC unit. It switches between liquid and gaseous states and in the process cools and dehumidifies the air. For decades, the most common refrigerant was R-22. However, this refrigerant has ozone-depleting properties and is therefore extremely harmful…
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What You Risk If You Put Off Your Vista Air Conditioning Maintenance

Posted on 2017-06-26

Are you guilty of ignoring your AC maintenance reminder? Whereas we all know that life is hectic and paced like a treadmill, putting off your Vista air conditioning maintenance (or anywhere in San Diego and South Cali, for that matter) can come back to bite you. Californian summer is not a time when you’d like…
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Should You Invest In Inverter Air Conditioning?

Posted on 2017-06-26

Inverter technology is another Japanese invention that made air conditioning friendlier to the environment and our budgets. Inverters are capable of reducing AC-related electricity consumption by 30 to 50%, which is a significant amount of money saved in Californian climate. If you are looking for ways to slash the bills, make sure you use inverter…
Ghosts or air pressure problems with air conditioning Chula Vista

Is Your House Haunted or Is It Just Your Faulty Air Conditioning Chula Vista?

Posted on 2017-05-25

Sometimes, malfunctions with HVAC aren’t that easy to pick up on. Your system could be heating or cooling your residential or commercial space quite well, but it could be having problems with air pressure. Regulating air pressure in a space is one of the advantages of having a centralized air conditioning system, such as HVAC.…
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Which to Go for – Mini-splits, Multisplits or VRF?

Posted on 2017-05-25

Energy efficiency is the in thing in this day and age, not only for the love of our planet, but also for the love of our hard-earned money. In San Diego, we are blessed with mild and sunny weather, but it can get hot. What solution should you go to for your air conditioning Ramona…

Efficient Air Conditioning: Increase Your Comfort and Save Money

Posted on 2017-05-09

Air conditioning, at times, in Southern California can become a necessity. We need it to get through the day and sometimes, through the night. The summer has a way of hitting homeowners in the hip pocket because of the high usage of air conditioning. Here is how you can use your air conditioning in Poway…

Which Is Better For You: Ducted or Ductless Systems?

Posted on 2017-05-09

With so much buzz about energy-efficiency, a great deal of homeowners are thinking whether they should go for ductless mini-split systems. While these novel systems are taking California by storm, there are still some situations where they are humbled by ducted HVACs. Here is info that could give you some direction when it comes to…

Why You Should Get Your Air Conditioner Size Just Right

Posted on 2017-04-25

Contrary to what many homeowners believe, the size of your air conditioner does matter! However, choosing the right AC system for your home is a slightly complicated process. It involves many factors that determine what size the AC unit needs to be in order to properly cool your home. Most importantly, the system’s energy consumption,…

Do You Know What Energy Efficiency Ratings Mean for Your HVAC Unit?

Posted on 2017-04-25

If you recently had a chance to shop around for a new HVAC unit, you might have noticed the strange acronyms in the specifications. Additionally, many brands are using these acronyms to assert their supremacy over their competitors. While you might not care what these acronyms spell, let alone what they mean and how they…