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Upgrading Your A/C, Why Expert Consultation Is Important

April 17, 2012   ·   By   ·   No Comments   ·   Posted in Air Conditioning

Upgrading your air conditioning (A/C) is not something you can afford to take lightly. It’s an investment that will affect your quality of life for a long time, so to make the best purchase, you should consult with an HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) expert who knows the local products and climate. Read more…

Have You Prepared Your Air Conditioner For The Cold Of Winter?

October 25, 2011   ·   By   ·   No Comments   ·   Posted in Air Conditioning, Preventative Maintenance, Service & Maintenance

Mesa may not be known for its harsh winters, but it does cool down enough for air conditioners to go dormant for a time. Preparing your cooling system for inactivity can save a lot of hassle when it comes time to use it again. Read more…

Looking For An HVAC Contractor? Four Questions To Ask

October 11, 2011   ·   By   ·   No Comments   ·   Posted in Air Conditioning, Furnaces, Technician

what to look for in an hvac contractor phoenix arizonaSearching for a qualified Arizona HVAC contractor and knowing which company to choose for your needs can be overwhelming. Asking friends and family for recommendations on reputable contractors and ones to avoid is a start. Once you have a list of possibilities, you can set up appointments to interview the contractors to make sure they will meet all of your needs. Read more…

Keep Your Home Systems In Top Energy-Saving Shape With These Tips

September 29, 2011   ·   By   ·   No Comments   ·   Posted in Air Conditioning, Air Filters, Ductwork, Energy Evaluations, Furnaces, Heating, Insulation, Preventative Maintenance, Service & Maintenance, Thermostats

Because of soaring utility bills, energy saving strategies are more important than ever for Mesa residents. The U.S. Department of Energy says that up to half the money you pay for energy bills goes to heating and cooling your home. These tips will help you reduce energy consumption so that you will see significant savings:

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Arizona Summers Mean Air Conditioning Is A Must: Avoid These Common Problems That Lead To Breakdown

September 27, 2011   ·   By   ·   No Comments   ·   Posted in Air Conditioning, Air Filters, Energy Evaluations, Filtration, Heating, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality, Service & Maintenance

When you are coping with hot Arizona summers, you want to ensure the most important equipment in your home – your air conditioner – is continuing to operate effectively. Along with preventative maintenance, being able to identify your system’s common problems can help you prevent unexpected breakdowns.  Here are a few common issues:

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Insulation Values Impact Efficiency

September 22, 2011   ·   By   ·   No Comments   ·   Posted in Air Conditioning, Energy Evaluations, Heating, Insulation, Service & Maintenance

Energy leakage due to poor insulation and sealing is a common factor in energy inefficiency in homes. Insulation is of particular importance, as it seals in heat during the cold season and cool air during the warm season. Homeowners can easily check insulation levels and also add insulation themselves.

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Heat-Pump Maintenance Tips To Keep Your System In Good Shape

September 20, 2011   ·   By   ·   No Comments   ·   Posted in Air Conditioning, Air Filters, Energy Evaluations, Filtration, Heating, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality, Service & Maintenance

Like any machine you own, whether it’s your car, lawn mower or heat pump, the better you maintain it, the better it will run, and the longer it will last. Here are some tips you can use to keep up the maintenance on your heat pump:

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Seal Air Leaks, And Stop Energy Losses

September 15, 2011   ·   By   ·   No Comments   ·   Posted in Air Conditioning, Energy Evaluations, Furnaces, Insulation, Service & Maintenance

When air can leak inside your home, you will have a hard time keeping the your family comfortable. Not only will you sacrifice comfort, you will also pay more on your utilities to combat the effects of the drafts that are blowing into your home. Seal air leaks to see a drastic improvement in comfort, energy savings and the performance of your heating and cooling equipment.

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Ocean Air Recommends Bi-Annual Service For Cooling Equipment To Hold Up Under Arizona’s Long Summers

September 13, 2011   ·   By   ·   No Comments   ·   Posted in Air Conditioning, Air Filters, Energy Evaluations, Filtration, Furnaces, Heating, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality, Preventative Maintenance, Service & Maintenance, Thermostats

In Arizona, the summers often seem to last all year, which is why we find that most homeowners benefit from having their HVAC cooling equipment scheduled for bi-annual service checks. When you have your heating equipment serviced for a fall or winter seasonal check-up, it is simple and cost effective to have your air conditioner components inspected as well. This will help ensure that the system will run at peak efficiency for the remainder of the warm weather months, and keep your family comfortable on those hot days.

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With As Much As Mesa Homeowners Need Their A/Cs, Preventive Maintenance Should Not Be Ignored

September 8, 2011   ·   By   ·   No Comments   ·   Posted in Air Conditioning, Air Filters, Ductwork, Energy Evaluations, Fans, Heating, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality, Preventative Maintenance, Service & Maintenance, Thermostats

In the sunny, hot desert climate of Mesa, you need your A/C system to operate at optimum levels at all times. Preventive maintenance checks can ascertain that your A/C system works well on an ongoing basis and can also extend the life of your A/C system.

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