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Why Is My Air Conditioner Blowing Warm Air?

Summer is in full swing. While barbecues and pool parties are great ways to enjoy the summer season, we all rely on the comfort of our homes to provide a much needed respite from the heat. This is when we count on our air conditioners the most. This is also the busiest season for HVAC

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Different Types of Water Heaters | Tank & Tankless

With energy-efficiency and comfort as top priorities for today’s homeowners, the water heater is becoming more and more important. Since water heating accounts for around 20% of your total energy bill, you may be looking into tankless water heaters as the solution. But what are tankless heaters, and how do they differ from their traditional

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7 Questions to Ask Your HVAC Contractor

7 Questions to ask your HVAC Contractor

A brand new HVAC furnace will generally last you anywhere between 12 -15 years, thus you should do enough research to back up what the HVAC installation and maintenance entails. Deciding on the right HVAC unit is a huge task, and so is picking the right contractor to work on your HVAC unit.   Here

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3 Signs Your Indoor Air Quality is Changing Every Summer

If you think that spending a majority of your time indoors makes you least likely to face health risks triggered by exposure to pollutants, you’re wrong. Whether you are at home, the office, a gym or at the restaurant; you cannot escape common pollutants like mold spores, allergens, breathable particles and toxic emissions coming from

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How to Fix Uneven Heating and Cooling in a Two-Story Home

When you go upstairs in the summer, is it easily 10 degrees warmer than the downstairs? You try turning your thermostat down, but now your downstairs starts to freeze! If you have family living on both levels of your home, now you’ve got a battle over the thermostat, and nobody is happy. Somebody is bound

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“Why is My Air Conditioner Not Blowing Cold Air?” [FAQ]

It’s a common question we hear from California homeowners in summer, “Why isn’t my air conditioner cooling my home!?” We’ll help you troubleshoot this annoying problem. To do that, we need to ask you a few questions to help pinpoint the cause of the problem. So our first question is… Is air coming out of

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How Does a Zoned Heating/Cooling System Work?

Based on the design and structural plan of your house, each room has different temperature needs. A traditional HVAC system cannot cope with these varying and unique needs of each room. This may result in wasted energy and discomfort in a few rooms. With a zoning system, you can heat and cool different rooms independently,

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Understanding HVAC Energy Efficiency Ratings

When you step out to buy the latest HVAC equipment, you are bombarded with a series of acronyms, with each brand claiming superiority over the other. While it may sound like Greek and Latin to begin with, it really pays to understand HVAC energy efficiency ratings when you’re shopping for heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems.

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