Air Conditioner

Should You Repair Your AC or Replace It? [Infographic]

Having a working Air Conditioner during the summer months in Northern California is an essential. When you’re caught unexpectedly without that fresh cool air blowing through the vents, it’s easy to go into panic mode because: “Too Hot. Need Air”. Before you make the jump into replacing your entire AC system, or choosing to whip

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My Air Conditioner Won’t Turn On

My Air Conditioner Won’t Turn On - Service Champions

There are few things more frustrating than your air conditioning system not working when you need it. What do you do if your AC won’t turn on? There are 5 likely culprits when your air conditioning system won’t turn on. Some you can check yourself, and some you should call a professional to safely evaluate

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How to Prepare Your Air Conditioner for Cooling Season

How to Prepare Your Air Conditioner for Cooling Season - Service Champions

The temperatures are warming up, creating less need for heating and more need for cooling. To ensure that your air conditioner is running safely and efficiently to increase your comfort and save money, follow these spring air conditioner maintenance tips. Change Your Air Filter Cleaning or replacing your filter will save you money, extend the

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How to Keep Air Conditioning Costs Down

How to Keep Air Conditioning Costs Down

Summer will be here before you know it and electricity rates are continuing to climb. Quite frankly, we are also very concerned about rising energy bills. While there are energy-efficient A/C systems that homeowners can invest in to cut down on cooling costs, let’s admit it—not everyone can upgrade to the latest cooling technology. HVAC

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How to Prepare Your HVAC System for Spring

How to Prepare Your HVAC Air Conditioning System for Spring

Spring is the season to spring into action against poor indoor air quality and winter clutter. It’s also the ideal time to prepare your HVAC system for the warmer upcoming months. Since it still feels like winter, not many homeowners are prioritizing getting their HVAC system prepped for spring. Soon spring will bring forth a

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Sizing a Heat Pump: Heat Pump Load Calculations

Heat Pump Sizing Load Calculations

Many homes in the San Francisco Bay Area use a heat pump to provide energy-efficient heating and air-conditioning. A heat pump functions as typical central air conditioner in the summer; in the winter, the refrigeration cycle reverses itself to pump heat from the outdoors into your home. Instead of using combustion fuel, heat pumps use

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Air Conditioning

What You Don't Know About Air Conditioning - Service Champions

Although we use our air conditioners often, it’s likely many of us don’t know much about the system at a mechanical level. How do all the pieces work together to seamlessly provide us with cool air whenever we want? Without a little research, the system remains a mystery. While we’re not going to explain how air

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