Air Conditioning

What to Know Before Buying a New HVAC System

What Should Homeowners Know Before Buying a New HVAC System (Furnace or Air Conditioner)

Whether you’re a new homeowner buying your first HVAC system or a seasoned homeowner, there are many important things to know before installing a new HVAC system. When choosing a new furnace, heat pump, and/or air conditioning system, it’s important to hire a professional with years of experience and good reviews. In addition to engineering modifications to existing

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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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Broken Condenser Fan Causes & Solutions

Broken Condenser Fan Causes & Solutions

If your air conditioner isn’t working, one of the first things you want to check is the condenser fan outside. Your condenser fan helps to transfer the heat that is collected by your refrigerant to the outdoor environment. Learn more about how an air conditioner works. Main Causes of a Broken Condenser Fan Loss of

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Why Is Water Leaking from My AC Unit?

Why is water leaking from my AC unit?

If you type “Why is water leaking…” into Google Search, one of the suggested choices is almost always “Why is water leaking from my AC?” Many people consult the internet when issues arise with their heating and cooling equipment. Wondering about the cause of water leaks is especially prevalent during the summer months. What many

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Why Is My Air Conditioner Blowing Warm Air?

Why is A/C Blowing Warm Air?

After celebrating a sun-filled Independence Day, it’s clear that 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 much needed respite from the heat. This is when we count on our air conditioners the most.

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What are the Symptoms of Heat Exhaustion?

What are the Symptoms of Heat Exhaustion?

With the arrival of summer, you’ll find yourself outside more often.  While Pleasanton doesn’t get quite as hot as some places (we’re looking at you Arizona), we’re already seeing temperatures that reach the mid-90s.  At home we’re protected from the high temperatures by air-conditioning, easy access to water, and plenty of shade.  But when you’re

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How to Prepare HVAC & Home for Summer Vacation

How to Prepare HVAC & Home for Summer Vacation

July is the most popular month for summer vacations. If you are planning on traveling this summer, don’t forget the important things, such as turning off lights, locking doors, and preparing your HVAC system for your absence. Change the Thermostat Temperature It may sound obvious, but you’d be surprised how many people forget to raise

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