Comfy Heating & Air Conditioning Inc. Blog: Archive for July, 2016

Factors That Affect the Price of an Air Conditioning Installation

Monday, July 25th, 2016

One of the most common questions we get as trusted HVAC technicians is, “How much is my air conditioner going to cost?” Unfortunately, this is a pretty loaded question that does not bode well for a simplistic answer. There are many factors that come into play when it’s time to install a new air conditioning system.

The first thing your HVAC service professional will do when prepping for an AC installation is perform a load calculation, looking at things like your home’s square footage, how many windows and doors you have, if you’ve made any energy upgrades, and more. They’ll also take a look at your current AC system to determine the best options for your home. At this point they’ll be able to give you a few options to choose from, along with prices.

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What Is the PACE Energy Program and How Can Homeowners Take Advantage?

Monday, July 18th, 2016

Have you heard about California PACE energy program? PACE stands for Property-Assessed Clean Energy, and this program serves as a mechanism for financing energy-efficient and renewable energy improvements on private properties.

When authorized by state law—as it is now in California—the PACE program allows local and state governments or other inter-jurisdictional authorities to fund the up-front cost of energy improvements on both commercial and residential properties, which can then be paid back over time by property owners.

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Two Major Signs Your Ductless Cooling System Needs Repair

Monday, July 4th, 2016

Ductless mini split systems are an excellent option for both heating and cooling homes throughout California. However, just like any other type of HVAC system, they will develop problems on occasion and require professional repairs.

These issues can’t always be prevented, but you can be prepared by understanding what different signs mean and why you should have them repaired right away should the signs crop up. Keep reading to learn what two of these major signs are.

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