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

Cold Air Coming from Your Heat Pump: What’s Wrong?

Monday, December 26th, 2016

There are many reasons why you should choose a heat pump to both cool and heat your home. First off, it’s very versatile in that it is a 2-in-1 system. Also, heat pumps work best in climates such as ours—hot summers and mild winters.

Of course, a heat pump can only be fully functional if it’s taken care of. The first step to caring for your heat pump is scheduling maintenance twice a year. Next, if something is wrong with your heat pump, you should contact professionals for repairs right away to prevent further damage. One of the most common repair needs we receive calls for is a heat pump that is only blowing cold air during the winter.

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What Is an Air Scrubber and How Will It Benefit Me?

Monday, December 19th, 2016

When you think about indoor air quality, you likely consider the temperature of your home, and perhaps even the relative humidity levels. These factors are both very important to your comfort. However, they are not the only things you should keep in mind. Good indoor air quality is achieved by not only maintaining comfortable temperatures and humidity, but also by eliminating unhealthy contaminants that may be in your home with the right air purification system.

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Have You Taken Advantage of Energy Upgrade California Yet?

Monday, December 12th, 2016

In case you haven’t looked into Energy Upgrade California® yet, this is a state initiative which helps homeowners such as yourself take action in order to save energy and conserve natural resources. This helps reduce demand on the electrical grid, and as a result also lowers your monthly electricity costs.

Energy Upgrade California® allows you to make educated choices about energy management both at home and at work. The program is supported by the California Public Utilities Commission and the California Energy Commission, as well as local utility companies, regional energy networks, governments and businesses, and nonprofit organizations.

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The PACE Program: Save Money on Your Energy Costs Now

Monday, December 5th, 2016

Are you looking for ways to save on your energy costs? Chances are that even if you aren’t, you certainly won’t turn down ideas on how to do so. One way you can save money both now and in the long run is by taking part in the PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) program.

This model is an economically and environmentally sound method for financing energy efficiency and renewable energy upgrades to your California home. When authorized by state law, programs such as this one enable local and state governments, and other inter-jurisdictional authorities, to fund the initial cost of energy improvement on residential and commercial properties. Over time, you pay back these costs through your property taxes, but you also receive tax benefits for making these upgrades.

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