Comfy Heating & Air Conditioning Inc. Blog : Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning’ Category

Boost Your HVAC Efficiency This Summer with These Simple Tips

Monday, May 13th, 2019

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Any air conditioning system in the San Ramon area will get a tough workout during the summer. Fortunately, modern central air conditioning systems are durable and can take the heat while dishing out the cold.

But how much do you expect to pay for your AC to tackle the summer weather this year? The costs of keeping cool can be steep—although you may be paying more than you have to. There are many ways an air conditioning system can lose its energy efficiency and start raising utility bills. But there are also many ways to boost an air conditioner’s energy efficiency and cut down on costs. Below are a few tips for improving the energy efficiency of your AC this summer season.

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Have You Scheduled a Cooling System Tune-Up Yet?

Monday, April 29th, 2019

technicians-hands-with-tools-on-top-of-outdoor-ac-unitIt’s easy to dismiss a recommendation given by an HVAC professional, especially for a service you don’t really need “right now.” Unless something is preventing you from using your air conditioner effectively—like a loss of cooling power—you could be really tempted to put off your air conditioning maintenance tune-up.

We urge you to reconsider, though. Just like maintenance for the car you drive, routine air conditioning maintenance is essential for the performance of your cooling system, in addition to repair prevention. And as your trusted resource for professional maintenance services, we have a responsibility to share the benefits and necessity of routine cooling system tune-ups with you.

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Why You Might Want to Replace Your Air Conditioner Before Winter

Monday, September 17th, 2018

air-conditionerWe’re coming to the end of summer, and while we still have a few weeks of warm weather left, people are already starting to think about getting their homes ready for the cooler months. Before you shift into heating season mode, though, there are a couple of considerations you should still make for your air conditioner. Namely: should you replace your air conditioner before summer ends? It may seem like a weird question, but there’s good reasons to ask it. Read on to find out why.

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Careful of These 3 Common Air Conditioning Problems

Monday, July 23rd, 2018

Air-conditionerAir conditioning problems are incredibly common during the summer, due to the added strain of using the system all day, every day for months at a time. Preventive maintenance is great for lowering the chances of the AC system developing any problem that is too serious, but you still should keep an eye out for signs that your system is in need of repairs. Faster reaction to developing issues makes it less likely that your AC system will end up breaking down on you in the middle of summer, which nobody wants to have happen. So, the following are just a few of the issues that you need to keep an eye out for this summer.

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What Should You Consider When Purchasing a New Air Conditioner?

Monday, July 9th, 2018

Summer has officially been here for a few weeks now, and boy have we been feeling it. Hopefully, your air conditioner has been functioning properly and you haven’t had any major problems. However, if you’ve had your system regularly maintained, and it’s aging and showing symptoms of that age, you might be considering an air conditioning replacement. If so, we’ve shared a few factors for you to consider before making your purchase.

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Is It Time to Replace My AC?

Monday, July 9th, 2018

air-conditioner-installationAir conditioning systems are not cheap. No one wants to be replacing theirs every couple of years. You want your air conditioner to last as long as possible, so you can get a return on your investment. The best way to do that is to have the AC checked out on a regular basis, and promptly repaired if anything is found to be wrong.

No amount of repairs or maintenance can make an air conditioner last forever, though. Eventually, you will need to have a new system installed. Not sure if you’re at that point yet? Have a look at the following symptoms that indicate it’s time to have a new air conditioner installed in your home.

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Why You Should Consider Having Your Ducts Repaired

Monday, June 25th, 2018

ventWhen people consider their HVAC systems, they often ignore the one system that’s actually the largest and most integral: the ductwork. The ducts act as the lungs of any centralized forced air system, without which said system wouldn’t even be able to do its job. As we move into summer, it’s just as important for your ducts to be healthy as it is for any other part of your air conditioning system. When was the last time you thought about having your ducts repaired, or even looked at by a professional? Not recently, we’re willing to bet. Have a look at why it’s a good idea to have your ducts repaired this summer.

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Need a New AC? Consider a Ductless System!

Monday, May 28th, 2018

ductless-mini-splitSummer is just around the corner, and people are starting to prepare their homes for the coming heat. For some, that is going to mean installing a new air conditioning system entirely. If you’re one of those people who is looking for a new air conditioner, you should have a look at the various options on the market. Just because your last air conditioner was a central AC, that doesn’t mean that your new one has to be. Have a look at some of the benefits that a ductless system has to offer you this summer. And if you need a new ductless system installed, call us. We offer comprehensive ductless AC installation services in San Ramon, CA and we will make sure you get the perfect ductless air conditioning system to meet your needs. 

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Indications You Need Air Conditioning Repair Services

Monday, April 30th, 2018

air-conditioner-repairIt may not seem like it now, with temperatures in the 60s and 70s, but summer is pretty close now. Before too long, you’re going to be using your air conditioner on a daily basis to keep yourself comfortable. Along with that added demand comes an added chance of something going wrong. More wear and tear on the system can make pre-existing problems lurking in the air conditioner worse and even lead to breakdowns. Keep an eye out for the following signs that your air conditioner is in trouble so you can have it repaired as soon as possible.

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Which Air Conditioner Should I Install?

Monday, December 11th, 2017

air-conditioner-fanAir conditioning is probably not something you’re paying too much attention to during this time of year. But, it is still a good thing to think about if you need to install a new system before summer rolls around again. There are a lot of different options to choose from when it comes to air conditioner installation. You’re going to want to find one that meets your home’s specific needs, which means carefully considering each option and the advantages it provides. Have a look at three of the most popular air conditioning types on the market below, and what they can offer you if you install one of them.

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