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Which Is the Most Energy Efficient Heater?

Monday, December 6th, 2021

When investing in a heating installation in Orinda, CA, energy efficiency is the most important measurement to take into account. After all, we don’t deal with the kinds of cold temperatures that other areas of the country do, which means we want our heating systems to run while costing as little as possible. The more energy-efficient your heating system is, the less you have to pay each and every month.

Although, there’s one small problem. There are different types of heating systems that all run in very different ways. How are you supposed to tell which one is the most energy-efficient and effective enough for your home if they all work so differently?

That’s what this blog post is about. We’ll touch on three distinct heating systems: gas furnaces, electric furnaces, and heat pumps, and talk about which one might be the best—and most energy-efficient—choice for your house.

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What’s Wrong With Your Blower Motor?

Monday, November 8th, 2021

Don’t think we forgot about all the heat pump and furnace owners in our area. If you’re the owner of a forced-air heating system, then this blog post is specifically designed to help target a problem that we see all the time. We’re going to focus on issues with a blower motor, one of the integral components of a heating system that uses hot air to heat a home.

When the heat is produced for the air in your heating system, it needs to be distributed to the rest of your home via your air ducts. A large blower motor is responsible for this, as it pushes the air throughout the ducts into each of your home’s rooms. If your blower motor isn’t working properly, we’ll help figure out what the problem is.

Keep reading for more information, and don’t forget to call us for heater repair in Orinda, CA.

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Is a Clean Air Filter Really That Important?

Monday, June 27th, 2016

There’s no denying that with summer officially here, temperatures are climbing. As they do, you’ll be putting a lot more value in the reliable, efficient operation of your air conditioning system. However, there are many homeowners who skip out on some of the very basic maintenance tasks that are required to make sure their air conditioner performs as it should all season long.

Scheduling routine professional maintenance for your air conditioner is important, sure. However there is one task that you can and should be doing on your own, much more often than your once or twice yearly maintenance appointment. This task is changing the air filter. Keep reading to learn why this is such an important step to take before each cooling season.

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Is It Time to Replace Your Ducts?

Monday, May 16th, 2016

Without ductwork, the functionality of your HVAC system would be nonexistent. As long as your system is maintained appropriately, you may not have a problem with your ducts for decades. However at some point, whether it is from damage, natural wear and tear, critters in the attic, or even from age you might need to replace them.

The good news is, we offer professional ductwork services, including replacement. Sometimes just repairing ducts is not enough. This is particularly true if there are a number of holes, gaps, or bends in the ductwork. So what are some signs that it’s time to replace your system?

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Make These Energy Efficient Home Upgrades to Save Money

Monday, April 11th, 2016

How energy efficient is your home? There are so many methods you can use nowadays to help improve the efficiency of your home, and therefore save money. For example, you could install a high-efficiency HVAC system. These are designed to run as little energy as possible in order to cool your living space.

If the conditions of your home are right and your unit is regularly maintained, you’ll find that your cooling costs stay fairly low. Upgrading your HVAC system is not the only way to create a more energy efficient home environment, though. Keep reading for some more tips on how to save money by making energy efficient upgrades.

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