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Heat Pump vs Air Conditioner: What’s the Difference?

There are lots of names out there for today’s electrical HVAC systems: mini-split AC, ductless air conditioning, heat pumps, split systems, central AC…is there a difference between them all? It might be obvious, but let’s state that an air conditioner cools the inside of your home. But heat pumps can cool just like an air […]

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Ductless Mini Split AC: The Pros & Cons in California

It’s an undeniable fact that the California summers are getting hotter and hotter each year. What are people doing about it? Installing air conditioning in their homes! You might be wondering if ductless, or mini split system air conditioning is the best choice for your living space. Lots of Californians use central air conditioning as […]

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Tips to Keep Your Air Conditioner Working Great

When this summer’s heatwave arrives, the last thing any household needs is for their air conditioner to not be working at its best. And with utility expenses constantly on the rise, the more efficient you can make your home’s cooling system, the better. Annual professional maintenance is beneficial for many of your home’s cooling system […]

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How Much Does Central AC Cost?

Central air conditioning is the system that distributes cold air equally to each room in your home through air ducts. This is a popular cooling system because many homes already have the basic requirements for an easy installation. Central AC can be adapted to fit with your existing furnace ductwork. Like any renovation on your […]

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Should I Repair or Replace My Air Conditioner?

Sometimes it’s tricky deciding whether to repair or replace your old air conditioner. Like most machines, there’s an expected lifetime for every A/C unit. The decision to repair your unit depends on many factors. It’s important to consider the age of your air conditioner and what sort of performance you get out of your current […]

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How Often Should You Have Your Air Conditioner Serviced?

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If you’re asking yourself when was the last time you had your air conditioner serviced, it’s probably time to schedule one!  On those hot California days, you want to make sure your AC unit is working to the best of its ability. Whether you have central or ductless air conditioning, it is important to make […]

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What Causes A Sore Throat From Air Conditioning?

A woman suffering from a sore throat because of her air conditioning in her house not working properly

Air conditioning units were designed to provide cooler, cleaner air indoor environments. Although a well-functioning AC unit offers relief for many, it can cause sore throat for some. This reaction is caused by the cool air circulated into a home through the AC unit. Let’s be clear – sore throats have multiple causes, and air […]

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What is R-22 Refrigerant and Why is it Being Phased Out?

You might not know what “R-22 Refrigerant” is, and that’s okay. Until recently, R-22 is what was known as the standard in household air conditioners. R-22 is a compound, which for a long time, was the most commonly used refrigerant in AC units. Why is R-22 bad? A good amount of time has passed since […]

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