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August 25, 2015

Top Five Reasons To Consider An Air Conditioning Maintenance Plan

Why Regular Maintenance Works Homeowners are oftentimes reluctant to commit to a maintenance plan for their central air system, whether they fear the costs are too high or that maintenance calls are unproductive. Unfortunately, skipping out on maintenance plans also means skipping out on the benefits that come with a […]
August 25, 2015

How To Safely Remove A Broken Light Bulb

Broken light bulbs should be approached with caution when replacing them. Particularly with energy-efficient light bulbs, which contain special elements such as mercury, proper clean up is essential to preserving the safety of your home and health. Evacuate the Area and Prepare for Clean Up When light bulbs break, empty […]
August 25, 2015

How To Check My Home Air Conditioner

Your Home Central Air System Air conditioners inside of our homes become part of the house and because we spend so much time inside the house with the air conditioner on, we can generally detect when something seems awry.  Still, there are a few home tests you can run to […]
August 25, 2015

The History Of Air Conditioning

History of Central Air Conditioning Home air conditioning has become one of the most essential parts of our everyday comfort. Heating and air conditioning are necessities we depend on for a good night’s sleep, a productive day inside or even to keep warm and safe from bothersome outdoor weather. It […]
August 25, 2015

Benefits Of An AC Tune-Up

  Why Do You Need An AC Tune-Up? Air conditioners of all kinds will be running at high capacity this summer in order to beat the heat. Don’t wait for it to stop working to call your HVAC technician for a tune-up or maintenance check. Air conditioning tune-ups are designed to […]
August 25, 2015

Does A Lower Thermostat Cool My Home More Quickly?

Lower Thermostat Cooler Home One of the biggest misconception homeowners have about their central air system is that a lower number on the thermostat indicates colder air. This is technically untrue. When the air conditioning turns on, it does not matter to what temperature the thermostat is set; heat is […]
August 25, 2015

How To Protect Your Home Against Power Surges

What is a Power Surge? Power surges are when there is a sudden over-exertion of electricity. This can be anywhere from 110 percent or more above what is normal for your home. The electricity that powers our homes is something we depend on every single day. Even just a few […]
August 25, 2015

Five Ways To Maximize Car Fuel Efficiency

Five Ways to Maximize Car Fuel Efficiency With gas prices skyrocketing and summer fast approaching, everyone is looking for smart methods to save money. Since most of our time in Southern California is spent in our cars, adjusting the ways we drive and use our cars is a practical way […]
June 1, 2015

Why is My Air Conditioner Compressor Not Working?

Why is My Air Conditioner Compressor Not Working? Why is my AC unit not working? The condenser unit, a big box that sits outside of the house, is oftentimes referred to as the compressor. It is responsible for half of the heating and air conditioning process, filled with different capacitors, […]
June 1, 2015

Why the Air Conditioner May Give You a Sore Throat

Why the Air Conditioner May Give You a Sore Throat AC And Sore Throat Heating and air conditioning has become so ubiquitous that we oftentimes do not give a second thought to their importance and effect on comfort and lifestyle—until we experience discomfort of any kind. Dry air, dirty air, […]
June 1, 2015

Common Mistakes Found in AC Installations

Common Mistakes Found in AC Installations Is Your AC System Installed Correctly? Air conditioning installations are a lengthy and complicated process. Even after the initial installation, central air system need regular AC tune-ups and maintenance checks to last long and perform well. Sometimes, you may experience trouble with your air […]
June 1, 2015

Is My Air Conditioner Too Big or Small for My Home?

Is My Air Conditioner Too Big or Small for My Home? The Right Size For Your Home Air conditioners are a great concern to California homes when summer comes around: you want to keep your house cool without spending too much. A practical way to save costs all year long […]
June 1, 2015

Four Common Misunderstandings About How Your AC Works and How to Use It

Four Common Misunderstandings About How Your AC Works and How to Use It Common Misunderstandings About How Your AC Works Servicing thousands of homes each year has given Service Champions technicians a trained eye for detecting problems common to Southern California air conditioning systems. When these problems are left unattended, […]
June 1, 2015

Central Air Conditioning vs. Room Air Conditioners

Central Air Conditioning vs. Room Air Conditioners The Benefits of Central Air Conditioning vs. Room Air Conditioners The health and strength of your heating and air conditioning has a lot to do with your home lifestyle quality and comfort. With the weather growing warmer, we once again realize the importance […]
June 1, 2015

MERV Ratings on Your Air Conditioning And Heating Systems

MERV Ratings on Your Air Conditioning And Heating Systems What Are MERV Ratings? Most Filters come with a MERV rating. This number is important in determining the efficiency of the filter. MERV stands for minimum efficiency reporting value and measures how well the air filter removes particles from the air […]
June 1, 2015
How to Protect Your Home Against Microbiological Growth

How to Protect Your Home Against Microbiological Growth

How to Protect Your Home Against Microbiological Growth The basic function of air conditioning is a heat transfer. Whether you’re trying to cool or heat your home air, heat and moisture are added and subtracted from the air supply in order to achieve a comfortable temperature. Condensation is the process […]
June 1, 2015

Does My Air Conditioner Reduce Humidity?

Does My Air Conditioner Reduce Humidity? Most people find that humid air is both uncomfortable and bothersome. An easy solution that goes unnoticed is simply using the air conditioning system. The entire process of air conditioning reduces humidity which adds to home comfort during hot humid days. How It Works […]
June 1, 2015

Why Does my Air Conditioner Need Refrigerant?

Why Does my Air Conditioner Need Refrigerant? What Is Refrigerant? Refrigerant is a gas that is more commonly known by brand names such as Puron. Every central air system needs refrigerant for proper air conditioning. It is responsible for kick-starting the heating and cooling process. Without refrigerant, air cannot be […]