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May 31, 2015

3 Easy Tasks You Can Do Now That Will Lower Your Air Conditioning Bills This Summer

3 Easy Tasks You Can Do Now That Will Lower Your Air Conditioning Bills This Summer It’s springtime in Southern California, which means the cold weather is behind us and warmer weather is quickly approaching. While you enjoy the beautiful spring weather, here are three easy home maintenance tasks you […]
May 31, 2015

3 Surprising Tools You Can Use to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

3 Surprising Tools You Can Use to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient When you think of tools, you most likely think of items like a hammer and screwdriver. But a tool is anything you can use to accomplish a particular task. We’ve already covered some online tools you can use […]
May 31, 2015

How Your HVAC System Can Get Your Home Sold Faster and For More Money

How Your HVAC System Can Get Your Home Sold Faster and For More Money It’s a seller’s market in the Southern California area – prices are rising and demand is surging. But even in a seller’s market, you can help your home stand out, get sold faster and for more money. Here are […]
May 31, 2015

Maintaining your Home AC Unit

Maintaining your Home AC Unit   If you haven’t noticed already, the season of spring is upon us, and it’s a good time to start thinking about preparing your home’s air conditioning unit for steady use. Southern California summers have proven how unforgiving they can be, so if comfort, cost, […]
May 31, 2015

How a Well-Landscaped Yard Can Cut Your Home’s Heating and Cooling Costs

How a Well-Landscaped Yard Can Cut Your Home’s Heating and Cooling Costs We spend a lot of time on this blog talking about how you can improve your Southern California home’s energy efficiency. But one topic we haven’t yet covered is how properly landscaping your yard can actually cut your heating and […]
May 31, 2015

Is Your Air Conditioner Spreading the Flu and Mold in Your Home?

Is Your Air Conditioner Spreading the Flu and Mold in Your Home? Your air conditioner keeps you cool at a cost (and we don’t mean your cooling bill). After cooling your home for awhile, mold and other bacteria can grow on the cooling coils. That means every time you turn on your […]
May 31, 2015

Air Duct Sealing: Are Your Ducts Wasting Your Money?

Air Duct Sealing: Are Your Ducts Wasting Your Money? According to the EPA, in the average home about 20% of the air that moves through your ducts is lost due to leaks, holes and poor connections. This results in decreased system efficiency and costs you money on your monthly energy […]
May 31, 2015

How to Tell if Your Air Ducts are Leaking Money

How to Tell if Your Air Ducts are Leaking Money According to research done by Pacific, Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), “faulty duct work accounts for more than 25 percent of the heating loss in an average California home. That means dollars out of your pocket.” It doesn’t matter how energy efficient […]
May 30, 2015

Is a Heating & Air Conditioning Maintenance Agreement Right for You?

Is a Heating & Air Conditioning Maintenance Agreement Right for You? For most Southern California homeowners, the heating and cooling system is something that is only thought of when a problem arises. As the old saying goes, “out of sight, out of mind.” So it’s only logical that you have […]
May 30, 2015

Are You Making These Costly Energy Efficiency Mistakes in Your Home?

Are You Making These Costly Energy Efficiency Mistakes in Your Home? It’s tempting to take a laidback approach to your home’s energy efficiency. Many people in the Southern California area feel that “energy efficiency” is the same as “going green” and doesn’t give them any immediate reward. However, being energy […]
May 30, 2015

Service Champions Walks for Autism Awareness for 3rd Consecutive Year

Service Champions Walks for Autism Awareness for 3rd Consecutive Year About three years ago, the founder and president of Service Champions, Leland Smith, found out his great-nephew, Caleb, had been diagnosed with autism. While the news initially came as a difficult surprise for Smith and his extended family, they soon […]
May 30, 2015

Choosing an Air Filter Without Sacrificing Your Heater or Air Conditioner

Choosing an Air Filter Without Sacrificing Your Heater or Air Conditioner If you have ever visited the air filter aisle at your local Home Depot or Lowe’s, you have, no doubt, witnessed the variety of filters available. Many claim to improve your home’s indoor air quality by removing more and smaller airborne […]
May 30, 2015

5 Service Champions Guarantees: We Put Our Money Where Our Mouth Is

5 Service Champions Guarantees: We Put Our Money Where Our Mouth Is At Service Champions, we whole-heartedly believe that we are a service company first and an air conditioning and heating company second. We are here to serve you and it is so much a part of who we are […]
May 30, 2015

What Is ENERGY STAR?

What Is ENERGY STAR? As energy prices soar and the movement to be green continues to gain momentum, Southern California homeowners are continually looking for ways to be more energy efficient. From televisions to refrigerators and air conditioners, you want the most efficient appliances for your home. However, it can […]
May 30, 2015

How Replacing Your Home’s Ducts Saves You Money

How Replacing Your Home’s Ducts Saves You Money When we talk to Southern California homeowners about upgrading to newer, more efficient air conditioners, heat pumps and furnaces, one thing we always bring to their attention is their ductwork. Whether you realize it or not, your ducts play a very large part in […]
May 29, 2015

Ceiling Fans: Cutting Your Air Conditioning Costs With The Right Rotation

Ceiling Fans: Cutting Your Air Conditioning Costs With The Right Rotation   Through the years, we have found that the discussion of the direction of a ceiling fan’s rotation can lead to a lengthy argument full of opinions. Should it be counter-clockwise or clockwise. And when a fan is spinning […]
May 29, 2015

How to Keep the Air Conditioning Repairman Away

How to Keep the Air Conditioning Repairman Away You have likely heard the saying, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away”, but do you know what to do to keep the air conditioning repairman away? While eating fruit won’t do the trick, there are several things you can do […]
May 29, 2015

How Your Thermostat Can Save You Over $180 a Year

How Your Thermostat Can Save You Over $180 a Year There is an easy way to save more than $180 a year on your air conditioning and heating costs and it is probably already hanging on a wall in your home. The little box that controls your home’s temperature is […]