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May 31, 2015

Are You Poisoning Your Family’s Air With These Common Household Products?

Are You Poisoning Your Family’s Air With These Common Household Products? Spring is here, and with it comes everyone’s (not so) favorite activity: spring cleaning! But as you’re eliminating all that dust and those funky odors, be careful that you’re not making your air worse with man-made chemicals. Here’s a […]
May 31, 2015

How Your Energy Efficient Home Could be Making Your Allergy Symptoms Worse

How Your Energy Efficient Home Could be Making Your Allergy Symptoms Worse It’s springtime in Southern California and that means your allergy symptoms have likely already begun. And while it may seem your house should be a shelter from the many allergens outside, your energy efficient home could actually be […]
May 31, 2015

5 Sources of Major Pollutants That Ruin Your Home’s Air Quality

5 Sources of Major Pollutants That Ruin Your Home’s Air Quality Did you know that the air inside your home is more dangerous than the air outside? In fact, indoor air can be two to five times – and sometimes up to 100 times – more polluted than outdoor air. […]
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 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 29, 2015

4 Indoor Air Quality Facts You Need to Know

4 Indoor Air Quality Facts You Need to Know Indoor air pollution is a growing and disturbing trend in many homes and businesses throughout Southern California. As buildings are built more and more airtight for energy efficiency, your home loses natural ventilation and traps indoor pollutants inside your home. This […]
May 29, 2015

Your Outdoor Spring Cleaning Checklist

Your Outdoor Spring Cleaning Checklist It’s springtime in Southern California and that means warmer weather and spring cleaning are in full swing. While you’re cleaning your home and preparing for summer, don’t forget about the outside of your home, as well. The four items on our outdoor spring cleaning checklist […]
May 29, 2015

Allergy Symptoms? Blame Your Home’s Poor Indoor Air Quality

Allergy Symptoms? Blame Your Home’s Poor Indoor Air Quality As our mild winter gives way to our already-warm spring, you could be finding yourself with uncomfortable allergy symptoms. Because of such an uncharacteristically warm winter, pollen and dust levels are higher than normal, and those irritants could be making their […]
May 29, 2015

A Home Air Filter Buying Guide for Your HVAC System

A Home Air Filter Buying Guide for Your HVAC System There are many different types, brands, shapes and sizes of home air filters. If you don’t know what you are looking for, surveying your options can be confusing and overwhelming. We’ve compiled a list of the types of home air […]
May 29, 2015

Why Should I Hire a Company with NATE Certified Technicians?

Why Should I Hire a Company with NATE Certified Technicians? According to the United States Department of Energy, an improperly installed HVAC system can reduce your system’s efficiency by as much as 30%, resulting in a loss of hundreds of dollars each year. So, it’s important you hire a company […]
May 29, 2015

Removing Airborne Odors With Air Cleaners

Removing Airborne Odors With Air Cleaners Big name companies make a killing every year by selling oils, candles, sprays and a variety of other products – often designed to reduce airborne odors in your home with a more desirable scent. These products don’t actually do anything to remove the odor […]
May 28, 2015

How To Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality With a UV Lamp

How To Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality With a UV Lamp According to the Environmental Protection Agency, indoor air pollution is one of the top five environmental health risks. The air inside your home can be two to six times worse than the air outside. UV germicidal lamps improve […]
May 28, 2015

Ductwork That Improves IAQ: The Benefits of Green Safety Ductwork

Ductwork That Improves IAQ: The Benefits of Green Safety Ductwork The ductwork in your home is a crucial element in your overall heating and air conditioning system. Without ductwork, effectively distributing heated and conditioned air throughout your home would be incredibly difficult. While air ducts are designed to distribute air […]
May 28, 2015

HVAC Tips for Improving Your Indoor Air Quality

HVAC Tips for Improving Your Indoor Air Quality Whether it’s dust, cigarette smoke, household cleaners, mold, mildew, naturally occurring radon gasses or other particulates, the air inside our homes can sometimes be harmful. When statistics say people spend as much as 80-90% of their time indoors, air quality is definitely […]