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August 25, 2015

Can My Air Conditioning Make Me Sick?

When homeowners complain that their air conditioning is making them sick, there are several questions to ask and parts to analyze in finding the answer to restore home comfort and health. However, more often than not, the actual air conditioning itself does not cause illnesses. It most likely is not […]
August 25, 2015

10 Ways To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

With hundreds and thousands of individual carbon footprints covering the world, these greenhouse gas emissions, mostly carbon dioxide, reduce the amount of oxygen available for us to breathe and wrap the Earth in damaging heat. There are several steps you can take just inside your home to cut down on […]
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 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

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

Five Most Common Furnace Problems

Five Most Common Furnace Problems Central air systems are an invaluable part of our homes, protecting us from extreme weathers and providing a warm or cool place to be whenever we need it. Despite their ability to keep us comfortable and dry, sometimes they display some unusual behavior. To help […]
June 1, 2015

How to Prepare Your Home for the Holidays

How to Prepare Your Home for the Holidays Get Your Home Ready For The Holidays As the end of the year rolls around, there are several new lists to make: gift lists, resolutions, new goals and to-dos. It’s also a perfect time to reevaluate any home makeovers before the guests […]
June 1, 2015

Prepare for Fall Air with Furnace Maintenance

Prepare for Fall Air with Furnace Maintenance After spending the summer months churning out cold air to keep you cool from the summer heat, it’s time for your central air system to switch gears into heating, keeping the house comfortable for holiday festivities. The transition between seasons is a perfect […]
May 31, 2015

The Benefits of Being A Club Member

The Benefits of Being A Club Member As the only Diamond Certified Orange County heating and air conditioning provider, we take pride in the services and products we bring into your home. Thousands of households in California have experienced greater comfort and lifestyle qualities just by changing the air they […]
May 31, 2015

2013 Holiday Events at Service Champions

2013 Holiday Events at Service Champions Service Champions Heats Up for the Holidays Homes of Southern California know that they can trust Service Champions to provide the best heating and air conditioning. But this time of year, our technicians and specialists really step up to make home comfort part of […]
May 31, 2015

Why Duct Tape Should Never be Used to Seal Air Ducts

Why Duct Tape Should Never be Used to Seal Air Ducts “Of all the things we tested, only duct tape failed. It failed reliably and often quite catastrophically,” That was the result of a test from Berkeley Lab to see which sealants properly sealed air ducts. “Surely that can’t be!” you’re thinking, […]
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

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

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

3 Questions You Absolutely Need to Ask When Replacing Your Furnace

3 Questions You Absolutely Need to Ask When Replacing Your Furnace You’re feeling pretty confident. You’ve got your eyes on a new energy efficient furnace that you’re expecting to give you a ton of savings. However, if the furnace isn’t properly installed, it doesn’t matter how energy efficient it is. That’s why, […]