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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, […]
May 31, 2015

How to Choose an Energy Efficiency Furnace to Get Savings That Actually Matter

How to Choose an Energy Efficiency Furnace to Get Savings That Actually Matter We all wish we had more money. So we cut back on certain niceties here or there. We go without our morning coffee for the greater good of saving money. But then we become frustrated when cutting […]
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 31, 2015

Repair vs. Replace: How to Know When It’s Time for a New Furnace

Repair vs. Replace: How to Know When It’s Time for a New Furnace Your furnace needs to be repaired once again, and you wonder if it’s finally time to get it replaced. Every time before, you have just paid to repair it, hoping it would be the last time. But […]
May 31, 2015

Service Champions Employees Give Back to the Community During the Holidays

Service Champions Employees Give Back to the Community During the Holidays Service Champions was founded on the premise of providing outstanding service to our community (it’s in our name.) But that goes beyond just heating and air conditioning and extends to everything we do. This year, our employees helped our […]
May 31, 2015

5 Things You Can Do Now to Reduce Your Holiday Energy Bills

5 Things You Can Do Now to Reduce Your Holiday Energy Bills Regardless of religion, culture or customs, the holiday season brings higher utility costs for most Southern California homeowners. Family gatherings (and all the cooking and cleaning that come with them), holiday lights and colder weather can all contribute […]
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

4 Tips To Make Your Holiday House Guests More Comfortable

4 Tips To Make Your Holiday House Guests More Comfortable With the holidays quickly approaching, many in the Southern California area are getting ready to play host to friends and family. As you prepare your home for your house guests, here are a few tips designed to help you make […]