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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, […]
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 […]