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May 28, 2015

5 Steps to Improving Your Furnace Efficiency

5 Steps to Improving Your Furnace Efficiency As we get deeper into winter, the cold weather means an increased use of your furnace. If turning on your furnace makes you cringe in anticipation of high energy bills, use these five steps to help you save money and increase your furnace […]
May 28, 2015

The Importance of a Heating & Cooling Maintenance Agreement

The Importance of a Heating & Cooling Maintenance Agreement Like your vehicle, your heating and cooling system requires regular maintenance to continue running correctly. If routine maintenance and tune-ups are ignored, you could find yourself looking at major repair or replacement costs down the road. A comprehensive maintenance agreement helps […]
May 28, 2015

Service Champions’ Holiday Tradition: Giving Back to Our Community

Service Champions’ Holiday Tradition: Giving Back to Our Community At Service Champions, we pride ourselves on being more than just a business. We are part of a community and we are continually looking for ways to give back and get involved. As a part of that commitment, our employees and […]
May 28, 2015

Prepare Your Home For Winter With These Heating Safety Tips

Prepare Your Home For Winter With These Heating Safety Tips The weather continues to grow colder and that means people continue to reach for their heating equipment. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), heating equipment caused 21% of home fire deaths in 2010. No matter how you stay […]
May 28, 2015

Is a Zoned Heating/Cooling System Right For Your Home?

Is a Zoned Heating/Cooling System Right For Your Home? Do you have some rooms that are too hot or too cold no matter what you do? Installing a zoned heating or cooling system may be the solution to eliminating frustrating hot and cold spots in your home. What is Zoning? […]
May 28, 2015

Fall Maintenance Tips for Your California Home

Fall Maintenance Tips for Your California Home The summer heat has subsided and left cooler temperatures in its wake. Before the weather grows colder and wetter, prepare by performing some routine home maintenance. Roof & Gutters Check for and repair broken or missing shingles. November marks the beginning of Southern […]
May 28, 2015

What does BTU Mean For Your Furnace/AC?

What does BTU Mean For Your Furnace/AC? If you are currently searching for a new heating or cooling unit, you may have seen the abbreviation BTU. Getting a unit with the appropriate BTU for your home is important because it is measurement of a HVAC system’s capacity and is used […]
May 28, 2015

Questions For Your Next Heating or Cooling Company

Questions For Your Next Heating or Cooling Company Don’t be intimidated by the daunting task of finding the right HVAC company for your new heating or cooling equipment. We know you want someone who will not only do a great job, but also be a professional while at your home. […]
May 28, 2015

Reducing Energy Loss: A Look At Your Ductwork

Reducing Energy Loss: A Look At Your Ductwork No matter how energy efficient your home may be, every home is faced with some amount of energy loss. In most homes, the biggest culprit is your ductwork, the system responsible for moving heated and cooled air throughout your home. Most duct […]
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

Consider Your HVAC When Selling Your Home

Consider Your HVAC When Selling Your Home When it comes to selling a home, the heating and air conditioning system can be a touchy subject between buyers and sellers. Typically the idea of how much it costs to replace a unit is something neither the buyer nor seller likes to […]
May 28, 2015

Do I Really Need an HVAC Service Agreement?

Do I Really Need an HVAC Service Agreement? It’s easy to overlook the importance of having an HVAC service membership. However, when you compare the benefits of a service agreement to not having one, the contrasts can be significant. Service agreements, like the Club Memberships we offer at Service Champions, can provide […]
May 28, 2015

Upgrading to a New Unit? Don’t Ignore Your Ductwork!

Upgrading to a New Unit? Don’t Ignore Your Ductwork! If you have recently upgraded to a new energy efficient heating or cooling system, or you’re considering doing so in the near future, don’t automatically assume new equipment will be the answer to your skyrocketing energy bills. Too many homeowners overlook […]
May 28, 2015

Heating and Cooling Terms Every Homeowner Should Know

Heating and Cooling Terms Every Homeowner Should Know Being a homeowner means you sometimes have to make decisions about things you’re not so familiar with. When it comes to your home, understanding the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system can be overwhelming. To help you make more educated choices […]
May 28, 2015

If My System Is Covered Under Warranty, Why Do I Need a Maintenance Contract?

If My System Is Covered Under Warranty, Why Do I Need a Maintenance Contract? It’s not uncommon for homeowners to purchase a new furnace or air conditioner and opt out of extended warranties and maintenance contracts. Typically, naïve assumptions and misunderstandings about manufacturer warranties are the main reasons behind such […]
May 28, 2015

What to Know When Calling a Pro

What to Know When Calling a Pro Especially when you have never had the need to call a HVAC contractor before, selecting the right company can be difficult. While there are a lot of companies to choose from, how do you know you’re selecting one that is trustworthy and will […]
May 28, 2015

Thermostat Myths and the Truths Behind Them

Thermostat Myths and the Truths Behind Them For being such a little instrument, thermostats play a pretty big role in your overall comfort and the cost of heating and cooling your home. Consider the following thermostat myths and facts when you use your thermostat. Doing so may just help you maximize the […]
May 27, 2015

Eliminating the Frustrating Hot and Cold Spots

Eliminating the Frustrating Hot and Cold Spots Do you ever feel cold drafts or dramatic swings in temperature when your equipment isn’t running? Have you ever awoke sweating so much that you needed to sleep the rest of the night on the couch just to say cool? Do find it […]