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 […]
May 28, 2015

Cleaning Your Air With UV Technology

Cleaning Your Air With UV Technology When your heating and cooling system is running, it acts as the catalyst for recirculating the air throughout your home – the air that can contain allergens and contaminants like pet dander, mold, dust, gases, and odors. It can also contain illness causing bacteria and viruses. Unfortunately, washing […]
May 28, 2015

Upgrading to a New Unit

Upgrading to a New Unit As a homeowner, it’s likely at some point; you’ll need to consider replacing your heating or cooling unit. Making the decision to do so can be difficult because you’re likely faced with a large budgetary decision as well as a plethora of choices when it […]
May 28, 2015

How to Change Your Air Filter

How to Change Your Air Filter One of the most important elements of your heating and cooling system is your air filter. Air filters are responsible for protecting the unit against dirt, dust, pet hair and other debris. Air filters also are important for preserving good air quality. They help to […]
May 27, 2015

Stop the Spread of Germs; Purify the Air

Stop the Spread of Germs; Purify the Air Every year, cold and flu season arrives, and it usually sticks around for quite awhile. Most people tend to associate the season with cooler temperatures, but never really consider why illnesses increase during this period. It is often assumed the chances of […]
May 27, 2015

Preparing Your Home for the Fall

Preparing Your Home for the Fall The kids are back to school, the neighborhood pool is closed for the season and there is a hint of fall in the air. It’s hard to believe, but the transition from summer into fall is happening and cooler days will be here before […]