Air Conditioning Articles

Controlling Humidity in Your Home

May 19, 2023
Controlling Humidity in Your Home - A potted herb garden by the kitchen window.

At the height of summer, the weather can get quite sticky here in California.

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Air Conditioning Short Cycling Help

April 19, 2023
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On a hot California day, your air conditioner (AC) is supposed to keep your home comfortable. So why is it only cooling in short bursts? Short cycling occurs when your air conditioning unit turns on and off in quick sequences.

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Air Conditioners Versus Heat Pumps

January 27, 2023
Air Conditioners Versus Heat Pumps. Image shows unit outside of home.

Whoever named the heat pump was being modest.

Not only do heat pumps generate heat, but they can also pump out cool air. What’s more, a new heat pump can cut your California energy costs by up to 50 percent when you make the switch from a furnace or baseboard heater, according to the US Department of Energy (DOE).

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Artificial Intelligence and HVAC?

September 14, 2022
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Most people do not necessarily think of artificial intelligence (AI) and heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems in the same space. However, the reality is that AI is already part of many modern HVAC systems with much more potential ahead.

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Why Is My AC Blowing Hot Air?

August 12, 2022
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It’s the first really hot day of summer in Lincoln when the floor fans and the open windows just don’t cut it anymore. You head over to your thermostat and select “air conditioner” and wait for that refreshing icy air to start blowing out of your vents. When you check a few minutes later, you feel only hot air. Why?

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How Does an Air Conditioner Work?

July 13, 2022
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As a homeowner here in California, it’s always a good idea to learn as much as you can about your appliances. That means knowing their basic operations, what features are included, and if any necessary upkeep is involved. Needless to say, this is no exception for your air conditioning (AC) unit.

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Thermostat 101 Basics

June 15, 2022
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Every team needs a leader.

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How to Properly Size an AC System

May 27, 2022
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In the heat of the summer, it’s easy to assume that bigger is better when it comes to air conditioning (AC) systems. Obviously, if you have an air conditioner that’s too small in your Wheatland home, you will not be able to keep your temperatures consistently low even if the unit is running constantly. 

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Air Handler Maintenance

May 13, 2022
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All the air in your California home runs through your air handler, and keeping it in tip-top shape has distinct benefits for you. 

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Why Is My Air Conditioner Making Noise?

April 15, 2022
Why Is My Air Conditioner Making Noise? Mature male peering inside an upper wall white grid air duct on a silver wall near a white ceiling. A guy inspecting a heating and cooling air register duct for maintenance.

It’s normal for your air conditioner to create some noise when running—that simply means it’s working. Although older units are typically louder than newer ones, all air conditioning noises are not the same.

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Spring Money-Saving Tips

March 16, 2022
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Take some of the following ideas from our professionals to heart and make some money-saving resolutions this Spring.

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When Is It Time for a Split-System AC Replacement?

August 13, 2021
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We can help you learn more about current split-system models as well as help you evaluate whether your current AC needs repair or replacement.

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Common AC Problems and Solutions

July 15, 2021
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Our team wants you to be aware, prepared, and ready to solve these AC issues so you can stay cool in your household.

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Consider a Ductless AC System

June 14, 2021
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Considering a Ductless AC System? We want you to be well-informed about this HVAC system and the role it plays in your home.

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Why Do I Need AC Maintenance Now?

March 15, 2021
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You should have maintenance done on your home’s air conditioner in the spring to ensure your unit will run well in the summer.

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