San Mateo Cooling Pros Explain How Air Conditioners Work

While you probably enjoy the cool, refreshing air your air conditioner provides during summer months, you're probably like most homeowners - you have no idea how it all works. As long as it functions properly and keeps you comfortable, everything is wonderful. Some of you may be interested in … [Read more...]

Hayward HVAC – 3 Reasons Your AC May Overheat & Shut Off

Temperatures are warming up, which means Bay Area homeowners will soon be using their A/C systems. Nothing is worse than coming home and finding that the inside of your home is hot and humid, when all you want is cool, comfortable air. Why did your A/C overheat and shut down? Here are three of … [Read more...]

Bay Area Central Air Conditioning – Alternative Solutions

If you live in San Francisco, San Mateo, or anywhere in the Bay Area, no doubt you have many friends and neighbors who have central air conditioning - the type that requires both an inside and outside unit. You may even have one yourself. What other options are there when it comes to keeping your … [Read more...]

Frequency Of AC Maintenance For Contra Costa Homeowners

Most homeowners in the Contra Costa and San Francisco area know that they should have their air conditioner maintained every year, but do you actually carry through? And how often should AC maintenance for Contra Costa homeowners occur? Many contractors recommend scheduling maintenance twice each … [Read more...]

Questions To Ask When Interviewing Bay Area HVAC Pros

When purchasing a new heating and cooling system for your Bay Area home, it is essential that a professional handles the installation. Improper installation can result in malfunctioning, reduced energy savings, and a shorter life span for the equipment. Most homeowners don't know a lot about air … [Read more...]

Bay Area HVAC – Air Conditioner Not Working? Reasons Why…

While you may not have switched the air conditioning on in your San Mateo, San Francisco, etc. home yet, it won't be long. May is here, and time is marching on by. What happens when you turn on the A/C, and your system malfunctions? Perhaps it doesn't come on at all, or it comes on but is not … [Read more...]

Control Energy Costs With Air Conditioner Maintenance &These Tips

At Ortiz Heating & A/C, we know that a large part of controlling energy costs is making sure your HVAC system is running at its most efficient. This can be accomplished through regular air conditioner maintenance, along with a few things you can do yourself to make certain that air and energy don't … [Read more...]