New Heating System vs. Old – is Your Furnace Even Working?

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If you live in Contra Costa County or anywhere in the Bay Area, you may be wondering if your furnace is working properly. If your system is old, you may even be considering the benefits of a new heating system vs. the one you currently have. Sure, having new equipment installed costs money - but … [Read more...]

Contra Costa HVAC Pros Talk Air Conditioner Options

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If you're a Contra Costa homeowner contemplating transforming your garage into a living space for your family, it's important to understand your options regarding cooling/heating the space. Maybe you're a handyman yourself, or hiring someone to do the work for you. Regardless, it's important to … [Read more...]

The Future of HVAC for Contra Costa Homeowners

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At Ortiz Heating & Air Conditioning, we know the future of HVAC is changing rapidly. In just a few years, can you expect cooling or heating your home will resemble something you'd expect to see in The Jetsons? While we don't know precisely how things will change yet, one thing is for sure: smart … [Read more...]

Contra Costa HVAC – Energy Efficiency And Clean Indoor Air

Most homeowners in Contra Costa, San Francisco and San Mateo Counties believe the "tighter" their homes, the more energy efficient it will be - and therefore, energy costs should be lower as a result. While having a home that is free of air leaks IS a good thing, a home can actually be too tight, … [Read more...]

Contra Costa HVAC – Check Your HVAC System Using These 6 Easy Steps

Contra Costa HVAC professionals realize that some homeowners simply have no desire to understand how HVAC systems work. On the other hand, understanding at least a little bit about how your system functions can help save you not only money and time, but a lot of aggravation. There are a few easy … [Read more...]

Contra Costa HVAC – The Importance Of Energy-Efficiency Upgrades

As a Contra Costa homeowner, you know maintaining and improving your home involves many choices and decisions. Considering ever-rising energy costs and the fact that more and more people are becoming conscious about the environment, making energy-efficient upgrades to your home is a smart decision, … [Read more...]

Contra Costa HVAC: Is The Duct System In Your Home Efficient?

Contra Costa homeowners typically don't know a lot about their HVAC system, other than it cools and heats their homes according to the season. The fact is, your duct system must be tight and well sealed in order for you to enjoy the healthiest, most comfortable air possible - and lower energy … [Read more...]