Winter Energy Bills Most Expensive For Bay Area Homeowners

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Many Bay Area homeowners may not be aware that heating a home during winter months actually costs more than cooling it at other times. The cool, wet weather we've experienced lately brings on the need to use our furnaces or heating systems. Even though we typically have mild winters, there are … [Read more...]

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...]

Common Furnace Issues Homeowners Face

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Homeowners in San Francisco, San Mateo, and surrounding cities often experience common problems with their furnaces come winter months. Although our area doesn't typically experience the frigid temperatures those in northern states often face during the winter season, you may still have problems … [Read more...]

Can Office Temps Affect Productivity in Hayward Businesses?

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As experienced Hayward HVAC contractors, we know that comfort has a lot to do with productivity in the office. When employees are either too cold or too warm, productivity suffers. Studies have confirmed that most people find a temperature between 70 F and 73 F most comfortable, however this can … [Read more...]

Factors That Affect Cost – Home Heating System Replacement

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As every Bay Area homeowner knows, heating and cooling a house accounts for a large portion of the household budget each month. If your home heating system is malfunctioning or breaks down, you face either an uncomfortable home, or increased heating costs. Naturally, replacing a furnace isn't … [Read more...]

Getting Estimates on a New HVAC System? Questions to Ask

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Whether building a new home in the Bay Area and needing air conditioning installed, or it's time to replace your old unit, there are some very important questions you should ask when getting an estimate for the work. As most homeowners know, heating and cooling a home makes up a large portion of … [Read more...]

HVAC Tips – What’s the Ideal Temp for Your Bay Area Home?

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As heating and cooling professionals in the San Francisco Bay Area, we're always on the lookout for important information and HVAC tips we can pass along to home and business owners. During the cooler season, what temperature should you set your thermostat at? This is a very common question. … [Read more...]

HVAC Tips for First-Time Home Buyers in The East Bay

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If you're a first-time home buyer in the East Bay community, there are some things you want to keep in mind before you jump in and sign on the dotted line. Unfortunately, there are often some 'hidden' problems potential homeowners don't see on the surface, such as a leaky roof or plumbing issues. … [Read more...]

Should Bay Area Homeowners Buy Whole House Dehumidifier

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It's a well-known fact that humidity can be high not only outdoors in the San Francisco Bay Area, but indoors as well. As experienced HVAC professionals, we know the damage excess moisture in the air can cause not only to your family's health, but your home as well. Humidity not only feels … [Read more...]

Should Bay Area Homeowners Consider Ductless Heat Pumps

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There are some situations in which ductwork is just not feasible when trying to cool or heat a space. Ductless heat pumps offer many advantages, whether you need additional cooling in a small space, an attic or garage, or are adding a room on to your home. If you're considering a ductless heat … [Read more...]