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...]

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...]

Remodeling A Bay Area Home? Consider Your HVAC System

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What does remodeling or adding a room onto your Bay Area home have to do with your HVAC system? Plenty. During a home remodel or renovation, all kinds of dust and debris can float through the air, potentially damaging your heating/cooling equipment. Think about your HVAC equipment before you let … [Read more...]

The Best HVAC Company in the San Francisco Bay Area

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At Ortiz Heating & Air Conditioning, we know choosing the most qualified company and technicians can be tough, particularly if you are not familiar with how your A/C actually functions. As long as your air conditioner works, there is little cause for concern; you really just don't think about it. … [Read more...]

Having Your Furnace Tuned Up? What You Can Expect

Having your furnace tuned up each year helps ensure it runs efficiently, and also reduces the chance it will break down at the worst possible time. As trusted Hayward heating and cooling professionals, we wanted to inform homeowners in the Bay Area of the importance of an annual furnace tune-up, … [Read more...]

Contra Costa HVAC – Heat And Air Is A Wise Investment

While temperatures typically don't fluctuate wildly in the San Francisco Bay Area, there are times when temperatures may dip into the 30's on occasion, or get as high as 90 degrees or hotter. Many Contra Costa homeowners consider air conditioning a luxury rather than a necessity, but there are … [Read more...]

Make Your San Mateo Home More Energy Efficient

Unfortunately, the majority of homes in San Mateo, Hayward, and throughout the San Francisco Bay Area are not as energy efficient as they could be. This results not only in higher energy costs, but a home that isn't as comfortable as it could be. Essentially, when you cannot keep your heating … [Read more...]

Bay Area HVAC – What To Expect Out Of A New HVAC Unit

Many San Francisco Bay Area homeowners aren't really sure of what HVAC stands for, or how modern systems have changed from those of a decade or two ago. HVAC, or heating, ventilation, and air conditioning, is a system designed to increase home comfort while saving on energy costs. Today's modern … [Read more...]