Hometown Heating and Air Conditioning Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Livermore’

8 Ways To Maximize Your AC’s Efficiency

Monday, June 19th, 2023
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Have you ever thought about how much energy your HVAC system uses? It’s certainly worth your while to think about it! That’s because your home’s heating and cooling systems make up almost half of your home’s energy usage.

In order to save money on utility bills while also saving the planet with eco-friendly energy usage, it helps to know the ways that you can maximize your AC’s efficiency. Check out the 8 helpful tips below. By integrating as many of them as you can into your daily routine, you’ll save money by reducing your energy usage.

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Why You Want to Hire a Specialized Pro for Your Commercial HVAC Needs

Monday, February 14th, 2022

One of the common questions we hear our customers ask is, “what makes a commercial HVAC contractor different from a residential HVAC contractor?” After all, their job functions are essentially the same… right?

Well–not quite. There are HVAC contractors who specialize only in residential heating, cooling, and ventilation, and they’re amazing at their jobs! But, those who specialize in commercial HVAC services are different. We’re also different from a general commercial handyman too, who can do basic tasks for your building’s plumbing and electrical systems, and some simple HVAC tasks like changing out air filters.

The fact of the matter is, if you have commercial HVAC service needs, then you want a commercial HVAC service provider for the job! Read on as we explain why.

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These 5 Signs Indicate You Might Need Heating Repair

Monday, January 17th, 2022

It can be pretty frustrating to realize that you’ve been paying good money to heat up your home, but not getting the comfort you deserve. Maybe you have discovered that your heater is running intermittently, or perhaps it never seems to stop running. These are just a couple of the potential problems that can befall a heater.

Of course, surprise repair needs are a lot less likely if you invest in routine heating maintenance. This should be done once a year for a furnace or boiler, and twice a heat for a year-round heat pump system. With maintenance, repair needs are less common, but they still do happen, and it’s important that you know the following signs that they’re needed.

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Why You Don’t Want an AC with This One Problem

Monday, June 21st, 2021

Short cycling is one of the most common and also one of the most harmful problems that an air conditioning system can have. It’s both the symptom of a problem and the cause of future problems. In some cases, a few simple adjustments might be all that’s needed to repair your ac problem. However, in many cases, it will require professional repairs from a trained and experienced HVAC professional–which is what we’re here for!

Short-cycling is definitely not something you want to ignore and it should be addressed ASAP. Otherwise, you might find yourself needing to replace your air conditioner far sooner than you thought you would have to. Read on to learn more!

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