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Are You Experiencing Dirty Sock Syndrome With Your A/C Unit?

Thursday, May 21st, 2015

Have you ever heard someone talk about dirty sock syndrome when referring to his or her air conditioning unit? Dirty sock syndrome is a term used in the HVAC industry to describe air conditioning (A/C) units that give off a foul or moldy smell when actively pumping out cold air...

How New SEER Requirements Affect Consumers

Thursday, May 14th, 2015

On January 1, 2015, the Department of Energy placed federal regulations on standards for heating and cooling products in the United States. The federal regulation varies by region, but all air conditioners and heat pumps manufactured after December 31, 2014 must comply with these standards. Among these regulations are higher SEER standards for your HVAC...

How To Make Your HVAC Equipment More Efficient

Thursday, April 30th, 2015

The weather is quickly warming up in Southern California, and soon summer will be in full swing. If you have opened your utility bill recently and discovered that it was higher than you expected, your HVAC unit may be to blame. Your heating and cooling system accounts for nearly 50 percent of your home’s...

How To Lower Your Utility Bills

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

Benjamin Franklin once said, “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” While this statement is mostly true, if you own a home or live in an apartment, you know that utility bills should also be added to this phrase. Utility rates in Southern California are on the rise...