The weeks that see the transition of summer to fall are the best time to get chores done in preparation for the winter season. Doing them too early makes things uncomfortably hot, while putting them off too long often spells trouble when winter sets in. In this blog, Cal Air Cooling and Heating shares the chores you shouldn’t ignore this season.
Cal Air Cooling and Heating is one of the top HVAC contractors in the local area. We’re known for providing the best indoor comfort solutions, and we have a reputation for doing the job right the first time. We’ve been serving homeowners since 1979. In today’s article, we’ll discuss some common fall HVAC mistakes and why you should avoid them. ——————————————– CONTINUE READING ——————————————– Forgetting to Replace Your Air Filter It’s quite easy to forget about changing your air filter because it remains out of sight most of the time. However, it’s important to remember to replace it monthly. The air filter removes debris and particles from the air that’s flowing through your house. As time passes. your air filter becomes dirtier and less effective, making your HVAC system less efficient, so make it a point […]
Carrier® is one of the most trusted names in heating and cooling systems, which is why hiring a Carrier Factory-Authorized Dealer when buying a new Carrier HVAC system offers certain advantages. Air conditioner repair and installation contractor Cal Air discusses these advantages.
More than a few homeowners resort to turning off the heating and air conditioning to save money, which has the effect of making the home uncomfortable to live in. You might be surprised to know that there are many ways to make your home run on less energy without sacrificing comfort. Cal Air shares the following tips: TIP: Use Your Fans If you have ceiling or free-standing fans, utilize them! When used in conjunction with the HVAC system. fans improve air circulation, which increases the comfort of the room by helping to heat or cool it more evenly. The room will also reach its target temperature more quickly, which will help reduce HVAC output. TIP: Replace the Air Filters Replace the air filters regularly—or clean them, if washable—as prescribed in the HVAC care and maintenance manual that came with your system. Clogged filters reduce the amount of warm or cool air that can get into the room, […]
Your heating and air conditioning system is perhaps the most mechanically complex equipment in your house. Cal Air Cooling and Heating gives you an overview of how a typical HVAC system works. Condenser and Evaporator Units HVAC contractors would say that heating and cooling units come in several configurations, but all of them consist of two major components: the condenser and the evaporator units. The latter component houses what can be considered the heart of the HVAC system: the compressor. What it does is it compresses the refrigerant (HFC-410A or R-410A) to the point where it turns into a liquid, after which it is released. This part of the process releases a great amount of heat, which is vented through the condenser coils. As the refrigerant expands to its normal state, it becomes much cooler and is fed through the evaporator coils. Filtered air is then blown through the coils, releasing cold air. The now decompressed refrigerant […]