AZ Air Conditioning and Heating Blog : Archive for October, 2015

The Advantages of a Ductless Heating System

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

Here in Los Angeles, CA, forced-air furnaces are usually the order of the day: generating hot air in a centralized location and then blowing it through the ducts in your system into the various corners of your house. They’ve been in use for a long time, which speaks to their effectiveness. But they’re not the only system out there, and depending on the needs of your home, you might do better with an alternative type of heating system. Ductless heating, in particular, offers several advantages over traditional forced-air systems, and if you’re in the market for a new heating system, you would do well to consider them.

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3 Ways to Lower Your Heating Bills

Monday, October 26th, 2015

When the temperatures start to drop, efficiency becomes the name of the game, and while our winters are as mild as they come here in Southern California, that doesn’t mean your heating system should be off its game. Nights can still get pretty cool here in the Southland, and you’ll be running your heating nightly when they do. The more efficient your system can be, the more you’ll save on monthly costs and the less risk you’ll run of a breakdown. Here are 3 ways to lower your heating bills this fall, which you should seriously consider.

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What are the Advantages of a Zone Control System?

Monday, October 19th, 2015

We’ve finally hit the autumn season in Southern California. While temperatures remain high (as they often do in Los Angeles, CA), the thermostat is a little more forgiving now than it was just a few weeks ago. That makes this the ideal time to look into improvements for your air conditioning and heating system, which you can install more readily now than some other time of the year when you may need your system every day. Among the easiest and most efficient upgrades to install are zone control systems, which entail a series of valves and shutters installed at strategic points in your ductwork. What are the advantages of a zone control system? Read on for the answers.

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3 Benefits of Modern Thermostats

Monday, October 12th, 2015

Thermostats are pretty reliable devices, and we don’t tend to put much thought into them except during those rare times when they malfunction. That allows us to keep ours for a long, long time, and some homes in Los Angeles, CA may still be happily using old-fashioned mercury thermostats from 50 years ago. But while you might not need to replace your thermostat this fall, the advances and upgrades made in the technology can provide significant boons that could improve the quality of life for you and your family. Here are 3 benefits to modern thermostats that you should consider.

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Why Should I Schedule Water Heater Maintenance?

Monday, October 5th, 2015

The fall is usually an excellent time to schedule maintenance on various household systems and appliances. With the weather finally cooling off here in Los Angeles, CA and kids heading back to school, homeowners have more time to set up such a session at their leisure, and stop potential problems before they get started. Water heaters aren’t often a part of people’s considerations when planning household maintenance, but they should be. Regular maintenance can do terrific things for your water heater, which is important since most people are content to ignore theirs until the problems become too large to simply let slide. Why should you schedule water heater maintenance? We’ve listed several compelling reasons below.

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