How Do You Know If A WiFi Thermostat Is Right For Your Home?

Controlling the heating and cooling in your San Diego area home can sometimes be a little tricky. What we suggest is the installation of a WiFi thermostat by a trained HVAC professional. If used wisely, these devices can lower your energy costs each month. The Death of the Traditional Thermostat Let’s face it. No one wants to get of bed on a cold morning to turn up the heat on a manual thermostat. Even though programmable thermostats helped to curtail…

8 Common HVAC Terms And What They Mean

When dealing with contractors or technicians regarding your HVAC, it is always better to know what you’re talking about so you can optimize the value of paying an expert to come work on your system. Here are 8 common HVAC terms and what they mean: Control A control will be a temperature-control device likely found on a wall inside your home. It contains sensors and relays that monitor and control the functions of your heating and cooling system. Some controls…

Buzz, Hum, Clank: A/C Noises And What They Mean

Is your air conditioner trying to tell you there is a problem? Before the warm San Diego weather puts your home cooling system to the test it is time to give a listen to the A/C noises it is producing. If you hear a buzz, a hiss, a rattle or an out and out scream that could be a warning sign that major trouble is on the horizon. Buzzing. A buzzing sound coming from your outside condenser unit is a likely…

Ceiling Fans: A Simple Springtime Fix May Lie Overhead

Spring is afoot, and the key to saving money on energy bills and keeping your home cool this summer may be hanging overhead and depend on your ceiling fan direction. Whether you live near the coast, in a valley or in the mountains, you’re sure to have those San Diego days when the temperature spikes and your home begins to feel a little warmer than you’d like it to. A great way to counteract Mother Nature’s heat waves is to make…