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Learn Important Terms for HVAC Cooling Season

If you experience cooling system troubles this season, you’ll have an easier time describing the problem and understanding the diagnosis and remedy your technician recommends if you know some relevant HVAC terminology. We’ve put together a list of frequently-used cooling-specific HVAC terms that can help. SEER — This is an acronym for the efficiency rating given to cooling equipment, and it stands for seasonal energy efficiency ratio. It gives you the ratio of the equipment’s cooling output divided by its…

What to Expect From a Professional A/C Installation

In order for your air conditioner to handle the San Diego and Rancho Bernardo area’s summer heat efficiently, it must be installed correctly. Professional A/C installation by a skilled technician is done in a way that ensures your system reaches top efficiency. Accurate sizing: An undersized air conditioner can’t meet your demand for cooling on the hottest days. To avoid this situation, some careless technicians deliberately oversize their systems, which causes temperature swings, humidity problems and excess component wear. A competent HVAC…

Your Air-Source Heat Pump and Its 3 Cycles

Whether you are considering purchasing a new heat pump, or have recently installed one in you San Diego area home, knowing about air-source heat pump cycles is important to understanding the energy efficiency of this heating and cooling equipment. The three cycles – heating, cooling, and defrosting – allow heat pumps to keep your household feeling comfortable and saving money no matter the season.…