You Can Help Your AC Be More Efficient: Here’s How

June 1st, 2020
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In our last post, we wrote about what you need to know about air conditioner efficiency ratings. As we mentioned in that post, the efficiency rating on an air conditioner isn’t an absolute about how much it will save over its service life. You can help your AC achieve the highest possible savings each year if you follow a number of tips.

Below, you’ll find the main ways you can stop your air conditioner from suffering an efficiency plunge (and your utility bills from skyrocketing) this summer.

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What You Need to Know About Air Conditioner Efficiency Ratings

May 18th, 2020
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Are you currently debating about a new air conditioning installation in Portland, OR? You have come to the right people! We never take any shortcuts when we install a new system. Many contractors will only rip out the old system and stick a new one in. We take the time to ensure our customers have the right new air conditioner to meet the cooling needs of their house and see that it is installed so it will run at maximum efficiency. We have the confidence to back any system we install with a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee.

We’d like to share some of our expertise about one of the most important factors when considering a new air conditioner: it’s efficiency rating. These ratings can be confusing to people, and there are some assumptions homeowners may have about what they mean.

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Why You Want Our Pros to Install a New Air Conditioner

May 4th, 2020
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With the summer heat coming up, you’re thinking that your old air conditioning system may not make it to fall. Or it will make it through the season, but it will cost you far too much to run than is worth it. You’re ready for a new air conditioning installation in Portland, OR, or the greater Portland area. How do you start? You have a few basic options:

  • Purchase the air conditioner yourself and install it as a DIY project.
  • Purchase the air conditioner yourself and have an amateur install it.
  • Leave all of it to certified HVAC professionals.

The first and second options will lead to serious troubles. The chance of getting everything just right so you have a great long-term performance from the new system is almost nil. You may think you’ll save money, but the true costs will be far higher—starting with inferior comfort and ending with needing to replace the system years too early.

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Learn the Warning Signs of an AC in Trouble

April 20th, 2020
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When your air conditioning system fails during a hot day, you’ll need speedy air conditioning repair in Portland, OR—or else you’ll be in for a stretch of uncomfortable conditions. Luckily, you have our NATE-certified technicians to assist you, and they’re ready with 24-hour emergency service to get your AC back into cooling shape again.

We also know that you’d rather not have to make an emergency call to fix a busted AC. Nobody wants to call for any type of emergency! You can prevent most repairs with regular maintenance. For the rest of the repairs, you can often catch signs of problems early, before they turn into a system breakdown. You’ll be able to call us to have the repairs done before they get worse and you’re stuck in an overheated home.

Below are a few of the most common warning signs that you’ve got a malfunctioning AC needing help.

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The Best Way to Get a New Home Air Conditioner

April 6th, 2020
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You’ve got an old air conditioning system that isn’t doing the job anymore. It might be struggling to reach the lower temperature necessary for home comfort, or it isn’t reliable, or it’s starting to cost a small fortune to run during the summer. Time to get a new one. How’s the best way to do it?

One option is to type “air conditioning replacement near me” into a search engine and pick whatever contractor pops up first. You could also ask around the neighborhood to see if somebody knows somebody who’ll put in an AC for “super cheap.”

Neither of these ways is the best way to get a new central air conditioning installation in Portland, OR. In fact, they can end up as bad-to-terrible ways. An amateur simply can’t do this job accurately; there’s a reason that non-professionals can charge low rates—they do low-rate jobs and deliver low-rate air conditioners.

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Join Our Maintenance Program for a Start on Spring

March 23rd, 2020
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When spring arrives, people shift from thinking about their heating systems to … well, thinking about them less. In Portland, homeowners don’t automatically begin to feel concern over air conditioning systems, which won’t start to put in serious work until the summer.

However, giving some thought to your AC right now preps for summer and avoids future problems. And you don’t have to give much more thought than to schedule air conditioning maintenance in Portland, OR with our team.

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Check Out Our Blog for Advice on All Things HVAC

February 11th, 2020

Be sure to bookmark the Clawson Heating & Air Conditioning blog to start learning the ins and outs of HVAC.

We’ll regularly post energy saving tips, how-to’s on troubleshooting your systems, and breakdowns on even the most complex industry related terms and concepts.

Need help now? Send us a message or get in touch today.

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Welcome to Our New Website

February 11th, 2020

iMarket Solutions has launched Clawson Heating & Air Conditioning’s new custom website. To learn more about how iMarket Solutions can expand your presence on the web visit: www.imarketsolutions.com

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