Clawson Heating & Air Conditioning Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioning System Installation’

Is a Heat Pump a Better Choice than an AC?

Monday, August 10th, 2020
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The answer to this question is similar to the answer to many questions about installing central comfort systems: it depends. When it comes to finding the ideal central comfort system for a house, technicians and homeowners must weigh several factors to make the right final choice.

We can say a few definite things about the choice between air conditioners and heat pumps in Portland, OR to help you narrow your search. But please work with professionals before deciding. It’s our job to deliver the best outcome to your comfort concerns and give you years of worry-free living in your house.

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Is a Ductless Installation Right for Your Home?

Monday, June 29th, 2020
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Have you heard about ductless air conditioning and heating systems? Probably, since you’ve made it to this post. You’re curious about these HVAC systems and want to know more about them—specifically if one of these HVAC systems is right for installing in your house.

No question, ductless systems (also known as ductless mini splits and ductless heat pumps) have numerous advantages. They are the top comfort systems in Europe, Japan, and large parts of Asia, and they are making waves in North America now as well. If you’ve heard positives about ductless mini splits, they’re probably true. But that doesn’t mean ductless is ideal for every situation.

We’re going to break down situations where ductless heating and AC installation in Portland, OR is beneficial. See if any of these applies to you:

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What You Need to Know About Air Conditioner Efficiency Ratings

Monday, 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

Monday, 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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The Best Way to Get a New Home Air Conditioner

Monday, 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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