Air Conditioning Articles

What Does AC SEER Mean?

July 14, 2021
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When it comes to your air conditioner (AC), a common term used in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) business you are likely to see everywhere is your air conditioner’s SEER. But what exactly is SEER?

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Heat Gain Prevention Tips

June 7, 2021
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When you are in the middle of summer, it can be difficult to keep heat out of your Santa Clara home even if you have your central air conditioning system going full blast. Our team at Air Care Heating and Cooling wants to help you prevent heat from building up inside your home as much as possible so that your air conditioner can be more effective and efficient. Here are some tips to consider.

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Is It Normal for My AC to Turn On and Off?

May 3, 2021
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When an air conditioner (AC) turns on and off in rather quick successions, without running for longer periods, this is called short cycling. It’s fairly common, but when this happens it means there’s something wrong with your air conditioner. So what should you do?

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AC Maintenance Checklist

April 13, 2021
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Here’s a comprehensive air conditioning maintenance checklist, courtesy of our professionals at Air Care Heating and Cooling, to help keep your system in excellent working order.

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Spring Money-Saving Tips

March 15, 2021
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Everyone loves to save money, and it’s a good idea to review different aspects of your budget now and again to see if there are more opportunities you have missed in the past. In the springtime, considering how you can reduce your energy bills is always a great idea.

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How Does Your Central Air Conditioner Cool Your Home?

August 21, 2020
Air conditioning unit behind a green leaves wall, How Does Your Central Air Conditioner Cool Your Home? | San Jose, CA

Aside from the professionals, like ours at Air Care Heating & Cooling, who really thinks about air conditioners and their components? Air conditioners keep your San Jose, CA, home or business cool and comfy when the outside temperatures are high, and that’s all you really need to know, right?

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5 Ways to Save Money on Your Air Conditioning and Summer Energy Bill

June 19, 2020
Hand holding quarters next to thermostat, 5 Ways to Save Money on Your Air Conditioning & Summer Energy Bill

As the summer months approach, we are all looking to save some pennies where we can. So why not start with your costly utility bills?

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Why Is My AC Blowing Hot Air?

May 19, 2020
Woman adjusting a home thermostat, Why Is My Air Conditioner Blowing Hot Air? | HVAC, Maintenance

Many reasons can cause an air conditioner to malfunction, resulting in warm or hot air blowing through your vents. Our Air Care Heating & Cooling professionals want to help you diagnose those problems quickly and then get them fixed, so you can cool down your family and your home.

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Why Do I Need AC Maintenance Now?

April 7, 2020
Male technician installing air-conditioning system, Why Do I Need AC Maintenance Now? | HVAC in San Jose, CA

An air conditioner (AC), just like a car, needs regular maintenance and service to run efficiently. At Air Care Heating & Cooling, we recommend getting your air conditioning unit serviced and cleaned at least once a year. The optimum time is in the spring to ensure your system will run with the most efficiency during…

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