August 31, 2016

Are Cheaper Coolants Better for HVAC Units?

As the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) continues to phase out what was once a staple HVAC fluid known was R-22, pricing for the aging coolant has skyrocketed.  Higher pricing for R-22 has left many wondering if turning to a cheaper alternative to help keep their aging HVAC units running is the best idea to cut corners and save money- but is this really the best answer? Cutting Costs With Cheaper...

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August 24, 2016

Is HVAC Research Better Left To The Internet?

A new study is revealing that HVAC consumers are moving toward online education when in need of consultation about their HVAC unit rather than adhering to the advice of their contractor. While the Internet is a great place for an abundance of information- no amount of technology can beat over 30 years of experience in the HVAC industry by a seasoned professional. ALPS Air Conditioning & Heating has been providing...

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August 17, 2016

HVAC Maintenance: What To Leave To A Professional

It’s always good to know how to do the dirty work on your own when it comes to the up-keeping of your home. Unfortunately, there are certain aspects of home care and maintenance that should be left to trained professionals to ensure you are providing the very best care for your home – especially when it comes to your HVAC unit. At ALPS, we make it our number one priority to keep...

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August 10, 2016

How To Improve The Air Quality In Your Home

The average American spends 93% of their life indoors, so it would come as no surprise that the air quality in your home directly correlates to the health of you and your loved ones. This is why it is imperative to keep your HVAC unit running clean of harmful pollutants that may be spread through your household or business without proper care. Below are some of the top ways to help...

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August 3, 2016

How To Keep Your Dog Cool In The Summer Heat

The dog days of summer (pun intended), can really take its toll on everyone, especially our furry best friends. That’s why it is as important as ever to make sure you are doing your best to ensure that your pets are kept cool, happy, and healthy during the summer heat! Below are the some of the best ways to keep your dogs cool: Avoid walking on extremely hot asphalt: Because...

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August 1, 2016

Top HVAC FAQ’s- What You Should Know

During the hottest months of the year, our HVAC units are working overtime to keep us cool and comfortable. If you are new to owning a unit of your own, you may find yourself scratching your head in regards to proper maintenance of your unit to help keep your home cool. On the contrary, if you are a seasoned owner of a HVAC unit, have you given thought about when the...

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July 14, 2016

Experience the ALPS Difference

ALPS Air Conditioning & Heating has a single driving mission: to provide professional, competent, honest, and fair service to each and every client. For nearly three decades, our family business has been offering excellent customer service to residents throughout Los Angeles, San Bernardino, and Orange Counties. Each day, we strive to stand above the competition. Our clients have a choice of HVAC companies, and we are proud that they choose...

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July 6, 2016

Free Ways to Save Money This Summer

Has your electric bill skyrocketed this month? With one heatwave behind us and another sure to follow, many Southern Californians are watching their monthly expenses rising along with the temperatures. While air conditioning simply isn’t an option for many residents, there are free and low-cost ways to reduce your air conditioning costs this summer. Fill Up the Fridge Believe it or not, keeping your refrigerator well stocked helps you save...

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June 15, 2016

Six Tips for Getting Your HVAC System Ready for the Summer Heat

This year, May-gray has certainly transitioned into June-gloom, leaving many Southern California residents bathed in cool pre-summer temperatures. Before we know it, the hot temperatures are going to arrive, and we’re going to be scurrying to our thermostats to turn on the cool air. What happens if the cool air doesn’t arrive? Instead of waiting for the hottest weather to get here, now is the time to prepare your HVAC...

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June 8, 2016

Benefits of a Blower Door Test

Making your home more efficient can pay off in a big way over time. There are many different tests we run to test the efficiency of a home. One of those is a blower door test. A blower door test will find all the places that a home is leaking air. There are often a lot of small leaks in a home. They could be around doors, windows, electrical outlets,...

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