June 27, 2013

Easy Fixes to Common Problems | Alps Air Conditioning & Heating

At Alps Air Conditioning & Heating, we get a lot of calls from people with questions about their HVAC system. Kathy talks about some easy fixes for the most common problems that people call in for. These fixes can save you from having to pay for a service call and can keep your system running smoothly!

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June 21, 2013

Maximizing Rebates With Energy Efficient Upgrades

There are several options available when it comes to upgrading your heating and air-conditioning systems. Because Alps is taking part in different energy upgrade programs throughout California, they are able help navigate customers through the process of getting rebates on upgrading to energy-efficient systems. Alps even takes care of the paperwork!  Allen explains a couple of the options available and sheds a little light on some of the rebate programs.

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June 14, 2013

3 Tips for Staying Cool While Saving Energy and Money

It’s official: summer is here! It won’t be long before the sweltering heat has you running to your air-conditioned home for cover. For many people, this idea is one that incites fear of large energy bills. Fear not! Here are some tips for keeping your home cool this summer without breaking the bank. Close Your Windows: It may seem counterintuitive, but on hot summer days, opening the windows will often...

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June 4, 2013

Money Savers & Wasters in the World of HVAC

In the world of HVAC, there are many areas where people don’t even realize that they are wasting energy and money. These issues are usually easily resolved, you just need to be aware of them. Allen explains some of the most common Money Savers & Wasters in the HVAC world.

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May 24, 2013

Energy Upgrade California

California has implemented a new energy-saving program called Energy Upgrade California in an effort to cut down on California’s energy spending. Joey explains the implications of this program and how having a certified Energy Upgrade California contractor can save you money and energy!

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May 17, 2013

The Importance of an AC Tune-up

According to www.energystar.gov, a yearly tune-up of your heating and cooling system can improve efficiency and comfort and pre-season check-ups can prevent future problems and unwanted costs. While there are certainly some steps that you can and should take to maintain your air conditioning system, such as regularly changing or cleaning the filters, it’s best to leave the tune-up process to a qualified HVAC professional.  A trained air conditioning specialist...

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May 10, 2013

Why a System Doesn’t Perform As it Should

As we’re inching closer to summer it’s time to start thinking more about your A/C system. Improperly sized equipment can greatly effect your comfort levels as well as your operating costs. Beat the heat this summer and address these problems BEFORE A/C season begins! Al, the owner of Alps Air Conditioning & Heating, and his family are here to help!

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May 3, 2013

The Cost of Installing a New System

“So how much does it cost?” That’s the number one question a person asks when contemplating replacing their HVAC system. Many companies will give you a quote without even taking a look at your home. This is unfair and will lead to surprise costs in the end. At Alps, we do things differently. Joey explains why.

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April 26, 2013

Things You Can Do Before Calling For Service

Before spending money to have your HVAC unit serviced, Joey explains some steps you can take to see that your unit is really in need of service. If you find that your unit is still malfunctioning, that’s when it’s time to give a contractor like Alps a call.

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April 19, 2013

Preparing for High Use AC Season

Gearing up for summer? Be sure your air conditioning unit is prepared! Preventative maintenance will have your unit running at its maximum efficiency level and will safeguard against system malfunctions.

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