Are Ductless Air Conditioners Harder to Repair Than Traditional ACs?

June 29th, 2015

Some homeowners may have concerns that their ductless air conditioner may be harder or more complex to repair than a traditional AC. While you should always leave any air conditioning repair to an expert, it’s actually easier for your technician to access the various parts of your ductless AC system because there is no hidden ductwork to contend with. What kinds of repairs are common to ductless air conditioning systems? Here are a few our Command A/C technicians see more frequently than others: Continue Reading

What Are the 3 Components of a Ductless System?

June 22nd, 2015

One of the benefits of a ductless air conditioning system is that the main components are all visible, making them easy to reach for repair, maintenance and expansion of the system. While traditional AC systems have a number of less visible components, such as ductwork, the evaporator unit which resides inside and the condensate array, a ductless system is more streamlined. What are the three main components? Let’s take a look. Continue Reading

How Can a Ductless System Cool and Heat My Home?

June 15th, 2015

You may have heard a lot about “going ductless” but may not have understood exactly what that has meant for homeowners. Simply put, you can have whole home cooling and heating without needing ductwork. How? With a ductless system. So how can a ductless system in Long Beach, CA, be a great HVAC option for your home? Heat pump technology.

How It Works

A heat pump is a device that can heat and cool your home because it transfers heat from one location to another. Refrigerant is the key to facilitating this process. During the summer months, the heat pump absorbs the heat in your indoor living spaces and transfers it to the outside. In the winter months, your heat pump absorbs the heat available in the outdoor air, concentrates it in the heat pump, and delivers it to your home. Continue Reading

Why Consider Ductless Installation in Huntington Beach?

June 8th, 2015

When it comes to whole home air conditioning, there are a number of choices on the market. However, not every type of air conditioning system is going to be a match for you and your home, especially if your home doesn’t have ductwork. So what is an option to consider? Ductless cooling. This type of system is great for homes with or without ductwork for a number of reasons, as we’ll explain below, but gaining the benefits the system has to offer is highly contingent on hiring professionals for installation and repair. This is where the experts at Command A/C come in. We have been helping customers in the Huntington Beach, CA, area with their air conditioning needs for a long time, and we can help you with yours, too. First, let’s take a look at how a ductless cooling system can benefit you. Continue Reading

Ways a Programmable Thermostat Can Help Your Cooling This Summer

June 1st, 2015

Your air conditioner is quite a phenomenon of mechanical engineering: by using refrigerant to transfer heat out of your living spaces, it can cool your entire home for the whole summer. However, as advanced as your system may be, there is one simple components that tells it when to stop and start: your thermostat. If your thermostat is outdated and/or a mismatch for your whole home air conditioning system, you are likely getting short-changed. The experts at Command A/C have seen first-hand how an upgrade to a programmable thermostat can help homeowners with their cooling in the following ways: Continue Reading

Have You Scheduled Your Ductless AC for Maintenance Yet?

May 25th, 2015

Just because your air conditioner isn’t a traditional ducted system doesn’t meant that it doesn’t need to be scheduled for annual maintenance. All air conditioning systems should be scheduled for annual maintenance with a trained and certified expert so that you and your system can gain all the benefits maintenance has to offer. Now is the perfect time to move ahead with scheduling an appointment for maintenance with your Command A/C technician because you’ll get ahead of summer heat. Simply call us today and let our helpful staff schedule you at your convenience. Continue Reading

Why Bother with Duct Sealing?

May 18th, 2015

If you have a forced air system, you have ductwork in your home or business. Your ductwork plays a very important role when it comes to your cooling and heating as without it, the air from your HVAC can’t reach your indoor spaces. Ductwork is made to be quite durable, but it isn’t impervious to environmental effects; wear and tear can set in, and when it does, it can create cracks, holes and leaks that can cause a number of problems. Another problem that often develops with wearing ductwork is the breaking of seals between sections, resulting in disconnections. What can you do about it? Call the professionals at Command A/C and schedule an appointment for duct sealing services in Cypress, CA. Continue Reading

It’s Allergy Season – Is Your Filter Up to Snuff?

May 11th, 2015

If you have spring allergies, then you know just how tough it can be to live comfortably in the early spring season. Trees and grass can be particularly fruitful at this time of year, and along with that growth comes pollen. While your air conditioner comes with a standard filter, it is not the job of this air filter to improve your home’s indoor air quality and capture allergens. But you can replace that standard filter with one that can improve the quality of your indoor air and help the allergy sufferers at the same time. Continue Reading

When Is It Time to Replace Your Commercial Air Conditioner?

May 4th, 2015

There’s no way to get around it: replacing your commercial air conditioner is a serious undertaking. But one thing many business people overlook is that replacing an outdated and/or malfunctioning air conditioning system for your business is a great opportunity to gain better performance, get better energy efficiency and improve comfort. However, many business owners wait until the system goes caput before even considering replacement, which can leave you without the cooling you, your employees and your clients need. Wondering if it’s time to replace your commercial AC? Here are some helpful tips from the commercial AC experts to help you determine whether it’s time to retire your business’s air conditioning system: Continue Reading

3 Reasons to Install a New Thermostat

April 27th, 2015

The weather in Cypress, CA gets hot early and stays that way well into fall, meaning that homeowners need to keep their HVAC systems well-maintained if they want to combat the high temperatures. In addition to the central unit and the ducts, you should take a close look at your thermostat, which needs to accurately read the temperature if your air conditioning system is going to work. You may also want to consider replacing an older or outdated thermostat with a new model. Here are 3 reasons to install a new thermostat that you should think about when getting your home ready for summer. Continue Reading