Command Comfort Blog : Archive for June, 2015

Are Ductless Air Conditioners Harder to Repair Than Traditional ACs?

Monday, 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:

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What Are the 3 Components of a Ductless System?

Monday, 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.

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How Can a Ductless System Cool and Heat My Home?

Monday, 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.

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Why Consider Ductless Installation in Huntington Beach?

Monday, 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.

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Ways a Programmable Thermostat Can Help Your Cooling This Summer

Monday, 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:

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