Command Comfort Blog : Archive for May, 2016

How to Size a Ductless Air Conditioner

Monday, May 30th, 2016

Ductless air conditioning is a smart choice for homes in the Newport Beach, CA area: especially larger homes which can benefit from its finely tuned control and ability to save money on monthly expenses. When you’re installing a new ductless system, you want a company that knows what it’s doing, which means figuring out a lot of key questions before you start work. At the top of the list? Sizing, which is tricky enough with centralized air, and which must be handled very carefully when approaching it with ductless systems. Luckily, a trained service should be able to help.

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Watch for Low Refrigerant in Your Ductless Units

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

Ductless air conditioners make a terrific option in beachside communities like Huntington Beach, CA, where their versatility to unparalleled control can help save a great deal of money in monthly expenses. But ductless systems run into the same kinds of problems that centralized systems do — though the damage is usually less in convenient since it often occurs in just one unit instead of the whole house. In the spring,those problems can include leaking refrigerant, which can raise your monthly bills and cause increased strain on the unit until it suffers a more permanent breakdown.

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Problems with Centralized Air in Large Homes

Monday, May 16th, 2016

We’re proud advocates for ductless air conditioning systems here in Long Beach, CA, which we’ve found to be an effective and cost-saving means of keeping your home cool during the long summer months. But unless a home is incapable of supporting ducts, many homeowners are reluctant to switch away from the traditional centralized air conditioning system that most people are accustomed to. There’s nothing wrong with centralized air, and indeed we offer a full range of services for centralized systems. But we also think that some homes — particularly larger ones with a lot of square footage to cool — can benefit from an alternative form of air conditioning such as a ductless system. Centralized systems have problems with larger homes, which we detail below. If your household suffers from any of these issues, look into the advantages of a ductless system.

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How to Maintain a Ductless Heat Pump

Monday, May 9th, 2016

Heat pumps are a clever wrinkle on the traditional notion of air conditioning. If you’ve ever passed by the outdoor portion of a traditional centralized air conditioner and felt the hot air blowing out of the vents, you can see the concept in action. Air conditioners need to release that heat as part of the cooling process. Heat pumps simply “reverse” the cycle when it gets chilly: releasing the cool air outside and the warm air inside and allowing it to serve as a heater and an air conditioner in one. Ductless heat pumps make a lot of sense here in Newport Beach, CA, helping to warm your home during our mild winters and pocket a great deal of saving in monthly costs in the bargain. But like every other appliance in your home,l a ductless heat pump needs regular maintenance and care to perform properly. Here are some easy steps you can take to do so.

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How to Make the Most of Your Ductless AC

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

A ductless air conditioning system makes an ideal way to cool your hone here in Huntington Beach, CA. Instead of one centralized unit providing cool air to your entire household, multiple smaller units are spaced throughout your home, each charged with cooling one room or section. That provides an uncanny amount of control, allowing you to cool the room you’re occupying without having to cool down the whole house. It lets you save a great deal of money on monthly bills, as well as allowing you to set one temperature in one room and an entirely different temperature in another room. As far as making the most of your ductless AC system, you can take some specific steps to help your system perform at its best.

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