Command Comfort Blog : Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning’ Category

Common Signs of Trouble in Your Ductless System

Monday, November 28th, 2016

Ductless heating and air conditioning systems are a natural fit for homes down by the shore here in Huntington Beach, CA, and our trained staff provides a full array of installation, repair and maintenance services for ductless systems. But like any other household appliance, your system will invariably run into problems, and the sooner you notice the signs of them, the better. Ductless systems benefit from a decentralized model, which means a problem affecting one unit likely won’t impact the rest of the house. But that doesn’t mean you don’t have to deal with issues when they do arise, or periodically check all of the units in your ductless mini-split system for signs of trouble. What kinds of signs should you look for? Here’s a quick run-down of some of the most common. If you spot them, turn off the affected unit and call a repair service:

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Ductless Systems Save You Money

Monday, October 10th, 2016

The benefits of living in Long Beach, CA are huge. Not only do we have easy access to our beautiful beaches, but the proximity to the shoreline means that our summers aren’t quite as hot as they might be further inland. The price for that is that our winters tend to be a lot cooler than elsewhere in southern California, and a good heating system is almost as important as a good air conditioner in our neck of the woods.

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Trust a Heat Pump for Winter and Summer Alike

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

Newport Beach, CA has the benefit of being on the coast, where temperatures are milder than they are elsewhere in Southern California. That doesn’t change the fact that we still get our share of hot days, as last week’s heat wave proved. It also means that our winters are cooler than elsewhere in the Southland, since our proximity to the ocean can create some chilly nights. We often recommend heat pumps for our clients in the area, which do the job of a heater and an air conditioner all in one stroke.  Now is the perfect time of year to install one, before winter sets in. Here’s a quick look at how they work.

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Look to the SEER Rating for Your Ductless AC

Monday, September 19th, 2016

With the coming of cooler weather here in Long Beach, CA comes a chance to exchange your older air conditioning system with a new one. We’re strong advocates of ductless air conditioning systems, whether you need to replace an existing ductless system or you’d like to give ductless air conditioning a try. One of the top factors that should be involved when selecting a new system is its SEER rating, which stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio. It measures how well the air conditioner makes use of the energy it consumes, and along with the overall power levels of your system. Here’s a quick breakdown on what to look for.

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The Popularity of Ductless Mini-Split Air Conditioners is Growing

Monday, September 12th, 2016

Most people are accustomed to classic centralized air conditioners to keep their homes cool in the summer, and centralized systems do their jobs quite well. But ductless mini-split systems provide a number of advantages over centralized air, which is why we’ve seen a recent uptick in the popularity of ductless mini-split systems across the country. If you’re in the market for a new system, now may be the perfect time to consider a ductless system, with summer winding down here in Newport Beach, CA and cooler temperatures giving you the opportunity to plan for an air conditioning replacement session at leisure. Here’s a few things to consider when evaluating the possibility of a ductless system.

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Get Your Ductless System Ready for Winter

Monday, September 5th, 2016

Labor Day is here in Huntington Beach, CA marking the unofficial end of summer and signalling to homeowners that autumn is on the way. Temperatures tend to drop more quickly here in the coast than they do further inland, which means that now is the time to get your ductless system ready for winter. Mini split heating and cooling systems can usually be shifted from air conditioning to heating mode with just the touch of a button, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still perform a few key services to help your ductless system perform at its best during the coming months.

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Look Into Wireless Options to Control Your Ductless System

Monday, August 29th, 2016

Ductless air conditioners provide a number of benefits to Long Beach, CA homeowners, including the ability to provide precise, room-by-room control and the ability to save money be shutting off the cool air in parts of the home you aren’t using. But controlling a ductless mini-split system can sometimes be exasperating, especially if you’re using the traditional wired control panels installed by most models. 

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Using the Thermostat with Ductless Systems

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

Ductless mini-split air conditioners divide your home into sections, each cooled by a single stand-alone air conditioner controlled by its own thermostat and control panel. If you’re just installing a ductless system into your Newport Beach, CA home, you may have a lot of questions about how thermostats work and whether an existing thermostat is compatible with your system. The answer is “it depends,” which is why it’s always important to have a qualified air conditioning service on your side at all times. We can help you determine the best way to use the thermostat with ductless systems, and ensure that you take advantage of the flexibility that this system provides.

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Late Season Advice for Your Ductless Air Conditioning System

Monday, August 15th, 2016

It’s been another hot summer, even down by the shore here in Huntington Beach, CA, and your ductless system has likely been put to the test the last few months. August and September can be even tougher on your system, since the strain of daily use could begin to show. If you have a ductless system in your home, you’ve got an advantage on that font, since you can distribute the workload more evenly and lower strain on your system as a whole. We’ve included a few tips to help you make the most of your ductless system during the last month or so of summer, ensuring that it can get to the finish line with a minimum of stress and strain.

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Ductless Air Conditioning: for Homes with Multiple Stories

Monday, August 8th, 2016

We talk about the benefits of ductless air conditioning systems here in Long Beach, CA, especially for larger homes. Large homes often have multiple stories, which can prove troublesome for centralized systems to adequately cool. Here, we’re going to discuss options for cooling a multi-story home using ductless systems, and how they tend to do the job much more effectively than they would in homes with just a single story.

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