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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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How to Respond to a Ductless Air Conditioning Breakdown

Monday, July 25th, 2016

Ductless air conditioning systems are a fantastic resource for keeping cool down here in Huntington Beach, CA. They’re efficient and easy to use, and when properly maintained that can last a long time. But they suffer occasional breakdowns just like any other appliance. When they do, you need to trust that the repair service you contact is going to do the job right. But you also want to prevent further damage until the repair service can get there. Here’s the steps you take to when one of your ductless units breaks down.

  • Shut down the faulty unit. Take quick stock of what the problem is — anything out of the ordinary like strange noises, leaks or the like — then turn the system off. Then check the ductless units in the other nearby parts of the house to ensure that they aren’t exhibiting the same problems (they usually aren’t).
  • Take stock of the home. Once you’ve shut down the problem air conditioner, you want to ascertain whether there’s more you can do until the service can get there. If you can turn off any other units in the home, then do so. Select the two or three parts of the house that you’ll be using when you wait for the service, and limit your activity to just those parts of the house. Then turn off the remaining units and call in the cavalry.

The benefit of this is that it allows you to still enjoy crisp, cool air conditioning without causing any further unnecessary damage and without forcing your family to sit in a hot house. That said, ductless air conditioning systems are specialized pieces of equipment, and you should contact a specialist to deal with it the right way.

Call the pros at Command A/C whenever you have a problem with your ductless air conditioning system!

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Vacation Homes Benefit from Ductless Systems

Monday, June 27th, 2016

A ductless mini-split air conditioning system differs from a centralized air conditioner in a number of pertinent ways. While centralized air conditioners generate cool air in a single unit, then blow it through a series of ducts to the various rooms in your home, ductless systems adopt a more decentralized approach. Multiple units are installed throughout your home, each one charged with cooling a single room or section. 

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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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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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Ductless Air Conditioning is Gaining in Popularity

Monday, April 25th, 2016

We’re big believers in ductless air conditioning systems here, and we stand by the benefits that they bring. It makes for an easy fit here in Newport Beach, CA: eschewing a single centralized model in favor of multiple dispersed units throughout the household. It provides a number of advantages in many cases, despite costing more to install, and as such, the model has been gaining in popularity all over the country. Why? Here are a few answers.

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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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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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