California Indoor Comfort Inc Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Heating’

We’ve Got America’s Most Trusted HVAC Brand!

Tuesday, January 21st, 2020

It is with great pleasure that we announce Trane has been recognized for a 6th consecutive year as “America’s Most Trusted HVAC Brand” by a 3rd party research group. This is quite a testament to the dedication and hard work from every single person in this organization, truly a One Team effort.

The Lifestory Research 2020 America’s Most Trusted® HVAC Brand study examines trust among consumers actively shopping for HVAC. The 2020 ranking is based on 9,565 opinions of people surveyed between January and December in the United States. The study identified Trane as the most trusted brand among people considering the purchase of an HVAC for their home. Trane generated a Net Trust Quotient Score of 114.3 and the 5 Star Trust Rating among consumers.

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How Heat Pumps Work

Monday, December 24th, 2018

air-ventHere in California, you depend on both your air conditioner and heater to keep you comfortable year round. Summers around here can be brutally hot, while our winters can be quite chilly. If you’ve found yourself in need of a new heater or air conditioner, stop and think about what you really need. Instead of having to eventually replace and install two new systems, consider a unit that can serve both functions.

A heat pump is a system that allows you to shift between cooling and heating depending on the time of the time of the year and your needs. In addition, it can save you huge amounts of money in winter, cutting down on high heating bills. If you are interested in how heat pumps work and the benefits of installing one, keep reading! 

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Using a Forced Air Heater? Clean Your Ducts!

Monday, October 1st, 2018

ductWe’re now in the midst of fall here in Fresno and while the temperatures may not have completely cooled off quite yet, it’s important to think ahead regarding your HVAC system. The first step in preparing for our cold weather here in the central valley is cleaning your air ducts. Your air ducts aren’t an aspect of your home that needs cleaning every year but if you let them go unmaintained for too long it has adverse effects on your homes heating and cooling capacity. If you need dependable duct cleaning in Fresno, CA our team can provide great services.

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Why Your Heater Is Making Strange Sounds

Monday, April 16th, 2018

dog-under-blanketWe very much understand that homeowners throughout the area have turned their eye toward the warmth and sunshine of the summer season. The fact of the matter is that we have still got some downright chilly nights ahead of us. Is it late in the season? Yes. Do you still want your heater to be there for you on those 45° nights? Absolutely. That is precisely why you cannot afford to ignore signs of trouble with your heater, even this late in the season.

One of the most consistent reasons for service calls that we get is concern over noises that homeowners’ heaters are making. If you hear a brand new sound coming from your heater, or if a normal operating sound is suddenly getting louder and louder, do not just wrap a pillow around your head and call it a night. Instead, contact us to determine if your heating in Fresno, CA is at risk. If so, we’ll repair it as necessary to get you through the end of the season comfortably.

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What Are the Benefits of Using a Furnace?

Monday, February 19th, 2018

furnaceAt this point, we’d all probably be happy to be back in air conditioning territory. It’ll be a while longer before the hot summer temperatures are back in full swing, though, so we’re sticking with heating for the time being. Today, we want to discuss the furnace in pretty broad terms. A bit more specifically, we want to talk about the benefits of using a furnace in Fresno, CA. There are a lot of heating systems out there, but the furnace is definitely something of a perennial favorite.

If you are ready to have a furnace installed in your home, or if you have a furnace in need of either repair services or routine maintenance, be sure to schedule these vital services with the pros on our team. Trust us when we tell you that we will help you to enjoy the most dependable, safe, and efficient performance possible from the heater in your house. And now, let’s review those benefits.

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Is Your Ductwork Causing Problems?

Monday, February 5th, 2018

ductHere in California, heat pumps and central air conditioning systems are extremely common, as is the furnace. Do you know what these three HVAC systems have in common? They are all forced air systems, meaning that they all use air ducts in their operation. Do you know what that means? There are certain problems that such systems may encounter which may be caused by compromised ductwork. Do you know why that’s a problem? Well, just how much of your ductwork can you really see?

The answer is most likely “not much,” and that is the way that homeowners like it. After all, air ducts are not exactly ideal for interior decorating. The fact that so much of your ductwork is hidden from view, however, means that your ducts may be damaged or otherwise compromised without your knowledge. Because leaky ducts can be such a problem, it is important that you know some common signs of trouble to look out for.

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Is Your Heater Emitting a Strange Odor?

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

gas-jetsWhen you heat your home, it is not really enough that your heater is just pumping out dependable heat. That is very important, of course, but it is also important that your heater is functioning properly in every way, not just in heating output. That means no strange, unusual sounds, and no emitting weird odors that clearly have no place in a properly functioning heater’s operation. If you smell strange odors coming from your heater, then you may need professional heater repair in Fresno, CA.

There are various reasons why your heater may wind up emitting a strange sound during operation—isn’t that always the case? Because there are different potential issues that could be at play, it is important that you have the problem diagnosed accurately by a trained professional. That’s what we’re here for. Not only will the pros at California Indoor Comfort Inc. diagnose the problem properly, but we will also resolve it entirely with the expertise that our customers know to expect.

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Help! My Furnace Is Blowing Cool Air

Monday, January 8th, 2018

temperature-guage-just-rightFor many people, the mere mention of California conjures up images of beautiful, sunny coastline and warm temperatures. That may be a big part of the Golden State experience, but it is not the whole picture. Fact is that temperatures can actually get plenty cold around here, and you’ll learn that the hard way if you don’t keep your home heating system in exemplary working condition. Investing in great equipment and scheduling routine heating maintenance is the best way to do this.

Even the best heating systems that are the most rigorously maintained, however, are going to run into the occasional operational problem. They’re mechanical systems, after all, and no mechanical system is perfect. It really is that straightforward. Since you cannot completely eliminate the risk of operational problems, the next best thing is to recognize those problems early on and to schedule prompt repair services. If you notice that your furnace is blowing cool air, you may be in need of professional furnace repair in Fresno, CA.

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Why Is My Heater Short Cycling?

Monday, December 25th, 2017

dog-under-blanketWhile not all homeowners are familiar with the term “short cycling,” many are nonetheless familiar with the symptoms of this condition. Short cycling is a problem in which a heater or an air conditioner starts up just fine, but then shuts back down in a rapid manner, only to restart and then shut back down once more. The cycle continues and continues—until, that is, the system can simply take no more! If your heater in Clovis, CA is short cycling this winter, the problem must be resolved ASAP.

There is some good news here, at least. Short cycling may be the result of a simple issue that you can resolve on your own. Unfortunately, it could also be the result of a much more serious problem posing a much more serious threat to your heating system. That is why it is so important that the issue is resolved at its core, and that you are not just treating the symptoms. Here are a few reasons why you may experience short cycling when trying to heat your home.

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Tips for Better Heating and Cooling Efficiency

Monday, December 11th, 2017

hot-and-cold-homesIt does not matter if you are talking about the hottest day of the summer season, or the coldest of winter nights. It is vitally important that you are able to keep your home comfortable throughout the entire year. However,  you should not be willing to drain your budget in order to do so. If your energy costs are out of control, these tips to help you boost heating and cooling efficiency are just what you’re  looking for.

Now, these tips are not going to somehow raise the bar in terms of what your HVAC systems are capable of as far as energy efficiency goes. What they can do, however,  is help you to get the most efficient performance possible from the heater and AC in question. Our Fresno, CA HVAC professionals are happy to answer any questions that you may have.  Feel free to ask them, and dial our number when you need any HVAC services in the area.

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