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Welcome to Sierra Air’s blog. Is your HVAC system not functioning properly? Do you need some answers to your HVAC problems? In these articles, you will find a plethora of information about your indoor comfort systems. Whether it be tips to keeping you cool in the summer or warm in the winter, we are committed to making sure you and your family are comfortable and safe.

However, maintaining your indoor environment and safety after our technicians leave your home or work space requires some basic HVAC knowledge. That’s where we can help! Sierra Air provides industry-leading knowledge for California and Nevada residents. We hope you find this resource very useful for learning all things HVAC.

Why is Ventilation Important?

“Let it breathe.” This advice is just as important  for homes and buildings as it is for wine. Unfortunately, as residential and commercial heating and cooling contractors now design their structures to be as airtight as possible, it’s become increasingly difficult for homes and businesses to “breathe” on their own. This is where proper ventilation … Continued

Do You Need to Have Your Air Ducts Cleaned?

As the primary channel for air circulation, your ducts and vents are a crucial part of your heating, ventilation and air conditioning system. Contaminants and pollutants that make their way inside your ducts can spread fairly swiftly throughout your building, leading to a drop in indoor air quality (IAQ) that can affect the health of … Continued

Essential Indoor Air Quality Tips for the Fall Season

For many people, fall and spring are notorious for triggering allergies. During this time, dust, pollen and fur can make their way from the outdoors into your home, decreasing indoor air quality (IAQ) and giving rise to allergic responses in people susceptible to these particulates. Your heating and air conditioning plays a crucial role in … Continued

Carrier® HVAC Product Named as Finalist for Engineering Award

Carrier’s Weather Series Rooftop Unit with EcoBlue™ Technology has been named as one of the finalists in Consulting-Specifying Engineer (CSE) magazine’s Product of the Year competition. As a Carrier® Factory-Authorized Dealer, HVAC and air duct cleaning contractor Sierra Air shares an overview of this exciting new product.

How to Evaluate Your Commercial HVAC Service Provider

When your contract is nearly up and it’s time to renew your agreement with your commercial air conditioning and heating service provider, it’s a good idea to take stock of their performance. While overall quality of service and compliance with standard industry practices are important, there are other factors that shouldn’t be overlooked. In this … Continued

4 Things That Could Go Wrong With Your AC This Summer

One of the worst things that could happen in the middle of summer is an HVAC system failure. In this blog, residential AC repair and installation contractor Sierra Air lists the things that can go wrong with HVAC systems in the summer and how they can be prevented.

The Smart Shopper’s Guide to Buying New Air Conditioners

It seems that modern innovation has given almost everything a “smart” upgrade, including air conditioning systems. With all the added bells and whistles of newer AC units, choosing the right product has become a somewhat confusing and challenging task for many homeowners.

Should You Maintain Your Furnace During the Summer?

While it’s very unlikely that you’ll need to fire up your furnace at the peak of summer, it’s still important to keep your home’s heating system in mind and keep up with heating maintenance even when it’s out of season. The upkeep requirements of a system that’s currently not in use are pretty easy to … Continued

Space-Savvy Advantages of Ductless Air Conditioners

Traditional centralized heating and cooling systems use a network of ducts, vents and blowers to circulate the air around a home. These are in turn connected to an outdoor unit that draws in fresh air from the outside to help keep the space cool or warm, depending on the thermostat settings. While there are many … Continued

Practical Tips for Saving Money on Your AC This Summer

Indoor comfort is a top priority in the summer, but this doesn’t mean you should let your air conditioner blow away more dollars than necessary on energy usage. To save money on your AC this summer, follow the expert tips listed below.