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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.

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.

The Benefits of Hiring a Carrier® Factory-Authorized Dealer

Sierra Air is a proud Carrier® Factory-Authorized Dealer, a distinction that separates the best from the rest. We didn’t get this designation by simply installing and servicing Carrier products, however. This stamp of approval from the HVAC industry’s premier brand is given only to dealers who consistently meet its rigorous standards of quality.

Bypass Vs. Fan-Powered Humidifiers: Which Is Better?

The main difference between bypass and fan-powered humidifiers is that the former uses the blower motor of a furnace to distribute moist air throughout the house. As a result, it can’t operate when the furnace is off, whereas a fan-powered humidifier can run on its own.

4 Ways to Prevent Heat Exhaustion at Home This Summer

Summer magnifies the positives and negatives of the sun. Although rainfall may occur during this season, we can all agree that the weather is generally pleasant. The problem is the high heat index, which factors in the effects of humidity.

3 Tricks for Outdoor HVAC Concealment

The condenser, which is the heart of an air conditioning system, doesn’t always mesh well aesthetically with its surroundings. More often than not, this unit visually detracts from an otherwise beautiful residential landscape.