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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.

Common Causes of AC Compressor Failure

The compressor is considered to be the heart of the air conditioning system. Therefore, if it fails, the entire air conditioning system fails. In this post, your local air conditioning installation contractor Sierra Air discusses the common causes of AC compressor failure and how it can be prevented               … Continued

Refrigerant Leaks: Why You Should Care

Heat pumps and air conditioners need refrigerant to generate hot and cold air, which is why it’s important to take precautions against leaks. It’s equally important to take action as soon as signs of refrigerant leaks are noticed.                                   … Continued

How to Childproof Your HVAC Floor Vents

One of the first things you do when you have small children at home is make sure that corners, stairs and other similar areas are sll  childproofed. HVAC floor vents are easily accessible to small children, and thus may require childproofing, too. In this blog, the local residential HVAC contractors at Sierra Air share tips … Continued

How to Prepare Your HVAC System for Spring

With spring just a few weeks away, you should start thinking about preparing your HVAC system for the season. Here the residential and commercial air conditioning contractors at Sierra Air share tips on getting your home ready for warmer days.

How to Combat Indoor Air Pollution

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the concentration of indoor air pollutants in homes is often two to five times higher than typical outdoor concentrations. With the average person spending 90% of their time indoors, every homeowner needs to prioritize maintaining good indoor air quality.

What to Do When Your Heat Pump Won’t Turn Off

Hot summers and reasonable winters are the hallmarks of a typical Nevada year, with temperatures never reaching the extremes other places are known for. It’s for this reason many a trustworthy air conditioning installation contractor recommend heat pumps to perform heating and cooling roles in homes across the state. Heat pumps operate differently than the … Continued

Sierra Air Awarded the 2019 Carrier President’s Award

We at Sierra Air have been dedicated to providing the best heating and air conditioning services to homeowners in the Sierra Nevada area since 1986. Thus, upon learning that our dedication was recognized when we received the 2019 President’s Award from Carrier, we couldn’t have been happier! Let us tell you a little more about … Continued

Bad Air Filter Habits You Need to Break at Once

There’s no shortage of tips and advice you can glean from the internet on how to make your commercial air conditioning systems more energy efficient. However, one thing that’s often overlooked is the importance of using the right air filter. Air filters don’t just purify the air and keep your indoor environment contaminant-free; they also … Continued

Common Heat Pump Noises and What They Mean

During cold winters and hot summers, a heat pump can be an effective heating and air conditioning system for homes in Nevada. Heat pumps don’t necessarily produce heat; rather, they transfer heat from one place to another. This means they can function as both a heating and a cooling unit, depending on the needs of … Continued

Good HVAC Habits to Follow This New Year

With the new year right around the corner, it may be a good idea to start thinking about positive changes you can make for yourself and for your home. This year, why not include your heating and cooling system on your list of resolutions? You may have a few bad habits when it comes to … Continued