Modern air conditioners are becoming more quiet, making anyone forget about them even if they run for most of the day. When something’s wrong though, they’d surely let you know.
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.
When comparing air conditioners, look for energy ratings to determine which ones are efficient enough. The air conditioners should also comply with the federal government’s standards. The EnergyGuide label–a yellow sticker attached to the unit, contains these pieces of information.
The best air conditioning units are quite possibly the ones you don’t even have to think about. They run quietly in the background, performing their job of providing your home and your family with the comfort that you deserve. However, in order to enjoy its benefits, you first have to have it installed, and therein … Continued
In 1732, Henri Pitot, an engineer from France studying fluid dynamics, developed the basis for what is known today as air balancing. Air balancing is the best way to fine-tune your home’s air conditioning system to always be at optimum performance—cooling your home adequately while keeping energy consumptions at reasonable levels. Sierra Air, Inc. technicians … Continued
Whether you’re considering becoming a residential AC repair technician or simply looking to perform basic troubleshooting on your own home’s air conditioning unit, you will need a good set of tools to begin with. Of course, don’t go out buying all the tools you see on the store, right away. Knowing what you intend to … Continued
Sometimes we get service calls because of unpleasant smells emanating from air conditioning systems, which is definitely something it’s not supposed to do. If your AC does the same thing when you turn it on, don’t rush out and buy a replacement just yet. This is a relatively minor problem that can be fixed with an … Continued
A comfortable indoor temperature is one of the most essential elements of modern living, thanks to air conditioning. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, up to 48% of an average home’s annual energy consumption is spent on HVAC systems, which underlines how important indoor comfort is to most homeowners. Here’s a quick look at the … Continued
With steadily increasing energy costs, optimizing your home’s energy efficiency and choosing energy-efficient additions, like HVAC systems, are ideal long-term investments. Here are some of the ways you can make your home energy-efficient and reduce your annual energy costs.
Not all HVAC systems are created equal, and this is very evident in the differences between commercial and residential units. There is a reason commercial systems are the way they are, and why your home air conditioning or furnace system is the way it is.
Are you about to have an air conditioning or heating system installed? It’s important that you are aware of the basics, and some important points about the installation.