HVAC Troubleshooting Tips

April 14, 2020

Your heating and air conditioning systems can sometimes go on the fritz. There are things you can take care of yourself rather than call a professional for. Here are some troubleshooting tips for when your HVAC system starts to act up. Low Air Flow and HVAC Working Overtime You may notice that the flow of air from your furnace or air conditioner has dropped. You may also see that your furnace or AC unit is operating far more often than usual. Both of these conditions are a sign that a filter hasn’t been replaced lately.

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3 Ways a Humidifier Can Help You Conquer Flu Season

April 14, 2020

The climate inside your home can have a major effect on how you feel when you are struck down with the flu. It could also determine whether or not you get the flu in the first place. One way to stay comfortable all throughout the flu season is with a humidifier in your residence. This might be a small, misting humidifier, or it could be a whole-house humidifier professionally installed by Hi-Tech Air Heating & Cooling in Lakeside, CA. Our staff would be happy to discuss your options with you. There are several ways that a humidifier comes in handy during flu season.

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Smart Thermostats vs Programmable Thermostats

April 14, 2020

Energy costs rank among the top expenses for homeowners and the type of thermostat running your system plays a significant role in terms of cost-effectiveness. As technological advancements find their way into just about every product, homeowners are tasked with making complex decisions. In recent years, a debate has heated up about whether smart or programmable thermostats are a homeowner’s best bet. As a company that specializes in HVAC installation, service, and repair in the greater San Diego area, the team at Hi-Tech Air Heating & Cooling believes it’s important to understand the subtle differences. What Is A

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Choose a Two Stage System When Facing an AC Replacement

April 14, 2020

If you are a homeowner or resident in San Diego, considering AC replacement, there are a number of factors that you need to closely consider. Nowadays, there are a number of air conditioner models available in the market that are loaded with numerous features. However, if energy-efficiency and lower electricity costs are your main concern, it is important that you consider choosing a two-stage cooling system, over the traditional single-stage system. How does a two-stage system work? A two-stage air conditioner system differs from that of a single-stage primarily in the manner in which the AC

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What Kind of Air Conditioner is Best for You?

April 14, 2020

Nowadays, there are a variety of different air conditioner models available in the industry, making it increasingly difficult for the average homeowner to make an informed decision. Having an air conditioner that can effectively keep your home in San Diego cool, during the summer months, while keeping your energy costs low, is crucial. But, how do you know what kind of air conditioner is right for you? Take advice from the experts When you need an air conditioner installation done in your San Diego home, it is best to get in touch with the experts before

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Time to Get Your Air Conditioner Inspected

April 14, 2020

The modern air conditioner is a highly complex piece of equipment that requires maintenance at least once every three to six months. When neglected, air conditioners could become irreversibly damaged, forcing you to incur significant costs in replacing them. Air conditioner maintenance is crucial if you are to enjoy comfort during the warm months of summer and spring. Why your AC may stop working Air conditioners contain a number of electrical components that tend to depreciate over time. These components become weathered as a result of constant contraction and expansion, and tend to loosen over time.

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Clean Air Conditioner Coils Help Ensure Efficiency

April 14, 2020

Keeping your air conditioner’s coils clean is the first step in ensuring increased health and safety in your home in San Diego. While AC cleaning certainly means more than just maintaining energy coils, these coils play an integral role in the overall functional capacity of your AC unit. Let us take a quick look at how hiring a professional service like Level to clean your AC coils, can help you in the long run. Dirt acts as insulation An unmaintained AC unit will inevitably gather dust, dirt, and grime. While dust may not be much of

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Consider a Variable Speed Air Handler When Upgrading Your AC

April 14, 2020

Energy efficiency in an air conditioner unit has to do with a number of components besides its coils. Components like the evaporator and condenser also require electricity to function effectively. While it is not possible to control or regulate the energy usage of these components, you can still retain control over your AC’s energy efficiency through a variable speed air conditioner upgrade. An AC handler is the component that dictates the rate at which air flows from the AC throughout your San Diego based home. ACs that have single-speed handlers are only able to operate at particular

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An Overview Of Air Conditioning Installation Services

April 14, 2020

Over the years of its history, California has been held up as a model for mild winters and plenty of sunshine throughout the year. As an agricultural center, California produces wine, citrus fruits and many truck farm crops in the Golden State. In recent years, the record-setting drought has seriously undercut the agricultural base of the state. Growers are unable to get enough water to their citrus trees, and as a result, many of the orchards have been severely compromised. Avocados are especially hard hit by the lack of adequate irrigation. Indoors, homeowners can be more comfortable through the use

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Air Conditioning Replacement

April 14, 2020

An AC replacement is one of those things that you will have to do to make your home more comfortable. Once the air conditioner is installed and running, then it will ideally run for at least ten years before you will replace it and buy a new model. Since you will be living with it for such a long time, it would be appropriate to choose the AC replacement after substantial deliberations. A good air conditioner will result in superlative air quality and reduced energy bills. How to go about the AC replacement process It is

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