JC Mechanical Inc. Blog : Archive for May, 2015

3 Causes of Short Cycling in Your Air Conditioner

Monday, May 25th, 2015

Short cycling is the term used to describe an air conditioner that turns off too quickly only to turn on again a few minutes later. It’s damaging because the system uses much more energy to start up and turn off than it does to simply run. When your system is short cycling, you’re using up far more energy than you should—raising your monthly bills in the process—and the wear and tear involved can result in a serious breakdown if you’re not careful. La Habra, CA has its share of heat waves in the summer, and the last thing you want is for something to go wrong with your system just when you need it the most. Here are 3 causes of short cycling in your air conditioner that a trained technician can fix. (more…)

3 Factors to Consider with AC Replacement

Monday, May 18th, 2015

In southern California towns like La Habra, CA, now is the right time to replace your old air conditioner. Temperatures are still mild and you can better afford to go without an AC unit for a few hours than you can in June or July when the mercury starts to soar.


3 Signs That You Should Replace Your Air Conditioner

Monday, May 11th, 2015

With proper maintenance and care, your air conditioner should provide years of reliable service, but there comes a time when even the most durable machine needs to be replaced. If yours is reaching that time, you should plan installation now, before our La Habra, CA summer hits.


How Your Thermostat May Damage Your Cooling This Summer

Monday, May 4th, 2015

It is easy to overlook the importance of the thermostat when it comes to keeping your home comfortable in both warm and cool weather. The small unit is designed to appear as unobtrusive as possible on the wall and is minuscule compared to the size of the rest of the HVAC system. But you cannot take the performance of the thermostat for granted, since it can have an immense negative impact on the cooling in your home during summer. Here are some of the ways that the thermostat may be an issue—and what you can do about it. (more…)