JC Mechanical Inc. Blog : Archive for October, 2015

What Is a Ductless Heating System?

Monday, October 26th, 2015

Here in La Habra, CA, most houses use traditional forced-air furnaces, which depend on the same system of centralized ducts that your air conditioner does: generating hot air and then blowing it through the ducts to the various rooms in your home. They’re not the only kind of system on the market, however, and if a traditional system doesn’t work for your family, then you might want to consider an alternate option. Specifically, a ductless heating system can solve a number of problems that centralized systems don’t. What is it and how can it benefit you? Read on for the answers. (more…)

When Should I Call for Emergency Service?

Monday, October 19th, 2015

If you’re a homeowner, you know that problems with your heater and air conditioner don’t always choose a 9-to-5 schedule for when they happen. That’s why most quality HVAC repair and installation services offer 24-hour emergency technicians who can come to your house anytime, day or night. But it can be difficult sometimes to know what truly constitutes an emergency and what can wait for regular business hours. Here in La Habra, CA, our recent high temperatures have reminded us that we never know when a cooling emergency will hit, and while you need to make that decision for yourself based on the circumstances, here’s a few tips to guide you along: (more…)

What Is an Energy Recovery Ventilator?

Monday, October 12th, 2015

If you’re a homeowner, energy efficiency becomes the order of the day, and here in La Habra, CA, that means getting the most out of your heating and cooling system. Our summers are hot enough to make you really feel the pinch and while our winters are fairly mild, you still need your heater to function as it should. But beyond the temperature in your home, you want to make sure you aren’t paying more than you should for it, and that means keeping your home energy efficient. (more…)

Consider Replacing Your Heater

Monday, October 5th, 2015

Our long, hot summer is finally over in La Habra, CA, and we’re beginning to see the first signs of cooler weather. Now is the ideal time to make an assessment of your heating system and determine if the time has come to replace it. If it is, you should schedule a replacement now before the heating season starts in earnest. That will allow you to reap the full benefits of improved efficiency and similar upgrades to your system without having to rush in front of a cold spell or wasting weeks with an outdated model. On the other hand, if you think your system isn’t done yet and want to go through this season with it, then waiting until the spring may be the right call. Only you can make it, but if you’re considering replacing your heater, then here are a few tips to help you make up your mind. (more…)