JC Mechanical Inc. Blog : Archive for April, 2016

Low Air Flow Spells Trouble for Your Air Conditioner

Monday, April 25th, 2016

Here in Brea, CA, we’ve already experienced our share of heat, and that’s only going to get worse as spring turns into summer. Now is an excellent time to check your air conditioner for any signs of trouble. One of the biggest is a reduction in air flow, which usually signals a significant problem and if left unattended case eventually result in a full-bore breakdown. Any signs of reduced air flow in your system, and you should turn off the AC and call for professional assistance immediately. The causes of low air flow can illustrate how difficult the issue can be. (more…)

How Can You Tell that Your AC Needs Repairs?

Monday, April 18th, 2016

Here in La Habra, CA, we’ve already experienced our share of warm days in 2016, and they’re just going to get more and more frequent as time goes on.  Nothing is worse than for your air conditioner to suffer a breakdown in the middle of a stifling heat wave, turning your home into an oven until it can get fixed. Our trained staff is happy to provide repairs for you, but we also believe that prevention is the best solution. If you can spot the signs of needing repair before a breakdown occurs, you can get a proper jump on the problem, and may even be able to save a little money since the damage in question will not have progressed so far. Here’s a quick list of ways you can tell that your AC needs repairs. (more…)

How do Heat Pumps Save You Money?

Monday, April 11th, 2016

Spring is here in Fullerton, CA, making it the ideal season to assess the state of your heating and air conditioning system and make some changes if necessary. If you’re thinking about replacing an old system with a new one, you might want to think about installing a heat pump instead of a traditional heater or air conditioner. It could be the best decision you made: saving you money while cooling your house in the summer and warming it in the winter. How does it work, and how does save you money? Read on for the answers. (more…)

Get an Energy Recovery Ventilator This Spring

Monday, April 4th, 2016

Summers in Chino Hills, CA are as hot as they come, and anything you can do to keep your house cool is probably in order. A good air conditioner can be your best friend during the summer months, but without help, it can lead to some very high cooling bills during the summer months. We have a number of recommendations for households to improve their air conditioner’s efficiency, and among the most touted is an energy recovery ventilator, or ERV. How do they work and what kinds of benefits do they bring to your air conditioner? Read on for the answers. (more…)