Aspen Cooling & Heating, Inc. Blog : Archive for September, 2016

What are the Advantages of a Heat Pump?

Monday, September 26th, 2016

We often stress the benefits of heat pump technology to our customers here in Oceanside, CA, and we believe firmly that they can benefit many homes in the area. We’re Californians, which means long summers and short winters, but our position here on the coast makes those winters a bit cooler than they might be further inland. A good heating system is necessary, but it still takes a back seat to air conditioning most of the time.

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Do You Need a New Heating System?

Monday, September 19th, 2016

Temperatures are still warm here in Escondido, CA, but with the official arrival of fall comes the need to make a serious evaluation of your heating system and determine if it’s up for keeping your home warm for another winter. Why do so now? Because it gives you the time to select and install a new system before you have need of it, according to your schedule, instead of scrambling in the middle of winter when your old system finally gives up the ghost. We benefit from very mild winters here in Southern California, but nights can still get chilly and the sea air in our neck of the woods can increase corrosion and wear and tear on older systems. If your existing heater is ready to be replaced, now is the time to replace it. How can you determine that? Here’s a few pointers.

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Schedule an Upgrade for Your Air Conditioner

Monday, September 12th, 2016

Summers are never quite as hot here in Vista, CA as they are in other parts of Southern California, and with fall weather on its way, you will soon be able to turn your air conditioners off for another season. That makes it an ideal time to consider any repairs, maintenance or upgrades to your system. An upgrade is an addition or expansion to your existing air conditioner that doesn’t involve any wholesale replacements, but which can help improve efficiency as well as extending the overall life of your system in some cases, and invariably providing additional benefits as well. Here’s a quick list of examples for you to consider.

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Add a Humidifier to Your Home

Monday, September 5th, 2016

Winters are pretty mild here on the seashore, and with several weeks of warm weather still left in the summer season, you’re likely not thinking such about your heating system. But just as important as keeping warm this winter is making sure that moisture levels in your home don’t get too low. Dry air can be a big problem around here in the winter, as falling temperatures  and the salt of our sea air drop relative humidity levels to surprising lows. The good news is that there’s a solution: a whole-house humidifier, installed by professional technicians. Here’s how it works.

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