Greenleaf Heating & Cooling Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Long Beach’

Heat Your Home with Optimal Efficiency

Monday, February 8th, 2021
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Heating in Long Beach, CA, may not be as hot a topic as air conditioning. Summer weather is just more extreme than our winters are. But that is definitely no excuse for excusing problems with your home heating system. And that includes unusually high heating costs! If you’re paying too much for your heating when you use it, it doesn’t really matter how much you use it.

Heating doesn’t come for free, but it shouldn’t be a financial drain, either. In today’s blog post, we are going to look at some of the ways in which you can help to keep your home heating costs in check. When temperatures are too cold for comfort, we want you to reach for the thermostat without fear of the bill that is going to be coming your way next month.

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3 Ways That Ductless Heating Can Save Money

Monday, January 11th, 2021
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There is no wrong way to heat a house (assuming you’re using an actual heating system, of course—not burning scrap wood in a barrel or relying on cooking appliances to do the job!). But the biggest mistake that homeowners make when it comes to how they heat their homes is simply not doing their homework ahead of time.

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5 Tips To Start the Year With Better Energy Efficiency

Monday, December 28th, 2020
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The weather around Long Beach has been pretty nice lately. Lots of sunlight can make you forget that temperatures are going to take a big dip come sunset. And when things get cold you need to be able to enjoy a warm home courtesy of your heating system. But have your energy bills made you think twice about turning that heater on lately? If so, we want to help.

Poor energy efficiency is often a sign of a problem with your Long Beach, CA heating system–but there are other factors that can help or hinder your comfort too. Use the tips below to make sure you get the best efficiency from your heater and your home to kick off the new year.

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Everything You Should Know About SEER Ratings

Monday, May 18th, 2020

If you’re like every other homeowner in California, then you’ve probably seen the phrase “SEER rating” enough to see it in your sleep. While we know that it’s obnoxious, especially when you’re not well-versed in HVAC terms as professionals, but we swear that it’s actually there for you to use!

SEER ratings are a useful tool in measuring efficiency in an air conditioning system. It’s a metric that we use in the United States when trying to categorize a particular comfort system’s energy consumption for homeowners who want to be aware of their environmental footprint. SEER ratings aren’t just about how efficient a system is though, it also measures the cooling output in regards to energy consumption, which means a higher SEER rated product will produce cooler temperatures with less energy!

So, if you’ve been in the market for a new AC installation in Long Beach, CA but you’ve been unsure of what tools were available to measure your options—keep reading!

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Why Cool My Home with a Heat Pump?

Monday, April 20th, 2020

You are not at any loss for options when it comes to cooling your home. In fact, there are so many different home cooling system options available to homeowners today that choosing the right system for the right home can seem near impossible. Don’t fall into decision paralysis, though. Our team is here to ensure that you are able to make an informed decision.

This is just one of the reasons why it’s so important to work with a professional air conditioning company in Long Beach, every step of the way. Working with us means knowing that you’ve got the right system not just for your home, but also for your own personal preferences. And, once that system has been chosen, you can count on us to install and service your new AC the right way, every time.

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Hire a Commercial HVAC Pro for Your Commercial Service Needs

Monday, December 2nd, 2019

One of the worst things that you as a commercial property owner or manager can do is to assume that just any HVAC contractor can handle your commercial HVAC service needs. While many of the fundamentals are the same, it is important to keep in mind the fact that commercial HVAC and IAQ services are not a 1-1 comparison with residential services.

When you work with our team, you ensure that you are working with commercial heating, air conditioning, and indoor air quality technicians that you can count on to get the job done right. We’re adept in the installation, repair, and maintenance of this complicated equipment, and our goal is always your 100% satisfaction. Let us handle your commercial HVAC services in Long Beach, CA.

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Is My AC Leaking Refrigerant?

Monday, July 29th, 2019

manifoldWhat’s refrigerant?

If you find yourself asking that question after reading the title above, then this is definitely the post for you! It is not an exaggeration at all to say that your air conditioner is only able to cool your home thanks to the refrigerant that it cycles through the system over and over. When refrigerant leaks develop, the integrity of your system and the quality of your comfort are at risk.

But how do you know if you have a refrigerant leak? Well, the “good” news is that there are some pretty clear warning signs that you may be dealing with a leak. The bad news is that any given AC issue can have a few different potential causes, and ignoring what you think is a “minor” issue could have some very serious consequences. Be sure to reach out to our Long Beach, CA air conditioning pros if you suspect that you have a refrigerant leak. 

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4 Things Stopping Your AC From Reaching Peak Efficiency

Monday, June 3rd, 2019

ac-toolsInstalling air conditioning in Long Beach, CA is one thing, but it’s another thing entirely to run that air conditioner efficiently. In the end, it all comes down to money, and that’s going to be decided by your air conditioner’s efficiency.

Here are four things that could be stopping your HVAC system from reaching its full efficiency potential:

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3 Signs Your Central AC Needs an Inspection

Monday, May 6th, 2019

ac-condenser-unitsThe central air conditioner is one of the most reliable HVAC systems you could have installed in your home. It’s no wonder why we’re asked to install them time and time again in Southern California.

That being said, these systems—just like any other—will develop their own share of repair problems every now and then.

The best thing you can do is to try and prevent them with regularly scheduled maintenance. The second best thing you can do is to know what these problems are so that you can identify them. The sooner you get in touch with an expert of air conditioning repair in Long Beach, CA, the sooner you can restore your efficiency and the full potential for your system.

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Don’t Wait for After Summer to Fix Furnace Issues

Monday, April 8th, 2019

furnace-inspectionDespite what they say about California, we’ll still be using our heaters at night for a little bit longer after the end of winter. During that final stretch of using your furnace, perhaps you might notice some small issues beginning to crop up.

You don’t expect to use your furnace for many more weeks, so the question becomes: Should I have it fixed now by an HVAC contractor in Long Beach, CA, or should I just wait until after summer?

Here’s why you should get it over with now:

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