Greenleaf Heating & Cooling Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Whittier’

Why Most Businesses Choose Rooftop HVAC Systems for Their Space

Monday, May 16th, 2022
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It’s no secret that HVAC equipment isn’t the prettiest thing to look at. And depending on the size of your business or the commercial space you’re in, you may not even have the space for a large HVAC system. Plus, who really wants to see your HVAC unit when they walk into your business?

Fortunately, there is another option–rooftop units. These are packaged HVAC systems that are installed on rooftops that tie directly into your building’s ductwork. We’ve highlighted a few of the main benefits of installing rooftop units for your business below–read on!

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“What Is a SEER Rating and Does It Really Matter?”

Monday, May 2nd, 2022
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When you invest in a new air conditioner, you want to know it’s going to be a solid investment. After all, HVAC systems account for about half of all the energy the average home uses, which means they can be pretty expensive to operate from month-to-month, let alone the initial purchase.

What homeowners may not realize though, is that paying more for an air conditioner now, can mean lower bills throughout the lifetime of the system–and that’s what an investment is all about, right? Paying you back.

What is it that makes an air conditioner more expensive? There are a number of factors, actually, but one of them is the system’s SEER rating–or rather, the Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio. Read on to learn more about what this is and why it may matter to you!

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How an Air Purifier Helps Your Home

Monday, April 18th, 2022
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When you hear the phrase “air quality,” you may likely think about the quality of the air outside, like mold or pollen levels. What many homeowners don’t realize, however, is that their indoor air quality can actually be worse than that outdoors–and considering that these days we’re spending a lot more time in our homes, on average, it means homeowners and their households are at higher risk of seeing the ill effects of poor indoor air quality.

Fortunately, there are solutions to this. There are a number of products and services on the market today that can significantly help improve indoor air quality. One of these products is a whole-house air purifier–a system designed to draw particles out of the air so you can breathe a little easier.

Read on to learn more!

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The Top 4 Signs Your AC Needs Repair

Monday, April 4th, 2022
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Air conditioning repairs aren’t the most convenient thing to schedule for the average homeowner, but when you need them it’s not something you want to put off. We understand the temptation to do so! After all, if your air conditioner is still running and pumping out some cool air, that’s good enough right?

Trust us when we say you don’t want to settle for just “good enough.” This means you’re operating a system that might not be working as efficiently as possible, and so you’re paying more to use it… or it can mean exacerbating wear and tear that will eventually lead to a system breakdown.

Read on as we uncover some of the signs that you might be in need of AC repair, and then give us a call if you notice any of these indicators.

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How to Help Your Household Breathe a Little Easier

Monday, March 21st, 2022
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How’s everyone feeling in your home these days? Health has been a huge focus for homeowners throughout the country the last couple of years, understandably. And while we can’t resolve all the health problems for you, we can certainly help you and your household breathe a little easier moving forward.

How so? With the professional installation of a whole-house air filtration system or air purifier.

“But wait, doesn’t my HVAC system already have an air filter?”

Yes, it does! But this filter actually isn’t designed to protect your indoor air quality. Instead, it is designed to protect the interior components of your HVAC system. For true indoor air quality protection, you’ll want a little help. Read on to learn more!

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How to Prep Your AC for Spring

Monday, March 7th, 2022
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What are some things you think about that are associated with spring? Spring cleaning? Spring training, if you’re a baseball fan? How about spring maintenance?

Wait, you mean that last one didn’t occur to you?

Here’s the thing–spring maintenance is absolutely essential for your air conditioner to work as efficiently and effectively as you’d expect, for as long as it should. It’s during this service that our professionals closely inspect, clean, and adjust components that need it while locating spots of wear and tear that could require repair.

Read on as we dive into the importance of this service!

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What Can Be Done About Your Dry Air?

Monday, December 27th, 2021

Did you know that dry air in your home can be just as bad as air that’s too humid? You’re probably much more familiar with the problems presented by too much moisture in the air–it makes you feel uncomfortable in the summertime, plus it can encourage the growth of mold and mildew in your property. Nobody wants that!

But dry air isn’t great either. The ideal relative humidity level in any given home is less than 50% but more than 30%. Anything under that 30% is considered “too dry.” But, why? And what can be done about it? Read on as we answer these questions in detail!

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Why It’s a Bad Idea to Skip Out on Heating Maintenance

Monday, December 13th, 2021
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If you’ve ever had heating maintenance done before, then you likely know some of the benefits. It helps your heater work more efficiently, it reduces repairs by as much as 85%, and it helps your heating system last as long as possible. A well-maintained heating system can last about 10-15 years.

So, what can happen if you don’t have heating maintenance done? Well, your heater could have potential dangerous risks–especially if it’s a gas-powered furnace. It also may only last about half of its intended lifespan. Read on as we uncover more reasons it’s a bad idea to skip out on heating maintenance!

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How Could Your Home Benefit from Professional Duct Cleaning?

Monday, September 20th, 2021
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If you’re like the typical homeowner, you probably don’t know a whole lot about the air ducts running their way through your home. And this makes sense! After all, your ductwork is mostly hidden from view for a reason! You shouldn’t really need to think about the condition of ductwork too much; however, every now and then they need attention.

We don’t expect you to know all the ins and outs of your air ducts, but there are definitely a few things you should know about the impact that dirty ducts can have on your indoor air quality, and therefore your home.

Professional duct cleaning from a qualified team, like ours, is an excellent idea if you’re looking to not only improve your indoor air quality but help your HVAC systems perform more efficiently. Read on to learn more about why this is the case.

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How’s the State of Your Indoor Air Quality?

Monday, September 6th, 2021

Perhaps your home seems to be comfortable “enough.” So, if someone asks you how your indoor air quality is, your response might be, “I don’t know, I guess it’s fine.” If this is indeed your response, have you really ever thought about how your indoor air quality and overall comfort could be much better than fine?

If you don’t already have indoor air quality systems in your home, then it’s likely that something is missing.

There are a number of indoor air quality products and services we offer that can benefit your home, with one of the most popular choices for homeowners being the whole-house air purifier.

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