When Are UV Germicidal Lights Advisable?

Monday, August 31st, 2015

It is not enough that you maintain comfortable temperatures throughout the year if you wish to live in the truly comprehensive comfort that we believe you deserve. You must also take any necessary steps to ensure that your indoor air quality is high, as well. This can be rather tricky, as there are so many potential problems which may set back the quality of the air throughout your home. The good news is that the IAQ specialists on our staff are here to help. One option to consider, in certain circumstances, is the installation of UV germicidal lights in Fresno, CA. Read the following post, and contact Donald P. Dick Air Conditioning if you think that a UV air purifier is what you need in your home.

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Why Replace Your AC System with Ductless Mini Splits?

Monday, August 31st, 2015

At some point, you are going to have to replace your air conditioning system. Considering just how intense the heat of summer can be around here, it should go without saying that you should choose your replacement air conditioning system with great care. One option which we strongly recommend you explore is the ductless mini split. It is no fluke that ductless air conditioners in Fresno, CA have become so popular, after all. If your existing air conditioner has broken down entirely, or if you just don’t think that it has much time left and are looking to schedule a preemptive AC replacement, just give us a call. Donald P. Dick Air Conditioning is happy to replace your AC for you, and we excel in ductless air conditioning services.

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Good Reasons to Make HVAC Maintenance a Top Priority

Thursday, August 27th, 2015

Good Reasons to Make HVAC Maintenance a Top PriorityThe top reasons to make HVAC maintenance a priority include maintaining uninterrupted comfort indoors, achieving lower energy bills and improving safety conditions. The investment in professional maintenance also prevents costly and avoidable repairs, along with extending the lifetime of this complex appliance.

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What’s the Difference Between ERVs and HRVs?

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

What's the Difference Between ERVs and HRVs?Energy Recovery Ventilators (ERVs) and Heat Recovery Ventilators (HRVs) are balanced ventilation systems that remove stale, stagnant air from inside your house while adding back an equal volume of fresh outdoor air. As homes have become more tightly constructed and air-sealed to conserve energy, air stagnation and unhealthy indoor air quality have become acute. ERVs and HRVs not only ventilate with balanced air volume, but they also transfer heat. The advantages of both ERVs and HRVs depend largely on the status of air infiltration through cracks, gaps and other air leaks. Older, “leaky” houses typically benefit less from ERVs and HRVs than newer, airtight structures.

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Is My Air Conditioner in Need of Repairs? 3 Signs to Watch Out For

Monday, August 24th, 2015

You don’t have to live in California for too long before realizing just how vital it is to have a great air conditioning system installed in your home. You will run it a lot, and all of that use is going to take its toll on the system. By scheduling routine air conditioning maintenance with a member of our staff, you can help to protect the overall condition and operational quality of your system. Of course, even this cannot completely eliminate the risk of problems with your system. You are going to require air conditioning repairs in Fresno, CA at some point. When you do, we recommend that you give the pros at Donald P. Dick Air Conditioning a chance to show you what truly outstanding AC repair service looks like.

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How Does a Heat Pump Work to Cool My Home?

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

How Does a Heat Pump Work to Cool My Home?You may be surprised to learn that a heat pump can efficiently cool your home in spite of its name. In fact, the most popular type of heat pump set up is very similar to a split-system air conditioner, with an outdoor condenser/compressor and an indoor evaporator joined by copper tubing that carries refrigerant between the two units.

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Here’s Why Your Evaporator Coil Is Frozen and How to Troubleshoot It

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

Here's Why Your Evaporator Coil Is Frozen and How to Troubleshoot ItThe evaporator coil is the cooling element in an air conditioning system. This component uses copper tubing to convey the cold vaporized refrigerant that extracts heat energy from warm return air. When all the parts of the air conditioner are in good working order, you should receive nice cool air at the vents. If warm air is blowing from the vents, you may find that the evaporator coil is frozen. Here’s what to do.

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Need a New Water Heater? Consider All Available Options!

Monday, August 17th, 2015

As a modern homeowner, you rightfully expect a certain level of comfort and convenience in your home. A major player in ensuring that this expectation is met is your water heater. If you are not able to heat water effectively, reliably and efficiently in your home, after all, a number of routine tasks, including washing the dishes, doing the laundry, and even showering, can become problematic. Should you find yourself in the market for a new water heater, we advise you to consider all of your options carefully before deciding upon your new system of choice. We install and service a great selection of makes and models, including solar water heaters in Fresno, CA. Speak with a member of the Donald P. Dick Air Conditioning staff today to learn more.

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Why So Many Are Making the Switch to Solar

Monday, August 17th, 2015

If you’re still using traditional electricity but are interested in switching to a cheaper, more efficient energy source, now is the time to act. Learn more about the recent changes and innovations that have turned solar power into a more affordable, efficient, and accessible option for every American homeowner.

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Here’s How to Save Energy in Each Room of Your Fresno Home

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

Here's How to Save Energy in Each Room of Your Fresno HomeThere are lots of effective ways to boost your home’s overall energy efficiency, like weatherizing the exterior, installing extra insulation on the attic floor and upgrading to more efficient HVAC equipment. You can also improve efficiency by implementing the following strategies to save energy in each room of your home.

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