Heating Air Conditioning Repair Chula Vista
Is same day service available?
We can offer estimates, repairs, tune-ups, duct cleaning and other services on the same day as requested. Our business hours are from 9 to 5 yet we have 24/7 technicians on call for emergencies. New units are usually installed a week from the scheduled estimate.
What is a SEER?
SEER is Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio. It is used to measure the efficiency of central air conditioning. The higher the rater the more efficient the unit is.
What is HSPF?
HSPF is Heat Seasonal Performance Factor. This means that your heat pump’s heating efficiency is being measured. The higher the HSPF is the more efficient your heat pump is.
What does AFUE mean?
AFUE is Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency. This rating measures how efficiently a gas furnace is able to convert fuel into energy. The higher the rating the more efficient the unit is. For example, if you find a gas furnace with a 95% AFUE, it is one of the best available.
What is EER?
EER is Energy Efficiency Ratio. This is a measurement of how efficiently a cooling system will operate when the outside temperatures increase.
During the winter do outside units need to be covered?
No, you do not have to worry about covering your unit during the winter. It is built to withstand all types of climates.
Is it better to keep the thermostat on auto or on?
We suggest using auto so your unit will only run when the temperature requires it. When you use this setting, you will save money on your energy bill yet the on setting does come with benefits. The on setting allows air or heat to continuously run throughout your home. This means the temperature will remain even throughout your entire residence.
Should scrubs or flowers be near outdoor units?
It is okay to have scrubs and flowers around outdoor units. However, they should not be close to them, closer than 18 inches, so you can avoid having the unit overheat.
Should the indoor unit be replaced at the same time as the outdoor unit?
It is recommended that both units be replaced so the units can remain consistent. Indoor and outdoor units have matches and if they both have the same energy efficiency rating you will experience fewer problems.
How do I determine the ideal sized unit?
When you decide to do business with Blu HVAC, we will send out one of our estimators to provide you with a free size estimate. Estimators base their recommendations off the residence’s square footage, insulation, residents, the climate, and the number of products and items located inside of the residence.
What’s the difference between a packing unit and a split system?
Split systems combine indoor and outdoor components. A packing unit does not utilize heating units, air handlers, or external coils.