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The Benefits of a Solar Energy System

October 8th, 2018

If you’re considering upgrading your home to a solar energy system, you couldn’t be in a better place to do so. We experience lots of sunny days here in Visalia, so going solar is a great solution for any energy problems you may have. We specialize in everything solar here at Shaw’s Air Conditioning & Heating. Most homeowners who want to switch to this type of energy system are just learning about the details. We can help you through this process and get you comfortable. If you’re looking to install solar panels in Visalia, CA our team is the best possible match for the job. If you still need a little convincing as to why this upgrade is worth it, we’ve listed a few reasons below.

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Don’t Wait Until Next Year—Schedule AC Repairs This Fall!

September 24th, 2018

Fall may seem like the wrong time to center your attention on your air conditioning. After all, we’re past the portion of the year where temperatures are at their highest and you need your air conditioner the most. But here in the Central Valley, we experience extremely hot temperatures, so it’s always a good idea to schedule repairs at the first sign of a problem. Your air conditioner works overtime for you in our climate, make sure you treat it with care.

If you need AC Repair in Hanford, CA, make sure you contact our reliable team here at Shaw’s Air Conditioning & Heating for services.

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What’s Causing a Spike in My AC Bill?

September 10th, 2018

air-conditioning-technicianFall has arrived and temperatures have cooled off in many places across the United States. But here in Central California, we know that we’ll need to rely on our air conditioners for a little while longer. If you’ve noticed a rise in your energy bill this season but haven’t made any drastic changes in your cooling habits, your air conditioner isn’t working as efficiently as it should be.

We’ve created this list to help you pinpoint this issue that’s caused your AC bill to rise but it’s still important to have a professional take a look at your system and determine if you’ll need any repairs. Our technicians at Shaw’s Air Conditioning & Heating perform the best air conditioning repairs in Visalia, CA and we’re prepared to fix your system too.

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Which is Better: An Air Conditioner or a Heat Pump?

August 27th, 2018

air-conditioner-cashYou ever hear the joke about the homeowner who only ever wanted one-handed HVAC technicians? They were tired of hearing “one the one hand … but then on the other hand …” Corny? Yeah, maybe, but there’s a bit of truth to it. People always want to know whether or not they’re getting the absolute best option when they decide to arrange for HVAC services of any kind. They want to make sure they have the best system for what they can afford, one that will serve them well whenever they need it. The problem is: there often isn’t an objectively “best” system when it comes to HVAC. There is only the best system for your needs. When it comes to air conditioner vs. heat pumps, the best solution is always going to come down to your own situation.

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What Can Happen If You Don’t Change Your Air Conditioner Filter

August 13th, 2018

clean-air-filterThere are a lot of different air conditioning issues that come up which you personally can’t do anything to fix. Things like broken air handlers or refrigerant leaks need professional services to be repaired. However, there is at least one act of preventive maintenance that you can do to keep your air conditioner in good condition.

Want to know how to avoid a potentially crippling air conditioning problem with ease? Read on.

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How to Improve Your Air Conditioning Efficiency

July 30th, 2018

air-conditioner Keeping your air conditioner as healthy as possible is an important part of staying comfortable during the summer season. No one wants to deal with their air conditioner breaking down in the middle of the hottest months of the year, after all. If you want to get the most out of your air conditioner this season, though, you’re going to need to do more than just make sure that it doesn’t break down on you. Follow the tips below to make sure that your air conditioner is as energy efficient as possible.

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3 Symptoms of Air Conditioner Trouble You Need to Know

July 16th, 2018

Air-Conditioner-RepairAir conditioner problems are pretty common during the summer, even if you schedule preventive maintenance for your system on a regular basis. You need to keep an eye out for warning signs that your air conditioner is in trouble so that you can call for repairs as soon as possible. Take a look at the following signs to determine whether your air conditioner is in trouble or not.

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Common Misconceptions About Solar Panels Debunked

July 2nd, 2018

solar-panelsSolar technology has exploded in popularity over the last decade, as the combination of publicity and advances in the technology itself have convinced more and more homeowners to install them. Even with the advances in solar panel systems, though, many myths still persist about them. These myths do a disservice to both the technology, and to homeowners who would otherwise install and benefit from it. So, if you’re not sure about whether or not to install a solar panel system because of what you may have heard or read about it, read on to see if you might actually benefit from it.

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Why You Should Schedule Air Conditioning Maintenance ASAP

June 18th, 2018

AC-maintenanceSummer is here, which means that now is the time to schedule preventive air conditioning maintenance. If you haven’t done it yet, you should have it done as soon as possible. Far too many homeowners neglect this particular part of readying their home for summer, only to pay higher repair and operating costs later when their system doesn’t perform as well as it should under the strain. Let’s have a look at why air conditioning maintenance is such an important part of keeping your system healthy during the summer season.

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Do I Need a New Air Conditioner?

June 4th, 2018

air-conditioner-repairWe may be in June gloom right now, but the temperatures are going to start rising on a daily basis before too long. Is your current air conditioner up to the task of keeping your home cool over the next few months? If not, now is the time to make sure that you have a new one installed. If you’re not sure whether or not your air conditioner is up to the task of keeping your home cool throughout the summer season, have a look at the signs below to help you decide.

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