Benefits of Commercial Heating Maintenance

February 7, 2024

Temperatures this winter have been cold and with winter not over yet, it’s important to make sure your commercial furnace can keep up. Have you had the system professional tuned up recently? Keep reading to see the benefits of regular commercial maintenance. #1: It reduces your risk of the furnace breaking. It can be stressful to have your furnace fail unexpectedly – especially if you have employees, customers, or products in the building. Because we know that Oregon winters can get chilly, it’s important to make sure your commercial building keeps warm, no matter how

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How Smart Thermostats Can Reduce Your Energy Bills

January 9, 2024

Upgrading your windows, investing in high-functioning HVAC equipment, and adding more insulation to your Portland, OR home are all effective ways to lower your energy costs and reduce your carbon footprint. However, you can also recognize significant savings by investing in a smart thermostat. Rich with cutting-edge features and functions, these devices can help you prevent energy waste in multiple ways. Smart Thermostats Eliminate Human Error According to the United States Department of Energy (DOE), homeowners can reduce their heating and cooling costs by up to 10% by simply lowering or raising their thermostat settings

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Reasons Why Fall HVAC Maintenance is Important

September 6, 2023

It has been a hot, dry summer, and now that autumn weather is right around the corner, it’s time to think about turning on your furnace in the cooler weather. Fall is the ideal time to schedule your commercial or residential maintenance appointment on your HVAC system. Keep reading to find out why. Regular tune-ups prevent bigger problems Autumn in Oregon is one of the best times of the year! But the temperatures drop, and the nights can get cold. Your home or commercial space needs to be kept comfortable. Yearly maintenance with our team of

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Discover the Many Benefits of Owning a Ductless Mini-Split System

August 18, 2023

Every Portland, OR home needs a functional and efficient climate control system. Unfortunately, many older homes in the Pacific Northwest weren’t built with the HVAC ducting that’s necessary for supporting central heating and cooling. The good news is that you can get reliable delivery of heated and cooled air to every room with a ductless mini-split system. Read on to discover the benefits that a mini-split system can provide. No Need to Retrofit Your Home With Ductwork For homes that lack central ductwork, ductless mini-split systems offer an easy and affordable way to get whole-house heating

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How Can You Reduce Your Carbon Footprint?

August 8, 2023

Are you looking for a way to reduce your carbon footprint and do something great for the environment? Look no further than electrifying your home. Clean, sustainable energy is a possibility, and our team at Climate Control is committed to helping the environment through electrification. What is electrification? Did you know that heat pumps can reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 39 to 53% over a 15-year period and reduce 20-year global warming potential by 53 to 67% when compared to a gas furnace (1)? When it comes to heating and cooling your home, you can make a

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Heat Pumps Can Actually Heat and Cool Your Home

July 19, 2023

In recent years, more homeowners in the Portland, Oregon area have been choosing to install heat pumps in their homes. One of the major reasons so many homeowners are making the switch is that heat pumps can actually heat your home in the winter and cool your home in the summer. This versatile HVAC solution does an excellent job of keeping homes comfortable all year round. How a Heat Pump Works to Cool Your Home During the warmer months, a heat pump works in a very similar manner to the way a traditional air conditioning unit

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Why You Should Book Summer HVAC Maintenance Services Now

June 15, 2023

The height of the summer might still seem some time away, and you may be enjoying cooler temperatures and gentle breezes now. If you’re like many people, you may, as a result, think that scheduling summer HVAC maintenance is a task that can wait until a later date. However, for a variety of reasons, booking your HVAC maintenance now is beneficial for the overall health of your unit. Shorter Wait Times As the temperatures rise, more people are likely to schedule appointments for maintenance on their home HVAC systems, particularly the air conditioning units. Instead of

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How Can Cleaning Your Air Ducts Lower Your Energy Costs?

May 19, 2023

It is easy for homeowners to forget about the importance of having their ductwork serviced because they are out of sight. However, forced air systems are essential to the proper operation of your HVAC system. They deliver the conditioned air from your heating and cooling systems that keep you and your family comfortable throughout the year. They also play a vital role in how efficient your HVAC system is. Learn how having your ductwork professionally cleaned can lower your energy costs and some other benefits of this service. Why Dirty Air Ducts Affect Your HVAC System

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Tips to Get Your AC Ready for Spring and Summer

April 3, 2023

With spring here and summer right behind that, it’s not too early to start thinking about getting your air conditioning system ready to go. Here are some tips on how to do that. Clear around the outside unit. Pacific Northwest winters are full of wet, windy weather. It’s common for dirt, debris, leaves, grass clippings, twigs, and other outside elements to accumulate around the outside of your air conditioning unit. Now that the weather is clearing up, clear away any debris around or on the unit. You don’t want anything to get inside the system’s

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Understanding the Inflation Reduction Act for Heat Pumps

March 15, 2023

Many homeowners in Portland, Oregon, have decided to switch from a traditional forced air HVAC system to heat pumps. The Inflation Reduction Act provides some incentives that make that decision more enticing for many. What Is The Inflation Reduction Act? On August 16, 2022, President Joe Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) into law. This act aims to lower prescription drug prices, halt global warming, minimize the deficit, and take steps to alleviate the financial burden caused by inflation. With more than $369 billion invested in clean energy

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