Climate Control Inc. is your #1 HVAC contractor in Tigard, OR and the surrounding communities. We are the leading company for all of your air conditioning needs. If you need repairs, maintenance, or a brand new system installed, the technicians at Climate Control are the qualified and professional crew for the job.
We provide the highest quality service for your air conditioner. We also aim to educate and inform our customers. Informed decisions are good decisions. We want you to feel confident we are qualified to perform the service for which you are hiring us.
How Much Money Can a New Air Conditioner Save You?
Our SEER energy savings calculator can help determine how much you could save on your utility bills. Simply enter your current unit’s SEER value and compare it to a newer, more efficient system. You can even customize it to better match your home’s system for a more accurate calculation.
Air Conditioning Basics
The four main components to your air conditioner are:
Condenser: The condenser is the outside metal unit and where the gas from the compressor is condensed into a liquid. The gas entering the condenser is very hot. The temperature is then lowered, so the gas can convert back to a liquid.
Compressor: The compressor is inside the condenser. It circulates the pressurized refrigerant, to concentrate the heat, and changes the low pressure gas to high pressure.
Evaporator: The evaporator is the part of the system inside the home. In simple language, it absorbs the heat from your home.
Expansion Valve: The expansion valve controls the amount of refrigerant in your system.
All of these pieces are connected by a copper tube that handles refrigerant, creating a closed loop. Heat is collected in the evaporator, sent outside to the condenser. The heat is removed, and the cool air is recirculated back into your home.
An air conditioner doesn’t create cool air.
What happens in the AC process is actually the removal of heat from the air. Your AC uses a chemical called refrigerant to remove heat and transfer it outside. The warm air runs through the lines and coils in your unit and goes from liquid to gas and back again. During this process, the refrigerant removes the heat and transfers it elsewhere so that when the air comes out the other side, it is cool.
Your AC will remove humidity.
Lower humidity helps the overall comfort level in your home by making you feel cooler, even if the temperature is the same.
Your air filter needs to be checked and replaced every three to six months (depending on the manufacturer’s recommendations).
A dirty air filter restricts your air flow, which reduces efficiency, costing you money, and over time can put stress on your unit and could cause a costly repair.
Maintenance, maintenance, maintenance.
Your air conditioner needs regular checkups to keep it running in tip-top shape. Having regular annual preventative maintenance will bring your system longer life and fewer breakdowns over all.
The Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER) measures air conditioning and heat pump cooling efficiency, which is calculated by the cooling output for a typical cooling season divided by the total electric energy input during the same time frame. A higher SEER rating means greater energy efficiency.
At Climate Control, Inc., we provide all the services you need to keep your AC running in top-notch shape. Call us for repairs, maintenance, or new-system installation.
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“Climate control consistently hires topnotch technicians.”
– Holly S.
Air Conditioner Maintenance in Portland, OR 97203
“Very pleasant, efficient and professional service from Mr. Briones.”
– Deborah H.
Air Conditioner Repair in Portland, OR 97056
“Dennis was exceptional in his demeanor and knowledge! He took the time to explain what was going on. How it could be impacted with specific choices. He worked efficiently to perform all the repairs.
I feel we gained significant more life to our system.”
– Jim H.
Air Conditioner Repair in Tigard, OR 97224
“Dennis came over on a Saturday. He was very kind, very knowledgeable, showed us what was happening and what needed to be done and had everything repaired in no time! It was truly a 5 star experience!”
– Valli B.
Air Conditioner Maintenance in Portland, OR 97229
“Steve gave us very good service. Thanks!”
– Dennis G.
Air Conditioner Maintenance in Tigard, OR 97223
“Gabriel was just here to service my AC unit. He is a gem!!! He explained everything he was doing when testing the components, and he advised me on several things to watch out for in the future. He even tightened my dysfunctional outdoor spigot! I really appreciated all he did.”
– Marsha J.
Air Conditioner Maintenance in Vancouver, OR 98683
“Jason was exactly on time, and got the work done quickly and professionally. A great experience.”
– Ryan W.
Air Conditioner Repair in Beaverton, OR 97007
“The repair was about as perfect as you could hope for. He was reasonably fast, honest, and thorough. Didn’t try to upsell. Fixed the unit. I ended up adding on furnace and AC servicing while he was there and that gave us a discount on the repair piece.
This company was also available to fix AC 2 days earlier than others I called.”
– C P.
Air Conditioner Maintenance in Hillsboro, OR 97124
“Jason was great to work with. He is very professional and intelligent and was able to pin point our issue very quickly. I really appreciated his attention to detail and friendliness. I would highly suggest Climate Control and any opportunity to work with Jason especially. Will definitely recommend to friends and family.”
– Luis Q.
Air Conditioner Maintenance in Beaverton, OR 97005
“Very pleased with Juan Briones work in maintenance for our Carrier air conditioner.”
– Marliese D.
We service and repair all makes and models. We service Tigard, Beaverton, the Greater Portland area and surrounding communities. If you need air conditioning or furnace service for residential or commercial buildings, please call us today or request service online. If you need home automation or service on water heaters or heat pumps or commercial maintenance, please call us today.