Air Conditioning

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.

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.

AC Facts

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.

SEER
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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Air Conditioner Maintenance in Portland, OR 97224

“I am extremely satisfied with Dennis who is not only a qualified professional but also has a great amount of knowledge on working with climate control systems. He has educated me on this issue and how to properly and efficiently work with the system.
I admire his patience, manner, courtesy and job performance and would highly recommend his service.”

– Bijan A.

Air Conditioner Maintenance in Portland, OR 97239

“Dennis was very efficient and polite. My dog was all over him and and he managed him with patience. Service took about an hour even with a part replacement. Left me the rest of the afternoon to catch up on my to-do list.”

– Veronica C.

Air Conditioner Repair in Oregon City, OR 97045

“Dennis is clearly the "guru" of geothermal systems. He quickly ascertained the difficulty in our system and after a telephone conversation with me, made a correction which immediately returned the system to working order.”

– James H.

Air Conditioner Repair in Tigard, OR 97224

“During the extended period of 95 plus days, our air conditioner quit. We came home to a house that was 84 degrees, indoors! YUCK!
Juan was our service technician. He quickly diagnosed a faulty capacitor, had it replaced and we were headed toward's coolness again. I was impressed that Juan took the time to explain that with the air conditioner out of commission our entire house had heated up, including furniture. I thought that it was a good reminder that we were not going to be instantly cool. Thank you Juan. Climate Control has always met our needs and this was just an extra tip!”

– Julia S.

Air Conditioner Select one… in Lake Oswego, OR 97034

“Trustworthy diagnostics with a good explanation of the work that needed to be done.”

– Joshua J.

Air Conditioner Repair in Portland, OR 97223

“Many thanks to CC and, in particular, Frankie Navarro for quickly fixing our broken air conditioner on July 26. We were very uncomfortable until the A/C was repaired. Quick response and quick repair made us very comfortable once again.”

– Chris C.

Air Conditioner Repair in Hillsboro, OR 97123

“Dennis was very helpful with not only diagnosing but explaining my options. He was a very pleasant person to deal with.”

– Jim P.

Air Conditioner Maintenance in Tualatin, OR 97062

“Dennis came and looked my system over and gave his recommendations. He explained everything very well and he was very nice.”

– Cheryl W.

Air Conditioner Replacement in Portland, OR 97229

“Justin and team were incredibly supportive during a recent heat wave and helped to expedite the replacement of our air conditioner. One of our family members was suffering from serious health issues and the broken air conditioner was a huge concern. Justin listened to us and worked with us to find a prompt solution.”

– Mary Jo N.

Air Conditioner Repair in Tigard, OR 97223

“Dennis did a nice job diagnosing our AC problem. As I understand, he's scheduled for the repair tomorrow, 7/18/18.”

– Launie C.


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.

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