Does Your Heating System Need Repairs or Replacement?

February 8th, 2016

We know that you wouldn’t want to replace a large heating system if it wasn’t absolutely necessary. At the same time, holding on to a broken heating system can be costly as well. A broken system uses a lot of energy. It may break when you least expect it, forcing you to hunt down a local technician at the last minute. It’s time to make a choice: does your heater need repairs or should it be replaced? Continue Reading

Trouble Getting Comfortable? It Could Be Your Ducts

February 1st, 2016

If you have trouble getting comfortable, you might guess that there’s something wrong with the air conditioning or heating system that keeps you comfortable. But there’s one part of the heating and cooling system you might forget. Continue Reading

Do You Have to Turn Off Your Heater to Save Money this Winter?

January 25th, 2016

In an area like Merced, you know that you’ll have to deal with fairly high bills in the summer when you’re running your AC throughout the day and night. But typically, we don’t expect our heating bills to be so bad. If you feel like your heating costs are out of control this year, you might think that shutting off the system is the only thing that will really help you to cut back on spending. Continue Reading

A Short Guide to Your Gas Furnace: Operation, Safety, and Efficiency

January 18th, 2016

Since we use our air conditioners for a larger portion of the year than our heaters in this part of California, furnaces are still a bit of a mystery to many local residents. Curious about how they work? Wondering about your safety? Trying to save on monthly heating costs? Read on! Continue Reading

Your Winter Reminder to Change Your Air Filter

January 11th, 2016

We know you’ve heard it from your air conditioning and heating technicians before, but it’s easy to forget when you’re still recovering from the holiday season. Your air filter keeps harmful particles from circulating in your air, and forgetting to clean or replace it for even a month can cost you. Learn more about the benefits of changing the filter below, and don’t forget to set a monthly schedule in your 2016 calendar! Continue Reading

What You Should Know about the Heat Exchanger in your Furnace

January 4th, 2016

A well-maintained and correctly installed gas furnace can provide whole-home comfort for well over a decade. But a gas furnace that is installed by an amateur or one that does not receive regular maintenance may begin to run inefficiently and it could even become dangerous. One of the biggest potential hazards of an older furnace is a cracked heat exchanger, which we detail here. Continue Reading

Heat Pumps: The Comfort Systems of the Future (and the Now)

December 28th, 2015

Furnaces have long ruled as the most popular heating systems in homes in the U.S. But the status quo is changing, as heat pumps become more and more popular—for both heating and AC. A heat pump is a system that heats and cools with the help of the process of refrigeration: using a refrigerant to move heat from one place to another. Learn why this technology is gaining favor among homeowners from today’s guide! Continue Reading

Happy Holidays from Ace Air Conditioning!

December 21st, 2015

It’s the holiday season in Merced, and everyone here at Ace Air Conditioning wants to wish you and yours a very jolly holiday season. This is a time to rejoice and spend with loved ones. If we provided service to your home this year, we hope we have been able to help keep you a little more comfortable during your celebrations. And if we haven’t, we hope to earn your business in the coming year. Continue Reading

Is Your Furnace Safe to Operate for the Winter?

December 14th, 2015

Modern-day heating systems are designed with safety in mind, and many kinds of safety switches and design improvements help to keep you safe from toxic gas leaks and fires. However, any gas heating system still carries some risk of trouble. Make sure that your home’s furnace is as safe as possible for the winter weather with our tips. Continue Reading

Stay Healthy through Cold and Flu Season with these Indoor Air Quality Tips

December 7th, 2015

Cold and flu season is here, and the quality of the air in your home may only make matters worse. Take control of your indoor air quality with our expert advice, and call a local HVAC (heating and cooling) technician if you decide that a whole-home indoor air quality system is the right choice for your family’s health. Continue Reading