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Tankless Water Heater FAQs

Are you tired of running out of hot water in the morning when your whole family is showering and getting ready for the day? Well, if your home still operates with a traditional tank-type water heater then your family is likely all too familiar with this annoying experience. The solution to the running-out-of-hot-water problem is […]

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Consider Radiant Heating This Year!

As summer is here, now is the time to think about renovating your heating system so it’ll be ready in time for the cooler months. As an option, radiant floor heat has a lot to offer:  It’s an energy saver. It’s more energy-efficient than baseboard heat and usually more so than central heating, and liquid-based […]

How Does Your Air Handler Impacts Efficiency?

How Does Your Air Handler Impacts Efficiency?

Your air handler is a part of your heating and cooling system that can seriously affect energy efficiency. Sacramento is blessed with periods of mild weather, when you may want to use your central A/C or furnace — but without the full force of the blower fan. That’s where variable-speed air handlers come in for […]

Tax Credits Still On For Geothermal Heat Pump Systems

Tax Credits Still On For Geothermal Heat Pump Systems

Geothermal heat pump systems are the most efficient heating and cooling solutions available today, which is why the government offers such generous tax credit incentives for them. Unlike many of the tax credits that expired in 2010, you can still take advantage of the savings offered for this type of HVAC technology. Affordable Geothermal Energy […]

Maintain Indoor Air Quality By Looking To The Source

Maintain Indoor Air Quality By Looking To The Source

The accumulation of pollutants in indoor air can be annoying in the short term, causing eye and skin irritation. Over the long term, pollutants can aggravate or cause serious health problems. If the air quality in your home is suffering, you can alleviate some of the immediate problems using portable air cleaners. But if you […]

Six Things You Can Do To Boost The Efficiency Of Your HVAC System

Six Things You Can Do To Boost The Efficiency Of Your HVAC System

California consumers tend to be environmentally conscious, striving to be green in every aspect of their lives. Your home consumes a lot of energy just for cooling and heating, so taking steps to increase efficiency in these systems makes a big impact. It’s important to All Year Heating, Air & Solar that we help our customers save […]

Choosing A Water Heater For Your Home?

Choosing A Water Heater For Your Home?

Is it time to choose a new water heater for your home? You have options! A variety of water heaters are on the market: Reservoir-based storage heaters. Conventional storage heaters, which heat a tank of heated water and keep it heated until you need it, remain the most popular type of water heater. These can use either […]

Are Heating And Cooling Needs Measured By Degree Days?

Are Heating And Cooling Needs Measured By Degree Days?

Every Sacramento homeowner knows that heating and cooling your home can be costly. While you may never before have heard of “degree days,” this is a subject that can help you assess how energy efficient your home is, so that you can do whatever is necessary to increase efficiency and make your home more comfortable. […]

Questions to Ask When Hiring a Heating and Cooling Contractor

Questions to Ask When Hiring a Heating and Cooling Contractor

When it is hot outside and your cooling system needs repair — or it’s freezing and your heating is on the fritz — you may be inclined to hire the quickest and cheapest heating and cooling contractor you can find. Do not let your urgency lead you astray. Instead, take the time to ask your potential […]

Your Furnace Replacement: Going With an ECM Motor

Your Furnace Replacement: Going With an ECM Motor

If you’re looking to replace the furnace in your Sacramento home, consider a unit with a furnace ECM motor, also known as an electronically commutated motor. There are several advantages to choosing this type over the conventional permanent split-capacitor (PSC) motor. A Furnace ECM Motor in your Sacramento Home Variable speed – The PSC motor […]