We at Amber Air Conditioning know that not everyone has a background in HVAC air conditioning and heating system maintenance, or even how the systems work – even though all of us have HVAC systems and are cooled and warmed by them throughout the year. While we don’t expect to train the world on how HVAC systems and maintenance works, we do believe that a little background knowledge in these areas will help homeowners make more informed decisions on the HVAC services they are looking for; this is why we work hard every month to bring our clients and readers helpful heating and air conditioning tips, HVAC resources, and warnings about what homeowners should lookout for during the various seasons in the year. Follow our blog to enrich your knowledge of your home HVAC system:

How to Read Your Home’s Electric and Gas Meters

Gas and electric companies use meters to measure consumption from their clients’ homes. You’ll typically find these meters in one place where your residence is connected to the grid. Learning how to read these devices are fairly straightforward and will help you monitor your own consumption.

Why Heating and Cooling Need Air Purifiers

Americans spend a great majority of their time indoors, thus indoor air pollution can be a huge nuisance. If symptoms arise in infants, the elderly, or those suffering from respiratory illnesses, air pollution could be the cause. Air conditioning isn’t all about heating and cooling; it’s also about the quality of the air you breathe.

All You Need to Know About HVAC Installation

Selecting the most efficient heating and cooling equipment for your needs is important, but that equipment won’t perform according to specifications unless your HVAC installation is perfect. The quality of the installation has a significant effect on your HVAC system’s performance in the future. Below, we explain the important things homeowners need to know about

Common HVAC Terms You Need to Know

Knowing the different components of your air conditioning unit can help you better care for it. It will also keep you from looking lost and confused when talking to a qualified HVAC technician.

Holiday HVAC Maintenance Guide

HVAC Maintenance: Give Your Home Comfort System a Gift this Holiday Season

The holidays are finally here, and for many homeowners, it’s a hectic but wonderful time of the year. With all the things on your to do list, your HVAC system might be the last thing on your mind. However, routine maintenance is essential to keeping your system running smoothly and efficiently, especially during the winter

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What Is EnergyStar, and Why Does It Matter?

EnergyStar is the official federal government-backed symbol for energy efficiency among the most common home appliances. This labeling helps make it simple and convenient to save money on energy costs and protect the environment through energy-efficient means. Why Was EnergyStar Created? The EnergyStar label was created to reduce harmful emissions created by the inefficient use

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How to Save Money on Energy Costs at Home

Are you looking for new ways to save money around the house? Using energy more efficiently in your home is one of the best ways to save on monthly home costs. Saving energy may seem like a hassle, but the truth is that there are many ways that you can reduce your energy usage and

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Are Programmable Thermostats Worth the Cost?

We frequently get asked whether or not programmable thermostats are worth the cost. While it is impossible to answer concretely without doing a thorough inspection of your home and finding out more about your lifestyle, in general programmable thermostats do have a lot of benefits. If you’re curious whether or not a higher tech thermostat

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Why Summer HVAC Service is so Important

HVAC systems may be built to last a long time and withstand any weather condition but a pre-summer tune-up is always in order. No matter what type of system your home unit has, it is important to ensure that it is ready for the summer heat. This ensures that it is in prime condition going

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Are Energy Efficient Appliances Worth It?

Are energy efficient appliances worth the investment? That’s the million dollar question. Well, maybe not a million dollars, but certainly something worth considering if you are planning on investing in new appliances any time soon. As more consumers take actions to “go green,” many companies are offering products that are more environmentally-friendly, including home appliances