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:

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Here are Some Pitfalls to Avoid When Buying New HVAC Equipment

No matter how reliably it has served you, eventually your HVAC equipment will start to falter. Service technicians may be able to patch it up and keep it chugging along for a while, but eventually Father Time will render its final verdict and condemn your furnace and/or air conditioner to the scrap heap. Once this

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Can I Just Replace the Outdoor Unit on an Older Air Conditioning System to Save Money?

Central air conditioners have two parts: an indoor unit that sits in an attic or other unfinished space, and an outdoor unit that sits on a concrete slab. The indoor unit houses a critical component called an evaporator coil, while the outdoor unit houses two critical components: a compressor and a condenser coil. If you

3 Signs that it is time to Replace your Furnace

Keeping warn during the winter is high on everyone list, but is your Furnace getting the job down? Give us a call and we will be sure to test your HVAC system, we service Corona, Lake Elsinore and Menifee.

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Do HVAC Systems Emit Greenhouse Gases?

According to most environmentalists, the ozone layer is getting depleted by greenhouse gases, some of which are emitted by HVAC equipment. This applies for all types of systems, including central, portable and wall-mounted AC units. The ozone layer is what protects the earth from harmful ultraviolet radiation. The gradual depletion of this stratum increases the

What Is An Air Handler?

An Air Handler is a vital part of any split system HVAC system. Also known as an Air Handling Unit, (AHC) an Air Handler is the device within an HVAC or heat pump air conditioning system that “handles” the air that is brought in through the intake to be prepared for either heating or cooling.

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Top HVAC Technologies For The Coming Year

The HVAC industry has been experiencing robust growth and impressive innovations throughout the third quarter of 2015. Industry players have not rested on their laurels but have been busy developing and launching new products. For entrepreneurs in the HVAC niche, it is worth keeping abreast of these developments. HVAC technology in 2016 will likely focus

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Should You Buy From A Carrier Factory Authorized Dealer?

Buying your Carrier HVAC system from an authorized dealer is a very good idea. You may be wondering why we are saying this but we do have facts to back this assertion. Just take a look at what a Carrier factory authorized dealer can offer you as compared to a conventional HVAC retailer. We have

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Should I Be Concerned About Carbon Monoxide In My Home?

Carbon monoxide is a tasteless, odorless and colorless gas. One of the biggest carbon monoxide dangers is that it is impossible to detect the gas in the air without a CO detector. Symptoms of a CO poisoning are not always obvious but they can be lethal.   Typical Symptoms of CO Poisoning Typical symptoms include

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How Important Is It To Get The Right Size Of Heating And Cooling Equipment?

HVAC sizing is one of the most important steps in the process of procuring the right cooling and heating equipment. This is because installing a larger HVAC equipment than necessary will increase the procurement and installation cost. Furthermore, there may not be enough space for installation. On the other hand, HVAC equipment that is too

Should I Leave Interior Doors Open Or Closed During Heating And Cooling?

Recently, researchers have found out that simply keeping a bedroom door closed can adversely affect comfort, safety and health in a house. This is because it blocks the air’s pathway, thus reducing air flow into the room and through the system as well. Pressurization of the room, which is caused by air trapped within the