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Is Your AC Helping With Your Allergy Symptoms?

April 15, 2021

Seasonal allergies are a burden for many. Air conditioners, or ACs, when properly maintained can noticeably reduce symptoms for allergy sufferers. Air filters catch pollen, dust, and other irritants, producing higher-quality air. Air conditioners also act as humidity regulators, easing allergy symptoms. Pacific Air Heating & Air Conditioning is proud to help you here in Olympia, WA, breathe easier.

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Video – Why Is My HVAC Unit Making Unusual Noises?

March 30, 2021

If you hear any unusual noise coming from your HVAC unit, please turn it off and call us at 360-357-4328. Don’t attempt any kind of repair without consulting an HVAC certified technician first.

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Why Is Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Important?

March 15, 2021

Energy-efficient homes are more common than ever. Although they provide many benefits, including reducing overall energy usage and a smaller carbon footprint, they come with some disadvantages as well.

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Video – What Is a Heat Pump?

February 26, 2021

A heat pump is a device that transfers heat from one place to another, from inside your home to outside or from outside to inside. In the winter a heat pump works like a heater, extracting heat energy from outside and transferring it inside. In the summer the process reverses and it will remove heat from your home and transfer it outside similar to an air conditioner.

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What Does AFUE Mean?

February 12, 2021

While an air conditioner’s efficiency is measured by its SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio) rating, an electric or gas- or oil-fired furnace’s efficiency is measured by its AFUE, or average fuel utilization efficiency. This standard measurement is given in percentages, letting you know how much of your fuel is actually used to heat your Washington home and how much fuel is wasted.

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Why Is My Heat Pump Freezing Up?

January 16, 2021

Our team at Pacific Air Heating & Air Conditioning regularly gets calls about frozen heat pumps. Though common, a heat pump freeze-up usually means your system’s components are not working correctly. Sometimes you can fix it yourself. But oftentimes, you will need to call a heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) professional, like us, as the problem may require a part replacement or complex repair.

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Video – Why Is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?

December 29, 2020

There are a few things to check in your home in the case that your furnace is blowing cold air, such as your thermostat settings, air filter, and your home’s ductwork. If you can’t figure out the issue, give us a call at 360-357-4328 and we will inspect your furnace.

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The Basics of Winter Indoor Air Quality

December 15, 2020

In the winter, being snug as a bug in a rug in your home can be cozy, but it can also play havoc with your indoor air quality (IAQ) here in Washington, creating some significant health problems. At Pacific Air Heating & Air Conditioning, we recommend taking precautions to avoid the common issues associated with winter indoor air quality.

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Video – Why Does My Heat Pump Smell Like It’s Burning?

November 30, 2020

You turn on your heat pump, and you smell something burning. What should you do? Who should you call first, the fire department or your HVAC technician? First assess what the smell most likely is, and you may not need to call anyone. Of course, if you’re still nervous because you just don’t know, turn off your heat pump and give one of our highly trained technicians a call at 360-357-4328 to come out to diagnose the smell for you.

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Heat Pump Maintenance Tips

November 13, 2020

Most of us tend to take our heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems for granted. As long as they are working, it’s easy to go on day after day without thinking about them. But, like most other things, taking care of your HVAC system through regular maintenance is critical to keeping it in good working order.

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Pacific Air Heating and Air Conditioning services Olympia, Lacey, Tumwater, Dupont, Rainier, Rochester, Shelton, Tenino, Yelm, and the surrounding Washington communities with their heating and cooling needs. Visit our service area page for more coverage details, call us at 360-357-4328, or request service online today.