Give Gifts of HVAC Efficiency and Utility Savings

The holidays are known for excess: too much spending, too much food, and too much pressure to buy the “perfect” gift. That’s why Alaskan Air Conditioning and Heating is providing you with gift ideas for those people on your list who will appreciate something a little more sensible. If you’re looking to give a gift [...]

By |2018-12-09T16:17:20+00:00December 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Give Gifts of HVAC Efficiency and Utility Savings

Carbon Monoxide in the Fireplace

You can’t see it, smell it, or taste it – but it can kill you. We’re talking about dangerous carbon monoxide. And, it doesn’t necessarily have to come from a broken furnace. Carbon monoxide (CO) can come from a damaged chimney or fireplace. More folks in the Phoenix and Tucson areas are using the [...]

By |2018-12-02T18:42:37+00:00December 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Carbon Monoxide in the Fireplace

Simple Things You Can Do to Save on Energy Consumption

Did you know that the average American household owns about 35 electronic and/or electrical devices, including computers, printers, gaming stations, lighting fixtures, washer/dryer, HVAC and others? It’s true! All of these contribute to your high utility bills. But, controlled properly, you can potentially reduce your consumption by as much as 30-40%. Here’s how: Unplug [...]

By |2018-11-30T13:47:04+00:00November 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Simple Things You Can Do to Save on Energy Consumption

8 Holiday Decorating Safety Tips

It’s time to decorate for the holidays! And while it’s easy to get caught up in the glamour of the season, safety must be priority. FEMA reports that one of every four home Christmas tree fires is caused by electrical problems that could have been prevented. To ensure you have a safe, healthy, and happy [...]

By |2018-11-26T11:36:38+00:00November 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 8 Holiday Decorating Safety Tips

Why Wi-FI? Why Not!

According to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), heating and cooling your home accounts for nearly half of the average home’s utility bills. So, having a thermostat that can program itself, then pay for itself by reducing energy costs, is probably the best reason to consider a smart Wi-Fi thermostat. But, a smart thermostat [...]

By |2018-11-22T11:59:59+00:00November 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why Wi-FI? Why Not!

Here’s Your Morning Wake Up Call!

Alaskan Air Conditioning and Heating introduces a new timeline feature on Twitter called ‘Wake Up Call’ They call it microblogging. We call it a way to better educate and serve our customers! In an ongoing effort to provide articles on a home’s HVAC system, maintenance and common-sense tips for home improvement, Alaskan Air Conditioning has [...]

By |2018-11-18T18:28:14+00:00November 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Here’s Your Morning Wake Up Call!

Honoring Our Veterans with a Military Discount

Every Veteran's Day, we make it a special day by honoring our soldiers who selflessly serve (or served) so that we may all live in freedom. This weekend, we especially honor our own in the Phoenix and Tucson areas including our family members, neighbors, customers and especially those who are technicians and employees at Alaskan [...]

By |2018-11-10T19:49:45+00:00November 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Honoring Our Veterans with a Military Discount

Are Your Dirty Air Vents Trying to Tell You Something?

Have you noticed excessive dust or black streaks on the supply registers or on the ceiling or walls around them? Or, do you see wisps of dust coming from the vents every time the A/C or heater comes on? Is there a grimy coating on the grilles of the air registers that you can't wipe [...]

By |2018-11-06T16:15:03+00:00November 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Are Your Dirty Air Vents Trying to Tell You Something?

Live in Arizona? Don’t Turn Your Clocks Back!

Do you know why Arizona doesn't use Daylight Savings Time? Here's why not from https://www.azcentral.com/story/travel/2017/03/06/why-arizona-doesnt-observe-daylight-saving-time/98639074/ Excerpted from www.azcentral.com On Sunday, Nov. 4, at a time you will not arise to mark, the rest of the country rejoins a place Arizona never left: the land of standard time. Daylight-saving time officially ends at 2 a.m. with the [...]

By |2018-11-03T17:42:12+00:00November 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Live in Arizona? Don’t Turn Your Clocks Back!

Receive Rebates Up To $1,600 on Qualifying Lennox® Systems

Start with up to $1,250 in system rebates.* Save on a complete qualifying Lennox® home comfort system that includes a gas furnace or blower coil, an air conditioner or heat pump and thermostat. Enjoy additional product rebates when you purchase an iComfort® S30 ultra smart thermostat, iHarmony®zoning and a PureAir™ S system. Get an additional $150 rebate on [...]

By |2018-11-01T15:23:48+00:00November 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Receive Rebates Up To $1,600 on Qualifying Lennox® Systems

Happy Halloween from Alaskan Air Conditioning & Heating. Make it a Safe One!

7 Trick-or-Treating Safety Tips: 1. Plan your route in advance. 2. Wear comfy shoes. 3. Stay in well-lit areas. 4. Make sure all costumes are short. 5. Avoid masks. 6. Use flexible props. 7. Check your child's candy. 8. Trick-or-treating could take you several streets away from your house, which can cause sore legs and [...]

By |2018-10-31T15:03:22+00:00October 31st, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Happy Halloween from Alaskan Air Conditioning & Heating. Make it a Safe One!

Why It’s a Good Decision to Replace You’re A/C System in the Fall

After an incredibly hot summer in Arizona, it has been nice to turn off the air conditioning and enjoy the fresh air from the outdoors. But, while your A/C may be headed into hibernation for the heating season, it’s not quite time to put it completely out of mind. Why does Alaskan Air Conditioning [...]

By |2018-10-25T00:22:19+00:00October 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why It’s a Good Decision to Replace You’re A/C System in the Fall

Explaining MERV

For maximum efficiency and cleaner indoor air, it’s important that your air filters are effective at trapping allergens and contaminants. MERV stands for Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value and is used to rate air filters. The higher the MERV number, the more efficient the air filter is at trapping allergens and other airborne particles. Higher MERV [...]

By |2018-10-19T16:01:09+00:00October 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Explaining MERV

Cold Weather Heating System Maintenance Reminders

The cold weather reminds us it’s time to schedule fall maintenance on the HVAC and better prepare for winter. You can be sure your heating system will be tested during these cold months in Phoenix and Tucson and the air needs to be cleaner because you’ll be spending more time indoors! Here are the [...]

By |2018-11-02T14:40:59+00:00October 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Cold Weather Heating System Maintenance Reminders

Rainfall Sets New October Record for Parts of Arizona. How Did Your A/C Fare?

This week, Fox 10 Phoenix reported that The National Weather Service said the heavy rainfall this past week made the month of October Phoenix's wettest on record. The weather service said Phoenix had 1.32 inches of rain last Saturday for a total of 4.45 inches of rain so far in October...the highest ever recorded. [...]

By |2018-10-14T15:59:36+00:00October 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Rainfall Sets New October Record for Parts of Arizona. How Did Your A/C Fare?

Ensure That Fresh Fall Pumpkin Spice Smell Throughout Your House

The smell of burning dust inside your heating system is a common one. This should go away within the first hour of turning on your heat. However, if it doesn’t, there may be something else wrong. First, try replacing your air filter. It may be extremely full and unable to properly let the warm [...]

By |2018-10-11T21:56:54+00:00October 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Ensure That Fresh Fall Pumpkin Spice Smell Throughout Your House

Reduce Winter’s Utility Bills by Replacing That Old Heating System

Did you know that heating the home accounts for about half of your winter’s utility bills? Replacing an inefficient, old heating system with a state-of-the-art new one will help decrease winter's utility bills. Explore your options by calling Alaskan Air Conditioning & Heating in Tempe, Mesa, Phoenix, Scottsdale and surrounding areas: Phoenix: (602) 529-5555. [...]

By |2018-10-08T15:32:05+00:00October 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Reduce Winter’s Utility Bills by Replacing That Old Heating System

It’s #EEDay2018 

It's Energy Efficiency Day. #EEDay2018 On October 5, 2018 a growing network of advocates, companies, government agencies, utilities and others will showcase the benefits of efficiency during the third annual Energy Efficiency Day. What will you do to save energy and money? Learn more about how this day got started and how we can all do [...]

By |2018-10-05T17:41:42+00:00October 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on It’s #EEDay2018 

Eliminate Indoor Air Pollutants with Aeroseal

Pollen. Dust Mites. Mold. Pet Dander. There are so many particles and allergens that can enter through the duct system. Aeroseal your air ducts in Phoenix, Tempe, Mesa, Scottsdale and the surrounding areas and eliminate these allergy-causing pollutants. Call Alaskan Air Conditioning and Heating at (602) 529-5555 for more information. In Tucson, call (520) 815-5555 [...]

By |2018-10-04T16:07:25+00:00October 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Eliminate Indoor Air Pollutants with Aeroseal

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