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Most Common Reasons for HVAC Service Calls

Your HVAC system is designed to keep you comfortable all year round, but that doesn’t mean it’s always going to work exactly the way you need. When you have issues with your HVAC system, it’s important to call in a professional to get the help you need. Let’s review the most common reasons for HVAC service calls. Thermostat Malfunctions When …

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How to Lower Energy Costs of Your HVAC System

You rely on heating, ventilation, and cooling to keep your indoor space comfortable all year round. But heating and cooling can be expensive. Your HVAC system accounts for about 40% of your utility bill, but there are steps you can take to lower the energy costs of your HVAC system significantly. From routine maintenance to various DIY tasks, let’s take …

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What Causes the Suction Line to Freeze Up?

Refrigerants have two copper lines that connect the indoor evaporator coil and the outdoor heat pump. The suction line is the larger tube that has insulation. It carries cool gas under low pressure from the indoor evaporator to the outdoor compressor. The suction line is also called the return or the vapor line. The other line is usually smaller and …

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What’s the Difference Between Evaporator and Condenser Coils?

When you’re AC system isn’t working at full capacity, there are many potential culprits that could be causing the problems. Two possible suspects are the evaporator coil and condenser coils. Most homeowners in Calgary aren’t sure which coil is which or what they do, but we’ve created an in-depth guide to help you tell the difference. How Does an Evaporator …

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How Does an Air Conditioner Work?

As a homeowner, you should become more familiar with the various systems of your home. When you understand how things work, you also start to understand the importance of proper care and maintenance of those components. One of the most important systems in your home is your HVAC system. Your air conditioner requires special attention to keep it functioning efficiently, …

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Is it Better Financially to Repair or Replace My AC?

Air conditioning is a must-have during the hot summer season in Calgary, AB, but it works to maintain temperature year-round. If your air conditioning unit has stopped working, you may find yourself wondering whether you should have it repaired or put out the cash to buy a new one. At ClearView Services, we often receive questions about the repair or …

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Why Is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?

As a leader in our field here in Calgary, AB, ClearView Services receives lots of questions from clients about furnaces and furnace maintenance. One of the most common questions we receive is, “why is my furnace blowing cold air?” While there are a few reasons for your furnace to stop working properly, there is one common denominator that often resides …

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How to Hire the Best HVAC Company

Heating and cooling are important parts of your home, so it’s only logical to want to be careful when choosing an HVAC company in Calgary, AB. At ClearView Services, we want our clients to have the best, and that means keeping you informed of what makes an HVAC company great. Here we’ve compiled a few things to consider in your …

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Furnace Not Lighting? Check These Things

It is getting a little chilly at night, so you decide to turn on the furnace. But it won’t ignite. What’s going on and how do you get your gas furnace going again? If this is an emergency and you absolutely need the heat, it’s probably best that you just call an HVAC technician to get them on the road …

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It’s Time for Your Fall HVAC Maintenance

HVAC equipment needs regular maintenance to work at peak efficiency and provide reliable service through the rest of the season. During autumn in Calgary, AB, your HVAC maintenance is two-fold: you need to turn off and clean up the air conditioner. Then you need to turn on and maintain the furnace for its upcoming season. There are many tasks involved …