Clark Heating and Cooling blog

Clark Heat and Cool is a Phoenix, Arizona based HVAC specialty service company and this blog is to help keep their client, and prospective clients, up to date with changes in the HVAC industry.

R-22 and You

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Have you heard the news? The refrigerant R-22 is banned, as of 2020!What does this mean for you?Will you need a new AC unit in 2020?Yes, it is true, the refrigerant R-22 will no longer be allowed to be produced, as of the year 2020.The EPA has determined R-22, which contains chlorine, is detrimental to the ozone layer in our atmosphere.They have ma...
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SEER Rating - Going Green With Your A/C

Not only is going green a huge trend right now, saving on energy bills is an ongoing quest for most Americans.  An energy-efficient air conditioning unit is pretty important, especially for those of us who live in the Valley.  Did you know that your total heating and cooling expenses equal 40% of your annual electricity bill?  So “going green” can be...
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Thermostats - So Many Choices!

  There are many types of thermostats to choose from!  How can you know which one is right for you? Here are a few of our favorite options, covering every price range and style preference.  We like the digital thermostats for a more modern look, and Honeywell is our preferred brand. They have proven to be both cost-effective and very reliable.The...
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Freon: The Key to Cool

Even though it’s over 100 degrees outside, the inside of your house is a nice, cool temperature, thanks to your air conditioner.  Have you ever wondered how your A/C  produces cold air?The answer is Freon!Freon is a cooling substance that runs through the A/C unit, and is a chemical made of carbon, hydrogen, chlorine, and fluorine.  The word “Freon” is actually a...
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AIR FILTERS: CHOOSING THE RIGHT ONE

What kind of air filter should I buy?  Great question, because there are a lot of different types of filters out there. The right one for your A/C unit will depend on a few different things:1. Budget (be careful here, low budget air filters may cost you in the long run) 2. Environment, type of A/C unit 3. Filter size 4....
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