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.

Product Review-Air Filters

There are many different types of air filters available on the market.  In fact, air filters seem to be sold everywhere-even drug stores sell them!  How can you know if you are choosing the right type?  We would like to give a quick explanation of a few types of air filters, and let you know which one we prefer.First of all,...
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FAQ’s About Phoenix’s Fall Weather & Your Heater

Happy Fall!  Even though the almanac says the seasons have changed, it doesn't always feel that way in Phoenix!  When the midday temperatures still reach over ninety degrees, but the mornings and evenings are cooler, how does this impact your air conditioner?  When is a good time to start preparing your heater for winter?FAQ's About Your HeaterHere are some frequently asked...
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Meet The Clark Heating & Cooling Team

We would like to introduce our other employees today, Noelle Clark and Michael Bukarev, as well as the rest of our part-time team.Meet Our Team: In the OfficeNoelle Clark is the office manager of Clark Heating & Cooling, and takes care of the day-to-day paperwork and other general office duties.  As you may have guessed, she is married to David Clark!...
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Amana ATS4271GT Thermostat Product Review

Today we would like to spotlight one of our favorite products for you!  We are constantly checking out new technology in the air conditioning field, and we love to try each product to make sure it will work well for our customers.  The aspect of air conditioning technology which seems to change the most often is thermostat design.  It seems that...
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Heating And Air Conditioning FAQs

Do you have questions about when your air conditioner should be checked?  What about when to change the filter?  Here are some of the most frequently asked questions we encounter, along with our answers:Answering Your Heating And Air Conditioning FAQsQ:  When should my A/C be checked?  What about the heater? A:  Both your A/C and heater should be checked once a year,...
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Dave Clark - Founder Of Clark Heating & Cooling

Did you ever wonder how Clark Heating & Cooling got its start?  David Clark is the owner/operator of the company, and thanks to his hard work, his dream of starting his own air conditioning company became a reality a little over four years ago.  Let’s get to know Dave!Aloha!Dave was born and raised on Maui, Hawaii.  His family can trace their...
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Benefits Of Air Conditioning: A Review Of "No Sweat" Part II

Today we would like to share the conclusion of our review of The Economist’s article “No Sweat,” which discusses the costs and benefits of air conditioning.  The entire article can be read at their online journal here.The use of air conditioning provides many benefits, one of which is boosting employee productivity.  Sweaty employees are not as productive as those who work in...
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Does A/C Increase Productivity - A Review Of “No Sweat” Part 1

The Economist is an international online and print journal which delivers news on a wide range of topics, ranging from current political events to the latest culture trends worldwide.  Last year, The Economist published an article discussing the varying costs of making hot climates livable.  One major point outlined in the article was that air conditioning can increase productivity.  We featured...
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Monsoon Season and Your A/C

The Valley has experienced some huge rainstorms this monsoon season!  The rain is much needed here in Arizona, and also provides welcome relief from the summer heat.  However, the monsoon storms can also be destructive, as we have seen recently.  What does this mean for your air conditioning system?  Depending on the strength of the storm, the monsoon definitely can have...
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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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