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Warranty Information

In addition to industry leading technology and innovative products, Carrier offers competitive warranty coverage.

While terms and coverage details of the warranty vary depending on the product, you can usually expect Carrier products registered within 90 days of purchase to come with a 10-year standard parts limited warranty. Because all products and model are different, some […]

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Troubleshooting

If you are experiencing difficulties with your heating and cooling products or system, please feel free to contact Jacobs’ Service Department. But before calling us, here are a few simple solutions you can use to attempt to solve the problem. And don’t forget about a web search…the internet can be a great resource for simple […]

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Pre-Service Checklist

Before an expert Jacobs’ service technician arrives at your home to service your heating and cooling system, take a moment to make sure you’re prepared for the appointment. That way, you can ensure your technician has all of the information he or she needs, and start working on your system immediately.

Here are a few things […]

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Heating and Cooling Efficiency Ratings Explained

As you search for the ideal HVAC system, you will encounter various industry-standard efficiency ratings. The higher efficiency your product, the lower your long-term energy costs will be. In addition to offering high-quality products and exceptional customer service, we want to educate our customers. Obviously, the more efficient a product is, the greater your long-term […]

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Air Quality

In addition to temperature control, complete home comfort is achieved through maintaining healthy indoor air quality.
Because today’s homes are well-insulated and tightly-sealed, air can become stale as it constantly re-circulated. The air in dusty and dirty homes can be up to five times dirtier than outdoors. This has become such a problem that the Environmental […]

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Geothermal Heat Pump

A geothermal heat pump or ground source heat pump (GSHP) is a central heating or cooling system that pumps heat to or from the ground. In the winter, the ground functions as a heat source, while in the summer it serves as a heat sink. In order to boost heating and cooling systems’ efficiency and […]

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Types of Systems

In order to select the optimal heating and cooling system for your Portland, Oregon home, it is important to consider your home’s physical dimensions, seasonal temperature needs, and service options. At Jacobs, we carry four primary types of heating and cooling systems for a variety of different home needs: split systems, hybrid heat split systems, […]

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Heating and Cooling 101

Heating and cooling are 2 of the most important concepts of home ownership. In fact, heating and cooling systems are major factors for those looking to purchase homes, and are a critical part of living comfortably in a home.

You may frequently hear the term “HVAC,” which is used to describe home heating and cooling systems. […]

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Know Your Facts About Heat Pumps | Portland, OR

How much do you all know about Heat Pumps? They could be the perfect addition to your home if you want a great heating and cooling alternative! All heat pumps redistribute heat from one location to another and act as a center for temperature moderation. Rather than installing both a traditional furnace and air conditioner, […]

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Stoller Winery & Net Positive Energy from Jacob’s HVAC in Portland, OR

When Stoller Family Estate Winery wanted to become a “Net Positive Energy” structure, they rightfully turned to us here at Jacobs Heating and Air Conditioning for help. Being that we have been experts in Portland since 1952 with an eye on newer technologies for better ways to heat and cool buildings year-round such as self-generating solar power, we were […]

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