Jacobs Blog

Welcome to Jacobs Heating and Air Conditioning’s Blog – your place to get caught up on HVAC industry news, resources and articles from Jacobs Heating and Air Conditioning in Portland, OR & Vancouver, WA.

With over 60 years of experience, Jacobs Heating and Air Conditioning is a leading expert on HVAC installation and service for the Portland, OR & Vancouver, WA metropolitan areas. Check out our latest posts for a variety of news and information, tips & tricks to maximize energy efficiency or how to get the most out of your climate control systems. You can also find news about emerging products, technologies and trends in the heating and cooling industry.

Whether you’re cleaning the duct work at a school, installing a heating and cooling system in a mixed use building complex, or servicing a residential air conditioner, thermostat or water heater—Jacobs is your source for new and existing residential, commercial and industrial heating and cooling expertise!

 

Improve Your Home’s Air Quality & Your Health in the New Year

Winter is upon us in the Pacific Northwest, and with people spending more time inside, it is important to make sure indoor air quality in the home is high. Doing so will not only reduce allergens and minimize contaminants such as mold, but also keep air fresh as it recirculates. The experts at Jacobs Heating […]

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Get Ready for Winter with Jacobs Signature Club Maintenance Benefits

With cooler temperatures, falling leaves and rain on the horizon, September is a good time to have your HVAC system serviced. Strictly following EnergyStar Recommendations and National Standards for maintenance will keep HVAC systems running efficiently and can greatly extend equipment life. EnergyStar HVAC maintenance plans recommend having equipment serviced by a professional contractor once […]

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Best Time to Schedule Your Air Conditioner Maintenance

You take your car in for tune-ups to make sure it stays on the road. You hit the gym week after week to make sure you stay fit. Your AC unit needs some attention too, so it will be ready for game time come summertime.

Scheduling seasonal cooling system maintenance will make sure you maximize your […]

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Best Time to Buy an Air Conditioner

One of the most common questions we get from friends and customers who want to be ready for the weather is “When is the best time to buy an air conditioner?” It’s easy to assume summer—when the outdoor heat is turned way up—but the right may surprise you.

Here’s why spring, fall, and winter are all […]

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Jacobs Heating & Air Conditioning Receives The 2016 Carrier President’s Award

Jacobs Heating & Air Conditioning was recently presented with the 2016 Carrier President’s Award at a ceremony held in Los Angeles, CA on March 18, 2016. The award is given each year to one Carrier Factory Authorized Dealer that has exemplified “leadership and management, customer satisfaction, expertise, business growth and operational expertise.” The Carrier Corporation, […]

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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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