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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!

 

Breathe Easy: Tips for Improving Indoor Air Quality

Achoo! For many individuals in the Pacific Northwest, the coming of spring means allergies, allergies, and more allergies. For others, a stuffy nose, headache, and sneezing are symptoms they experience year-round. Did you know that bad indoor air quality could be the culprit for these symptoms—and more?

This spring, let’s breathe easier. In this edition of […]

New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home: The HVAC System Edition

Ah, with a new year around the corner, it’s time to set those resolutions. Lose weight. Exercise more. Eat healthy foods. Finally, write that book. The list goes on!

While most of us set at least a few new year’s resolutions for our personal growth, we don’t always set them for our practical lives. Here at […]

Video: How to Care For and Extend the Life of Your Heating Equipment

If this Portland winter is going to be anything like last year’s (think: icy conditions and lots and lots of snow!), we need to start preparing for the frigid temperatures. How can you make sure your heating equipment can withstand another blustery Portland winter?

Just in time for the temperatures to drop, we were invited to […]

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10 Warning Signs Your Furnace Needs to Be Serviced

Colder days are coming, which means Portland homeowners will be running their furnaces more often. Referencing Murphy’s Law, if a piece of equipment can break, chances are that if its maintenance isn’t up-to-date, it will. Before you find yourself suddenly stuck in a cold house this winter, keep an eye out for the following warning […]

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4 Heating & Air Conditioning Tips & Trends to Watch This Summer

As we enter the summer months, we want to help you stay cool all season long. Our very own Amanda and Mick sat down with our friends at Greater Portland Today on KGW to share their take on the season’s hottest heating & air conditioning trends. They also offered some tips to make sure you’re […]

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Jacobs Heating & Air Conditioning Trains Technicians in Home Automation

Home automation is a growing trend in this digitized world, and its convenience encourages people to bring more technology into their homes.  As of February 2017, Jacobs Heating & Air Conditioning trained its technicians to install the latest home automation system from Carrier, the Côr™ Home Automation line. The company encourages its customers to consider […]

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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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Lower Energy Bills and Reduce Carbon Footprint with Tips from Jacobs Heating & Air Conditioning

As the warmer summer months are approaching, many are dreading the upcoming bills associated with keeping homes cool. Not only are the cooling costs a concern, but the impact air conditioning has on the environment is something the eco-conscious worry about too. Whether cooling a small home, multi-family residential properties, or commercial buildings, Jacobs Heating […]

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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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