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Are Smart Homes the Way of the Future?

We live in a digitized world. With that, we are seeing a huge push to automate everything—including our homes. Are smart homes the way of the future? Given the many benefits and conveniences provided by home automation, the signs are pointing to yes.

In this edition of the Jacobs Heating and Air Conditioning blog, we’ll explore […]

5 Pros of Ductless Air Conditioning: Our Experts Explain

Summer is just around the corner. Here in the Pacific Northwest, air conditioning used to be a nice-to-have, but not a necessity. However, following the heat waves of the past several summers, air conditioners have changed from nice-to-haves to must-haves. Check out this New York Times article about the wilting aversion to air conditioners in […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]