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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]