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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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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. […]