Residential-Existing Home

HVAC Retrofit for Existing Homes in Portland & Beaverton, OR

The Portland Metro area has a lot of beautiful older homes. With old homes comes old heating systems and old duct work. Jacobs Heating & Air Conditioning offers several services to help you properly retrofit your home with state of the art HVAC equipment and accessories to help keep you and your family comfortable all year long! You can trust the heating and cooling experts at Jacobs to:

  • Replacement or update of existing equipment to state-of-the-art technology, including ultra-high efficiency furnaces, air conditioners, heat pumps, and dual fuel ‘hybrid’ systems.
  • Fuel conversions from oil to electric or natural gas.
  • Zonal or whole home duct-free heat pump systems.
  • Indoor air cleaners, purifiers, HEPA filters, energy recovery ventilators (ERVs).
  • Retrofit geothermal systems.
  • Storage tank gas and electric water heaters. Gas fired tankless water heaters.
  • Humidifiers.
  • Gas fireplace inserts.
  • Venting of range hoods, down drafts, bath fans, dryers, and fuel burning appliances (gas, oil, and propane furnaces, and water heaters).
  • Gas piping to all home appliances, including kitchen ranges, indoor and outdoor fireplaces, water heaters, barbeques, patio heaters and stand-by generators.
  • Temporary heat and emergency installations.
  • Wet switch leak detector installation on furnaces, air conditioner units, and heat pumps.
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HVAC Installation Process

The Jacobs HVAC Retrofit installation process incorporates the following industry-leading best practices:

  • Structure heating and cooling load calculations, system design and installation by factory trained and NATE-certified technicians.
  • Coordination of city inspections to ensure that all work is permitted to applicable jurisdictional code.
  • Processing of all applicable tax credit and rebate documents. INSTANT processing of Carrier Cool Choices cash rebates.
  • Whole-home protection and clean up: ‘Zip-Walls’ for dust containment and carpet-mask, hardwood paper, and booties for floor protection.
  • Off-gassing and low VOC material options.
  • Custom fabricated galvanized metal transitions.
  • Recycling of old equipment and materials.
  • First year system Energy Savings Agreement (ESA) review and tune-up included with all new equipment installations.
  • Jacobs unique TWO-YEAR parts and labor warranty included with all installations. Carrier 10 year parts warranty with customer registration. Extended labor warranties on new installations available through manufacturer programs and for purchase.
  • 10 year Quality & Craftsmanship Guarantee (with valid ESA).
  • Lifetime heat exchanger warranty.
  • Guaranteed customer satisfaction.

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The final part of my furnace installation was just completed by Rob. I was so extremely impressed by his smile, diligence and (especially) his work ethic. I work with service technicians and know there are many personality types. His is exemplary! He explained the programming of the thermostat, showed me how to replace the filter, explained a lot of other things I now I’ll never really understand.
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