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Are These Things Holding You Back from Lowering Your HVAC Costs?

Have you ever heard the phrase, “what you don’t know can’t hurt you”? Well, when it comes to HVAC system health and efficiently, this is just not the case. Sometimes you may think that the way you are running your HVAC system is increasing efficiency when in reality it is doing just the opposite. Below,

J&M’s Best Tips for Saving Energy

Most homeowners are continuously on the lookout for ways to save money. One of the best ways to decrease overall household costs is to reduce energy usage. However, this is often easier said than done. That’s why we have dug deep into our blog archives to bring you some of our best energy-saving tips for

Stop Making these HVAC Mistakes in the New Year

The new year is just around the corner, and it’s the perfect time to start anew. As 2017 approaches, many people are reflecting on the past year and creating their New Year’s Resolutions for 2017. As you start thinking about what you would like the new year to look like, consider your home comfort. Below,

Save Money this Holiday Season with Our Top Energy-Saving Tips

The holidays are fast approaching, and this time of the year is one of high energy use. Whether you’re turning on your heat more often, baking up a storm, entertaining family and guests at your home, or even just putting up holiday lights, there is a good chance that your energy usage will increase during

Top Helpful HVAC Videos Online

Every home owner can use some extra advice when it comes to HVAC. And, even though many common DIY videos on HVAC can be more harmful than helpful due to concerns about safety, these videos explain easy tasks that you can do without any risk. From changing your HVAC system’s air filter to choosing houseplants

Top Alternative Heating Options Available to Homeowners

Most homeowners rely on forced air heating units to heat their homes during the colder months, but there are several other options available. Listed below are our top picks for alternative heating options. Geothermal Heat Pumps For new construction, geothermal heating is an excellent choice. Geothermal heating works by utilizing the heat from the ground,

5 Carrier Products that Homeowners Need to Know About

Looking for a new HVAC system for your home or commercial building may leave you with your head spinning. With so many options, where do you start? At J & M Air Conditioning and Heating, we recommend Carrier HVAC systems and products to all of our customers. This is because we know that your home

What is a HEPA Filter, and Do I Need One?

  Sometimes when we hear the words “air pollution,” we tend to think about smog or other outdoor pollutants, but the truth is dust, dirt, and other harmful contaminants can make their way into your home every day. One of the best ways to prevent pollution from circulating in the air in your home is

Why Heater Maintenance is Important (Even if You Don’t Use Heat That Often)

With the moderate temperatures and beautiful weather in Southern California, you may not find yourself turning on your heater very often. However, even if you do not use your heat often, it is still important to get annual maintenance on your heating system. Damage and wear can occur while your heater is dormant for most

Heat Pump

How Low Can a Heat Pump Go?

Heat pumps are gaining in popularity as a viable alternative to conventional HVAC systems. They allow home heating and cooling with far less energy use than older types of environmental systems. Heat Pump Basics Heat pumps use electricity to move heat from one area to another – from outside to inside during cold times and