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The Importance of AC Coils and Valves

The AC coils and valves in an HVAC system, particularly an air conditioner, matter a lot. Each one contributes to the total efficiency of the cooling system. Here are among the most important parts of an AC unit: the coils and valves.

The Inner Workings of a Room Air Conditioner

Air conditioners operate and have the same basic components as your home refrigerator. Refrigerators transfer heat from their cool interior to the warm areas of your home. Likewise, an air conditioner transfers heat from inside your home to the outside. Here’s a look at the different components that make up an air conditioning unit and

The Best Temperature for Your Bedroom

A 2015 study done by researchers at the Maastricht University Medical Center in the Netherlands found that most environments like a home or an office follow a “thermal comfort model that was developed in the 1960s.” This was based on the “metabolic rate of an average 40-year old man, weighing 155 pounds.” In more modern

Advantages and Disadvantages of Heat Pumps

Heat pumps are an excellent way to save on your energy bills. However, while there are plenty of advantages to using this system compared to gas furnaces or other air conditioning units, it has its limits. In this article, we’ll discuss the many benefits of using heat pumps and how it can provide your home

Programmable Thermostats for Energy Efficiency

Heating and air conditioning bills have a way of skyrocketing when homeowners don’t pay their HVAC systems proper attention. What’s worse is that all the heating or cooling often goes to waste because people are either away from home. Optimization is key if you want to make the most of your system. The good news

Factors That Affect Energy Efficiency at Home

A high energy efficiency rating is one of the foremost concerns of every homeowner. It’s this factor that often determines the choices they make when purchasing home components, which includes electronics and appliances. Above all else, a properly maintained air conditioning system can help you achieve a high level of energy efficiency at home.

Typical Air Conditioner Problems You Need to Know

There are a number of problems that your air conditioner may experience during its lifetime. The sooner that you can recognize these common problems, the sooner that you can get an HVAC technician to come out to inspect and repair your system to avoid more costly issues. Below, we’ve put together a list of the

Understanding HVAC System Efficiency Ratings

In the process of buying your new air conditioning or heating system, you might have noticed the different energy efficiency ratings. These ratings will help you better understand how efficient each new HVAC system is. These criteria include the SEER, EER, HSPF and AFUE ratings. Before purchasing a new HVAC unit, it’s important that you

Home Improvement Tips for the New Year

With the new year comes many promises of self-improvement, but what about home improvement? Here at J&M, we consider this just as important as self-betterment. If you’ve always wanted to tackle a home upgrade but didn’t know where to start, now might be the perfect opportunity. Use the tips below to get started.   New

Dry Winter Air

Top Tips to Combat Dry Winter Air in Your Home

Winter can be a beautiful time of the year in Moreno Valley, and it brings with it many opportunities to have fun and enjoy the seasonal festivities. However, the cold winter air can often be brutal, especially when it makes its way into your home. Winter weather reduces the moisture in the air, which can