Phone: (405) 618-2247
gcollins@airokc.com
License Number: 146414
Oklahoma City Metro Heating & Cooling Services

Heating System Checkup Inspection

Thermostat problems! Why? Smart Thermostats and the common user!

Trane Thermostat for the everyday user!

Trane Thermostat that is not for the everyday user! But for the ones who want to be connected, this is the thermostat.

 

If you are looking for a new thermostat for your heating and cooling system, do some research. Or call a professional that installs and services them everyday. Why? Because the choices are endless or least it seems that way.

 

Programmable or Non-programmable, gas heat or heat pump heat, emergency heat or auxiliary heat, Single stage or two stage, digital or led display, smart stat or no smart stat, internet ready and accessible or no internet access at all! The features and benefits are endless!

 

If you need help or repair for your thermostat call 405-618-2AIR today and we can help! And yes, even if you have tried to replace your own thermostat and now nothing works, call us or go to our website at airokc.com to schedule a service call and we can resolve the issue quickly in most cases.

“Need Air, Call 618-2AIR!”

405-618-2247 or 405-421-519

Heating Issues with short cycling furnaces and air handlers.

You must change your air filters and keep your furnace as clean as possible.

You must change your air filters and keep your furnace as clean as possible.

 

It’s True! If you do not change your air filters in your HVAC system it will cause many heating and cooling issues !

The attached picture is of a blower wheel from a gas furnace. As you can see it not only has a build-up of dirt it also picked up debris. The dirt and debris then restricts the air flow through your heating and cooling system causing safety switches to trigger and shut off the heating prematurely. This in turn cause a lack of heating capacity and then you are cold!

How do you prevent this? Change your air filters regularly and have your heating system serviced every year before the heating season starts.

Call, text or email  A.I.R. Plus today if have you have heating concerns or comfort issues. (405)618-2247 or (405)421-5191

 

 

What uses the most energy in your home?

Check out the link below. Heating and Cooling your home accounts for 41% of your total energy bill. Water Heaters add and additional 12% for a total of 53% of your total energy usage.

Very interesting information for those that are interested in saving money and energy.

Semi-annual inspections of your heating and cooling system(s) can save you money on energy consumption and on repair cost for your HVAC equipment. And don’t forget to change your air filters, dirty air filters make your heating and cooling systems work harder!

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Do the flames on my gas furnace look normal?

Gas Furnace - Orange flames 1Gas Furnace Orange Flames 2

The attached pictures are of a 30+-year old gas furnace with stamped-steel slotted burners. It appears the burners themselves have never been removed to be cleaned and therefore the orange colored flames are a by product of dirt and dust particles and possiblly incomplete combustion of the natural gas fuel. A proper flame color should be, dark blue at the bottom, light blue in the middle with a slight orange tip at the top. Yellow tips indicate an air starved flame emitting poisnous carbon monoxide and the gas furnace should be serviced immediately!

Verifying the gas pressure and cleaning the burners, along with a carbon monoxide test, are necessary on older gas furnaces to insure you have a safe envoirment for your family. A 26-point furnace check-up which includes the testing of the gas pressures and the carbon monoxide test should be perfromed every fall season. Oklahoma Natural Gas Co provides a $30 rebate for their cusotmers who have this service performed by a qualified contractor.

Give A.I.R. a call today at 405-618-2247 to have your furnace safe and ready for the winter season. And take advantage of the rebate offer by allowing us to prepare the rebate form for you!

A.I.R. services Choctaw, Harrah, Midwest City, Mcloud, Luther, Jones, Newalla and all of Eastern Oklahoma County.

Do I have a Heat Pump or a Normal HVAC Heating System?

Heat Pump Thermostat The easiest way to tell if you have a Heat Pump is to look at your thermostat and look at the options you have. If your thermostat  has a switch for Auxiallary Heat or Emergency (Back-up) Heat you more than likely have a Heat Pump installed in your home or business. The next way to determine if you a Heat Pump is to set your thermostat to Heat and walk to your outiside unit. If your outside unit is running with the thermostat set to Heat you have a Heat Pump. If you switch the thermostat to Aux or Emergency Heat the outdoor unit should power off and the back-up heat will begin to work and you should  feel warm air coming from your vents.   Ruud AC Condensing Unit These are just some basic steps to review the type of HVAC system you may have and is not infallable, but it can steer you in the right direction. To be sure always contact an HVAC Contractor /Professional. Heat Pumps are very energy efficient and have proven to be a reliable piece of HVAC Equipment. If you understand the basic functions of your Heat Pump it will reduce the energy cost of heating your home or business and it will provide you with many years of service. Call A.I.R. at 405-618-2247 if you need assistance with any of your Heating System needs or need a Free estimate for replacing or repairing your Heating System.   Thank You for the Blessing of considering A.I.R. for your HVAC needs!  

Restricted and Dirty Blower Motors and Blower Wheels Increase Energy Cost and Reduce your Comfort!

Dirty Blower Motor

This picture displays an actual blower motor and blower wheel removed from a furnace. The dirt and the build up on the blower wheel is obvious.  What you can’t see is the energy cost increasing everyday the furnace operates with out being cleaned and or serviced properly. The dirt build up on the blower decreases it’s designed capacity to provide sufficient air flow to your home. Which in turn does not allow the air temperature to be maintained at a comfortable and consistent level. Therefore the HVAC system runs longer and works harder to provide the desired set temperature on the thermostat. This is why the energy cost to operate it continues to climb year after year!

Another by product of a dirty blower motor and blower wheel is the reduced life of the HVAC equipment! The HVAC equipment will need to run and operate longer to meet it’s demands. HVAC equipment replacement cost are not going down, only up!

Lastly your lack of comfort is the end result! Financially and Physically!


Call 405-618-2247 today and speak to a comfort specialist at A.I.R. to discuss a semi-annual check-up of your HVAC System. It will be one of the best investments you can make in 2014.

Furnace or Heating System Checkups are important and save energy!

Cracked Heat Exchanger Cracked Heat Exchanger in a gas furnace. A.I.R is committed to properly inspecting your heating system by using Oklahoma Natural Gas’s 26-point Heating System Checkup list. The checkup insures your system is operating safely and as designed with minimal energy waste. And A.I.R. will also conduct a video inspection of your heat exchanger for cracks and leaks to prevent carbon monoxide poison in your home – Free of Charge. ONG is offering a $30 rebate to all it’s customers for having the checkup performed by a licensed HVAC contractor. A.I.R. is a licensed and listed contractor for this service and will assist all customers in the preparation of the paperwork for a prompt rebate reimbursement. Call 405-618-2247 to schedule your 26-point checkup today for safety and savings! * ONG is offering the rebate $ until the allotted rebate funds are depleted. First come first serve basis will be used to determine who receives the rebate.

 

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