A Phoenix Homeowner’s Guide to Lennox HVAC Systems

Having quality air conditioning and heating equipment is imperative in the Phoenix desert where the days are sweltering and the nights are freezing. Cooper Climate Control is the best in the business when it comes to repair and preventative maintenance. Our services are designed to help extend the life of your equipment so you get the most for your money. With winter right around the corner and summer following closely behind, it’s hard to find the perfect time for an equipment checkup, let alone a company who is going to treat you right and give you a fair price. Continue reading

A Consumer’s Guide to Trane HVAC Systems

Cooper Climate Control is proud to be an authorized carrier of some of the best HVAC units in the world. Our mission is to set customers up with reliable systems that will last. This month we are taking a closer look at what makes Trane systems a great choice for homes and commercial buildings. Our visual guide informs customers about the benefits of owning a Trane system.
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How to Avoid Air Conditioning Breakdowns

Air Conditioning Installation PhoenixSummer is the season of relaxation and rest, but the scorching summer sun can mean working overtime for your air conditioning unit. In extreme heat, your unit has to work that much harder to keep your home comfortable. It’s important to take care of your AC unit so you can avoid breakdowns in the hottest months of the year. Luckily, there are some smart steps to avoid breakdowns and ensure that your home stays cool all summer long, even in the Phoenix heat. Continue reading

How to Prepare for the U.S. Heat Wave

Air conditioning and proper hydration can keep Phoenix residents cool this summerHeat is among the top five weather-related causes of fatality in the U.S. This summer is particularly brutal with relative outdoor temperature indexes soaring past 100°F even in typically temperate states like Wisconsin. The heat wave has reached such a degree that it was even the subject of this month’s blog from The White House. President Obama shared a map of the U.S. Forecast of Maximum Heat Index to drive the point home, urging people to “check on your neighbors.” Phoenix itself can expect triple-digit temperatures to continue until autumn, but what happens when the heat just gets to be too much? Here are our top tips for keeping cool in spite of this summer’s heat wave: Continue reading

What to Do When the AC Goes Out

Woman waits for air conditioning installation in Phoenix heat.Summer in Arizona is no joke: triple-digit temperatures require your air conditioning unit to work much harder than usual, which can put unnecessary strain on the mechanisms. In some cases, this might even be the final straw for your air conditioning unit, requiring a new installation designed to handle the Phoenix heat. If your AC unit goes out this summer, Cooper Climate Control’s Phoenix emergency air conditioning team can come to your rescue when you need it most. Here are some additional tips to stay cool this summer if the AC goes out. Continue reading

5 Ways to Save on Air Conditioning This Summer

shutterstock_343478285Summer is fast approaching and with it comes triple-degree days and higher utility bills. Energy-efficient AC installation can save Phoenix residents a great deal of money during the summer, but did you know there is more you can do to reduce your energy use this season? Follow these simple DIY energy life hacks to prepare your home for summer: Continue reading

10 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day Every Day

shutterstock_261496850The environment is making headlines this spring. It was recently announced that United States President Barak Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping will sign the Paris Climate Agreement on April 22nd to address climate change in alignment with global celebrations of Earth Day. The Earth Day Network has also pledged to plant one tree for every person on the planet by 2020 – an estimated 7.8 billion trees in total. While our world leaders have stepped up to create visible change in the environment, it is important to recognize the massive impact homeowners also have on the environment. The more sustainable, energy-efficient solutions you incorporate into your home, the cleaner our planet will be. The options to make a lasting impression on the climate are endless: Continue reading

Smart Air Conditioning Installation in Phoenix

shutterstock_349301666Summer in Phoenix is no joke – and your air conditioning is not, either. When an air conditioning unit breaks or an old unit does not run efficiently, might be time to consider whether a new unit is the answer to your troubles. There are a few ways to determine whether an upgraded air conditioning installation might help combat the Phoenix heat more efficiently. Continue reading

Key Replacement Furnace Considerations

piggybank-dollarsU.S. government mandates set higher efficiency standards to make today’s furnaces surpass yesterday’s units. Those operating at 55- to72-percent AFUE (annual fuel utilization efficiency) have been obsolete since 1992. You should replace a non-compliant furnace with one meeting the latest 80-percent AFUE minimum or better. In 2013, that new guideline superseded 1992’s 78-percent standard. If your existing system has a post-1992 installation date, it’s inadequate if it’s operating at or below 78-percent AFUE. Continue reading

Winterize Your Home This Autumn

Fall is your home’s ideal winterizing season. Sealing up and insulating your house now before temperatures drop will help lower your cold-weather energy bills to come. Many do-it-yourself (DIY) winterizing efforts are economical, and your utility savings will recoup any minor expenses to preserve your house. Check out typical trouble spots with common fixes so they won’t become major issues while autumn turns into winter.

Windows and Doors

Weather proofing doorAll houses settle with age. When windows and doors shift, gaps can develop around their edges. Wind blowing cold air through those crevices will displace indoor heat, and warming up chilly drafts can be costly. To stop those gusts, caulk seams and trim meeting walls. Consider removing existing trim and upgrading your insulation surrounding frames. Replace any cracked window glass. If you swap out an entire window including the frame, prime all exposed wood before painting it. Continue reading