When you have a problem with your HVAC system, who are you going to call? If you live in the Naperville and/or Wheaton, Illinois areas, Service 1 Heating and A/C is the company you ought to call. All of the technicians and installers on staff go through training sessions on a regular basis to keep their skills sharp and up to date. NATE stands for the North American Technician Excellence organization that gives the rigorous testing on HVAC equipment and service. Earning a NATE Certified Technician certification is definitely something to be proud of. The company is also a member of the industry’s premier trade organization, the Air Conditioning Contractor’s Association of America or ACCA. As an active member of ACCA, Service 1 agrees to abide by the standards of ethical best practices which ensure quality and professionalism.
A good heating and Ac repair contractor typically offers a comprehensive service agreements to its customers. The service agreement means that customers receive priority service, discounts, and extended warranties. Customers receive a professional cleaning and a tune-up of their equipment which keeps it running at peak efficiency. Procedures include calibrating the thermostat; washing condenser coils and air filters; testing safety devices, electrical connections, humidifier operations, motors and capacitors, operating pressures and temperatures; and testing for poisonous carbon monoxide gas. This tune-up reduces the likelihood that your equipment will break down on the hottest day of the year or the coldest day of the year!
When you need an Ac repair, you may wonder if you should replace the entire system. Things to think about include the age of the equipment, its repair history, its performance and efficiency, and the cost of a repair. The life expectancy of most equipment is 15 to 20 years. Older equipment tends to have more expensive repairs such as heat exchanger or compressor replacements. Repairing your existing equipment may be a good idea if the repair cost is less than 30 percent of new equipment cost, and the rest of your system is in great operating condition.
Good contractors can do more than just repair existing heating and AC equipment. Other services include new installations, air duct cleaning, and much more.