When it comes to your air conditioner (A/C), a common term used in the HVAC business that you’re likely to see everywhere is your air conditioner’s SEER. But what exactly is SEER? SEER stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio. It’s a rating system of the air conditioner’s cooling capacity to power input, i.e., it’s the…Continue Reading
Air conditioning is crucial for comfort in your daily life during the summer here in Portland. A well maintained AC unit, with yearly inspections and monthly filter changes, can last up to 10 or 15 years. So how do you know if you need repairs for your unit or if you need a replacement? 1.…Continue Reading
When you’re faced with replacing your air conditioner, it can be daunting. It seems there’s so much to know. Even when you have your standard three quotes from contractors, how do you know which one to pick? You may be tempted to simply choose the lowest bid, but don’t do it––at least until you’ve checked…Continue Reading
Are you looking for air conditioning that’s simple to install, silent, and costs 30 to 40 percent less per month than traditional systems to operate? Ductless air systems offer a simple but sophisticated alternative to HVAC systems. They currently require a larger up-front investment but will save you money in the long run. At Ben’s…Continue Reading
Your air conditioning unit will always make some noise when running, and older units are louder than newer ones, so consider the age of your unit before getting too concerned about the noise that it is making. At Ben’s Heating & Air Conditioning, we recommend a maintenance inspection at least once a year to inspect…Continue Reading
Ben's Heating & Air Conditioning services Portland, Oregon City, Gresham, Beaverton, Lake Oswego, Milwaukie, Tigard, Tualatin, West Linn, Woodburn, and the surrounding Oregon communities with their heating and cooling needs. Visit our service area page for more coverage details, call us at 503-233-1779, or request service online today.