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Is It Normal for My AC to Turn On and Off?

May 3, 2021

When an air conditioner (AC) turns on and off in rather quick successions, without running for longer periods, this is called short cycling. It’s fairly common, but when this happens it means there’s something wrong with your air conditioner. So what should you do?

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Video – The Importance of Air Conditioner Maintenance

April 27, 2021

The best time of year to have your AC serviced is spring, even if you reside in a locale with pretty warm weather all year long.

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Why Do I Need AC Maintenance Now?

April 13, 2021

An air conditioner (AC), just like a car, needs regular maintenance and service to run efficiently. At Alpine Aire, we recommend getting your air conditioning unit serviced and cleaned at least once a year. The optimum time is in the spring to ensure your system will run with the most efficiency during the hottest summer months. You need to be able to rely on your air conditioner for your comfort here in Wenatchee.

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Video – Why Is My HVAC Unit Making Unusual Noises?

March 30, 2021

If you hear any unusual noise coming from your HVAC unit, please turn it off and call us at 509-662-6846. Don’t attempt any kind of repair without consulting an HVAC certified technician first.

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Listen to Your HVAC System

March 15, 2021

Unusual sounds may indicate the need for a tune-up, cleaning, or repair. The experts at Alpine Aire can decipher the noise and get your system back on track. They have the knowledge and experience it takes to keep your HVAC equipment running at peak efficiency and delivering the comfort you expect in your Leavenworth home.

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Video – Why Does My Heat Pump Smell Like It’s Burning?

February 26, 2021

You turn on your heat pump, and you smell something burning. What should you do? Who should you call first, the fire department or your HVAC technician? First assess what the smell most likely is, and you may not need to call anyone. Of course, if you’re still nervous because you just don’t know, turn off your heat pump and give one of our highly trained technicians a call at 509-662-6846 to come out to diagnose the smell for you.

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What Does AFUE Mean?

February 12, 2021

While an air conditioner’s efficiency is measured by its SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio) rating, an electric or gas- or oil-fired furnace’s efficiency is measured by its AFUE, or average fuel utilization efficiency. This standard measurement is given in percentages, letting you know how much of your fuel is actually used to heat your Washington home and how much fuel is wasted.

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The Basics of Winter Indoor Air Quality

January 13, 2021

In the winter, being snug as a bug in a rug in your home can be cozy, but it can also play havoc with your indoor air quality (IAQ) here in Washington, creating some significant health problems. At Alpine Aire, we recommend taking precautions to avoid the common issues associated with winter indoor air quality.

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Video – Check Your Furnace Pilot Light

December 28, 2020

Your furnace may be blowing cold air because the pilot light has gone out. Call us at 509-662-6846 or request service online to have it properly fixed. This is indicative of a bigger problem that requires professional help.

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Thermostat 101 Basics

December 14, 2020

In the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) industry, your thermostat is the undisputed leader of the heating and cooling team. It signals your furnace and air conditioner (AC) when to turn on and off. Whenever your thermostat detects a temperature change that’s different from the desired setting in your Wenatchee home, it barks out a new directive to adjust the indoor climate.

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