Air Conditioning

Air conditioning service.

Alpine Aire is your #1 HVAC contractor in Wenatchee, WA and the surrounding communities. We are the leading company for all of your air conditioning needs. If you need repairs, maintenance, or a brand new system installed, the technicians at Alpine Aire are the qualified and professional crew for the job.

We provide the highest quality service for your air conditioner. We also aim to educate and inform our customers. Informed decisions are good decisions. We want you to feel confident we are qualified to perform the service for which you are hiring us.

How Much Money Can a New Air Conditioner Save You?

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Air Conditioning Basics

The four main components to your air conditioner are:

Condenser: The condenser is the outside metal unit and where the gas from the compressor is condensed into a liquid. The gas entering the condenser is very hot. The temperature is then lowered, so the gas can convert back to a liquid.

Compressor: The compressor is inside the condenser. It circulates the pressurized refrigerant, to concentrate the heat, and changes the low pressure gas to high pressure.

Evaporator: The evaporator is the part of the system inside the home. In simple language, it absorbs the heat from your home.

Expansion Valve: The expansion valve controls the amount of refrigerant in your system.

All of these pieces are connected by a copper tube that handles refrigerant, creating a closed loop. Heat is collected in the evaporator, sent outside to the condenser. The heat is removed, and the cool air is recirculated back into your home.

AC Facts

An Air Conditioner Doesn’t Create Cool Air.
What happens in the AC process is actually the removal of heat from the air. Your AC uses a chemical called refrigerant to remove heat and transfer it outside. The warm air runs through the lines and coils in your unit and goes from liquid to gas and back again. During this process, the refrigerant removes the heat and transfers it elsewhere so that when the air comes out the other side, it is cool.

Your AC Will Remove Humidity.
Lower humidity helps the overall comfort level in your home by making you feel cooler, even if the temperature is the same.

Your Air Filter Needs To Be Checked And Replaced Every Three To Six Months.
(depending on the manufacturer’s recommendations)
A dirty air filter restricts your air flow, which reduces efficiency, costing you money, and over time can put stress on your unit and could cause a costly repair.

Maintenance, Maintenance, Maintenance.
Your air conditioner needs regular checkups to keep it running in tip-top shape. Having regular annual preventative maintenance will bring your system longer life and fewer breakdowns over all.

The Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER) measures air conditioning and heat pump cooling efficiency, which is calculated by the cooling output for a typical cooling season divided by the total electric energy input during the same time frame. A higher SEER rating means greater energy efficiency.

At Alpine Aire, we provide all the services you need to keep your AC running in top-notch shape. Call us at 509-662-6846 for repairs, maintenance, or new-system installation.

Air Conditioner Installation in Wenatchee, WA 98801

“The entire job, from start to finish, was completed professionally and on time. We would definitely recommend Alpine to anyone needing heating/air/electric services!!”
- Leah H.

Air Conditioner Installation in East Wenatchee, WA 98802

“Grade A service and installation”

- Jason S.

Air Conditioner Repair in East Wenatchee, WA 98802

“Nathan was amazing!! Late night emergency repair. Professional and knowledgeable. So very grateful for his ability to take care of my repair. Thank you!!”

- Kathy S.

Air Conditioner Replacement in East Wenatchee, WA 98802

“Franky is a complete life-saver! On one of the hottest days our community has ever had, he worked for 2-3 hours diagnosing, replacing and installing a new fan. It was around 115 degrees, in the hot sun, and he stayed late to make sure to get it done. I know it was at the end of a long day, doing this for other people in similar circumstances, but he still had the care and concern to get the job done so that our family could have AC in the extreme hot weather. He very easily could have told us it was going to take too long, that his work day was over and he needed to go home, but he chose to stay and get the fan installed. Thank you so much Franky and Alpine, we are overly grateful!”

- RJ M.

Air Conditioner Maintenance in East Wenatchee, WA 98802

“Great customer service!”

- Dean S.

Air Conditioner Repair in Leavenworth, WA 98012

“Very thorough. Explained the problems with our air conditioning system so we could understand the issues!”

- Caroline R.

Air Conditioner Repair in East Wenatchee, WA 98802

“Nathan came out the same day we called. He was efficient, friendly and professional. We were highly pleased with his work!”

- Walter N.

Air Conditioner Repair in Wenatchee, WA 98801

“Nathan responded on the morning of June 29th to diagnose and repair our air conditioner unit — which was failing during extreme heat. He spent about 2 1/2 hours checking the system, and then added refrigerant. Unfortunately, the unit still did not perform. Nathan returned later that evening and worked again on trying to diagnose the problem. Unfortunately, he was not able to fix the problem. I do want to commend Nathan for his professionalism, courtesy, and work ethic. It was an extremely long work-day for Nathan, and his attitude was excellent.”

- Nathan D.

Air Conditioner Repair in Wenatchee, WA 98801

“Frankie provided service on 7/1/21 and returned again on 7/2/21 to continue working on the under-performing air conditioning unit. We have had sustained problems with our air conditioning during the extreme heat. Frankie was the second employee to work on diagnosing and repairing our unit. He was very professional, courteous and friendly, and seemed very knowledgeable. He was able to ‘improve’ the effectiveness of the unit and initiated follow-up phone calls. Seems like an outstanding employee.”

- Frankie B.

Air Conditioner Maintenance in Wenatchee, WA 98801

“Very satisfied with Frankie”

- David s.

Need Air Conditioner Service?

Contact the experts at Alpine Aire.

Call us at 509-662-6846!