Air Conditioning Articles

How to Properly Size an AC System

September 16, 2022
How to Properly Size an AC System

In the heat of the summer, it’s easy to assume that bigger is better when it comes to air conditioning (AC) systems. Obviously, if you have an air conditioner that’s too small in your Canoga Park home, you will not be able to keep your temperatures consistently low even if the unit is running constantly.

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AC Maintenance Checklist

June 15, 2022

Be sure you take the time to perform basic maintenance regularly as well as invest in a professional checkup at least once a year.

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Purchasing the Right Air Conditioner

May 23, 2022
New AC Unit

You decided to part ways with your old air conditioning (AC) system. It is not always an easy decision to make.

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Why Schedule Air Conditioning Maintenance?

May 9, 2022
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It’s about to heat up here in Canoga Park. Make sure your air conditioner (AC) is primed for the California summer heat rays by scheduling a seasonal maintenance visit.

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What Indoor Air Quality Accessories Can Help Keep Me Healthy?

April 22, 2022
dog breathing happy inside.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the novel coronavirus disease 2019—also known as COVID-19—can cause mild to severe respiratory illness when an individual is exposed to the virus. Even before the outbreak, adults on average spent nearly all their time indoors at work or at home. In fact, the US Environmental…

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Be an Informed Consumer by Learning AC Lingo

April 12, 2022

The air conditioning system in your Canoga Park home is one of your biggest investments and home assets. In order to take care of it properly, as well as to communicate effectively with air conditioning (AC) professionals when needed, it’s good to understand some common air conditioning terminology.

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4 Things That Could Be Causing Your AC to Run Inefficiently

May 17, 2021
4 Things That Could Be Causing Your AC to Run Inefficiently

We at Tassio Temperature Control strive to do our best to ensure your air conditioner, or AC, is running smoothly and effectively. But sometimes there are external factors that could be causing your unit to run less efficiently.

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Why Do I Need AC Maintenance Now?

April 19, 2021
Why do I need ac maintenance now?

An air conditioner (AC), just like a car, needs regular maintenance and service to run efficiently. At Tassio Temperature Control, 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 Los Angeles.

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99.1 The Ranch Simi Valley Country – Sponsor of the Week

August 10, 2020
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We are happy to announce that we are one of 99.1 the Ranch’s highlight sponsor businesses this month. View our add and check out their website!

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Top Causes of AC Failure

August 8, 2020
An air conditioning unit sitting in front of a brick wall | Top Causes of AC Failure | Keep Your AC Working | Los Angeles, CA

If you are a homeowner in Los Angeles getting ready for a scorching summer, you will want to understand the top causes of air conditioner failures and what to do to prevent or address them.

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How Environmental Issues Can Affect Your AC

July 16, 2020
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When you’re looking at how your air conditioner works, it can depend on a wide variety of factors. Most people realize that the brand you select, the size, the features, and the efficiency rating all play a role in how well an air conditioner will cool your Los Angeles home.

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Video – Why Do I Need to Change My AC Filter

October 25, 2019

If you are not changing the filter in your AC system like you change the oil in your car you risk overworking it and damaging it that could result in expensive repairs or even replacement! At least every three months or more frequently if you have pets or dust issues!

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Video – When Do I Need to Replace My Air Conditioner?

September 30, 2019

The central air conditioning system is a simple pleasure of everyday life. Your home should be a place where you can relax. On a hot summer day in Canoga Park, cool air is essential to your relaxation. If you take good care of your air conditioner with annual inspections and monthly filter swaps, it should…

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How Does an Air Conditioner Work?

August 14, 2019
Air conditioner outside.

As a homeowner here in California, it’s always a good idea to learn as much as you can about your appliances. That means knowing their basic operations, what features are included, and if any necessary upkeep is involved. Needless to say, this is no exception for your air conditioning (AC) unit.

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5 Ways to Save Money On Your Summer Energy Bill

July 2, 2019
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Now that summer is here, we are all looking to save some pennies where we can. So why not start with your costly utility bills? That’s why our five simple tips for staying cool and using your air conditioner less may help you cut costs and save money on your monthly energy bill.

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Why Is My Air Conditioner Making Noise?

June 19, 2019
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It’s normal for your air conditioner to create some noise when running—that simply means it’s working. Although older units are typically louder than newer ones, all air conditioning noises are not the same.

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4 Signs I Need a New Air Conditioner

June 12, 2019
ac blowing hot air.

Tassio Temperature Control understands that air conditioning is crucial for comfort in your daily life here in Tarzana, CA. A well maintained AC unit, with yearly inspections and monthly filter changes, can last up to 10 or 15 years.

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Does My AC Help With Allergy Symptoms?

May 31, 2019
allergy season woman blowing nose.

Seasonal allergies are a burden for many. Air conditioners, or ACs, when properly maintained, can noticeably reduce symptoms for allergy sufferers. Air filters catch pollen, dust, and other irritants, producing higher-quality air. Air conditioners also act as humidity regulators, easing allergy symptoms. Tassio Temperature Control is proud to help you here in West Hills, CA, breathe easier.

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3 Health Benefits for Using Your AC While Sleeping

May 20, 2019
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A major part of your health relies on getting a good night’s sleep. That’s why it’s not just important to run your air conditioner during the hot summer days. You also need to keep your home comfortably cool at night as well. At Tassio Temperature Control, we understand that depending on your air conditioner to run efficiently is crucial to helping you get the good night’s sleep you deserve.

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Four Things to Know About Your AC Unit

April 16, 2019
ac blowing hot air.

Air conditioning isn’t exactly a stimulating topic to bring up at parties. It’s not something most people think about too excessively. But at Tassio Temperature Control, we’re obsessed with it! We want to share with you some things that you may not have known about your air conditioner.

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Does My Air Conditioner Eliminate Mold?

March 21, 2019
man cleaning vent.

At Tassio Temperature Control we’re often asked, “Do air conditioners kill off mold?” This is a common misconception. A properly maintained and functioning air conditioner (AC) can decrease the likelihood of mold growth. This is because it acts as a humidity balancer.

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What Size A/C Should I Get for My Home?

August 30, 2018
This girl is checking out her options for an AC unit. She doesn't know which type of unit to buy, so she is looking at a Tassio Blog to help.

Having the right sized air conditioner is a key component in cooling your space effectively. At Tassio Temperature Control we are in the business of keeping you cool and saving you money.

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Why is my Air Conditioner Freezing Up?

August 5, 2018
This is a photo of an Air Conditioner with icicles on it. It would need help from Tassio Temperature Cooling and Heating.

There could be a number or reasons for this, at Tassio Temperature Control we would like to walk you through a few reasons why your AC is freezing.

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Air Conditioning Components

June 28, 2018
This is a photo of an air conditioning vent to indicate one of the numerous parts of hvac components.

Aside from the professionals, like ours at Tassio Temperature Control who really thinks about air conditioners and their components?

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Does an Air Conditioner Help With Allergies?

June 22, 2018
This is a photo of a woman sneezing due to the horrible dust in the air from poor indoor air quality.

Air conditioners can help filter your home’s air and control humidity, and both of these things are important in the allergy world. Find out more!

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Is it Normal For My Air Conditioner to Turn On and Off?

May 30, 2018
This is a picture of a ductless air conditioner, being opened as the owner is wondering if the AC should be turning on and off.

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 it happens it means there’s something wrong with the AC.

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Do I really need an Air Conditioning Tune Up?

May 27, 2018
This is a picture of a person tuning up an air conditioner in order for it to work properly.

If you are in the San Fernando Valley, Woodland Hills, Burbank, Calabasas or any of the surrounding communities, we are here for you!

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Avoid These Common Mistakes When Purchasing a New Air Conditioner

April 18, 2018
This family is happy because they bought the right air conditioner from Tassio Temp at Canoga Park, CA.

One of the HVAC Nate certified technicians in our office can provide you with an evaluation and calculation of the most appropriate system.

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Does an Air Conditioner Kill Mold?

March 28, 2018
This is a picture of happy children that are glad that there is no mold in their air-conditioned home.

Tassio Temperature Control can guide you on ridding your home of the mold and help maintain your HVAC system to prevent the mold from recurring.

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Common AC Problems in LA

January 25, 2018
This is a picture of a mother and daughter who are happy that their air conditioner is working properly on a warm California day.

You might be surprised at how often just being vigilant about doors and windows can significantly improve the cooling process for your home.

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What Does SEER Mean?

January 25, 2018
This picture shows an empty living room, including a chair for a person to think about the meaning of SEER in the hvac world.

Tassio Temperature Control has specialist technicians who calculate these various factors when proposing the optimal seasonal energy efficiency ratio.

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What’s the Difference Between a Heat Pump and AC?

December 15, 2017
This is a family peacefully discussing the differences between an air conditioner and a heat pump.

The question begs to be asked:
What is the difference between a heat pump and a traditional air conditioner/furnace system?

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Confused on How to Set Your Programmable Thermostat?

August 14, 2017
This is a picture of a suburban home that is at a stable temperature due to the thermostat.

You can always call our qualified technicians here at Tassio Temperature control to help you with your confusing yet programmable thermostat.

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How Does an Air Conditioner Work?

July 26, 2017
This is a picture of a house in the end of the day.

Air conditioners do so much more than just cool, like dehumidify your home or business and help keep your inside air cleaner, so understanding a bit of its basic components and how they work can help you identify a problem or malfunction when it occurs.

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Common AC Problems and Tips to Fix Them

July 11, 2017
This is a photo of a house with fences to guard the expensive hvac hardware within the house.

When windows and doors throughout the home are open, it allows warm, humid air inside. Make sure that windows and doors are kept closed

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Why is my Air Conditioner Blowing Hot Air?

June 27, 2017
This is a picture of a father and son cooling off with a fan.

What happens when you turn on your air conditioning unit and it blows warm or hot air? There are many reasons this might be happening.

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Does an Air Conditioner Help with Allergies in California?

June 12, 2017
This pictures the horrors of allergies in california, which can be solved by Tassio Temperature's handling of air quality.

Air conditioners can help filter your home’s air and control humidity, and both of these things are important in the allergy world.

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The Benefits of a Ductless System

May 22, 2017
This shows a family playing a game where the daughter picks the right brand of ductless air conditioner to use in her room.

Ductless air conditioning systems can be the perfect answer for a room that’s never quite cool enough or for that new addition you’re building.

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Why is my Air Conditioner Making Noise?

May 8, 2017
This shows a picture of a woman checking out her ductless AC system, also known as a mini split system.

If the noise your air conditioner is making is unusual or is different from its regular hum, there are a few things to consider.

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How to Save Money on Your Air Conditioning and Energy Bill in the Summer

April 27, 2017
This pictures a happy child playing in the fields because his parents saved money on air conditioning.

Here in the San Fernando Valley we understand that air conditioning is crucial for comfort during the hot months and our advice may help you save money on your monthly energy bill.

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3 Signs You May Need a New AC Unit

April 13, 2017
This is a picture of a mother and daughter discussing their future air conditioner options while making an early dinner.

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 your air conditioning unit needs repairs or if you need a replacement?

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