Cardinal Heating and Air Conditioning has proudly offered reliable heating, ventilation and air conditioning solutions for homes and businesses in Seattle and the greater Eastside area for more than a quarter century. We specialize in all aspects of heating and cooling including installation, repair, and maintenance of air conditioning systems, heat pumps, gas furnaces, boilers, geothermal systems, radiant floors, and solar heating systems.

We install, service, and repair a wide range of product lines; therefore, you can rest assured of getting a heating and cooling system that will meet your needs and budget. Since 1991, we have earned a reputation for providing exceptional customer service. We have a team of qualified, experienced and professional service technicians able to handle any heating or cooling problem. In addition, we have invested in state-of-the-art facilities, equipment and tools necessary to offer the best services in the region.

We have gathered these industry common heating and cooling facts to help you understand your efficiency rating. We also have listed some basics for service on your air conditioning and heating systems.

Heating and Cooling Facts of Efficiency Ratings

When you decide to buy a new HVAC system, you will come across a number of industry-standard efficiency ratings. Understanding the various efficiency ratings is a crucial first step in choosing the right system.

1. AFUE — Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency
2. SEER — Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio
3. HSPF — Heating Seasonal Performance Factor

You should go for a system with higher efficiency ratings, since the higher the rating, the lower the utility costs. Although the initial investment may be high, you will enjoy lower annual utility bills for the lifetime of your system.

Air Conditioning Service Basics

We are accredited by the Better Business Bureau, and our service technicians receive continual training to guarantee that they are up to date with the latest developments in the HVAC industry. As a family owned and operated business, we understand the importance of keeping your family comfortable and healthy at all times. Therefore, we strive to provide fast and reliable emergency repair services.

We carry a wide range of top of the line products, and some of our AC systems qualify for the Federal Tax Credit. Whether your unit is new or old, we have the skills and experience to service or fix any system. Sometimes, your AC unit might not be working properly for the simplest reasons. A few air conditioning repair tips include:

1. Check your breaker
2. Change the filter
3. Examine the thermostat
4. Examine the ducts
5. Give the system a good cleaning

Heating Service Basics

The heating, ventilation and air conditioning system in your home is one of the most important elements of comfortable living; therefore, it is important to service your boiler to maintain its efficiency. Our maintenance and repair services go a long way in enhancing the efficiency of your system thereby leading to reduced utility bills, as well as extending its working life.

Regular servicing and repair of your boiler will protect your family from accidental carbon monoxide leaking, which may cause a host of health issues, or even death. A few heating repair tips include:

1. Inspect the filters, ducts,and coils
2. Look for pooling water or leaks
3. Check for cracks around the furnace
4. Clean or replace filters regularly

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