The Advantages of Working with a Family-Owned Business

ACS Air Conditioning Systems has a long history of serving families in Concord, CA and the East Bay, but did you also know that ACS is also a family-owned business? That’s right. Our small, family-owned company continues to operate with the same goals it opened with in 1969 – delivering quality, low pressure, honest service

Why Fall is the Season for HVAC Upgrades

Fall is a beautiful season full of lots of opportunities to take part in fun seasonal events and activities. But did you know that fall is also the season for HVAC upgrades? If you have been thinking of upgrading your heating and air conditioning system, fall is the best time to take advantage of savings

HVAC Problems That Homeowners Can Fix

HVAC Problems That Homeowners Can Fix

When something goes wrong with an air conditioner or furnace, a homeowner’s first thought may be to call for an HVAC technician as soon as possible. Hiring a technician can be an expensive prospect, however. Before reaching for a phone, homeowners can check for some common problems they may be able to solve without hiring

Health Problems Associated with Air Conditioning

How Air Conditioning Negatively Impacts Our Health

It’s no secret that most of us love our air conditioning, but that doesn’t mean these systems are without issue. In fact, there are several problems that have been linked with climate-controlled environments. The Top 5 Health Issues Caused by Air Conditioning Consider these five crucial issues that can have negative consequences on your day-to-day

Commercial HVAC Solutions

6 Commercial HVAC Solutions That Will Save Your Company Money

Businesses big and small are always looking for ways to save money. When you consider how much your company spends on cooling and heating your commercial building, you might be wondering, is there a way for me to save on HVAC costs?   The answer is yes! There are a variety of ways that you

Indoor Air Quality

Got Allergies? Change Up Your Indoor Air Quality to Feel Better

When you hear the word “allergies,” you might think about the allergens and air pollution outside that can affect the air quality and impact our health. However, with all of the time that we spend inside our homes, offices, and other buildings, it’s important to also consider your indoor air quality as this can also

two-stage heating

What is Two-Stage Heating?

Fall and winter weather will be here soon, and with it comes the need to heat your house. However, outdoor temperatures fluctuate every day. Sometimes it will be slightly chilly, and sometimes you may deal with frigid conditions. Two-stage heating is one of the best ways to deal with these fluctuations while ensuring that you

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A Guide to Central Heating Boilers

Not too long ago boilers were the among the most inefficient means of providing central heating in a home. With efficiency ratings of between 60-70%, their ratings were pretty dismal. New boilers can go well past 90% efficiency and provide not only heat for a home but supply the home with hot water as well.

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Servicing Thermostatic Expansion Valves

Thermostatic Expansion Valves Explained TEV valves are simply devices which control the rate of flow of refrigerant into the evaporator coil. They achieve this by forcing the high pressure liquid through a small orifice where it exits at a lower pressure into the evaporator coil. To regulate the size of the opening the valve has