17 Apr 2018

gas furnaces for home heating
Furnaces are the oldest of all home heating systems, dating back to before the Industrial Revolution, when they principally burned wood or coal. But despite their age, gas furnaces for home heating still remain popular across the U.S. and the rest of North America as ways to provide heat during the winter. With so many technological advances in the HVAC industry during the last hundred y...

12 Apr 2018

sleep better with an energy savings plan
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text bb_tab_container=""]Hot weather is right around the corner. In California, you just can’t take chances with an air conditioning system that isn’t properly maintained. A system breakdown can quickly lead to soaring interior temperatures and unexpected repair costs. As the old adage goes, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” This certainly a...

09 Mar 2018

tax incentives for commercial hvac
Section 179 Deductions for Business Equipment Purchases When you buy property, like a vehicle or machinery, for business uses, you can get tax deductions for buying and using them. These deductions are basically depreciation, the expense of buying property over a certain number of years. The good thing is that these deductions can save you money on your business tax return. Even bett...

09 Mar 2018

tax incentives for commercial hvac
One of the biggest challenges small business owners face is coming up with the cash when it comes time to replace  outdated commercial HVAC equipment. Fortunately, due to recent legislation – the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 – which took effect on January 1, 2018. Commercial business owners now have the financial capacity to upgrade their inefficient or outdated HVAC system for a modern...

20 Feb 2018

3 reasons to go ductless
Any Sacramento homeowner would agree that maintaining the comfortable environment of your home can be challenging- particularly in our hot Summer months. Did you know that a ductless air conditioning system can keep your home and family cool and comfortable without the messy process of installing ductwork? Read on to discover three reason why a ductless system might be the right choice f...

10 Feb 2018

gas vs electric furnaces
Here in Sacramento, we don’t exactly combat blizzards and ice-age weather on a regular basis , but winter still brings some considerable chill. To fight off the cold, your home or business needs to be equipped to handle the weather, no matter what it brings, and that often means a new furnace. When a patron comes to us looking for a furnace installation, we often end up getting the sa...

10 Feb 2018

3 signs you need a new ac unit
There isn’t much that impacts our comfort in our homes more than our HVAC systems. Not only are most of us reliant upon then for the comfort and air quality in our homes, but they can also be incredibly expensive to repair. In this post we discuss three major signs that it may be time to replace the HVAC system in your home. 1. Age: Older Homes Or Older Systems Usually Need Upgrading ...

07 Feb 2018

smartest investment for your home
One of The Smartest Investments You Can Make In Your Home! One of the smartest investments you can make in your home is to have the proper insulation working which provides year-around comfort and savings on your monthly utility bill. Clarke & Rush encourages our customers to take a long term approach to Smart Energy Savings while improving your homes comfort, value and monthly e...

01 Feb 2018

does your hvac system need professional repair
There are several common problems that HVAC systems in Sacramento, CA develop over time. If your furnace rattles every time it turns on and doesn’t heat your house properly, you know it needs to be repaired. When your air conditioning never cycles off and your house is still not cool, it’s obvious something is wrong. With a preventative maintenance program from a reputable heating & ...

01 Feb 2018

geothermal heat pump maintenance
We at Clarke & Rush fully endorse the use of a geothermal heat pump for your Sacramento home. They provide the highest tier of efficiency available, are versatile, and allow for plenty of heating and cooling in your California home. But like any good machine, they require some proper care and maintenance in order to stay in optimal working condition. We’re not saying that you have...