11 Mar 2022

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...

01 Mar 2022

air conditioner noises that signal a problem
Except for the muffled whoosh of cool, blowing air, any other sounds being made by your air conditioner will probably grab your attention. In general, a correctly functioning air conditioning unit is designed to not disturb household peace and quiet, so when something sounds out of the ordinary, it is very noticeable. Here are some atypical sounds you may hear from your air conditioner, ...

29 Nov 2021

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 & ...

28 Nov 2021

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...

25 Nov 2021

gas vs electric furnaces
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]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 installat...

24 Sep 2021

air conditioning
Homeowners often to overlook the importance of proper handling of their heating & air conditioning units. Most of the time, for as long as the units are running properly, heating and cooling rooms as expected, they are considered to be working fine. However, what most people don’t realize is that they may be doing some things that are actually harmful to their units. Here are some...

24 Sep 2021

hvac experts explain how to reduce energy use
One of the most expensive costs that come with living in a home is the electric bill, which is influenced by the amount of energy that is used. In each season, homeowners often rely on the HVAC unit to heat and cool their interior setting. If you want to reduce your energy usage at home, there are a few steps that heating & air conditioning experts recommend. Insulate Your Home ...

15 Sep 2021

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...

15 Sep 2021

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...

14 Sep 2021

clean air - gas mask
The air conditioning unit in your home should be keeping it cool throughout the hot summer months, but it may not be keeping your air quality as high as you would like it on its own. In this article we discuss four simple ways to improve your Northern California home’s indoor air quality. 1. Keep it Clean Believe it or not, the general cleanliness of your home- particularly the floors-...