How to Fix Uneven Cooling in Your Home

Posted on: June 1, 2019
Uneven cooling is among the most common air conditioning problems homeowners deal with. These problems can range from relatively small hot or cold spots to entire rooms and even floors that are hotter or colder than other areas at the same thermostat setting. The good news is that this is usually fixable, and you can get the details you need by scheduling an HVAC inspection. Air Filters and Return Vents has been providing air conditioning services to Springfield, Oregon, and beyond for more than 15 years. In our experience, unevenness is often due to a lack of maintenance. The fix[…]

Allergy Season is Here! Here’s How to Keep Your Air Clean

Posted on: May 22, 2019
When you have respiratory conditions or allergies, keeping your air pure becomes vital so as not to exacerbate the problem. Mold, viruses, bacteria, and smoke can all cause air quality issues in homes. The city of Eugene, OR, had the highest pollen count in the world at one point in 2018. If you live in Eugene, Springfield, or a nearby area, here are some steps that you can take to keep your air clean so you can breathe easier. Use Air Filters There are many fine particles that hang out in the air in your home. Air filters can help[…]

Top 3 Reasons to Rely On an AC Professional

Posted on: May 2, 2019
During the summer season, a cool house gives you a break from the outside heat. Before the hotter weather approaches, you’ll want to make sure your air conditioner is properly tuned and ready to keep your family cool. Sure, you know how to remove the lint from the air filter, but there is so much more to maintaining your system. There are many benefits to working with a professional technician. 1. Maintenance Helps Avoid Expensive Breakdowns The main reason to get professional help with your air conditioner is that certified technicians are trained to spot damage that can go unnoticed[…]

3 Important Tips for Energy Efficiency

Posted on: April 19, 2019
Many people these days are looking for ways to save money, and one of the most effective methods of doing that is by conserving expensive energy. If you follow these suggestions, you’ll keep some extra money in your pocket and feel better about your relationship with the planet. You’d be surprised at how the appliances you use and your daily habits contribute to the consumption of energy. Here are three simple tips to save money and energy in your home. 1. Purchase Light Bulbs That Are More Efficient Traditional incandescent light bulbs are the most common option, but they consume[…]

Signs Your Heater Needs Furnace Repairs

Posted on: April 9, 2019
Furnaces can seem to break with little warning. However, there are many potential warning signs if you know what to look for. You should hire a professional from to repair your equipment in Springfield if it experiences any of the following signs. 1. It Won’t Turn Off or On A furnace that won’t turn on at all is obviously experiencing some problems. If your system won’t turn off, then you should also seek assistance from a heating contractor. 2. It’s Making Strange Sounds and/or Odors Heating systems are generally supposed to be seen and not heard. Therefore, a noisy unit[…]

Do You Qualify for the SUB Ductless Heat Pump Program?

Posted on: March 25, 2019
SUB Ductless Heat Pump Program Ductless heat pumps can decrease your heating costs since they operate more efficiently than other units. Updating your home’s heating system is a big decision. To make the choice especially appealing and to encourage more people to upgrade to an energy efficient operation, some homeowners are eligible for the Springfield Utility Board, or SUB, Ductless Heat Pump Program. If you’re considering installation, contact us at Jco Heating A/C Electrical! Get a 0% interest loan or $500 rebate to help pay for the purchase of an energy-efficient heat pump. SUB Financing Options If you need a[…]

Switch to Ductless and Benefit with EPUD

Posted on: March 18, 2019
Incentives for Ductless Systems You have an opportunity right now to reduce the cost of installing ductless heat or air conditioning. Incentives from the Emerald People’s Utility District (EPUD) are still available to homeowners who make this energy-saving upgrade. Current EPUD Rebates and Financing Support $2,000 cash rebate to homes with working electric furnaces $1,000 cash rebate to homes without working electric furnaces $500 cash rebate to new construction that installs ductless $100 cash rebate to upgrade existing ductless heat pump Zero percent financing for eligible customers up to $10,000 from Pacific Cascade Federal Credit Union We are making some[…]

EWEB Ductless Rebates

Posted on: March 11, 2019
Ductless Heating and Cooling Rebates The Eugene Water and Electric Board encourages its customers to consider the energy-saving benefits provided by ductless heating or cooling units. To reduce your costs for this upgrade, the utility has offered generous rebates. Do you have a wood, natural gas or oil-burning heating system and need an upgrade? EWEB is now offering rebates to their customers who convert to an energy-efficient ductless or ducted heat pump. 1) Earn a $500 rebate when you upgrade to a ducted heat pump 2) Earn a $850 rebate when you upgrade to a ductless heat pump. When you[…]

Lane Electric Ductless Heat Pump Program

Posted on: March 5, 2019
Upgrade to a Ductless Heat Pump When you are considering an upgrade to the heating or cooling system for your Springfield, OR, home, look into the benefits of a ductless heat pump. Jco Heating A/C Electrical, in cooperation with Lane Electric, is offering incentives on ductless heat pumps, new air source heat pumps, and energy efficient models. Learn the benefits of a ductless heat pump and consider getting one installed today. What is a Ductless Heat Pump? A ductless heat pump is a heating and cooling device that is wall-mounted and used in combination with an outside compressor. The heating[…]

Can You Save Money By Closing Vents in Unused Rooms?

Posted on: February 21, 2019
Here in the Pacific Northwest, winter heating costs can add up quickly. Many people try to close vents in their heating system in unused rooms, hoping it will save them money. Actually, this practice will not save money and can lead to expensive repairs if one closes too many vents. The same is true if you have a ducted air conditioning system. Why Closing Vents to Unused Rooms Does Not Save Money HVAC systems work using optimal air pressure. Closing off some air ducts creates a higher than normal air pressure throughout your HVAC system. This causes the system to[…]