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Purchasing the Right Air Conditioner

August 15, 2023
Purchasing the Right Air Conditioner. Photo of an air conditioner unit on the side of a brown building.

You decided to part ways with your old air conditioning (AC) system. It is not always an easy decision to make.

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SEER––What Does It Mean?

July 17, 2023
SEER––What Does It Mean? Circle knob with

SEER stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio. This universal rating system helps you determine the efficiency of your Washington air conditioning (AC) unit or heat pump. 

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AC and Allergies

April 14, 2023
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Looking for additional methods to stop allergens from inhabiting your home? West Heating, Air Conditioning, and Electrical has a team of home comfort experts ready to find the perfect solution for your lifestyle.

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How Environmental Issues Can Affect Your Air Conditioner

July 14, 2022
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The experts at West Mechanical wants to help increase your awareness of some of these environmental factors that affect your air conditioner.

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What Is the Difference Between Single-Stage and Variable-Speed ACs?

June 15, 2022
Blog Title: What Is the Difference Between Single-Stage and Variable-Speed ACs? Photo: AC Fan

At West Mechanical, our professionals want to help with all your HVAC needs. Keeping your air conditioner operating at peak efficiency helps control the energy expenses in your Washington home, maintain your IAQ, & reduce your carbon footprint.

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3 Health Benefits for Using Your AC While Sleeping

May 13, 2022
Blog Title: 3 Health Benefits for Using Your AC While Sleeping Photo: person getting a good night sleep

At West Mechanical, we understand that depending on your air conditioner to run efficiently is crucial to helping you get the good night’s sleep you deserve.

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How Does Your Central Air Conditioner Cool Your Home?

June 14, 2021
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Aside from the professionals, like ours at West Mechanical, who really thinks about air conditioners and their components? Air conditioners keep your Friday Harbor, WA, home or business cool and comfy when the outside temperatures are high, and that’s all you really need to know, right?

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Is It Normal for My AC to Turn On and Off?

April 16, 2021
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When an air conditioner (AC) turns on and off in rather quick successions, without running for longer periods, this is called short cycling. It’s fairly common, but when this happens it means there’s something wrong with your air conditioner. So what should you do?

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Heat Gain Prevention Tips

July 16, 2020
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When you are in the middle of summer, it can be difficult to keep heat out of your Bellingham home even if you have your central air conditioning system going full blast. Our team at West Mechanical wants to help you prevent heat from building up inside your home as much as possible so that…

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Video – Summer AC Check Up

June 30, 2020
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Make sure your system is running in tip top shape for summer. Get your maintenance and service done early so that your family can stay cool and comfortable all summer long.

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