Climate Control Inc. is your #1 HVAC contractor in Tigard, OR and the surrounding communities. We are the leading company for all of your air conditioning needs. If you need repairs, maintenance, or a brand new system installed, the technicians at Climate Control are the qualified and professional crew for the job.
We provide the highest quality service for your air conditioner. We also aim to educate and inform our customers. Informed decisions are good decisions. We want you to feel confident we are qualified to perform the service for which you are hiring us.
How Much Money Can a New Air Conditioner Save You?
Our SEER energy savings calculator can help determine how much you could save on your utility bills. Simply enter your current unit’s SEER value and compare it to a newer, more efficient system. You can even customize it to better match your home’s system for a more accurate calculation.
Air Conditioning Basics
The four main components to your air conditioner are:
Condenser: The condenser is the outside metal unit and where the gas from the compressor is condensed into a liquid. The gas entering the condenser is very hot. The temperature is then lowered, so the gas can convert back to a liquid.
Compressor: The compressor is inside the condenser. It circulates the pressurized refrigerant, to concentrate the heat, and changes the low pressure gas to high pressure.
Evaporator: The evaporator is the part of the system inside the home. In simple language, it absorbs the heat from your home.
Expansion Valve: The expansion valve controls the amount of refrigerant in your system.
All of these pieces are connected by a copper tube that handles refrigerant, creating a closed loop. Heat is collected in the evaporator, sent outside to the condenser. The heat is removed, and the cool air is recirculated back into your home.
An air conditioner doesn’t create cool air.
What happens in the AC process is actually the removal of heat from the air. Your AC uses a chemical called refrigerant to remove heat and transfer it outside. The warm air runs through the lines and coils in your unit and goes from liquid to gas and back again. During this process, the refrigerant removes the heat and transfers it elsewhere so that when the air comes out the other side, it is cool.
Your AC will remove humidity.
Lower humidity helps the overall comfort level in your home by making you feel cooler, even if the temperature is the same.
Your air filter needs to be checked and replaced every three to six months (depending on the manufacturer’s recommendations).
A dirty air filter restricts your air flow, which reduces efficiency, costing you money, and over time can put stress on your unit and could cause a costly repair.
Maintenance, maintenance, maintenance.
Your air conditioner needs regular checkups to keep it running in tip-top shape. Having regular annual preventative maintenance will bring your system longer life and fewer breakdowns over all.
The Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER) measures air conditioning and heat pump cooling efficiency, which is calculated by the cooling output for a typical cooling season divided by the total electric energy input during the same time frame. A higher SEER rating means greater energy efficiency.
At Climate Control, Inc., we provide all the services you need to keep your AC running in top-notch shape. Call us for repairs, maintenance, or new-system installation.
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Air Conditioner Maintenance in Lake Oswego, OR 97035
“I was pleased with Juan's work and the way he explained everything. I felt that he cared about the questions I asked and that he answered them thoughtfully.”
– Kathi N.
Air Conditioner Repair in Portland, OR 97210
“Juan arrived to unlock and reset the thermostat to the Carrier cooling-heating unit in my condo after calling ahead to say he was on his way. He was quick, efficient, and effective. When he finished, he checked the restored air temperature at the ducts and coached me on what to do if the unit locked again. He also recommended that I subscribe to CC's one-year service contract.
Thank you, Juan”
– Joan S.
Air Conditioner Maintenance in Portland, OR 97229
“Climate control and Steve are awesome! He came out the day after an emergency call for a malfunctioning A/C during a rare hot Portland week keeping the toddler up all night! He took a good history, thorough checked things out, made the necessary repairs and explained everything really well, point by point. He was professional, friendly, (especially to my little boy and the cat who climbed his ladder!), prompt and efficient. I feel much more confident that we'll have our working unit for the rest of summer (it's almost 20 years old!) and look forward to our ongoing maintenance and eventual replacement with this company. Bravo!”
– Deborah W.
Air Conditioner Maintenance in Tigard, OR 97224
“Serviceman, Juan was excellent.”
– Gil F.
Air Conditioner Repair in Tigard, OR 97007
“It’s never fun to fork out money on heating and cooling; always happens when least expected. Everyone at Climate control gives awesome service and makes us feel better about having to spend the money. We trust their knowledge and appreciate the time they take to explain our options. Today I’m especially happy because they went out of their way to work around our crazy schedule. Thank you Climate Control! You’ve earned out loyalty.”
– Janet S.
Air Conditioner Maintenance in Beaverton, OR 97008
“The technician was extremely thorough and went through step-by-step of preventative maintenance. It’s refreshing to know there are professionals that are looking out for their customers. Thank you.”
– Steven W.
Air Conditioner Maintenance in Salem, OR 97302
“The Tech was very professional and friendly. He answered all my questions, and even helped with my connection to the Carrier website. I have been a customer for 20 years, and could not be more satisfied with Climate Controls service. I want to say Abraham was excellent, but so is everyone at this company.”
– Jeff F.
Air Conditioner Select one… in Lake Oswego, OR 97034
“Climate control consistently hires topnotch technicians.”
– Holly S.
Air Conditioner Maintenance in Portland, OR 97203
“Very pleasant, efficient and professional service from Mr. Briones.”
– Deborah H.
Air Conditioner Repair in Portland, OR 97056
“Dennis was exceptional in his demeanor and knowledge! He took the time to explain what was going on. How it could be impacted with specific choices. He worked efficiently to perform all the repairs.
I feel we gained significant more life to our system.”
– Jim H.
We service and repair all makes and models. We service Tigard, Beaverton, the Greater Portland area and surrounding communities. If you need air conditioning or furnace service for residential or commercial buildings, please call us today or request service online. If you need home automation or service on water heaters or heat pumps or commercial maintenance, please call us today.