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AccuAir Heating and Cooling is your #1 HVAC contractor in Bend, 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 AccuAir Heating and Cooling 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.

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.

AC Facts

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 AccuAir Heating and Cooling, we provide all the services you need to keep your AC running in top-notch shape. Call us at 541-504-8400 for repairs, maintenance, or new-system installation.

How Much Money Can a New Air Conditioner Save You?

Our SEER2 (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio) 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 SEER2 unit. You can even customize it to better match your home’s system for a more accurate calculation.

SEER2 Energy Savings Calculator

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Need Air Conditioner Service?

Contact the experts at AccuAir Heating and Cooling.

Call us at 541-504-8400!

Air Conditioner Maintenance in Bend, OR 97703

“Ryan was on time, maintained the HVAC, explained a few issues & replaced the heat filter. He was excellent.” – Terry J.

Air Conditioner Maintenance in Culver, OR 97734

“I always know I can trust AccuAir to provide me with taking care of the maintenance on my heat pump. As a Senior I don't have to worry about them scamming me. In this day and age trust is a Big issue, thats why I have TRUST in them.”

– Amy M.

Air Conditioner Repair in Powell Butte, OR 97753

“AC failure on a 100F day (of course).
Called Accuair about noon and Mason showed up by 3:30.
He quickly diagnosed and fixed the problem. He also showed us a few things we can do to help improve the efficiency and preserve the lifetime of our AC unit.
We have had Accuair out here twice now to service our system.
Will not hesitate to call them first whenever we have an issue.”

– Joel T.

Air Conditioner Maintenance in Redmond, OR 97756

“Sam and Ryan did a great job. Very thorough!”

– Gary O.

Air Conditioner Repair in Redmond, OR 97756

“Mason came within minutes of calling and was extremely professional. He showed me the problem, explained what caused the problem and fixed it in no time. He gave me the peace of mind I needed and made the necessary repairs quickly.”

– Kelly C.

Air Conditioner Repair in Sunriver, OR 97707

“Had an emergency issue while renters were at my home. AccuAir did a late night service call, minimizing impact on renters and solving the problem promptly. Really appreciated their availability and professionalism. Can’t thank them enough.”

– Stacy F.

Air Conditioner Replacement in Bend, OR 97703

“Had my entire HVAC system replaced by Accuair. Completely satisfied with all aspects. Pricing, scheduling, installation and follow up inspection were all completed quickly and efficiently. Communication from the office was exceptional. Everyone was polite & friendly. Would highly recommend Accuair!”


Air Conditioner Maintenance in Redmond, OR 97756

“Excellent service. Quickly replaced worn part. Friendly professional tech. Highly recommend AccuAir.”

– Rick L.

Air Conditioner Installation in Redmond, OR 97756

“Alex was most pleasant. He was on time and communicated. The problem gave us options and fixed. Everything was very pleased with his neatness and efficiency highly recommend the company MS.”

– Mary S.

Air Conditioner Replacement in Redmond, OR 97381

“Mason was prompt, courteous, and helpful. We appreciated him and all of your technicians who worked so long and diligently to complete our installation!”

– Jan S.

AccuAir Heating and Cooling proudly provides HVAC service to Bend, Culver, La Pine, Madras, Prineville, Redmond, Sisters, Sunriver, Terrebonne - Crooked River Ranch, OR and the surrounding communities. Visit our service area page for more coverage details, call us at 541-504-8400, or request service online today.