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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 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.

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Need Air Conditioner Service?

Contact the experts at AccuAir Heating and Cooling.

Call us at 541-504-8400!

Air Conditioner Repair in Bend, OR 97702

“Very happy with my service. Hot day and air conditioning not working. Came on a Friday night and looked at the issue. I loved how fast they came and how helpful” – Cindy G.

Air Conditioner Maintenance in Bend, OR 97703

“We've had an annual contract with AccuAir for many years and have always been 100% satisfied with the technicians and the work they do. Our equipment after 22 years continues to be in excellent working condition
because it is so well maintained.”

– Mark R.

Air Conditioner Repair in Bend, OR 97702

“Excellent service and awesome tech! Mike worked quickly to find the issue and correct it. Thanks!”

– Amy J.

Air Conditioner Maintenance in Bend, OR 97702

“Michael Dixon was on-time and detail oriented. He assured the system was in fine working order.”

– Michael S.

Air Conditioner Repair in Bend, OR 97702


– Ko P.

Air Conditioner Repair in Redmond, OR 97756

“For the past two years we've been using AccuAir for preventive maintenance on our furnace, A/C, and gas fireplace, and to install a gas-fired unit heater in our garage. They have never been anything but professional, courteous, timely and, more importantly, good at their jobs. A few days ago we started having a problem with our A/C intermittently failing. We didn't have a lot of confidence that anyone would find a problem that wasn't happening when they were here, but Mike Dixon from AccuAir came out the day after I called, and eventually tracked the issue down to a loose low-voltage control wire on the compressor that was occasionally getting disconnected by a scrap of wood moving in the wind. He secured & reconnected the wire and cleared the debris, ran a system check, and all is fine now. I cannot recommend these folks more highly.”

– Robert D.

Air Conditioner Maintenance in Bend, OR 97703

“Our tech Michael Dixon was excellent. He was informative and cleaned up everything.
We hope to have him again in the fall.”

– Judy K.

Air Conditioner Maintenance in Redmond, OR 97756

“Mike, a nice friendly courteous guy, arrived on time. He was respectful of my flooring, and asked if I would like him to wear a mask (Covid-19). He checked And replaced my furnace air filter, and then serviced my A/C. I had a few questions about what he actually did when servicing an A/C which were answered to my satisfaction. I would have him back for my heating/cooling system servicing.”

– Patricia P.

Air Conditioner Maintenance in La Pine, OR 97739

“I have always used AccuAir. I trust Dave to give me excellent service. My wife owns numerous properties and Dave’s company provides our entire installation and maintenance. So far, Dave’s men are number one in our opinion. Mike Massey”

– Mike M.

Air Conditioner Repair in Bend, OR 97701

“I called AccuAir to get my air conditioner running for summer, as it would not start. Mike Dixon was our repair technician. For a reasonable price, he diagnosed and fixed the air conditioner, fixed the gas heater (which had been non-operational for years), and installed a new up-to date thermostat. Mike was great to work with and I am so thrilled to have everything working correctly.”

– Lisa I.

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.