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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?

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“Your technician was very thorough”

– Richard B.

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“From my initial contact to the final inspection of the HVAC System & Heat Pump, every staff person at AccuAir was extremely helpful and very professional! I researched the best service company in Central Oregon, and AccuAir was the best. I now know firsthand why. I would recommend them. Emmit, Andrew, Mason, David, Abbie, Allie, and Victoria all have a great work ethic and truly try to service the customer.”

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“Matt is a great representative of your company
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“Excellent service. On time and helpful with problem and explanation.”

– Cassie K.

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“Mason was my tech for maintenance and check up. He is professional, polite, engaging and very informative. He answered all questions to my satisfaction.
He was timely and very sure to keep everything clean. I’m very pleased with the service I got.”

– susan S.

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“Good communication. Good troubleshooting. Great company ! Thank you!”

– Terry and Mel S.

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“Matt was very personable, competent, thorough, and took time to answer our questions. I do not authorize you to use this for your review promotional purposes. Thanks!!”

– Cher'L R.

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“Excellent experience”

– Ed B.

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“I’m sorry that I don’t remember the technician’s name, but he was great. He was very professional and knowledgeable, it’s such a joy to have someone do work for you who KNOWS what they are doing! Three “thumbs up” and 6 stars out of five!”

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.