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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.

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Air Conditioner Replacement in Bend, OR 97702

“Great job” – Rebecca P.

Air Conditioner Maintenance in Redmond, OR 97756

“Mike Dixon was on time, friendly and got the job finished. Very professional.”

– Carolyn K.

Air Conditioner Maintenance in Sisters, OR 97759

“Sean was punctual, polite and efficient. Great job.”

– Ron O.

Air Conditioner Maintenance in Bend, OR 97702

“As always, excellent service, courteous tech! Thank you.”

– Douglas W.

Air Conditioner Maintenance in Redmond, OR 97756

“Mason showed up on time and working efficiently and professionally. He answered all my questions and explained all findings and options clearly. An excellent worker with obvious technical skills.
Also friendly and easy to be around. Great asset to the AccuAir team – I think he deserves a raise.”

– Lance L.

Air Conditioner Installation in Redmond, OR 97756

“If you’re considering getting an air conditioner installed don’t go anywhere else except Accuair. From the very beginning they came and didn’t evaluation on the house to see what size unit we would need. Our installers Andrew and Christian were absolutely amazing, professional, polite, and very clean. Things you don’t see nowadays! I get five stars! Pleasure to do business with them”

– Mike J.

Air Conditioner Repair in Bend, OR 97701

“Michael was great! Took the time to explain everything & repaired our heater, thank you!”

– Coleman H.

Air Conditioner Maintenance in Redmond, OR 97756

“Quick, great advice on filters, kind! Wonderful experience overall.”

– Hanna P.

Air Conditioner Maintenance in Powell Butte, OR 97753

“Mike did an outstanding job serving our air conditioner and humidifier. Very competent and professional and courteous. He should get a raise.”

– Berry P.

Air Conditioner Installation in Bend, OR 97703

“Accu Air did a fantastic job installing my new furnace and AC. From customer service on the phone to last follow-up day, everything was prompt, clean, and better than I expected. They even upgraded my AC unit with no extra charge due to low inventory on original AC. I look forward to their annual service program and do highly recommend these folks!”

– Jim P.

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.