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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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“Accuair is by far the best in the area. Always kind, courteous and on-time staff.
Matt, my service tech, is outstanding and does a fantastic job. Highly recommend!”

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“Kind. Courteous. Efficient.
Accuair technicians are the best!
Thank you 😃”

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“Everyone very professional and polite”

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“Tyler was great! He showed up on time and was genuinely friendly and courteous. He explained everything he did and answered all my questions. He did a great job and was professional – keeping in the tradition of all AccuAir technicians that I have had the pleasure of meeting. Thanks Tyler and thanks as always to AccuAir!”

– Lance L.

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“The technician was thorough and provided answers to all my questions.”

– Jim S.

Air Conditioner Installation in Redmond, OR 97756

“Yet another positive experience with outstanding AccuAir technicians this past week. In need of a new air conditioning system to replace my old unit, Mike H., AccuAir Estimator, did the building analysis to determine which new and highly efficient units would be most effective for my home. AccuAir AC Installers, Alex and Emmett, promptly showed up on time and with everything needed to dismantle the old system completely and to expertly install all new high quality components. They were polite, professional and worked hard all day with great attitudes. They answered all of my questions and worked together very well. I am quite pleased with the end result of a brand new system top to bottom – an excellent job of installation! They removed all debris and cleaned up everything after completion. Test ran the new system and performed a quality control audit. I couldn’t be happier – thank you Alex, Emmett, Mike, Abbie and AccuAir!”

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“Excellent service. Mason is very professional and did an excellent job.”

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“AMAZING!! Customer service!!”

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“Employees are always friendly and keep me posted as the do their maintenance routine. I’ve been a customer forever.”

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“Once again the service was exceptional, professional and engaging. Nathan is a very nice man to work with.”

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.