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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.

SEER
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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Customize to Your Home

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Need Air Conditioner Service?

Contact the experts at AccuAir Heating and Cooling.

Call us at 541-504-8400!

Air Conditioner Installation in Bend, OR 97701

“The staff were great. Knowledgeable, polite, on time and so helpful! I’m very pleased.” – Sallie N.

Air Conditioner Maintenance in Bend, OR 97702

“Ryan was very knowledgeable and professional. Very patient with my questions. Arrived on time. Concluded with “Do you have anymore questions#…. Just to confirm that I was satisfied with the appt.
All good. Recommend AAcuAir!”

– Laurie M.

Air Conditioner Maintenance in Redmond, OR 97756

“Another satisfying service visit from the friendly folks at AccuAir. This time it was Ryan and as usual was right on time, including a head’s up courtesy phone call. He serviced our air conditioning unit and changed the HVAC air filter. Also answered all my questions and concerns and was pleasant and professional throughout the visit. Thanks again AccuAir!”

– Lance L.

Air Conditioner Maintenance in Bend, OR 97703

“Mason was my tech today. He was very professional, friendly and informative. He is able to describe any issues found to my understanding. He is able to easily answer any questions that I had about the service findings. I’m very satisfied with the work he does as well as the explanations he provided.”

– Susan S.

Air Conditioner Maintenance in Redmond, OR 97756

“As always, AccuAir provided excellent service. The technician was knowlegeable, businesslike and polite. I appreciate that AccuAir calls me to remind me of needed maintenance and takes care of its equipment in my home. AccuAir is a terrific company!”

– Mary C.

Air Conditioner Repair in Redmond, OR 97756

“Alex and Collin were on time and did great work as always. Very happy with AccuAir”

– Dave c.

Air Conditioner Maintenance in Redmond, OR 97756

“Alex and Collin were professional and did a great job as always. I am very happy so far with the service provided.”

– Dave C.

Air Conditioner Maintenance in Bend, OR 97702

“Technician was on time and polite. Finished the required maintenance in a timely fashion. Explained the services performed.”

– Rodger C.

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.


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.