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San Francisco Air Conditioning

There are a few things to consider when installing any type of air conditioning in San Francisco. Air conditioning is a near necessity in certain parts of the country in much the same way that heat is a necessity in others; however, in San Francisco, air conditioning is not needed to the extent it is in places like the southwest or deep south. Since the Bay Area is home to some of the most consistently pleasant weather in the nation, homeowners might not require the same degree of temperature control as would be needed in other places. Because of this, the options for successful San Francisco air conditioning are more varied. Knowing your options is, therefore, especially important if you want the most comfortable home at the most reasonable price.

Types of Air Conditioners
When it comes to air conditioners, San Francisco residents have the same options as anyone else in the country; however, nearly every type of air conditioner on the market is appropriate in the Bay Area. For a good portion of the year, the effects of San Francisco air conditioners are easily approximated simply by opening a window or two. When the weather does get hot enough to necessitate using an actual air conditioner, though, there is no substitute for an effective, efficient, and convenient unit. If you only need one or two rooms cooled, window units that are available at department stores or home improvement centers should work just fine. For those who want the comfort of air conditioning in every room of the house, central air is far more efficient and cost-effective.

Central A/C is, of course, the golden standard when it comes to cooling a home. The problem is that, if you don't already have it, it can be expensive to install. Additionally, with the large amounts of ductwork needed for many central A/C systems, installation might require taking up valuable storage space. Homeowners in San Francisco who don't already have central air might consider ductless or mini-duct A/C to reduce the amount of space that will be required for your new system. For homeowners who already have central A/C, but have a unit that is over 10 years old, purchasing a new, more efficient condenser can improve your system's performance and save you money on monthly bills, too!

A New Alternative
The Bay Area's annual temperature changes, though not dramatic, are still enough to require both heating in the winter and cooling in the summer to keep the inside at a perfect temperature; having a unit that can do both through the same ductwork can be very convenient. Heat pumps are an excellent alternative to having separate furnaces and air conditioners in San Francisco. Though they aren't optimal in areas that are particularly hot or particularly cold for several months out of the year, in San Francisco, heat pumps will do a fine job heating and cooling efficiently all year round.

Installation Prices
The cost of installing air conditioning in San Francisco is, of course, quite varied depending on the size and difficulty of the job. We've seen Bay Area central A/C systems installed for $3,000, systems installed for $10,000, and everything in between. Your best bet when searching for the best system at a reasonable price is to talk to several different contractors and get bids from each. It is also a good idea to discuss the advantages (if any) of installing a heat pump, ductless, or mini-duct system; in these cases, the advice of a professional can go a long way in creating a comfortable home, and it could save you money on monthly bills, as well!

A/C Repairs and Inspections
One of the most effective things you can do for any existing system is to keep up with repairs. In San Francisco, A/C repairs are particularly important for systems that are in the 5 to 15 year old range, as these units are often performing passably, but not quite up to maximum efficiency. Since most homeowners won't need to run their systems 24 hours a day for any extended period of time, San Francisco A/C repair is probably not going to be necessary every year (as it is in some other parts of the country), but to keep your system consuming as little energy as possible when it is needed, it's not a bad idea to call for inspection at least once a year.

The cost of San Francisco A/C repairs and inspections can vary dramatically from one company to another, so even though these tasks are significantly cheaper than installing new air conditioning, it is still a good idea to get estimates from a few different contractors before deciding on the one you will use. If an annual air conditioning inspection runs you $100, but saves you $1,000 over a 5 year period by identifying small problems before they become large repair costs, you'll save $500; that savings can increase quite a bit if you go with a company that offers inspections for $50 (or decrease if your company charges $150)!

Recent Job Requests for Air Conditioning Contractors in San Francisco, CA


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Project: Install a Window Air Conditioning Unit
Location: San Francisco, CA
Date: 06/23/2017
Installation location: In window opening
Nearby power: Yes
Request Stage: Ready to Hire
Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible

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Project: Repair or Service a Central Air Conditioning System
Location: San Francisco, CA
Date: 06/22/2017
Is this an emergency?: No
Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
After Business Hours: No
Covered by Insurance: No
Property Owner: Yes
Comment: I am looking to repair or service portable Ac

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Project: Repair or Service a Central Air Conditioning System
Location: SF, CA
Date: 06/22/2017
Is this an emergency?: No
Equipment Age: Don't Know
Request Stage: Ready to Hire
Desired Completion Date: Within 1 week
After Business Hours: No
Covered by Insurance: No
Property Owner: Yes
Comment: Looking to have a new ac system installed for a business office.

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Project: Install a Central Air Conditioning System
Location: San Francisco, CA
Date: 06/21/2017
What is the nature of this project?: Install or replace central air conditioning system
Request Stage: Ready to Hire
Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
Property Owner: Yes
Comment: Install a ductless Air Conditioner unit in a commercial space

Project: Repair or Service a Central Air Conditioning System
Location: San Francisco, CA
Date: 06/19/2017
Is this an emergency?: Yes
Problem description: No air conditioning in one location
Equipment Age: Don't Know
Desired Completion Date: Immediately
After Business Hours: No
Covered by Insurance: No
Property Owner: Yes
Comment: We currently do not have a maintenance contract at this location. It has recently expired. I can't get a guy out from the normal company without a contract in place. I have an emergency situation with the unit in the front of house. Two units in the store -- both set at 67. Rear unit is fine, reading at 67. Front unit is reading as high as 87. I need a tech out today -- to figure out what's going on. If you're able to get a tech out, I'm happy to discuss an ongoing maintenance contract with them.

Project: Install a Central Air Conditioning System
Location: San Francisco, CA
Date: 06/19/2017
What is the nature of this project?: Install or replace central air conditioning system
Select the type of heating system(s) you are currently using. (Check all that apply): Don't know
Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
Desired Completion Date: 1 - 2 weeks
Property Owner: Yes

Project: Install a Central Air Conditioning System - For Business
Location: San Francisco, CA
Date: 06/16/2017
What kind of location is this?: Business
What is the nature of this project?: Replace existing heating and cooling system
Select the type of heating system(s) you are currently using. (Check all that apply): Natural gas fired forced air (central heating)
Timing: Timing is flexible
On-going: No
Type of Business: Manufacturing/Industrial
For how many locations/units is this request?: 2-5
Comment: replacing 4 variable speed roof ventilators

Project: Install a Central Air Conditioning System
Location: SF, CA
Date: 06/15/2017
What is the nature of this project?: Install or replace central air conditioning system
Request Stage: Ready to Hire
Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
Property Owner: Yes

Project: Repair or Service a Central Air Conditioning System
Location: Sanfrancisco, CA
Date: 06/15/2017
What kind of location is this?: Home/Residence
Is this an emergency?: No
Amount of work: A single project
Request Stage: Ready to Hire
Desired Completion Date: Within 1 week
Property Owner: Yes

Project: Install a Central Air Conditioning System
Location: San Francisco, CA
Date: 06/13/2017
What is the nature of this project?: Install or replace central air conditioning system
Select the type of heating system(s) you are currently using. (Check all that apply): Radiator/Boiler heat
Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
Property Owner: Yes
Comment: Instal a ductless Air Conditioner unit.

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