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May 25, 2021
Checking for Air Leaks Before Summer Arrives

Heating and cooling account for more than half of the energy used in a typical household, according to the Department of Energy. This means that for the average American household, this is the main energy cost. This also means that letting warm air into your home during the summer months means spending a lot of […]

May 18, 2021
Why Is My Home So Dusty? (Hint: Your HVAC System Could Be To Blame)

This article explains what causes a house to become so dusty, as well as what types of filtration and prevention can be used to reduce dust levels from an HVAC perspective. Nobody wants to live in a dusty house. If you've been wondering why your house is dusty or finding that it's dusty no matter […]

May 8, 2021
What To Do If A Rodent Dies In Your Ductwork

It's not uncommon for homeowners to find a rat, mouse, or other small rodents dead in their ductwork - however it's never a pleasant experience. Most people find out the hard way, by smelling a foul odor. And then you have to find the source of the smell and have it removed. Even if the […]

May 2, 2021
6 AC Tips That Will Keep You Cool This Summer in San Diego

Does it ever seem like your AC unit intentionally chooses the hottest day of the year to break down? If you've ever been in this situation, you know how difficult it can be and it's a common problem in El Cajon, where 100-degree weather is all too common. While the summer heat can be extreme, […]

May 1, 2020
Hospital Grade Air Quality Upgrade at Local Santee Laser Dentistry Office

Anthony R Cardoza, a local Santee family dentist called us to discuss air purifying solutions to effectively keep his clients and employees safe. With a concern for working inside with employees and patients, “Rick” wanted a Pro-Active solution to keep everyone as healthy as possible. With so many IAQ solutions to choose from, we recommend speaking […]

April 17, 2020
UV Lights-How Can they Improve Your Indoor Air Quality?

Homeowners who are seeking to enhance their indoor air quality are always looking for effective solutions for their HVAC systems. You might have heard using ultraviolet (UV) light is a good, efficient way to fight air born germs, bacteria and mold. UV lights are a solution you can add to new or pre-existing heating and cooling systems. […]

April 13, 2020
Blue Diamond designs a duct system

We’re talking about the arteries to your heating and Air conditioning! The furnace and AC depend on the duct system to perform and deliver air. Duct design helps determine airflow and distribution. Blue Diamond heating and air technicians design duct systems for the size of equipment and load. Many older duct designs lack the right […]

April 12, 2020
Air Filtration 101 - Why Should you Upgrade?

Did you Know? The purpose of an Air Filter inside your heating and Air Conditioner is to protect the HVAC equipment, not necessarily there to improve air quality. With today’s advancements, this is no longer the case with high-efficiency media air filters.  Air filters are based on their (MERV) rating.  (Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value). The […]

August 28, 2019
Do you have a zoned air conditioning & heating system?

Here in San Diego, we have many homes with zoning systems (This is a feature you can design for your home that allows the system to cool/heat individual rooms/zones using controls and electronic dampers). This can be an excellent solution for comfort, energy savings, and reduced run time. On the other side of the coin, […]

August 25, 2019
What is a Variable Speed Fan

this is a new standard, it will increase the service calls and it's going to cost you more money. Technology is very useful when used correctly, with the advancement there are new processes and procedures. A lot of the variable speed motors have up to 15 profiles that help create a perfect flow rate(velocity) and […]

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