Kilowatt Heating, Air Conditioning and Electrical Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Woodland Hills’

Signs Your Home May Need Wiring Repairs

Monday, October 17th, 2016

img_0032It’s easy to take the wiring that serves your home’s electrical system for granted since you can’t see most of it. (This also applies to the ventilation system.) Unfortunately, this often makes it easy to ignore trouble with the wiring for far too long. Below are some common indications that your household wiring needs repair work. When you notice these, call our electricians right away!

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Why Your Air Conditioning System Keeps Tripping the Circuit Breaker

Monday, September 12th, 2016

IMG_2442We’re both an HVAC and electrical contractor, which places us in a special position to understand the electrical workings of air conditioning systems. The majority of malfunctions that can affect an AC are electrical in nature, and you can rely on our team to get to the bottom of your cooling system’s problems and solve them fast.

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What You Need to Know about the R-22 Freon Phaseout

Monday, August 1st, 2016

Screen Shot 2016-08-04 at 9.46.19 PMChemical refrigerant (also known by the brand name Freon) is the lifeblood of your air conditioning system: it’s the fluid that allows for the transfers of heat from the inside of your home to the outside. But refrigerant isn’t a single type of chemical blend. Over the more than a century that electro-mechanical air conditioners have been around, many different chemical blends have served as refrigerant. A blend called R-22 was the most common refrigerant in residential ACs for many decades. However, R-22 will not be around much longer, and this may have an effect on your home’s air conditioning.

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Reminder: An Attic Fan Is a Great Energy Saving Installation for Summer!

Monday, June 20th, 2016

Benefits of an attic fan-3The attic is probably the part of your house you visit the least. Most people only go up into the attic to store or retrieve items. (You have seasonal holiday decorations up there, right?) So it might not appear important to have this space properly ventilated, and placing fans up there may seem like overdoing it.

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Kilowatt Is a Sherman Oaks Chamber of Commerce Award Winner!

Friday, May 20th, 2016

IMG_0381The best compliment that any HVAC contractor can receive comes straight from its customers. Any time one of our many customers thanks us personally for doing a great job for them—such as installing a new air conditioner or getting a malfunctioning AC fixed—it means the world to us. We have some of the best technicians in the industry on our staff, and knowing that they’re out there making a difference for customers is a great reward in itself.

But receiving awards like the one the Sherman Oaks Chamber of Commerce has given us… well, we don’t mind those kinds of compliments either!

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The 4th Annual “Meetah Cheetah” Fundraiser in Sherman Oaks

Monday, April 4th, 2016

IMG_0067 At Kilowatt, we are proud to be part of the larger community that we serve as professional HVAC technicians and electricians. That community reaches out farther than just local homes and businesses, however! We are involved in making a difference with charities that have a global impact. That’s why we’re proud to support the Cheetah Conservation Fund and the upcoming 5th annual “Meetah Cheetah” fundraiser event in Sherman Oaks on April 9.

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