Keep Those Air Filters Clean

Before too long, temperatures will be in the 90s and we’ll be wondering if it will ever cool down again. Yes, summer is almost here – so it’s time to do what you can to help your home air conditioner keep you and your family cool. One of the most effective ways to keep your AC running in peak performance is also one of the simplest – change your air filter. In other words, you don’t want your filter looking like the one above! Champion AC recommends San Antonio homeowners change their air filter at least once a month during … Continued

How Your Air Conditioner Helps Control Humidity

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If you’ve ever stepped outside in the middle of summer (or when it’s already hot and sticky during spring) and the air is so thick it feels like someone is pressing against your face – that’s humidity. The exact opposite is true in the winter. You know those chapped lips and dry skin you always get? That’s because of a lack of humidity. In other words, too much humidity is uncomfortable. And too little humidity can be uncomfortable, as well. So what are you supposed to do? That’s actually where your air conditioner comes into play. Most people think an … Continued

Champion AC Commercial AC Services

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Here at Champion AC, we pride ourselves on helping homeowners across San Antonio keep cool in the summer and warm in the winter. As we’ve grown as a company, we see more and more families choosing us to provide their air conditioning and heating needs. That’s a huge honor – and we take it very seriously. But we also do commercial air conditioning and heating repairs and replacements! That means you can get the same, great, Champion AC customer service at your business as you do at your home. Here are the commercial services we provide: Commercial AC Installation Commercial … Continued

Whether the Weather Be Cold

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From 74 degrees and rainy to 34 degrees and sunny, everyone seems to be wondering what on earth is going on with our weather. Historically, San Antonio weather complies with the old adage about unpredictable and quickly changing Texas weather. If you look at past temperatures on intellicast.com, you’ll see that we haven’t hit the record low yet of 19 degrees set on this day in 2002. But then again, we’re a long way from the record high of 100 degrees set in 1991. Sure would be nice to be somewhere in the middle—say, at the average high for today of … Continued

When Does Mountain Cedar Season End?

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We’re getting close to the end of February, which means a couple of things. One, spring is just around the corner. And, two, mountain cedar is almost over. The cedar season typically lasts though the end of this month. According to Dr. Paul Ratner, we’re still seeing levels in the high level – but that’s expected to tail off over the next couple of weeks. As always, Champion AC likes to remind you there are a few things you can do to protect your family from allergies inside your home. Don’t forget to regularly change your air filters. If you … Continued

The Perfect Valentine’s Day Desserts

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At Champion AC, we provide homeowners with the best of both worlds. When you want to be cool, your well-tuned air conditioner will do the hard work. And when you want to be warm, your heater has you covered. Since it’s almost Valentine’s Day, we want to extend our “best of both worlds” mentality to something very important…dessert! Whether you’re spending Valentine’s Day with friends, family or your lobster (You can thank Netflix for all future Friends references), a tasty dessert should be on the menu! Don’t know if you want something hot and decadent or cool and refreshing? Why … Continued

What is SEER?

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Buying a new air conditioning system can be a tense time. It can be overwhelming. We understand. That’s why Champion AC tries to make it as easy as possible for you. That starts with making sure you understand all the terminology that’s coming your way. One of the more confusing terms you’ll hear over and over is SEER. What is SEER? We blogged about this for our friends at Angie’s List. So head over there and read up on the importance of SEER and what it means to the life and efficiency of your new AC system!

Champion’s Champions: Volunteer Opportunities

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There’s nothing like a new year to get your mind in the right perspective. As the weather cools down, there are more opportunities than ever to give back to your community. Have you been inspired by a Champion’s Champion? Are you looking for fun and rewarding ways to get involved and make a difference? Check out these wonderful local organizations and see what you can do to lend a helping hand this winter and spring! SA Food Bank “The mission of the SAFB is to fight hunger in Southwest Texas through food distribution, programs, education, and advocacy.” The San Antonio … Continued

Important Reminder: Change Your Air Filter

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If you’re part of our Champion AC communities on Facebook and Twitter, you know we often remind homeowners to regularly change their air filters – with good reason. Ignore this rule at the sake of your air conditioning system’s health. So here’s one additional reminder of the importance of regularly changing your air filters. You might be asking – how many air filter changes are enough? We blogged about this very thing for our friends at Angie’s List. Head over there to check out the blog, and change that filter!

There’s Still Time to Get a Heater Tune-Up

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Just because you’ve now had a couple of opportunities to dust off your favorite coat and scarf, it doesn’t mean that it’s too late for a heater tune-up! Champion AC’s heater tune-up will make sure that you won’t be left in the cold this winter. In addition to regularly changing your air filters, practicing proper thermostat use and sipping on a mug of hot cocoa, a heater tune-up is a great way to keep warm when the temperature drops low. Consider a tune-up Champion AC’s version of battening down the hatches for winter. We’ll make sure that all connections are … Continued