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HVAC Contractors in Sacramento, CA

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Transform Home Improvements, has been a leader in the home improvement space for more than 30 years. Whether your home is… More
  • 70 Years in Business
  • Accepts Emergency Requests
When The Home Depot was founded in 1978, Bernie Marcus and Arthur Blank had no idea how revolutionary this new "hardware… More
I've met with the sales associate and the price he quoted me was not dependent on me making a decision while… Full review
  • 42 Years in Business
  • Accepts Emergency Requests
At ARS/Rescue Rooter, your comfort is our priority. Always. From plumbing emergencies to heating repair, air conditioning installation and attic insulation,… More
Brothers did a great job! It was pouring rain and the job got completed on schedule! Full review
  • 45 Years in Business
  • Accepts Emergency Requests
Climate Care is not your average company. We created Climate Care to meet the needs of folks looking for the highest… More
Oscar gave me a lot of good information. No pressure I was able to make my own decision very quickly. I… Full review
  • 15 Years in Business
  • Accepts Emergency Requests
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We have lots of technicians and lots of service trucks across the country. You know what that means? It means that… More
Great experience, my AC is installed and I'm confident in the work the guys did! Full review
  • 24 Years in Business
  • Accepts Emergency Requests
At Clarke & Rush we know the importance of having things just right. Especially when it comes to your home. All… More
I had an emergency call for an AT&T location for the restroom on a Sunday, and with the hour, Robert was… Full review
  • 57 Years in Business
  • Licensed
One Hour Air Conditioning & Heating® of Sacramento might be under the name of a national brand, but we are and… More
great job, installed 2-days early Full review
  • 20 Years in Business
  • Accepts Emergency Requests
Pace Avenue is a team of energy and water experts who believe in a future with abundant clean energy, where environmental… More
  • 3 Years in Business
  • Licensed
We will teach you how to take advantage of rebates, tax incentives, as well as government backed financing. More
  • 21 Years in Business
  • Accepts Emergency Requests
Majestic Builders goes an extra mile to make sure the customer is satisfied with our work More
Had a set appt for May 13th at 1pm. Set. Confirmed. Then over the weekend I get an email saying they're… Full review
  • 4 Years in Business
  • Accepts Emergency Requests
We are your local contractor and giving a free estimate so reserve your slot now. We can drop by then check… More
  • 13 Years in Business
  • Accepts Emergency Requests
We are a full service General Contractor licensed in both California and Nevada , specializing in custom homes and remodels. We… More
  • 16 Years in Business
  • Accepts Emergency Requests
At Service Champions Heating & Air Conditioning, our technicians are polite, courteous, clean-shaven, drug tested, and background-checked, with clean uniforms, shirts… More
I've been using their services for approximately 3 years now and I'm very pleased with them. Their technicians have always been… Full review
  • 17 Years in Business
  • Licensed
Chriswell Home Improvements, Inc., is a veteran-owned home improvement company that is committed to providing energy-efficient, long-lasting, and beautiful products to… More
At 98, my mother is lucky enough to be able to continue living in her home of 60 years. Of late,… Full review
  • 5 Years in Business
  • Licensed
At All Air Heating and Air Lodi, we strive to provide great customer service and support year round. Our trained heating… More
This company has an amazing amount of intelligent people working for them! I had a repetitive issue with my ac/fur unit… Full review
  • 51 Years in Business
  • Licensed
Bay Area Sunlight has been an industry-leading Solar Energy Equipment Supplier since 2000. We only offer our customers the highest quality… More
  • 20 Years in Business
  • Accepts Emergency Requests
The team here at B. Carlson Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing strives to provide our clients in Albuquerque and the surrounding… More
B Carlson was recommended to us from a neighbor, so we got an estimate from them for a furnace fix and… Full review
  • 49 Years in Business
Babcock Construction is a professional design and construction firm founded in 1991. Over the years, they have been established as a… More
  • 29 Years in Business
Residential Air Conditioning Contractors Honey’s Air & Solar offers trustworthy air conditioning maintenance, repair and installation. More
  • 7 Years in Business
Delta Gold does the best job we can do for each customer. Providing great customer service, products and quality of work.… More
  • 7 Years in Business
Nortek Global HVAC got its start as the International Oil Heating Company, manufacturing environmentally friendlier oil burners for home heating. After… More
  • 101 Years in Business
We specialize in diagnosing and repairing water leaks on existing stucco homes. HomePRO's skilled and experienced employees do all phases of… More
  • 24 Years in Business
We offer innovative financing solutions that help contractors build a better businessRenew Financial was founded in 2008 by Cisco DeVries, who… More
They made it unbelievably easy to have new windows (17) put in my home in one day. The contractors (Edward Builders)… Full review
  • 12 Years in Business
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“My home is ice cold. I think my heater needs to be repaired or replaced.”

To make the process of replacing your home’s HVAC easier, the ModHVAC Calculator offers system recommendations and a quick estimate of your replacement costs to save you the guesswork. To use the tool, just slide the bar in the green box to match your home’s square footage. Then enter your city and state below and click Calculate Cost. Seconds later, you’ll be provided with a set of options for your new HVAC unit.

HVAC Buyer’s Guide for Sacramento, CA

New HVAC systems are cost effective, energy efficient, and increase property value; but, choosing a new HVAC system can be a challenge especially if this is the first time you’ve had to decide what to buy. With the tips in the HVAC Buyer’s Guide, you’ll be prepared to make each decision with confidence.

Climate Considerations for Sacramento

Californians live in one of the best states for seasonal climate changes. In Sacramento, residents experience mild winters, cool fall temperatures, a pleasant spring, and moderate summer temperatures. With climate in mind, choose an HVAC system that provides the proper comfort zone appropriate for the size of the home.

Financial Planning for a New HVAC System

Financial planning is a key component of upgrading to a new HVAC system. The type of system you select and the size needed for your property plays a part in the initial cost. If you have the cash necessary, that is always a good option. If a loan is necessary, California offers quite a few programs including home equity loans, standard loans, a financing option with retail stores, and energy incentive programs.

Permits for Sacramento HVAC Installation

In Sacramento, installing an HVAC requires that a state-licensed contractor obtain a building permit from the city’s permit office prior to any work being started. Failure to have a permit will result in fines. With a building permit, inspections take place to ensure the system has been installed correctly and operating in an efficient manner. An inspection also ensures the new system meets the testing and verification requirements for the Home Energy Rating System (HERS), and that the system is in compliance with State Building Energy Efficiency Standards.

Failure to have the proper permit can result in fines and a voided warranty. For permits, contact the City of Sacramento Community Development building located at 300 Richards Boulevard, 3rd Floor, by calling 916-808-5838.

Finding a Certified, Licensed HVAC Contractor in Sacramento

Certified HVAC contractors have the experience, equipment, and knowledge to install a system properly. With many programs, installation by a certified HVAC specialist is a requirement. Having a non-licensed person install the system can also void the warranty.

In Sacramento, a building permit is required as is a state-licensed contractor to handle the HVAC installation project. Be aware there are contractors who will tell you a permit is not necessary. This is incorrect and may result in fines and in an improperly installed system that is not operating efficiently.

An HVAC contractor, also known as a C-20 specialist, is who you want to hire. When considering a contractor, get a minimum of three estimates and references for each. Also ask to see a photo their contractor’s license. You can check each license at the Contractor’s State License Board website to ensure you’re hiring the right contractor.

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HVAC System Selection in Sacramento

With the help of a state-certified HVAC contractor, you’ll be able to determine an appropriately sized system for your property. It’s a good idea to use a free, online cost calculator to estimate the cost yourself to compare to the contractor’s.

It’s important not to choose a system that is too large for your property which will result in wasted energy and higher utility bills, or a system that is too small to heat and cool adequately.

When choosing a system, whether electric, multi-system, or split-system, understanding what the different efficiency ratings mean will help you choose the right HVAC for your home and budget. The Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER) rates cooling system efficiency and has a rating minimum of 13 for new systems. The Heating Season Performance Factor (HSPF) rates the heat pump and has a minimum rating of 7.7. The higher the ratings, the higher the cost but overtime, the system will pay for itself with lower utility bills.

Stick to your checklist, do your research, verify credentials, and ask questions, and a new HVAC installation should run smooth as silk. A little prep time from the get-go ensures a quality installation for optimum efficiency as well as saving money by purchasing the right sized system for your property.