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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
Matt Lighty was very polite and knowledgeable. It was pleasant experience. 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
Great job, thank you for completing the project of replacing both A/C Systems in one day (Memorial Day) Full review
  • 45 Years in Business
  • Accepts Emergency Requests
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
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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
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
Thank you for your interest! Pls send us your request so that we can create a ticket and give you FREE… More
  • 10 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 take a comprehensive approach to make your home more comfortable, more beautiful & more energy efficient. We specialize in roofing,… More
  • 14 Years in Business
  • Licensed
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
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
We specialize in the energy efficient service, repair and replacement of existing building and home heating, air and water systems. Our… More
He was informative and didn't waste time. Full review
  • 8 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 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 Repair and Installation for San Jose, CA Residents

California weather can be frightful during the winter and suffocating in the summer. To help create a comfort zone to keep you toasty or icy cool in San Jose, buying a quality HVAC system that runs efficiently and economically is a good investment. Before heading to the local home improvement center to make a purchase, take this list of dos and don’ts with you so you’ll be prepared to ask the right questions and not get talked into buying a system that won’t work efficiently for your property.

HVAC Repair and Installation To Do List

There’s a lot of information you need to be aware of before having a new system installed. This checklist will get you started in the right direction:

  • Know the square footage of your property. When buying a system, this is a key factor. The representative of the business where you’re purchasing the system or the contractor you hire will determine the size of the system based on this information. Free online estimation tools are available to check the information yourself.
  • Have funding in place. Depending on the type of system you select, the initial cost can run into the thousands of dollars. If you aren’t in a position to pay cash, other financing options are available like a home equity line of credit, private lenders, or a credit card through the company where you’re buying the equipment. Several other options are possible through refunds, rebates, special programs and tax breaks. You’ll find detailed information available at  U. S Department of Energy, Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE), Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U. S. Small Business Administration, and the North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center funded by the U.S. Department of Energy.
  • Get the necessary permits. California requires permits to be pulled prior to installation. When you apply for the permit, you’ll most likely be informed about the duct pressure test also required. You can find more information about permits at the City of San Jose Permit Center.
  • Only hire a contractor certified by the state of California. Check license and certification credentials, for free, at the Contractor’s State License Board website.
  • Do ask about the warranty of the system, how long it is in effect, and if an extended warranty is available.

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The HVAC Repair and Installation “Don’t” List

Just like there are several things to do, there are several things not to do when starting a HVAC installation project. A couple of these go hand-in-hand with the “Do” list.

  • Do not let yourself be talked into buying a HVAC system that does not meet the needs or your property or a system that exceeds your needs. Neither are efficient and both will cost additional money over time.
  • Do not forget to apply for a permit. Working around the system can result in fines or a voided warranty. For questions about the permit application process, visit San Jose City Hall at 200 E. Santa Clara Street, Tower, 1st Floor, or call (408) 535-3500. Online permit applications are also available.
  • Do not ignore the state’s requirement for hiring a state-certified HVAC contractor. Just like failing to pull a permit, this will cost you additional money in fines and rework.
  • Do not allow any contractor to install the system without first giving you a written, signed, and dated warranty covering the installation process.

When properly installed by a legitimate state licensed contractor, you’ll not only improve the quality of heating and cooling in your property, you’ll see savings over time and increase your property value.