Old heating unit cause of fire in Boise, Friday morning


Old heating unit cause of fire at Traveler’s Motel in Boise Friday morning | Boise, Garden City, Mountain Home | Idahostatesman.com.

Regular and routine maintenance is so important. And sometimes, just having a technician in your home or place of business can catch things that otherwise might have gone unnoticed.

This article mentions the batteries not operating! Well, we have even run into instances where the alarm didn’t work at all, even with fresh batteries.

Everyone was safe, which is the most important thing!

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Hello, and welcome to the Access Heating & Air Conditioning Blog! This site is intended to be a resource to anyone who is interested in Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning. Also known has HVAC. Some call it “H-V-A-C or H-vac” either way it means Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning. Although all of these things are integrated and work together to keep you warm in the Winter and cool in the Summer, they are each independent and required special knowledge and training for efficient and safe operation…

Heating and Air Conditioning in Boise

From Fire To This!

HVAC isn’t new by any means. In home HVAC systems began booming in during the industrial revolution and central air systems’ roots can be traced as far back as ancient Rome, who created duct work in homes and in public baths. The first part of this acronym addresses Heating. Usually this is done by a central heating system by using a boiler or a furnace to heat either air or water, and then using ductwork to transfer the produced heat into your home. The second part stands for Ventilation. This involves filtering, replacing, and exchanging existing indoor air to create better air quality. The last part, and my favorite, is Air Conditioning. In my opinion the best feeling is coming home to a refreshingly cool house after being in the hot Summer sun. Air Conditioners do this by removing the heat in your home. The concept of “removing heat” is similar to that feeling of evaporating rubbing alcohol on your skin. This is done by conduction or chemical refrigerants, which remove heat – producing cool air. Then that air is usually dispersed by the same ductwork your central heating system uses.

It’s good to be educated about your HVAC system as it is crucial for comfort and often one of the most expensive appliances in your home. To learn more stay posted to this blog or if you have questions or need service click this link Boise Heating. Thank You!

Summer is here!


Summer is finally here and to stay, it looks like! If you are having any issues with your air conditioner, give us a call.
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Thieves caught on tape!

Who you gonna call? NOT ghostbusters! Call Access Heating & Air- 208-855-2444

We may get some calls for situations like this one…

Thieves caught on video!

A man and his accomplice, a pregnant woman, stop by a commercial building at 5:30 am in broad daylight to steal an air conditioning unit. The “get away car” was mostly a hassle since they spent over 11 minutes trying to fit the unit in.  After trying the backseat to no avail, the man decides to try the trunk. This is the point at which his pregnant accomplice gets involved.  She helps him figure out how to get it to fit in the trunk.

Was it a crime of convenience or one of desperation? Is it true that people are willing to haul an entire AC unit off to sell for parts? What would you do if you came outside and your unit installed by heating and cooling experts was just…missing?  Can you imagine your service technician walking into your backyard to find an empty cement pad where your unit had once been?  Exposed wires and copper pipe dangling, freeon seeping into your grass, is there protocol for this!? I may just have to shop around for a cage to keep my unit in!

What would you do?? First, call the police and then call your heating and air company to verify everything is safe until further repairs can be made.

With the price of copper and rare materials and metals on the rise these days, this is becoming more of a concern for our Boise and Meridian residents. Though firm numbers are not necessarily available, thieves can sometimes net $100 to $200 for copper stolen from an air conditioning unit. For the most part, police collectively believe the culprits are usually petty criminals looking for some quick money. Those who are arrested are often charged with burglary or larceny, depending upon the circumstances of the theft, and face fines, probation, or several years in jail. In the long run, most people can be reimbursed through homeowner’s insurance, but often must pay a deductible. Call us today to see what preventative measures you can take NOW before your a/c ends up in someone’s car!

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PLEASE remember…

PLEASE remember to change your air filters this season! Even if you just did it, make sure to check them again, they may be dirty again. Dirty air filters drastically reduce the life of your equipment and increase the utility bills, check your air filters today!

We are the air conditioning repair experts for Boise, Meridian, and the Treasure Valley. We service all brands, makes, and models of forced-air heating and cooling systems (say that 5 times fast!).

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It’s supposed to be above 80 degrees by Sunday and that means business is picking up. Earth Day is also this weekend and what greater way to participate in reducing your carbon footprint by having one if our highly certified service technicians perform our 44-point maintenance an tune-up??We are providing heating and cooling maintenance specials before the start of this season, so call us to find out how to save money this summer! Hurry though because these specials are running for about 1 more month!

We provide heating and cooling services to Boise, Meridian, Nampa, Eagle, Caldwell, and the greater Treasure Valley. We are the experts at repair, service, and maintenance for all major heating and cooling brands. Since 1972, we have been “Your Access To Total Comfort!”

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Thanks and have a wonderful and shiny weekend!

Yes, these are the same size capacity…

New air conditioners have more surface area to transfer heat and this is where they pick up their efficiency. You see, both of the units in this picture are the same capacity; believe it or not. You can never judge a book by its cover, right? 
The air conditioner on the right is more than 60% efficient than the one on the left. 
This means lower utility bills! Yay! Who doesn’t want to save on their power bill this summer?? 
We are the air conditioning repair experts in Boise and the greater Treasure Valley. We are located in Meridian Idaho. And we love what we do!
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This is not a trick.

Do not let dirty air filters rob efficiency

Summer is right around the corner, and that means your air conditioning system will be working! Do not forget to check your air filters and change them if needed. Dirty filters can cut your systems efficiency by as much as 50%!
We provide air conditioning repair, service, and maintenance- for more than 40 years! Call us today if you have any questions regarding how to change your air filter OR watch this tutorial created by our team: http://snapguide.com/guides/change-your-furnace-filter/. This is great how-to if you wondering what needs to get done.
So, before making plans for your summer, make sure to work this into your calendar, you will be glad you did!

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Call us for heating service.

Hopefully your heater works all winter long and there are no issues. However, if in the event you do need repair, call us. We provide heating repair services and maintenance on your system. What heats your home is just as important as the contractor who services your heater.
So, call the best- Access Heating, we have been taking care of furnaces for more than 40 years now in Boise, Meridian, and the greater Treasure Valley.
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