Russell Heating Cooling - Westchester, NY

(914) 941-5664
  Serving Westchester County And The Surrounding Areas Since 1983

"Russell is terrific! I highly recommend him to service your A/C unit this spring. Whenever I call, he manages to get to my house the same day or the next day. He is honest, reliable and affordable."

Rose A.
Bedford, NY

Westchester, NY Air Conditioning & Heating Repairs

"Russell is professional, conscientious, knowledgeable.I recommend him to everyone. Very reasonable prices."

Gita K.
Chappaqua, NY

 

Westchester, NY Air Conditioning Service & Heating Repairs

"I was very pleased with the promptness of your service with my need for immediate attention. I am extremely pleased with the work completed. With that level of customer service and work, I raved to long-time friends about Russell Heating Cooling."

Brian S.
Briarcliff Manor, NY

Air conditioning and heating service and installation, Westchester NY

"It is rare to find a classy, professional, trustworthy person in the service industry. Russell is an honourable person who I will hire for all my heating and cooling needs."

"How many people operate that way in this day and age?"

Coach G.
New Rochelle, NY

Air Conditioned Family

"I am writing this for my elderly mother who has been using Russell to repair everything for years. She absolutely LOVES Russell and knows that she can depend on him to arrive when he says he will and fix things right the first time." 

P. Sullivan
Valhalla, NY
 

Westchester, NY Air Conditioning & Heating Repairs

"I heartily recommend Russell to everyone and the crazy thing is--he's my ex-husband! But, he has golden hands and is as honest as the day is long.                                               

Now, about that marriage....                                                                 

Lisa Green, NYC                                                                                                                                             

MAXIMIZE YOUR A/C SYSTEM EFFICIENCY

Air conditioning outside cooling unit

1. Know your air filter replacement frequency

Every cooling system has unique qualities that contribute to shorter or longer filter change requirements. These are affected by the severity of the outside temperature and humidity as well as your individual comfort zone--the thermostat setting that you find most comfortable.

If your residence is typically dusty or you enjoy keeping the windows open and the cooling system off during cool periods of the season, you will need to replace the filter(s) more often.

2. Learn where your filter is located in the return or filter-grill

Becoming familiar with the exact location the filter is installed is important if you want to stay on top of the job of keeping your filter performance at its peak. Some systems have been set up to simply open the return filter grill located in the ceiling or on the wall to access and replace the filter, while others require you to remove screws at the air handler.

3. Use the best quality filter you can for maximum performance

Years ago we used flat, fiberglass air filters known in the industry as "rock stoppers" because they were relatively ineffective at catching anything finer than small rocks.

Today, we have progressed to high quality filter media which is "pleated" and designed with many times the surface area of the original flat filters. This enables the material to be finer and and allows the filter to "catch" much more material for condsiderably longer.

The highest cost filters typically do the best job keeping your equipment (evaporator coils, blowers, furnaces, etc.) working at peak efficiency when they are replaced at the proper intervals.

4. Inspect your filter every month to determine the replacement date

It is recommended to remove and inspect your filter on a regular basis, especially when the system is new to you. Whether you have just moved into a new home or the system is brand new, there is no better way to gage the rate at which your system is depositing dirt and dust on the filter.

For example, you might be able to replace the filter only once every cooling season if the air handler is not utilized for heating as well. Conversely, the filter might require replacement every 2-3 months all year long. Regular inspection is the only way to know for sure.

5. Replace your filter as soon as it is visibly discolored

Time for a brief physics lesson: if your filter has, for example, 500,000 tiny openings when new, airflow will be normal and the velocity (speed) of the air moving through each opening is relatively slow. As the filter gets dirty, many of those openings will become clogged increasing the velocity of air through the remaining openings. This has the capability of pulling dirt through the filter or at the very least, inhibiting the adequate total flow of air through the system and into your living space.

The result: reduced cooling capacity and system efficiency. NOT what you want from your air conditioning system on a sweltering, humid day.

Why You Should Call Me

 


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1) I want you to be so happy with my service that you become a customer for life and tell your friends and family about me. That is the only way I have ever found new customers and that is how you will want to act.

2) You would be hard pressed to find another Westchester air conditioning service company (or heating repair company) that will make you feel as important as you are to me.

3) I CARE! When was the last time you had an emergency and found a complete stranger out there somewhere who really, and I mean really wanted to help you? Probably never.

4) Unless it is after hours and I just can’t make it (and have to send one of my hand picked stand-ins), I come myself to see you and find out what the problem is, and offer you the most cost-effective solutions.