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SEER––What Does It Mean?

June 14, 2024

SEER stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio. This universal rating system helps you determine the efficiency of your Oregon air conditioning (AC) unit or heat pump. 

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3 Health Benefits for Using Your AC While Sleeping

May 15, 2024

A major part of your health relies on getting a good night’s sleep. That’s why it’s not just important to run your air conditioner during the hot summer days. You also need to keep your home comfortably cool at night as well.

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3 Signs It’s Time For a New AC

April 15, 2024

Deciding on the ideal time to replace your air conditioning system in Portland can be a challenge, so here are three areas our Petra Heating & Air Conditioning professionals suggest you monitor for telltale signs:

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What to Know About Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

March 15, 2024

Petra Heating & Air Conditioning has all the answers to your carbon monoxide questions. As a leading heating and cooling company here in Oregon, we are committed to keeping you comfortable and safe inside your home. You can trust our team to provide you the information you need to remain safe from dangers like carbon monoxide leaks.

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4 Reasons to Replace Your Home’s Air Filter

December 13, 2023

Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) filters and the late comedian Rodney Dangerfield have a lot in common.

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What Do Air Purifiers and Air Filters Do?

November 15, 2023

A tightly sealed home prevents conditioned air from escaping, allowing your home to maintain a consistent temperature for longer periods. That means your air conditioner (AC), furnace, or heat pump can run less to keep you comfortable. 

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Why Is My Furnace Leaking Water?

October 16, 2023

You just discovered there is a puddle of water on the floor in front of your furnace. What does this mean? Why would your furnace be leaking water? 

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Conventional HVAC or a Heat Pump: Which Is Better?

September 13, 2023

Today, the majority of homes either use a conventional air conditioner (AC) and furnace combination or a heat pump. Our team at Petra Heating & Air Conditioning is well-versed in the difference as well as the benefits of each type of system.

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Common AC Problems and Solutions

August 16, 2023

When the weather gets really hot in Clackamas, the last thing you want is a broken air conditioner.

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Consider a Ductless AC Unit

July 14, 2023

When you think of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, you probably think of the furnace and air conditioner (AC) equipment inside, an air conditioner component outside, and a network of ducts running throughout your Clackamas home.

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