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What a HVAC Contractor Knows

The most important part of shopping for a new indoor comfort system is to pick the right HVAC contractor. From the multitude of hvac contractors choose the wrong one, and you risk getting a new HVAC system that may fail after only a few years of operation from shoddy hvac construction.

$200/Hour Service Call? Are you kidding me?

Have you been shocked by the hourly rate you pay to a technician on a recent servicing call? Our rates are not quite at the $200 per hour rate, but many in our industry are (whether you know it or not due to flat rate pricing). However, when all costs of business are factored in, this rate is not as outrageous as it seems.
August 14, 2015

WARNING Recent HVAC Scam Targeting Elderly

Be on the look out and warn your neighbors. Companies in Oregon and Washington have been cold calling HVAC Customers and selling false maintenance contracts and threatening their way into your home.
April 22, 2015

HEATWISE South Everett: Successful Ductless Heat Pump Program 2014

Evergreen was chosen as the installer for the 2014 HEATWISE South Everett ductless heat pump project. 40 happy PUD customers are now enjoying energy savings.
January 23, 2015

2014 Consumer Report Ratings on HVAC

Consumer Reports for 2014 rates Trane among the best brands.
December 10, 2014

If You Like Us, Let The World Know!

3rd party reviews are crucial to folks deciding on whom to use, and we simply do not have enough of you giving us the ‘street cred’ we need to show the world who we are, and what we do
November 12, 2014

Buying A Furnace Is Like Buying A Car, Best Unit at the Lowest Price, Right?

The above question is one always encountered in this industry. Many people equate getting the “best furnace at the lowest price” as getting the best “value”. Another way to look at the question is “What is more important, the furnace brand or the dealer?” The reality is that, unlike buying a car, choosing the furnace dealer is a much more critical factor than choosing the furnace brand.
September 11, 2014

Why Pay More for a Variable Speed?

Seems like all HVAC manufacturers and contractors are trying to up-sell more expensive systems that cost thousands of dollars more than the ‘basic builders model’? Is the added cost for this warranted? The simplest and most expedient answer is ‘maybe yes, maybe no’.
August 28, 2014

Beware the “Available” HVAC Contractor When Others Are Busy

Sometimes getting something for nothing isn't such a great thing. Beware companies that can offer you that.
July 24, 2014

Spring Cleaning? Don’t forget your ductwork!

Paying a cleaning company upwards of $500 to do a whole house deep clean can be a waste if dust and debris in your ductwork is kicked back into the house as soon as the fan kicks on.
April 28, 2014

Pitfalls of the Dreaded “Sales Call” – Avoid Contractors Who Use These Tactics

Your time is valuable. Make sure to avoid contractors who use these scare tactics to get you to buy. Look for quality and watch out for the "rule-of-thumbers."
March 24, 2014

Heating & Air Conditioning Q/A

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