Servicing Snohomish County


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.

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’.  These types of systems, if matched with a well-designed and insulated distribution…

Beware the “Available” HVAC Contractor When Others Are Busy

As you may have noticed, it’s hot outside! When the heat becomes unbearable INSIDE your home, you start to price out solutions. A possible solution would be a central air conditioning system. You call a few local HVAC companies and not surprisingly they are busy, its hard to get an appointment, and they are booked…

Spring Cleaning? Don’t forget your ductwork!

We had a booth at the Everett Spring Home Show in the Comcast Center last month, and one of the other booths nearby was a maid-service.  Leslie Chapman, our Home Comfort Consultant, had one of their salespeople come by to put together a proposal for a home deep cleaning and was offered a 4 hour…

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

When faced with buying a new heating and cooling system most homeowners have the same fear . . .  buying the wrong thing or choosing the wrong company.  Having a person across the kitchen table whose main goal it get you to BUY SOMETHING TODAY can be intimidating or off-putting.  How do you choose the…

System Replacement Suggestion

We have had one person register a ‘doesn’t recommend’ on City Search in May 2012 as Jemily S, and then she posted a similar complaint on Google+.  Her complaint was that she called us to repair her heat pump but was pressured to buy a new unit, and then she later found another company to…

Parts Mark-up

Why does a hot-surface igniter that can be found on the internet for $20 cost you over $200 when purchased from a contractor? You have a broken down furnace, and call a heating contractor who comes out, diagnoses the problem and replaces the hot surface igniter; the bill is over $200 and the technician is…

Thermostat & Filter Training

We regularly have customers call in requesting help with programming their thermostats and rather than charging for a technician to come out to your house we decided to post the user manuals along with a demonstration module that allows you to set-up and program a mock thermostat directly from your computer. Over the last 40…

What You Need To Know About Heat Pumps?

One of the most interesting things about a heat pump is that it actually has the same type of components as an air conditioner. Have you ever walked by an air conditioner outside in the summer and felt the blast of heat coming from the back? Well a heat pump blasts the heat into your…

Evergreen State Heat & AC

Recent Testimonial

"My first contact was with Leslie, she was knowledgeable and examined the existing system, gave ball park recommendations. When Rich came out to examine the duct work in the crawlspace he found several issues that he was able to fix. The estimate was fair and complete. I left for 3 months and returned to a quiet comfortable operating heat pump and have had no problems. Periodic maintenance is scheduled."

Heat Pump Replacement

Job Score: 99
HVAC System:Trane
Bill S. of Langley, WA