1. Spring Cleaning Starts With HVAC

    Spring is just a week away and if you’re anything like us, you’ve started to put together a spring cleaning list. If you want to ensure you stay cool through the spring and summer, it’s important that you include your HVAC system in your cleaning ritual. When you add these cleaning tasks to your list, you’ll see the benefits for months to come. If you’re in need of HVAC service in Las Ve…Read More

  2. 4 Common Home Cooling Mistakes to Avoid

    With energy bills skyrocketing, it can be tough to battle against the Las Vegas heat in a cost-efficient way. There are many common mistakes homeowners make when they try to cool their house down that end up costing them a great deal in bills and repairs. With that in mind, we’ve gathered some of the most common mistakes we’ve seen, along with some helpful advice for how you can stay cool no m…Read More

  3. The History of Air Conditioning Part Two

    Previously, we covered the invention of Dr. John Gorrie, the innovation of Willis Carrier, and the integration of cooling systems into movie theaters across America. But the story of air conditioning doesn’t end in the 1920s. Join us as we continue our look at the history of air conditioning and when you are in need of AC repair, call Tippetts Mechanical! We have years of experience that will he…Read More

  4. The History of Air Conditioning Part One

    Air conditioning is an invaluable piece of technology, especially here in Las Vegas. Without it, sweltering temperatures and sweaty t-shirts would be inescapable. It may surprise you, but we actually have to go pretty far back to find a time without some form of air conditioning. Today, we’re going to take a look at the history of this device that is now an essential piece of everyday life for m…Read More

  5. What is Passive Cooling and Heating?

    Making your home more energy efficient isn’t just good for the environment; it will also save you money in the long run with lower energy bills. One factor that can get ignored when making the move to energy efficiency is the impact of passive cooling and heating. But what is it exactly? Essentially, passive cooling and heating is non-mechanical temperature control. This is opposed to what is ca…Read More

  6. Why is My Air Conditioning Hot?

    The air conditioner has changed life as we know it since it was invented all the way back in 1902. That’s why it’s so startling when it's suddenly blowing hot air when it should be cool. We’ve grown accustomed to consistent comfortable temperatures that can be managed at a moment’s notice. So what causes an air conditioner to no longer pump out cool air? It can actually be a number of prob…Read More

  7. Benefits of AC Maintenance

    Preventative maintenance can often come off as boring, usually getting put off in favor of more pressing issues. While not the most exciting part of home ownership, regular maintenance of your air conditioner can have a pretty significant impact on your quality of life, as well as your pocketbook. It’s important to stay on top of things to avoid potential disaster down the line. -Energy Efficien…Read More

  8. Finding the Right Size AC for You

    If you’re looking to replace your current Air Conditioning unit, it can get overwhelming with a number of options out there. Do you get a super small one that doesn’t take up much room and can be hidden? Or do you get the biggest of the big boys, hoping its size means it’s more efficient? Surprisingly, neither is the right choice. That’s because AC units aren’t one size fits all. And cho…Read More

  9. Get to Know Your HVAC System – Part 2

    There's nothing like stepping out of the midday Nevada heat into an air-conditioned building. In Las Vegas, our air conditioning units help us sleep, enjoy leisure time, and work hard to earn a living. We're in the high desert, so air conditioning really isn't an option! As a result, our air conditioners work hard day-in and day-out, and not many people are aware of everything that has to function…Read More

  10. What to Ask When Buying a New Air Conditioner

    Are you in the process of buying a new air conditioner? If so, it's critically important that you purchase the right system. You will rely on your air conditioner for the next 15 or so years, and if you purchase the wrong one, your home might not be as cool as you would expect, or you may end up paying too much for your energy bills every month. Air conditioners are pricey, and you don't want to m…Read More