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Air Conditioning

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These days, air conditioning (AC) is no longer a luxury. When outdoor temperatures soar, you want the cool comfort an air conditioning system brings to your Virginia, home.

At Air Handlers Heating & Cooling, our team of heating and cooling experts can help you manage the level of comfort you want. As a company, we stay current on our professional education and training to bring top technologies and techniques to you. You can rest assured we will recommend exactly what you need.

With our years of experience in the Chesapeake area, you can rely on us for your air conditioner’s installation, replacement, repair, and maintenance. We work with all makes and models of air conditioners, so that is never a concern for you. Your satisfaction means everything to us.

How Much Money Can a New Air Conditioner Save You?

Our SEER2 (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio 2) energy savings calculator can help determine how much you could save on your utility bills. Simply enter your current unit’s SEER value and compare it to a newer, more efficient SEER2 unit. You can even customize it to better match your home’s system for a more accurate calculation.

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Air Conditioning Installation and Replacement

If your air conditioner has reached the point where repairs no longer do the job or your home’s energy efficiency is at an all-time low, you may need a new system. When your Chesapeake home is ready for a new or replacement air conditioner, our Air Handlers Mechanical Services professionals will install your cooling system without delay.

How do you know if you need a replacement air conditioner? Here are some of the most common issues. Your unit is:

  • Approaching the end of its life span, usually between 15 and 20 years

Efficiency decreases as your system gets closer to the end of its life. You want to act proactively to plan what your replacement purchase will be instead of acting reactively when your system unexpectedly quits. This can save you money.

  • Experiencing more and more repairs

Similar to when your car requires more and more repairs, there comes a time for evaluation. Are you spending more in repairs than it would cost to invest in a new system? If the answer is yes, call and talk to one of our knowledgeable team members to discuss your options.

  • Showing signs of running inefficiently

How can you tell if your air conditioner is running inefficiently? A good indication is if your energy bills are increasing and your utility company’s rates remain steady.

This typically demonstrates it’s taking longer for your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system to cool down your Virginia, home to your preferred comfort level. Your system is running longer and using more energy than it should in this case—an increase in energy costs.

If you notice any of these signs with your air conditioner, or if you suspect another reason for needing a replacement, talk to one of our Air Handlers Mechanical Services team members. We will design a system best matched for your comfort needs and budget. Our experts are always here to help you.

Air Conditioning Repairs

Not having your air conditioner working on the hottest of days in Virginia, can be exasperating. Whenever you need a repair, let our heating and cooling experts quickly remedy it for you.

There are many ways your air conditioner can stop working in its normal capacity. A few symptoms you could experience are:

  • Hearing an unusual noise
  • Smelling an unusual odor like burning
  • Feeling warm air coming from your vents
  • Noticing your air conditioner is frozen
  • Leaking water

These symptoms mean you have an issue with your air conditioner. Ignoring problems usually only makes them bigger and more costly. Our recommendation is to have one of our Air Handlers Mechanical Services team members promptly diagnose and repair the issue for you.

When you do need our professionals to make a repair, you can count on it staying repaired. We make our repairs right the first time—and only use the highest quality parts and materials when working on your system. Our experts are always here for you.

Air Conditioning Maintenance

Keeping your air conditioner in its best operating condition is your goal. You want your system inspected, cleaned, and tuned up on a regular basis to help avoid unexpected and costly repairs and breakdowns.

Routine maintenance by our trained and experienced Air Handlers Mechanical Services team helps your air conditioner cool your Chesapeake home efficiently and reliably. With annual professional care, you may experience maintenance benefits such as improved energy efficiency, extended system life span, and decreased emergencies.

We recommend having our experts prep your air conditioner before you use it for the first time in the spring to give you consistent cooling all season.

Trust Air Handlers Mechanical Services With All Your Air Conditioning Needs

We provide all the services you need to achieve the level of cooling comfort you want in your Chesapeake, VA, home from your air conditioner. Call Air Handlers Mechanical Services at 757-734-7171 or request service online today to schedule your air conditioning installation, replacement, repair, or maintenance.

Need Air Conditioner Service?

Contact the experts at Air Handlers Heating & Cooling.

Call us at 757-734-7171!

Air Conditioner Repair in Virginia Beach, VA 23451

“The technician who came out, Cody, was knowledgeable, professional and did not try to add any additional sales to what was needed. They we're responsive and gave prompt service.” – Carolyn C.

Air Conditioner Repair in Chesapeake, VA 23320

“Once again the turn around time to get someone out to diagnose the problem is unbeatable. I called today and Matt came a few hours later. Airhandlers works with my warranty that I have on my system, so they are ordering the part and will schedule me as soon as they can. Matt was very professional and personable. He explained everything to me and answered all of my questions that I had. I will always recommend Airhandlers. Thank you for having awesome staff members, your professionalism and quick turn around times.”

– Martina S.

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“We have lived here as renters and now home owners and have many times had our unit serviced, but none have ever caught a problem with the unit upstairs till Cody did. If I remember correctly, the sensors or trips in the condensation drip pan were and most likely have always been wired incorrectly rendering them useless! He shit the unit off and required them correctly! Thanks Cody!!!”

– Roy Eric J.

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“Cody was professional in his dealings: efficient & knowledgeable, on time and a good communicator explaining his findings. He is an asset to an already wonderful company. I highly recommend Air Handlers.”

– Melissa H.

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“Thanks for the hard work guys!”

– Brian A.

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“I received a phone call informing me that the technician was on the way. In about 20 minutes Cody showed up. He performed the scheduled maintenance. Checked everything and cleaned what needed to be cleaned. Cody was punctual. Very friendly and courteous. We couldn’t expect any better service. It is always nice doing business with Air Handlers!”

– Beverly T.

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“Cody and Jake were great. They arrived on time. They did the work quickly and efficiently and they made sure to clean up. The fact that we have dogs didn’t bother them. Thank you.”

– Mike C.

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“Cody was great! He was on time, professional, knowledgeable, efficient, and answered all my questions.”

– Tonya S.

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“Cody was prompt and courteous. Please send him again next time.”

– Donald & Liz H.

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“Josh came out to give us an HVAC replacement quote recently. He was thorough with his inspection and provided expert level feedback/advice for what we should be looking for. It’s easy to get confused when talking about a subject you know nothing about and I know less than nothing related to HVAC systems. But Josh was extremely patient and kind as he explained everything to me in a way even my 4 year old could understand.”

– Daniel O.

Air Handlers is a full service heating and air conditioning company. Providing outstanding customer service and HVAC repair, service and installation to Chesapeake, Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Portsmouth, parts of Suffolk.