What is a Heat Pump really?

Have you ever wondered what exactly your home’s heat pump (assuming you have one) does? As an integral component of a central heating/cooling system, a heat pump utilizes the air outside your home to both heat your home in winter and cool your home in summer. In other words, a heat pump continually moves warm […]

LENNOX Fall Specials

Cooler temps, shorter days, and all things pumpkin spice… fall is here, and it’s time to assess your home’s comfort level. If you limped through the summer with a failing AC unit, now’s the perfect time to schedule an installation of a replacement unit. Also, you’ll want to get your heating system checked. In the […]

Reducing Home Energy Costs

Now that summer is winding down, you can celebrate lower electricity bills thanks to lower temperatures. If your energy usage seems high or you want to reduce your energy usage regardless, here’s a few tips to consider: Change air filters Keep your HVAC system running efficiently by changing your air filters regularly. Dirty filters block […]

AC Unit Lifespan

According to the U.S. Department of Energy, the typical lifespan of an air conditioning unit is approximately 15 to 20 years. Of course, a number of factors are involved, including usage, preventative maintenance, and quality repairs. The top 4 maintenance items: Changing filter regularly (every 1-3 months) Getting regular tune-ups/maintenance Removing debris (i.e., leaves, dirt) […]

LENNOX Summer Specials

Summer is here. No kidding. In the unfortunate event that your AC unit decides to quit on you, Goettl’s has the solution. Goettl’s High Desert Mechanical is proud to be a leading provider of innovative, home heating and cooling systems from Lennox®. Our high‐efficiency, Lennox® residential air conditioners, furnaces and HVAC systems help maximize comfort […]

Should You Get a Smart Thermostat?

If you’ve recently heard a lot about smart thermostats, such as Nest or Ecobee, you’re not alone. These devices are becoming more and more commonplace in residential dwellings. Industry experts predict that worldwide shipments of smart thermostats are expected to grow from 926,000 annually in 2014 to 9.2 million by 2023. These devices give you […]

Phasing-Out R22

If your air conditioner is more than ten years old, your unit may soon be obsolete. The coolant used in your AC unit, R22 – more commonly known as freon – will be completely phased out in 2020 according to government regulations. The decision behind the freon-phaseout is that freon is considered harmful to the […]

Staying Cool in the AZ Heat

According to APS (Arizona Public Service), not only does energy demand go up substantially during the summer, the weather (HEAT) is responsible for about 70% of your summer electricity bill. But, you’ve probably already noticed that your electricity bill is high, and as summer temps continue to increase, so will your bill. Unless you’re planning […]

If Momma Ain’t Happy…

As we reflect on this occasion to celebrate moms everywhere, we want to remind you of the popular phrase, If Momma Ain’t Happy, Ain’t Nobody Happy. It’s also the absolute perfect time to make sure you’ve scheduled your pre-summer AC unit checkup. For the special lady in your life, or if you are that special […]

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