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Gift Yourself A New Heat Pump System This Christmas

As winter approaches, your heating system is going to go on overdrive mode to keep you warm and in the holiday spirit. However, your old HVAC system may not be up to the task anymore. The last thing you would want is to wake up to a freezing Christmas morning. Let’s face it! Your old […]

Things You Should Consider When Hiring Heater Repair Specialists

There’s no denying that no matter what type of HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system) you own, you need to get them services for regular maintenance. Furthermore, it is not a one-time affair, and you need to keep your heating system under constant observation. This is where an HVAC company can help you since […]

The Top 10 Reasons to Choose A Ductless HVAC Mini-Split System This Winter

In the words of Ned Stark, “Winter is coming“! How confident are you that your old heating system will be able to provide you with adequate protection from the cold? Well, consider getting a ductless HVAC mini-split system. When it comes to the heating and cooling of your home, this can be the ideal choice. […]

BREAKING NEWS: Prices Steadily Soar in the HVAC Industry at a Staggering 12% Rate

IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 23, 2021 The HVAC market witnesses yet another series of price increases, with manufacturers announcing price hikes going into 2022. Leading HVAC players are estimating 12% rise in wholesale prices, starting January 1st, 2022, due to increasing demand, supply chain disruption, and extended lead times. Sacramento, CA – The global heating, ventilation, […]

Tax Savings Alert: Things to Know about the New HVAC Tax Credit

As Benjamin Franklin once famously said: “In this world, nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” Unfortunately, this is very true. For better or worse, taxes are a part of our society and are a necessary evil to maintain and develop a multitude of things. There has been a lot of […]

Be Winter Ready with a Sacramento Heat and Air System Evaluation

When it comes to your home’s heat and air system, ensuring that it is working correctly is crucial to ensuring that you optimize its quality for the price you are paying. Paying for a system that is not working how it should be doesn’t make much sense, right? Winter can be intense, so ensuring your […]

Sacramento Heating Repairs: 5 Signs You Need to Call an HVAC Specialist

Ensuring that your home is appropriately getting the right amount of heat is crucial for optimizing your home’s energy bill, not to mention your level of comfort. Especially during the colder months of the year, having an adequate heat level in your home is vital for keeping you and your loved ones feeling healthy and […]

Why Would My Gas Furnace Stop Working?

So you’re asking yourself: why would my gas furnace stop working? Customers are often surprised to find out their gas furnace has stopped working because it may be under ten years old. But breakdowns happen, especially if an hvac system has been poorly maintained. If your gas furnace is older, you may want to read: […]

Is My Gas Furnace Heat Exchange Safe?

If you’ve ended up here reading this post, you are likely asking yourself: is my gas furnace safe? And the short answer is yes. But it can become unsafe when the gas furnace heat exchanger develops cracks. Gas furnaces are and have been the standard and are used in about 57% of American homes – […]

SMUD Rebates Available – Convert to a Heat Pump and Save!

Upton wants to make it easier for you to get the reliable HVAC system you deserve. If you convert your existing gas and electric heating and cooling system to a qualifying heat pump system, you can enjoy up to $3000 in SMUD rebates. What’s cooler than a cool few thousand dollars? And SMUD doesn’t stop […]

HVAC System Tax Credits Extended Through 2021

That’s right: If you purchase certain types of HVAC systems, you might be eligible for federal tax credits! This energy tax credit also applies other energy efficiency improvements to your home like traditional water heaters or electric heat pump water heater upgrades or a whole house fan installation. If you qualify, homeowners can claim up […]

Introduction: Your Home’s HVAC System 101

Your home’s HVAC system is one of the most critical components of your household. It keeps you warm in the winter and cool in the summer, and maintains your indoor air quality all year round. So as you might imagine, maintaining it and choosing the right HVAC options for your situation is important. In this […]

Heat Pumps Versus Hydronic Heat Pumps – What’s the Difference?

As homeowners work to create high performance homes that maximize efficiency, traditional gas furnaces are becoming a thing of the past. Heat pumps and hydronic heat pumps are the future of home heating and cooling. In fact, there are many variations of heat pumps for heating and cooling applications–which one is best depends on your […]

How To Improve Indoor Air Quality in Your Home: 7 Simple Tips

Indoor air quality is a big deal these days, especially with recent events shaking up the global economy. But many people wish they had better air quality all the time, not just during times of global health concerns. Poor air quality can irritate sinuses, eyes, skin, and trigger allergies and other issues that may not be life-threatening, but they can certainly ruin your quality of life. Is your HVAC system doing its part to lighten the load of potential airborne threats?

4 Airborne Irritations to Remove and Improve Indoor Air Quality

The recent global health scare is putting people on edge, and with good reason. Your health is always a primary concern because it most directly impacts your quality of life

Things to Check Before Calling for AC Services

You might not need an extensive repair, make sure to check these simple things before calling for AC service. Here are a few surprising factors you can consider before calling. Air Filter: One of the most common causes of cooling issues are dirty air filters. Be sure to check yours in accordance with the manufacturer […]

HVAC Maintenance Memberships Save You Money

HVAC maintenance membership plans can help save you money when you need it most. Take a look at how our Secure Comfort Club can save you a bundle! Everyone wants to save money, and we at Upton want to help you save money! This is why we recommend regular maintenance, so that you don’t have […]