Skip to content

Greg's Blog

Everything from “how-to” to videos to HVAC trends

Why the HVAC Industry is Thriving During the COVID-19 Pandemic

During the COVID-19 pandemic, many contractors have enjoyed record sales. Why did the HVAC industry thrive while other sectors were so negatively impacted?   When COVID 19 hit this
Read More
new air conditioning cost in 2020

How Much Will New Air Conditioning Cost in 2020?

This spring, a lot of people began wondering, “how much does a new central air conditioning system cost in 2020?” Every January, a nice letter crosses my desk from
Read More
SMUD HVAC Rebates

There are Still Air Conditioner Rebates for 2020? It’s True!

SMUD HVAC Rebates for Sacramento Did you know that our local utility company still offers some rebates for air conditioners installed in 2020? It’s true!  If you live in
Read More
R-22 (freon)

Is R-22 (Freon) Illegal to Use in My Air Conditioner After 2020?

Using R-22 (freon) Refrigerant in the Sacramento Valley “I was told by my HVAC technician that we had to replace our AC system because R-22 was illegal to use
Read More
new air conditioning cost in 2020

How Much Will New Air Conditioning Cost in 2020?

This spring, a lot of people began wondering, “how much does a new central air conditioning system cost in 2020?” Every January, a nice letter crosses my desk from
Read More
building permits

COVID-19 Brings Changes to the Way Building Permits are Carried Out

The COVID-19 situation we’ve been dealt in 2020 has altered the way life is carried out. One impact is on the way the building permits are handled here in
Read More
circuit breaker tripping

Four Reasons Why Your AC Circuit Breaker Keeps Tripping

Why Does My Air Conditioner’s Circuit Breaker Keep Tripping? Have you had an issue with your air conditioner lately where the circuit breaker at the main panel keeps tripping? 
Read More
HVAC system ductwork

Do I Have to Replace my Ductwork When I Get a New Air Conditioner?

Ductwork problems don’t always require replacements. Your licensed HVAC contractor can perform tests to help determine the condition of your home’s system. If your current HVAC system is getting
Read More

Can I Finance a New Heating and Air Conditioning System?

Investing in a new heating and air conditioning system is for many people, an unplanned expense. Fox Family Heating and Air Conditioning has several choices when it comes to
Read More
Air Conditioner Not Blowing Cold Air

Why Your Air Conditioner Is Not Blowing Cold Air

Why Is My Air Conditioner Not Blowing Cold Air? The air conditioning system in your Sacramento home may not blow cool air as strongly as you expect due to
Read More
How often do you need to change the air filter

How Often Should I Change My Filter?

Today I am going to answer a question that comes up frequently on service calls I make. Usually, upon entering a house the first thing I ask is, “can
Read More
CAPACITOR REPLACEMENT

Capacitors and Your HVAC System

As we approach the long hot summer, I wanted to start a series of blogs on common parts of your HVAC system that break down. I also want to
Read More