Chris Shaffer has a long track record of running successful businesses and before co-founding Elite Heating and Air Conditioning. He earned a Bachelors degree in Business from the UT Arlington, he owned, operated, and grew several businesses in the home building industry.

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We rely on cooling and heating companies to keep our homes comfortable even during the hottest dog days of summer to the bitter cold ice storms of winter with Texas temperatures. HVAC contractors assure we stay comfortable all year long. But do you really know, what HVAC contractors do in Austin, TX and the surrounding areas?

Well, HVAC is an abbreviation for “Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning.” Elite Heating and Air Conditioning HVAC contractors are professional skilled technicians, who specializes in the installation and maintenance of furnaces, boilers, heat pumps and central air conditioners. The main part of their job is identifying any maintenance risks that is happening on the current installed equipment. Then diagnosing any electrical and mechanical faults in the HVAC system. Plus, cleaning, testing, adjusting and repairing systems, and performing warranty services.

In addition, HVAC contractors typically help consumers decide which equipment to purchase for heating, cooling, and air quality in residential homes and businesses. As you can see, the job of an HVAC technician is quite complicated and can vary significantly from one home or business to the next. An experienced HVAC contractor will have the skills and training necessary to assess what needs to be done in an emergency and to perform the steps required for each job.

Some of the services you can expect to see with Elite Heating and Air Conditioning HVAC contractors:

Our HVAC technicians complete continuing education from cooling and heating manufacturers- HVAC contractors regularly stay up to date with their continuing education with the different manufacturers to learn about new products on the market. Also, HVAC contractors with Elite Heating and Air Conditioning (a certified Trane heating and air conditioning products dealer) must meet Trane’s standards, which means our HVAC contractors have met Trane’s stringent standards for installation, service, customer satisfaction and employee training. We do this so we’ll be better able to meet your AC needs.

Answer any customer service questions-Our qualified technicians are of assistance to you by answering your questions. We will help you figure out your HVAC system needs and can offer advice on how to keep the system running smoothly in your home or office.

Check local HVAC Code Regulations-They can determine whether your HVAC system is in good shape and up to code.  HVAC technicians must follow government regulations and local HVAC codes regarding the handling, conservation, recovery, recycling, and disposal of refrigerants and other fluids. So, if you’re buying a home, make sure to call on Elite Heating and Air Conditioning to inspect your property.

Install wiring-Whether it is an old or new home or business, HVAC contractors can help you or construction companies with their projects. HVAC contractors consults, designs, studies blueprints, testing of equipment, and installs or replaced the wiring that is needed for your home or business heating and cooling system.

Ductwork-An HVAC technician may complete the assembly and installation of the ductwork that distributes the heated or cooled air from the HVAC system. This can include cutting the sheet metal to form the ducts, attaching the ducts to the HVAC unit, and mounting the ductwork to the structure. It may also include the installation of registers where the ductwork connects to individual spaces.

Reset HVAC equipment, maintenance, repair-From time to time, it is necessary for systems to be reset or equipment needs to be calibrated. To ensure efficiency, heating, ventilation, and cooling systems, they must undergo regular maintenance checks; normally twice yearly, at the beginning of spring and at the beginning of autumn. These checks, include testing and cleaning the blower fan, checking the level of coolant in the cooling system, and testing the system’s thermostat and operation. HVAC contractor deal with problems or issues concerning the HVAC unit itself, thermostats and other controls, the air handling system, compressors, and refrigerant levels.

What should you consumers know about choosing an HVAC contractor?

No matter what your reason, choosing a new furnace or central A/C can be an intimidating process for anyone. These products are more complicated than any home improvement project because they require handling high-voltage electricity, plumbing, gas lines, and may vent combustible gases or refrigerants. This intricacy requires the help of a fully qualified and licensed HVAC contractor.

  1. Make sure you are quoted a good price

Estimate or dollar amount should be broken down with the different charges that the contractor expects to encounter. AC cost? Labor? Ductwork recommended and how much?

  1. Do your own research on the HVAC market and products.

You will want the equipment you purchase to be the correct one for your home or business that is more energy efficient. There are about 100 different brands, and thousands of different models on the market today to choose from. There are models that fit into your budget, fully featured running models or highly efficient running models.

Therefore, it is important to contact your trusted cooling and heating company for your installation, maintenance and repair of the ventilation; air conditioning systems or equipment needs. When you work with Elite, you can have peace of mind. We stand behind the quality of our products and services and provide a 10-year parts and 2-year labor warranty. Elite Heating and Air Conditioning is a company you can trust to get the job done right.

Elite HVAC contractors have three goals to maintain for their customers:

  1. To Prevent Current Problems or Future Problems
  2. To Help You Save Money and Be Energy-Efficient
  3. Stay Comfortable in the Home or Office.

Our technicians are waiting for to help you with all your heating and air conditioning needs.

Call us now a list of our complete HVAC contractor services, (512) 637-4237. Customer service representatives are waiting to answer your HVAC questions and set up your appointment.