RKM Heating and Air Conditioning Blog: Archive for August, 2019

Get Ready For Winter: Get To Know California’s New Furnace Emission Standards

Wednesday, August 28th, 2019

person-writing-in-calendarThere are new rules here in the Riverside area. We’re talking about the South Coast Air Quality Management District’s (SCAQMD) Rule 1111 and the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District’s (SJVAPCD) Rule 4905.

We won’t bombard you with all the technical details. All you need to know is what these rules mean for you. Rule 1111 and rule 4905 mean that you need to have an energy-compliant furnace by October of 2019. If your furnace doesn’t meet the mandated emissions regulations you’ll have to pay a fine of up to $400. Your furnace needs to meet 65% or lower NOx emissions—from 40 to 14 nanograms/joule or less.

So why is this happening? Well, the state of California is trying to cut down on nitrogen oxide emissions. The fact is that nitrogen oxides are harmful to the environment. They cause ozone degradation, acid rain, poor water quality, and other respiratory issues.

If you’re worried about the state of your home’s furnace, you can contact the professionals on our team. We carry high-efficiency, low-emissions furnaces at RKM Heating & Air. If you want to upgrade your furnace before this fall, it’s time to contact our service professionals.

Get in touch with the professionals on our team to schedule an appointment today. 


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Common Misconceptions About Your Thermostat

Monday, August 26th, 2019

Think about how often you interact with your home’s thermostat. You probably use your thermostat to turn your home’s air conditioner on and off and don’t really give it another thought. We want you to take a little extra time though. Your thermostat isn’t just the switch that’s able to turn on and off your thermostat—it’s an incredibly vital part of your HVAC system.

If you need a great HVAC system in Anaheim, CA we can help you get it. You know how hot it gets here. Make sure that you have a responsible team that understands what they’re doing so that we can fine-tune your air conditioning system at every level. Contact us today.

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What are SEER Ratings?

Monday, August 12th, 2019

blue-question-markSummer is that time of year where your air conditioner might fall a little short. If your air conditioner is leaving a lot to be desired in your home, it might be time for you to schedule an appointment with our professionals. If you’re looking for a great new air conditioning system, you’re going to need a system with a great SEER rating.

So, what’s a SEER rating you ask? It’s a great question. Your SEER rating is how you choose the best air conditioning system available to you for your home. You can think of it as the five-star system for your air conditioning system. It’s a reliable way to rate an air conditioner on the market. If you need air conditioning service in Anaheim, CA, we can be the team to get your air conditioning system together for you.

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