Frequently Asked Questions

These are the most frequently asked questions about HVAC, Sizing, and More. Please feel free to contact us if you don’t see your question answered below.
Answers from the experts!

General FAQ's

How often you run your system, the system’s age, its make and model, and whether or not it was serviced regularly over the course of its life can all play a significant role in how long your system will last. Most air conditioning systems will last approximately 15 years.
We charge $85.00 for a diagnostic fee.
Free estimates are provided for system replacements. If we have to perform any Diagnostic work for you there is an $85.00 dollar Diagnostic fee.
The diagnostic fee is 85 dollars. It covers most diagnosis’s for faults in your comfort system.

Absolutely our Technician will give you options to take care of your issues and your diagnostic fee will go towards the repair if you do choose one. If you do not choose a repair option $85.00 will be billed.

We set our appointments in windows of 2 hours. Our technician will send you a message through our system notifying you when he is on his way.
Heating and Air Conditioning Commercial and Residential. Service, Repair and Installation. Performance Maintenance.
With Top Shelf Maintenance Program you will have an experienced technician inspect your systems over all safety, mechanical, electrical, and performance. We will clean the condenser once a year. Clear your drains. Tighten up and adjust any loose connections. Check heating and cooling systems seasonally.

Mechanical FAQ's

SEER stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio. This is a performance rating of your comfort systems efficiency. To make it easy think of the gas mileage of a car, the higher the rating the better!
The tonnage of an HVAC system is a measure of the systems Capacity. One ton is equal to the amount of heat required (288,000 Btu) to melt one ton of ice in a 24-hour period.
While heat pumps and conventional air conditioners differ, they rely on the same principals to condition inside air temperatures. … The main difference between the two systems is that a heat pump can reverse the process by switching the function of the evaporator and condenser coils to raise inside temperatures.
B-T-U. The acronym stands for British Thermal Unit, which is the unit used to measure thermal (heat) energy. Specifically, it is the amount of energy needed to raise 1 pound of water 1°F at sea level.
We recommend a over all inspection on your system in the spring and one in the fall. You want to make sure it is in Top shape before it handles the work load of extreme weather conditions.
If your system is over 15 years old it is coming time to plan for a replacement. Also if you are doing frequent repairs it is recommended to consider a replacement.

Top Tech Mechanical offers a range of HVAC services, including repair, replacement, installation, and maintenance. We specialize in residential and commercial HVAC systems and offer customized solutions based on your needs and budget.

Signs that your HVAC system may need repair include strange noises, uneven or insufficient heating/cooling, high energy bills, poor indoor air quality, and frequent breakdowns. If you notice any of these issues, it’s important to schedule a repair appointment as soon as possible to avoid further damage and safety hazards.

The cost of HVAC repair varies depending on the type and extent of the issue, as well as the location and size of your system. At Top Tech Mechanical, we offer competitive pricing and transparent estimates that take into account all the necessary parts, labor, and taxes. We also offer financing options and special deals for first-time customers.

We repair all types of HVAC systems, including air conditioning, heating, ventilation, ductwork, refrigeration, and more. Our technicians are trained and certified to work on both traditional and modern systems, and we use advanced tools and equipment to ensure accurate and efficient repairs.

We repair HVAC systems from all major brands, including Carrier, Trane, Lennox, Goodman, Rheem, York, and more. We also have access to a wide selection of replacement parts and units, ensuring that we can provide the most effective repair solutions for your system.

Our HVAC installation service includes a comprehensive assessment of your space and needs, a customized recommendation for the most suitable unit, removal of the old unit, installation of the new unit, testing and calibration of the system, and cleanup of the workspace. We also offer warranties and post-installation support to ensure your satisfaction.
The duration of an HVAC installation varies depending on the complexity of the project and the type of system being installed. In general, a standard residential installation can take anywhere from a few hours to a full day, while a commercial installation may take several days or weeks. Our technicians will provide you with a realistic timeline based on your specific needs and constraints.
We install a range of HVAC systems, including central air conditioning, heat pumps, ductless mini-split systems, packaged units, rooftop units, and more. We take into account factors such as the size of your space, the climate of your area, your budget, and your energy efficiency goals to recommend the most suitable system for you.

The cost of HVAC installation depends on several factors, including the type and size of the system, the complexity of the installation, the location of your property, and any additional features or upgrades you may want. At Top Tech Mechanical, we offer competitive pricing and financing options to help make your investment affordable and worthwhile.

We recommend having your HVAC system serviced at least once a year to ensure optimal performance, energy efficiency, and safety. Regular maintenance can also help prevent costly repairs and extend the lifespan of your system. We offer customizable maintenance plans that can be tailored to your specific needs and budget.

HVAC maintenance involves a range of tasks, including cleaning, lubricating, testing, adjusting, and replacing various components of the system. Some specific tasks that may be included in HVAC maintenance are checking and replacing air filters, cleaning coils, inspecting electrical connections and components, checking refrigerant levels and pressures, and calibrating thermostats. At Top Tech Mechanical, our maintenance plans are designed to provide comprehensive care for your system, ensuring that it runs smoothly and efficiently year-round.

Yes, regular HVAC maintenance can save you money in several ways. First, it can improve the energy efficiency of your system, which can lower your utility bills. Second, it can prevent costly breakdowns and repairs, which can save you money on unexpected expenses. Finally, it can extend the lifespan of your system, which can delay the need for expensive replacement. Overall, investing in regular HVAC maintenance can provide significant long-term cost savings.
There are several signs that may indicate it’s time to replace your HVAC system, including frequent breakdowns, rising energy bills, uneven or insufficient heating/cooling, outdated equipment, and poor indoor air quality. If your system is more than 10-15 years old, it may also be nearing the end of its lifespan. Our technicians can perform a thorough assessment of your system to determine if replacement is the best option for you.
We replace all types of HVAC systems, including air conditioning, heating, ventilation, and refrigeration. We work with a range of reputable brands to provide high-quality replacement units that meet or exceed industry standards. Our technicians can help you choose the most suitable system for your space and budget.
The duration of an HVAC replacement depends on several factors, including the type and size of the system, the complexity of the installation, and any additional modifications or upgrades needed. In general, a standard residential replacement can take anywhere from a few hours to a full day, while a commercial replacement may take several days or weeks. Our technicians will provide you with a realistic timeline based on your specific needs and constraints.
Yes, we offer 24/7 emergency HVAC services for situations that require immediate attention, such as a complete system failure or a gas leak. Our technicians are available around the clock to provide prompt and efficient solutions to any HVAC emergency.
Yes, we offer financing options to help make HVAC services more affordable for our customers. We partner with reputable lenders to provide flexible and competitive financing plans that fit your budget and credit history. We can also help you navigate available rebates and tax credits to maximize your savings.
Yes, all of our technicians are licensed, insured, and certified to work on HVAC systems. We hire only experienced and qualified professionals who have undergone thorough background checks and training to ensure the highest standards of safety and quality.
You can schedule an appointment with Top Tech Mechanical by calling our office or filling out a contact form on our website. We offer flexible scheduling options to accommodate your availability and needs.
At Top Tech Mechanical, we are committed to providing the best value for our customers’ money. We pride ourselves on our attention to detail, reliability, and customer satisfaction. We offer customized solutions that take into account your specific needs and constraints, and we stand behind our work with warranties and post-service support. We also prioritize transparency and honesty in all our interactions, ensuring that you are fully informed and empowered to make the best decisions for your HVAC system.