Cool Sunshine Heating and Air Conditioning, Inc. Blog: Archive for the ‘Uncategorized’ Category

Why You Want a Pro for Your AC Installation

Monday, May 4th, 2020

two-technicians-working-on-air-conditioner-outside-unitThe last thing you need this summer is to be stuck in the middle of one of the hottest days of the year with a malfunctioning air conditioner. But chances are if you’ve come upon this blog post, you already know you need a new one. With our variable weather, and summer just around the corner, it can be tempting to rush into this purchase, but we really want to encourage you to take your time and trust the pros for guidance and for installation.

There are a number of reasons for this. First off, there’s a lot of work that goes into each and every HVAC installation job we do. This work contributes to your overall comfort and the efficiency of your air conditioner. On that note, if you’re looking to install a gas-powered heater, professional installation also plays a role in your safety.

Read on as we delve into just why you want a professional for your air conditioning installation.

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“What Happens During Air Conditioner Maintenance?”

Monday, March 23rd, 2020

outdoor-air-conditioner-with-clipboard-on-topWe want to start by saying, we’re glad you ask! That means you’re thinking about the cooling season coming, and preparing for your air conditioner to be working for days on end once summer comes. Early spring is the perfect time to schedule this service, but homeowners are still sometimes hesitant, not truly understanding all the benefits of such a service.

For many, it helps to understand what exactly happens during air conditioner maintenance. Fortunately for you, we’ve covered this below!

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The Coronavirus and Our Promise to You

Tuesday, March 17th, 2020

We know that readers usually come to our blog for informative and educational posts about the systems and services that we offer. However, as is the case across the country and the globe right now, there is one topic at the forefront of our minds. That is COVID-19, or the Coronavirus.

We understand that homeowners everywhere are exercising extreme caution when it comes to mitigating the chance of exposure to this virus in their homes. Trust us, we are doing the same in ours. And we promise you that every member of our team will take these same precautions when working in your home and on your property.

If you have an appointment scheduled with Cool Sunshine, rest assured that we’ll continue to provide you with the exceptional service that you deserve in this uncertain and trying time and that we’ll do so while making your health and safety our top priority.

Our entire staff is well aware that prevention starts at their homes, that it continues in the workplace, and that it extends into the residences of our valued clients. They have the information and supplies that they need to do their jobs while protecting both themselves and the clients that they serve.

  • We are sanitizing our hands before entering and after leaving every home
  • Office doors and handles are sanitized multiple times a day
  • All Service vehicles have sanitizers for the technicians’ safety
  • We always do wear booties in homes and are continuing to do that, using a fresh pair for every house
  • We will continue to follow whatever restrictions possible as they are updated by the President or CDC

If you have any questions or concerns about your upcoming appointment, or if you are thinking about booking an appointment but want to know more about our specific preventative measures, please do not hesitate to contact a member of our team.

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Don’t Suffer from This Gas Furnace Repair Need

Monday, February 10th, 2020

jets-of-a-natural-gas-furnaceThe gas-powered furnace is a very popular choice for homeowners in our area, and for good reason. Furnaces are powerful, long-lasting, and durable—they’re particularly advantageous for people in climates that get significantly cold during the winter.

They’re cost-effective, and today’s models are built with consumer safety in mind. However, while they are never dangerous by nature, not properly caring for your gas furnace can lead to one very dangerous repair need—a cracked heat exchanger.

This isn’t something you can ignore, or delay repairs on. If you suspect or know you have a cracked heat exchanger, please turn off your furnace and give our team a call right away! Then, read on to learn more.

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Joy Valentine, Owner Cool Sunshine Heating & Air Conditioning

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

My husband and our business partner started Cool Sunshine Heating & Air Conditioning Inc. in Oct 1996. I was working full time as a nail technician and would do the books at night and on weekends for them. Then, in 1998 I started working with the company full time…and that is how I was basically thrown into this great adventure.

At Cool Sunshine Heating & Air Conditioning, I started off as just office staff, then I started helping with things like ordering material for the crews in the mornings and helping get them out to the jobsites. I started working home shows and going to training classes. I would go to any training class available, business classes, advertising classes, sales classes…you name it! I still go to as many classes as possible. Currently I still handle the financials, deal with builders, homeowners, engineers, etc. but I also go on outside sales calls as a Comfort Advisor. I would say being a Comfort Advisor and going on outside sales calls is definitely my passion…and my calling…anyone that knows me, knows that I am a people person and LOVE to talk. About 10-12 years ago I took a sales class and I came back and told my husband and our partner that I wanted to go out and do outside sales calls…..guess what happened? They told me NO WAY…people won’t take you seriously and buy from us, you’re a women. So, long story short, it took a Sales person from one of our distributors to change their minds….he came in to our office one day and said “why don’t you have Joy out selling”  She would be great at sales! And…here we are today with me out selling and loving every minute of it!!

My greatest achievement is my success in a male dominated industry and the success of my company. My greatest obstacle has been overcoming how people perceive me as a young woman in the industry. I think often times when people meet a woman in this industry they assume she doesn’t have much knowledge, so that can be challenging at times.

Women in HVACR has given me the opportunity to meet so many great people, some of which are now lifelong friends.  I also get to work with several wonderful vendors, builders, engineers, architects, etc.

To new females in the industry, I would say to get as much experience as possible because you are already starting off with a disadvantage in a male dominated industry. If you don’t know anything about how the installations go, duct sizing, equipment sizing, venting, etc. you will not have good success in this field. In my experience, doing outside sales, I have seen some men that can just be “salesmen” and sell systems to people without knowing much about the HVAC business. Often times I go into a home the homeowner automatically thinks I don’t know what I’m doing because I’m a woman and this is a “man’s job” right? So you need to prove yourself to them, show them that you DO know what you are talking about and that you are the expert in the room in regards to their HVAC needs.

I am always joking and having fun with everyone! My family is the most important thing to me in the entire world!!! I go to every sporting event and dance competition that my kids have. I am the mom that yells really loud just to embarrass them…why else would I go, right? I LOVE dancing, camping, fishing, hunting and just having fun. And, WINE…lots and lots of wine!

I work with men EVERY day, I have a PHD in parenting/negotiating (my children are a little naughty)…….all of these lead to a Doctorate in life skills, I’d say!!

 

My plans for the future are to continue learning and to better myself within the industry. Bringing the kids into the business is also a goal of mine, it would be great to continue the legacy. Lastly, our employee’s success is key to us, as we could not do this without them, we have all grown into one big happy family and we love each and every one of them!

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Welcome to Our New Website

Monday, August 14th, 2017

iMarket Solutions has launched Cool Sunshine Heating and Air Conditioning’s new custom website. To learn more about how iMarket Solutions can expand your presence on the web visit: www.imarketsolutions.com

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