Outdoor Condenser Protective Cages for your Richmond HVAC!

Richmond Virginia is one of the most beautiful cities to live in! However, just like every city in America, scrap metal, copper and other HVAC equipment is highly valued by thieves looking to make a quick buck.  As difficult as you would think it might be to actually steal your outdoor condenser, (condensing unit) it is easier than you would think and it can take virtually no time to do it. It is vitally important to protect your investment, not to mention, no one wants to go without air conditioning for any length of time in the dead of summer.  Anderson Air Conditioning & Heating, Inc. offers a great option that is completely affordable. As shown in the picture above, we offer the installation of an extremely sturdy cage with a deadbolt and provide you with 2 keys. Some of our customers have us keep one key so we can service it whenever needed. This is, of course, optional on your part. We offer them in varying sizes to accommodate any condenser. They are attractive and offer the upmost in security. There are also decorative casing options to hide the cage and give a more garden feel.  Call us today for pricing and installation options at 804-231-6053!

Anderson, your Richmond HVAC Company with 5 star Google rating!

Our latest installation here in Richmond, VA!  This customer is a local real estate agent that uses us for all of his properties. Call us to find out why! #804-231-6053!

After 30 years in business, Anderson Air Conditioning and Heating, Inc., continues to provide quality installations and the best service in greater RVA area!  Proudly serving our community with the best rates and being a part of organizations such as Habitat for Humanity and Southside Community Develop Center, are what keeps us strong and linked with the people in our neighborhood.  We also support our local school's sporting teams and programs such as Operation Backpack, to fill backpacks for children who cannot afford new school supplies. Customer Services oriented and community strong - that is Team Anderson.  Call us for all of your HVAC needs and you will never want another company! Check out our 5 star ratings on Google, Yelp and Facebook.

Anderson Air in Richmond, Va shares important R22 Article!!

An amazing article that explains older systems that R22 refrigerant. If your system is older, you MUST read this so that you understand that soon this refrigerant will be completely phased out of existence! This means you will need to replace your unit before 2020!!

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Does your air conditioner use R-22 refrigerant? Here's why you should care
By Reuben Saltzman JUNE 13, 2017 — 8:35AM
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Most air conditioners use one of two types of refrigerant: R-22 or R-410A. I've never paid any attention to this detail while inspecting houses because it didn't make much difference, but that's all starting to change. The price of this refrigerant is starting to skyrocket, and unlike gasoline prices, I don't expect the price to fluctuate. It's just going to keep going up.

Why is the price of R-22 increasing?
In short, R-22 is becoming scarce because the US has agreed to phase out the production, import, and use of this refrigerant because of it's damaging effect on the ozone layer. This has driven up the price and will continue to do so. By the year 2020, this refrigerant will no longer be imported or produced.

Head over to the EPA website for more details on the refrigerant phase-out.

Why should you care?
If your air conditioner uses R-22 refrigerant and the refrigerant leaks, it will be expensive to recharge the system. In the very near future, it will likely become either cost-prohibitive or downright impossible. Manufacturers are also rationing the amount of R-22 refrigerant being sold to HVAC contractors.

How can you tell the difference?
To know which type of refrigerant your air conditioner uses, take a look at the label on the compressor unit outside. It'll clearly tell you which type of refrigerant the unit uses. The newer type is R-410A, and the older type that I've been talking about is R-22, also identified as HCFC-22.

Up until 2015, air conditioners could still be manufactured to use R-22 refrigerant, and many were.

What to do?
If you have an air conditioner that uses R-22, hire an HVAC contractor to do a tune-up on your system and make sure your system doesn't have any small leaks. If there are leaks, have them fixed. This will help to reduce future costs and will help to prolong the life of your system.
For the record, adding R-410A to a system designed for R-22 is bad news. More on that topic here: http://www.supplyht.com/ar…/97376-can-you-mix-r22-with-r410a.

Author: Reuben Saltzman, Structure Tech Home Inspections

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 I recently read an article in a local HVACR magazine that somewhat addressed this problem, which I guess we all should have foreseen coming because R22 is getting very scarce and its price is skyrocketing.
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Nice Noble Ave Trane Install in Richmond, VA by Anderson Air!

Nice Noble Avenue job in Richmond by out Sheet Metal, Installation and Service teams this week!! An amazing job working around our client's items in their basement without disruption with the duct design!

Amazing Attic Duct Work in Richmond, VA

ANDERSON AIR CONDITIONING & HEATING IS WELL KNOWN FOR THEIR PERFECT DUCT WORK! THIS WAS ANOTHER JOB WE DID ON NEW KENT AVENUE THIS WEEK AND THE HOMEOWNER CALLED TO SAY WHAT AN AMAZING JOB WE DID AND HOW IMPRESSED HE WAS WITH US! CALL US FOR YOUR FREE ESTIMATE TODAY AT 804-231-6053

Exposed Duct Work? Yeah, we do that!

Looking for a way to turn your house into your dream home? Exposed duct work can give a modern and fresh edge to any residence! Call Anderson for a FREE ESTIMATE and let our experts show you what we do every single day!

Duct design, sealing and modification with Anderson Air Conditioning, in Richmond, VA!

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Professional duct design and modification. Even if you choose to keep your existing duct work to save money, we can seal it to make it as efficient as possible. 43% of your HVAC wasted costs are due to duct work deficiency. Call us to schedule your free estimate today! 804-231-6053

Anderson Air Conditioning at the RVA Watermelon Festival!

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WHAT A BEAUTIFUL DAY FOR ANDERSON HVAC AT THE 2017 ANNUAL WATERMELON FESTIVAL! IT WAS A GREAT DAY MEETING ALL OF YOU AND ENJOYING THE WEATHER, MUSIC, FOOD AND FESTIVITIES!  WE HOPE YOU STOPPED BY OUR BOOTH BUT IF YOU DIDN'T, YOU CAN CALL US FOR INFORMATION AND CHECK OUT OUR FACEBOOK!

Anderson Air will be at the RVA Watermelon Festival!

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Anderson Air Conditioning & Heating is pleased to announce that we will have a booth at the Richmond, VA Watermelon Festival in Carytown on Sunday, August 13, 2017! We are looking forward to mingling with our community, customers, friends and family! There will be a ton of exciting things going on, from games and prizes to seeing your favorite Anderson staff and technicians. We can't wait to put names to faces and have a great time with all of you! We will be sending out reminders on our Facebook page! See you there!

Anderson HVAC in Richmond celebrates our teamwork!

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We had International Dish Day for a potluck in the office today!
Asian, Mexican and Italian! Yummy! Thanks everyone for baking their favorite dish and sharing! Next week... DESSERTS!!