Author: John Towner

Silicon Valley Comfort Johnathan towner Owner of Silicon Valley Comfort | Senior Service Technician I started my journey within the HVAC industry at 16 years old. I started vocational training at the central county occupational center in San Jose. The program allowed high school students to earn credits for graduation by taking a special trades course for the second half of every weekday. I took the program seriously, at least more than I did high school. The class had adults and high school students working together for 4 hours every day. The program instructor chose me to be the class foreman after 6 months of my entry into the program. My responsibilities were to oversee other students on their daily projects. I led a small crew of other students while performing preventive maintenance on the rooftop HVAC units around campus. After two and a half years, I obtained two certifications of industry recognition, I began working for a local contractor at 18 years old as an apprentice doing installations for a residential company out of Campbell CA... ...20 years later, Silicon Valley Comfort
Bryant hvac review, pricing, & comparison’s
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Bryant HVAC Review, Pricing, & Comparison’s

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Understanding the costs behind hvac warranty repairs
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Understanding the Costs Behind HVAC Warranty Repairs

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What Is Furnace Flame Rollout

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8 most common reasons that your ac is leaking
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8 Most Common Reasons that your AC is Leaking

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Why is water leaking from my AC?

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15 factors that influence your home’s resale value

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Prescriptive hvac maintenance

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Understanding hvac zoning systems: a comprehensive guide
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