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

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8 Most Common Reasons For A Leaking Indoor AC Unit

8 Most Common Reasons For A Leaking Indoor AC Unit What are the 8 most common reasons for a leaking indoor AC unit, and how can you fix them?…and how can you fix them. You can find out about the most frequent causes of air conditioner leaks and how to …

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The Benefits of Installing a Ductless Mini-Split System

The Benefits Of Installing A Ductless Mini-Split System When you’re in the heating and cooling business, you understand the importance of not only selling quality products to your customers but of providing them with outstanding service. That’s why our Bryant dealers and distributors have delighted customers—because they know that Bryant …

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Why You Should Hire Professionals for Your HVAC System

‍ Image Source: FreeImages‍ Designing and installing an HVAC system for your business takes specialized knowledge and training. So, it’s not a good idea to hire a contractor without a license to install your new HVAC system. A professional will have the licenses, certifications, and experience needed to design and …

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HVAC Installation

A quality installation begins with a professional design: What if your home’s heating and cooling needs have changed since the last system was installed many years ago? Unfortunately, some contractors merely size a new system based on the old system’s capacity rather than completing a professional design. What if the …

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Extend the Life of Your AC

How to Extend the Lifespan of Your AC Unit: Maintenance Tips for Long-Term Comfort Keeping your air conditioner running smoothly year-round is no small feat. In the hotter months, you’ll likely use it for at least 10 hours a day, which is why it’s so important to have an AC …

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Why is water leaking from my AC?

“Why is water leaking from my AC? ” ..There are multiple causes of this problem. So, Before we get into the causes of a leaking AC unit; In order to better understand why this is happening, you must first understand exactly how and why the water is forming on your …

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15 Factors That Influence Your Home’s Resale Value

15 Factors That Influence Your Home’s Resale Value May 15, 2020, by Jeff Anttila Updated on May 19th, 2020   Whether you’re looking to purchase or sell a home, not all properties are created equal, and not all retain good resale value. Meaning when the time comes to sell your …

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What is the cost of Comfort?

What is the cost of Comfort? Preventative Maintenance Agreements=Savings Preventive maintenance agreements (PMAs) are agreements between you and your contractor for scheduled inspections and maintenance of your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system. PMAs are generally scheduled semi-annually to maintain peak efficiency, prevent utility overpayment, and avert system failures …

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Why would I need a zone system?

Why not adjust the airflow, wouldn’t that be simpler?   My HVAC contractor says I should add zone dampers to my HVAC system, what are they?   A zoned system is one in which areas of the house that differ greatly in temperature are each given their own thermostat. These thermostats …

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A Professional Installation Begins With A Quality Design

A professional installation begins with a quality design “Has your home’s heating and cooling needs changed since the last system was installed many years ago?” “What if the system was not sized appropriately to begin with?” Incorrectly sized heating or cooling system can negatively impact the comfort of your home. …

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Who Ever Heard of Upgrading Ductwork?

Aren’t heating and air conditioning ducts the same in all homes? The short answer is: usually. Unfortunately, that may not be a good thing for your home. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) states: “about 20-30 percent of the air that moves through a duct system is lost due to leaks, …

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Clean Your Coils Save money and keep comfortable year-round

Clean Your Coils Save Money And Keep Comfortable Year-Round Now is the time to think about getting your air conditioning system in shape so you can keep your comfort…and keep your utility bills comfortable, too. It’s a breeze to do when you call on one of the professionals who belong …

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