3 Zone Fujitsu Mini Split in Allied Gardens
There are a few reasons I wanted to write this review for Carini Heating and Air. As a single mom I always sort of dread the idea of meeting with contractors in my house, but my best friend told me about the great experience she had with Carini, and how she felt very safe and secure when first meeting with the owner of the company, Mr. Carini, and then she felt the same when the installation crew came to do the job. So before talking about the actual system they installed, I want to say that I my experience was the same as my friend's - safe, secure and the crew was super respectful of my house and my pets. Now about the system. I have an older home and the attic is pretty small. There was some ducting in the attic, very old and worn out, and other ducting between the floor and ceiling for the upstairs. So I liked the idea of the Fujitsu mini split, about its energy efficiency and the way we could have it installed without cutting into the plaster ceiling to air conditioning the upstairs rooms. I love that I can only air conditioning or heat a specific room or set of rooms, so I don't have to waste energy conditioning rooms that I'm not using. I'll find out for sure this summer how much lower my utility bill will be, but I'm confident that it will be a lot less than if we installed a regular system with ducts in the walls, ceiling and attic. I have had chance to use the system for both heating and air conditioning so far, and it worked great for both. I recommend Carini!
Mini split in art studio
I had part of my garage converted into an art studio at our house on Mt. Helix. We have central AC in the house and looked at the option of running some ducting from the house to the garage. But after getting a load calculation on the house from Carini, we learned that the system inside the house was running at capacity for the size of the house, the type of windows, doors and exposures. One option was to install a window AC unit for the studio, but found that these systems require a lot of power and are not considered energy efficient and probably couldn't have kept the studio cool during our hot summers up here. So we decided to have Carini install a Fujitsu mini split system and I can say that it was one of the best decisions we've ever made for a home appliance. The unit does both heating and air conditioning, and I since it isn't connected to the big system in the house, I don't have to feel guilty about wasting energy in the house and keeping the system on inside while I'm working in the studio. It cools off the room very quickly and heats up just as fast on cold days.
Best Ever Experience!
We live in the San Carlos area in San Diego. We have made it without AC in our home for 35 years but, with our increasingly hotter environment, we finally made the decision to add it when we needed a new furnace. Our home was built in the late 50's and still had it's original duct work. It also has 2 additions that had no ducts at all making our HVAC project somewhat challenging. Carini HVAC was recommended to us by a realtor friend late in our "getting estimates" process. I was already exhausted by the process but couldn't pass on Carini after getting such rave reviews from our friend! I also researched Carini HVAC on Google, Yelp and the BBB and found only positive ratings in all regards. The Carini HVAC technician who completed our estimate, Bowen Smith, was couteous, knowledgeable and creative. He had solutions for our HVAC needs that no other local HVAC company technician had even considered. Bowen recommended central heating and air (RHEEM) for the original part of our home and wall mounted mini splits, (ductless units by Fujitsu) for the addition. The Carini proposal gave us all new ducts, more HVAC coverage and technology, electrical upgrades and efficiency for a lower cost than the other two, very well known local companies from whom we had gotten estimates. Our installation was scheduled in a timely manner and Bowen and his crew were amazing! They were on time, respectful, hard working and very careful with our home and yard. The electrical subcontractor, Parkllan Electric, did a fantastic job of adding dedicated lines for both systems and upgrading our existing voltage. The job was completed as scheduled and we are thrilled with the work and our new comfort level. Carini HVAC promises 100% customer satisfaction and timely customer service. We highly recommend Carini HVAC!
Great Air Conditioning Installation in El Cajon/Dehesa
My family has a home in the Dehesa area and we vowed last year that we wouldnt go another summer without air conditioning. We are a member of Angie's List and after researching several different companies, decided to add Carini Heating and Air to the list of estimates we wanted to get. There are a lot of good heating and air companies that work in East County and we got bids on Rheem, Trane and York equipment from both big and small companies. We eventually chose Carini because their owner, Gabriel Carini gave us the most complete estimate and seemed to be the most knowledgeable about the equipment, energy efficiency and what we really needed at the best price. It wasnt the lowest bid but it wasnt the highest either, and we have to say that they installation crew was clean, on time and communicated what was going on throughout the job. We would use them again and are confident to recommend them to friends and family.
It may not be a big deal to everyone but the company is very active in community service activities and giving back to the community always a nice extra for when we choose a contractor or other kind of business for our family.
My Rheem furnace in Del Mar
I needed service on a furnace that we have had in our house in Del Mar for almost 18 years. It was working fine until December but then one day it had a funny smell and then no longer worked. I found Carini Heating and Air Conditioning on YELP and saw they had good ratings. I also read reviews about them and had their service man come to check the system. The man, Anthony, took a lot of time an explained that a newer furnace could save on energy use and the warranty was good (it was a Rheem heater). I have been very happy with the performance since it was installed. Good work by the company.
HERO Financing for our HVAC purchase in San Diego
We used the HERO financing program to fund our new heating and air conditioning installation in our house in San Diego. The process was simple, the rate was good and it is tax deductible!
Great air conditioning system service
Your service technician came out to diagnose a problem with our Lennox air conditioning system last week. Not only did he fix the problem quickly, but he also found a disconnected duct under the house, which was a problem we didn't even know we had. The price for the service was fair and we liked that he wore show covers and was overall very professional.
Great job !!!
We thought we would take a minute to let Carini Heating and Air know that they performed a great job and provided top quality service in the installation of our new heating and air conditioning unit. I plan on recommending them to others in the coming years, great job once again.
New Air Conditioning for my La Jolla Home
We recently had Carini Heating and Air install a new air conditioning and heating system in our house in the Birdrock area of La Jolla and we can't say enough about the quality of the work and the professionalism of the project. It was great working directly with the owner of the company and he went above and beyond with his detailed estimate and follow-up.
Response: Thank you Mary for choosing our company for your heating and air installation! You and your family were a pleasure to work with! Thanks again for the opportunity :)
New furnace Installation was Perfect
We just wanted to say thanks to Carini Heating and Air for a great installation of a new Rheem central heating and air conditioning system at our home in El Cajon. The price was competitive and the installation went off without a hitch!