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Articles on Berkeys Blog by Jamie Wooldridge and the Berkeys plumbing and HVAC specialists are meant to provide educational, entertaining, newsworthy and helpful information regarding residential air conditioning and plumbing for homeowners in Dallas, Ft. Worth. Always consult a professional, licensed plumbing or HVAC contractor like Berkeys before doing any work on your home.

Berkeys Air Conditioning & Plumbing is Best of the Best

Annual readers’ polls recognize Berkeys for superior home services for sixth consecutive year SOUTHLAKE, TX – March 26, 2012 – Berkeys, a leading provider of air conditioning and plumbing services to North Texas, today announced it has been selected “Best of the Best” by readers of the Southlake Journal in the category of Heating and […]

Berkeys Air Conditioning and Plumbing Partners with Abacus Plumbing

Leading Residential Services Companies with Distinguished Brand Reputation in their Local Markets Form Partnership Southlake, TX | Houston, TX – February 14, 2012 – Berkeys Air Conditioning and Plumbing of Southlake, TX announces a partnership with Abacus Plumbing of Houston, TX as part of a management recapitalization and growth equity investment. Berkeys investors, Alpine Investors, […]

What You Need to Know About Air Conditioning Refrigerants

HCFC-22 (also known as R-22) has been the refrigerant of choice for residential air conditioning and heating systems for more than forty years; regrettably for the environment R-22 contributes to ozone depletion (mostly from leaks). R-22 is also considered a greenhouse gas. The manufacture of R-22 creates a by-product (HFC-23) known to contribute to global […]

Berkeys Announces New Website and Mobile Site

DFW area residents seeking air conditioning or plumbing repair, installation, or maintenance will find it easier to get top-notch services via Berkeys new website and mobile site SOUTHLAKE, TX. – January 17, 2012 – Berkeys, a leading provider of air conditioning and plumbing services to North Texas, today announced the launch of their new website. […]

Plumbing Pitfalls – and How to Avoid Them

The plumbing profession is open to anyone who takes time to study the appropriate codes, serve an apprenticeship, and pass state licensing examinations. Unfortunately, some “plumbers” aren’t really plumbers, and hiring them can put your family’s safety at risk and cost you more money in the long run. Beware of these situations: Unlicensed Home Handymen […]

Reduce Your Electric Bill – Give A Little Love to Your Home’s Air Conditioning Unit

Air conditioners and heaters account for about 40% of the average family’s utility bills. In the cities Berkeys serves, including Frisco, Plano, Richardson, and Flower Mound, most of those costs go towards cooling a home; consequently, your home’s air conditioning system impacts your electric bill. Here are some ways to reduce the cost of running […]

Berkeys Acquires Southwest Air Conditioning & Plumbing, Inc.

Acquisition Extends Berkeys Footprint in the Heating, Air Conditioning, and Plumbing Markets in the DFW Metroplex SOUTHLAKE, TX. – December 5, 2011 – Berkeys, a leading provider of air conditioning and plumbing services to North Texas, today announced its acquisition of Southwest Air Conditioning & Plumbing, Inc., an HVAC and plumbing company headquartered in Keller, […]

Berkeys Air Conditioning and Plumbing Wins Hall of Fame Dealer Award

Berkeys is a Top 10 Sales Producer in Texas for American Standard Heating & Air Conditioning Equipment and Parts SOUTHLAKE, TX – November 30, 2011 – Berkeys, a leading provider of air conditioning and plumbing services to North Texas, today announced its win of the Hall of Fame Dealer Award from ACES A/C Supply North, […]

Avoid Thanksgiving Clogged Drains – Get a Plumbing Tune Up Now

Dallas, TX – Nov. 18, 2010 – Clogged drains are not what most people think about when they make Thanksgiving plans, but countless thousands of Americans will be adding plumbers to their guest lists sometime during the long weekend. Welcome to the other Black Friday. Master Plumber Bill Stevens says many homeowners are closer to […]

Air Conditioning Tune Ups and Compact Fluorescent Lights

Can you believe it? We let our air conditioning systems go without a tune up while we buy $5 compact fluorescent light bulbs to save less than $10 per year on our electric bills? Compact fluorescent lights (CFLs) save energy and help the environment. That’s good. But tuning up your air conditioners helps you be […]

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