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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.

Get Hot Water in Seconds, Not Minutes

In millions of homes everyday people turn the hot water tap and then wait several minutes for the water to get hot. They waste 3-7 gallons of cold water every time – which adds up to 10,000 to 14,000 gallons of water per year needlessly wasted. The Green Solution for Hot Water What if you […]

Garbage Disposal – a Green Recycling Machine

Your garbage disposal is more than a convenience; it’s a green machine that recycles food waste and prevents health and environmental hazards. Food scraps account for 10-to-20% of all household waste. If bagged and disposed in landfills, food scraps convert to methane, a greenhouse gas harmful to the atmosphere. If burned to generate power, food […]

Berkeys Wins 2010 Outstanding Dealer Award from ACES A/C Supply North

SOUTHLAKE, TX. – April 29, 2011 – Berkeys Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning continues its winning streak in 2011 by being named Outstanding Dealer of the Year by ACES A/C Supply North, the exclusive distributor of American Standard Heating & Air Conditioning products in Texas, Oklahoma, Western Louisiana and Eastern New Mexico. The award was […]

Berkeys Named Best Heating and AC Company in Southlake

SOUTHLAKE, TX. – March 31, 2011 – With more than 35 years of providing plumbing, heating and air conditioning service to homes and businesses in Northeast Tarrant County, Berkeys (  has garnered many awards, accolades, and loyal customers. The positive feedback continues as Berkeys was named the best heating and air conditioning company by readers […]

Berkeys Celebrates 15th Anniversary With Owner Bill Stevens

SOUTHLAKE, TX. – March 11, 2011 – For more than 35 years, Berkeys Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning ( has specialized in making homes and businesses in Northeast Tarrant County energy efficient, safe and comfortable. During this time, Berkeys has earned a reputation for prompt, honest service from licensed and factory trained technicians, assuring customers […]

Berkeys BAM Plan Puts Air Conditioning Service, Plumbing Service on Auto Pilot

Southlake, TX – Feb. 21, 2011 – Berkeys Air Conditioning and Plumbing has put air conditioning service on auto pilot with the new BAM, Berkeys Automatic Maintenance plan. For $99 per year homeowners in Berkeys Dallas / Fort Worth service area get annual tune ups on all air conditioning and heating systems – no matter […]

Southlake Carroll Sponsor Berkeys Salutes High Achieving Carroll ISD Students

Southlake, TX – Dec.  28, 2010 – The Southlake Carroll Dragons are recognized nationwide as a perennial football powerhouse, but here the Carroll Independent School District has an even bigger reputation for academic excellence, gaining more recognition with the Berkeys Student Salute. Southlake-based Berkeys Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning has sponsored Southlake Carroll Dragons football […]

30% Energy Tax Credits for Central Air, Tankless Water Heaters Expire Dec. 31

Dallas, TX – Nov. 4, 2010 – Energy tax credits available to homeowners by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 expire Dec. 31 at midnight. The law provides federal income tax credits of 30% of purchase price for installation of high-efficiency home improvements, including central air conditioning and heating systems and tankless water […]

Slab Leaks in Clay Soil Increasing with August Triple-Digit Temperatures

Southlake, TX – Aug. 20, 2010 – Slab leaks and triple-digit temperatures go hand-in-hand in North Texas, but the Heat Wave of 2010 is causing more trouble than usual for homeowners. The combination of three consecutive weeks of triple-digit temperatures and very little rain is causing clay soil beneath homes to dry out. As it […]

Air Conditioning Refrigerant Changes Driving Up Service Costs Says Berkeys

Dallas, TX – July 23, 2010 – January 1, 2010 marked a turning point in the air conditioning industry that was good for the environment: air conditioners with ozone-depleting R-22 refrigerant no longer can be made or imported for sale in the United States. Now, some homeowners are seeing red at the price of being […]

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