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COOLING

During the summer months, the heat can some times be unbearable outside. The environment inside your home or business does not have to be; install a climate control air conditioning system from F. F. Hitchcock and be comfortable indoors all summer long. Cooling your home or business is often times viewed as a luxury. The truth is that an air conditioning system from F. F. Hitchcock does not have to carry with it the luxury price tag. F. F. Hitchcock is well known across Connecticut for our extensive knowledge of climate control air conditioning systems from basic one-zone residential systems to large systems found in hotels and schools across the state. Our trained staff boasts years of experience allowing it to not only understand new cooling system installations but also address issues with your existing air conditioning system. We service and install all types of air conditioning systems. Contact us today to find out how we can help you address your cooling needs.


Residential

5195F. F. Hitchcock’s residential air conditioning department specializes in both new residential construction as well as residential remodeling projects. This department handles all aspects of installation of all sizes of air conditioning systems in your residence. We have been keeping our customers comfortable during the hot summer months since home air conditioning was invented. Residential cooling systems vary greatly in purpose as well as complexity. In most cases a home’s air conditioning system is for the comfort of the occupants. In some cases however air conditioning is a necessity due to health reasons. F. F. Hitchcock specializes in developing system layouts and functionality to address the needs of your family.

In a home the cooling systems normally serves two purposes. The primary purpose of an air conditioning system is to maintain constant temperatures within the home during warmer months. Keeping a house at a lower constant temperature is important for the occupants of the home as well as the structure itself. The secondary purpose of a air conditioning system is to dehumidify the air within a home. Removing an appropriate amount of moisture from the air during humid months is vital to keeping the objects within your home as well as the structure itself healthy. Climate control air conditioning systems can also be utilized for specialty purposes such as wine cellars, workout rooms, home offices and any other area that needs special attention when it comes to cooling. Contact us today to speak with one of our air conditioning specialists in order to begin your transition to comfortable living during those hot summer months.

New Construction

F. F. Hitchcock can handle all phases of new residential air conditioning, working directly with a general contractor or with a homeowner. Whether it is your first home or an addition to your existing residence, F. F. Hitchcock can help you every step along the way. When considering an air conditioning system one needs to consider exactly what you are hoping to accomplish. We have a solution for you, whether you are looking for top of the line efficiency or a lower cost option. At F. F. Hitchcock we handle all stages of construction in house, from architectural drawings with our extensive suite of computer programs, to air conditioning equipment and duct work layout and installation and finally installation of your air conditioning system.

When you are building your new home or adding on to your existing home in many cases the first concern is the efficiency of the home’s air conditioning system. With rising electricity costs and technology becoming more affordable it only makes sense to look at all options when considering equipment for your home. We are here to help you compare various options taking into account upfront costs and comparing that to the savings in the future. F. F. Hitchcock is a leader in green technology options for your home by harnessing the earth’s energy by means of solar and geothermal systems and converting it into cooling to ensure the comfort of your family during the warmer months with minimal impact on the environment. Contact us today to find out how we can help you choose the best cooling system for your home.

Our Services Include:
  • Central Air Conditioning
  • Geothermal Cooling Systems
  • Heat Pumps
  • Solar Assisted Cooling
  • Ductless Split Air Conditioning
  • Humidity Control
  • Air Handlers
  • Germicidal Lights
  • Air Cleaners/Filtration
  • Condensate Removal
  • Custom Metal Fabrication

 

Renovations

For many homeowners cooling systems seem complicated and in most cases they are. Air conditioning technology has evolved at much faster rates than other trade technologies leaving many homeowners with systems that are not only out of date but in some cases hard to find parts for. In the case of a renovation, it can be very difficult coupling a new system to an obsolete older system.

In almost every example renovations get more involved than originally planned for and are best left to professionals. That is why F. F. Hitchcock is here to help with your project, big or small. We are here to help you plan and execute your next remodel in order to ensure it is done right and on time. When a homeowner chooses to change the outward appearance of a room there is also existing infrastructure under the surface that is necessary to change as well. F. F. Hitchcock is a pro when it comes to moving registers and ductwork as well as thermostats and other controls.

F. F. Hitchcock is also here when you want to upgrade your existing air conditioning system. We specialize in quick change outs of outdoor condensers, indoor coils and air handlers, in almost every case restoring cooling within the same day. We also specialize in upgrading the control infrastructure of your home, by splitting an existing system into multiple zones or upgrading thermostats to digital or programmable models.

If your family is growing, your needs changing, or you are just want the luxury of an upgraded air conditioning system, contact us at F. F. Hitchcock and find out how we can help you address what fits your family best.

Our Services Include:
  • Central Air Conditioning
  • Geothermal Cooling Systems
  • Heat Pumps
  • Solar Assisted Cooling
  • Ductless Split Air Conditioning
  • Humidity Control
  • Air Handlers
  • Germicidal Lights
  • Air Cleaners/Filtration
  • Condensate Removal
  • Custom Metal Fabrication
  • Replacement of Ductwork
  • Zoning of Existing System
  • Relocations of Existing Equipment

Commercial

commercialACF. F. Hitchcock has been installing commercial equipment since the business started in 1870. At that time air conditioning as we know it today was not popularized yet however many factories and places of business had systems in place to “condition” the air by adding or removing moisture as well as keep the air moving. From its inception up until today F. F. Hitchcock has been working with business owners to determine their needs when it comes to cooling their office or place of operations. Today F. F. Hitchcock is home to one of the most knowledgeable and experience commercial air conditioning division in the region. Our commercial air conditioning division can handle all of the various cooling needs of our growing list of customers including many public municipalities, corporate centers, hotels, colleges and factories.

Our Services Include:
  • Central Air Conditioning
  • Rooftop Units
  • Make up Air
  • Cooling Towers
  • Commercial Chillers
  • Geothermal Cooling Systems
  • Heat Pumps
  • Solar Assisted Cooling
  • Ductless Split Air Conditioning
  • Humidity Control
  • Air Handlers
  • Germicidal Lights
  • Air Cleaners/Filtration
  • Condensate Removal
  • Custom Metal Fabrication
  • Replacement of Ductwork
  • Zoning of Existing Systems
  • Relocations of Existing Equipment

Services

AC-RepairmanF. F. Hitchcock is here to help you when you are having a problem with existing air conditioning systems in your home or your place of business. Cooling systems vary greatly in complexity as well as in purpose and can be very difficult to understand and diagnose. Air conditioning systems are put under a tremendous amount of stress, being worked hard for a few months straight and then often left to sit for the remaining cooler months of the year. In many cases most problems arise the first warm day of the year when the air conditioning system is turned on after sitting dormant for many months. In some cases the cooling system can develop serious damage over time while also becoming outdated. The air conditioning system will eventually stop working and that is when F. F. Hitchcock is here to help. Please Contact us today in order to discuss your needs and find out how we can help you enjoy the comfort of air conditioning this summer.

Annual Service

F. F. Hitchcock has many options for homeowners and business owners who want to have their air conditioning systems serviced. If you choose not to perform any preseason maintenance service understand that we will be here 24/7 in case you do need service when your system is not working properly.

F. F. Hitchcock offers the following services:

Annual Air Conditioning Tune-Up – Our technician will first perform an overall visual inspection of your air conditioning system to ensure that it appears safe to operate as well as safe to work on. Next our technician will remove the covers to your appliance and check for any visible signs of refrigerant leaks in both the indoor coil as well as the outdoor condensing coil. Our technician will then measure the amount of refrigerant currently in the system and add additional refrigerant if necessary. The technician will also check electrical wiring and thermostats to ensure they are in proper working order. We will also remove your old air filter and replace it with a new air filter. The last thing the technician will do is replace the covers to your appliance and answer any questions you may have.

Air Cleaner/Filtration – Some air conditioning systems have more than your basic paper filter for various reasons. We are here to help you when it comes time to service your air cleaner and filtration system. We service all types of filtrations systems including electric air cleaners, germicidal lights, pleated air filters, metal air filter and HEPA filtration.

Emergency Service

F. F. Hitchcock is here all summer long day and night ready to answer your call and help you stay cool. Air conditioning systems can be complex and dangerous if not maintained properly. In many cases they can be functioning one moment and stop working unexpectedly. Maintenance of your air conditioning system is best left to a professional in order to prevent damage to the unit as well as diagnose and fix any potential harmful situation. Our service technicians carry with them decades of experience in finding solutions to problems. Please contact us day or night to speak with a service associate in order to determine a resolution to your problem today.

Planned Service

F. F. Hitchcock is available around the clock in order to help you fix your air condition system problem. In some cases a problem arises that needs to be fixed, however it is not an emergency in nature. We are here to be flexible around your schedule, during the day, night or on a weekend, in order to fix your problem. In most cases we have a technician available as soon as the next morning or whenever convenient for you. Cooling issues that seem minor such as foul smells, noises and vibration can often time be serious in nature and sometimes dangerous. Small issues can be fixed before they become problems so do not wait to call even if it seems like a minor problem. Contact us today and schedule a time and date to have one of our team members help you with all of your cooling needs.