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Residential Heating Services

Our team’s priority is to be there when you need us, keep your home at the perfect temperature and your energy bills low.

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We’re the hardworking air conditioning company Alexandria trusts, and we’re committed to the highest quality standards, and we’re there when you need us, 24/7.

At Trademasters, our longstanding goal is to provide complete customer satisfaction. Our experienced co-workers are among the very best in the industry and represent a quality air conditioning company Alexandria – filled with trustworthy and professional technicians who serve every client with the same care.

We offer a wide range of services, especially when it comes to our residential customers. To get your  your bills lower, we can upgrade your home to have Energy Star rated equipment, providing it with the cutting edge technology it needs for the highest possible efficiency (and savings). Our air conditioning company Alexandria services come with quality assurance and up-front pricing. All of our technicians are highly trained, NATE-certified, bonded, and insured, so you can count on us to get the job done correctly. Not to mention that we’ll be on-call 24/7 for any emergencies once your equipment is installed.

Heating System Repair

We’re on-call 24/7 for any Heating emergency – we’ll be there to help, no matter when you need us. Trademasters cares about the comfort and safety of our customers, which is why we offer professional heating repair services that will get your heating system back up and running effectively and efficiently.

New Heating System Replacement

We offer a wide selection of different types of heating equipment and we promise that it will be professionally installed for you by our highly trained, NATE-certified technicians. Whether you need a new furnace, boiler, heat pump or ductless system, we will help you select the perfect type of equipment in your home, to optimize your home comfort and help you save on your energy bills.

 

 

Air Conditioning System Maintenance Services

At Trademasters we offer preventive heating system maintenance plans for all types of heating systems. One of the best ways you can ensure that the heating in your home is operating at most effectively and efficiently is by choosing heating maintenance service. We’ll thoroughly check and clean your system, helping it operate reliably, safely and efficiently when you need it most.

Heating Products

Furnaces

Today’s furnaces use modulating flames and condensing technology to provide the best efficiency possible. Modulating flames can adjust at micro-increments for optimal efficiency, helping you stay toasty while saving on your energy bills. And, condensing technology uses heat energy that was lost in the past.

And, variable speed fan motors allow our furnace products to provide you with much quieter comfort. A variable speed ECM fan motor not only raises the comfort level in your home, but is also whisper-quiet.

Boilers

If you have radiant heat in your home, you likely depend on a boiler system to keep your home warm. We’re pleased to offer our customers quality boiler products that are made to provide you with reliable, durable heating, year after year. Boilers are designed to spread consistent warmth through your home’s radiant system. Boilers provide reliable, quiet heating while offering ultimate energy efficiency – in some cases, up to 90 percent

Air Handlers

Air handlers are electric furnaces with integrated cooling/heating coils. They are normally installed in conjunction with a heat pump. Air handlers distribute air equally throughout your house, provide heat in the winter, and dehumidify and cool your home in the summer. They are quite often installed in homes with no natural gas or as auxiliary systems in a basement or room addition.

Heat Pumps

In the winter, a heat pump reverses the cooling process most homeowners experience from their AC systems. The heat pump absorbs heat energy from the air outside, and uses this to heat indoor air by dissipating the heat energy inside.

Geothermal Heating

Geothermal heat pumps, also known as ground-source heat pumps, can heat, cool, and even supply hot water to a home by transferring heat to or from the ground and can cut energy bills by up to 65% compared to traditional HVAC units.

Ductless Heating

If you need to effciiently, quietly heat (or cool) a room or living space without ductwork, then ductless systems, also called mini-splits, are the right choice. They following the model of typical air conditioning or heat pump systems. An air conditioner or heat pump is located outside, and an indoor air handler is located inside. The difference is, the ductless air handler is small, and mounted on a wall or recessed in the ceiling. A ductless air handler is designed to condition the air in a specific living space. There are ductless products on the market that can provide comfort for multiple rooms – this allows for room by room comfort that simply wasn’t possible in the past without ductwork.

 

What our customers say:

I decided to go with Trademasters to replace my HVAC system after receiving a reasonable quote with no upselling. The service techs were punctual, professional, and proficient with the replacement and repairs. I will definitely consider using Trademasters for my future service/repair needs.
Ada O
Ada O
23:28 21 Oct 20
Trademasters did a great job on our first full HAVC/heating replacement, so we called Shane, and did it for our 2nd zone of two. So far doing great on first install over five years no issues, and second just a month ago.
edward haugland
edward haugland
21:15 12 Oct 20
I'm giving Trademasters five stars thanks to the five-star service we received. We recently had our ancient (and dead) HVAC unit replaced by this company and the quality of work was excellent! Also, the staff worked with a high level of professionalism.From our initial estimate meeting with Shane, I was very comfortable with his knowledge and was confident that they could do the job, which wasn't and easy one due to the age of our previous unit and the orientation of it. Shane gave a competitive quote and we decided on Trademasters largely due to his understanding of the situation and his experience.The staff worked from 7 am to 4 pm. It was an all-day job, but they got the work done earlier than previously estimated. Safety precautions were definitely taken and the technicians kept their masks on for the duration of the work, which alleviated any concerns. Once that air conditioning kicked it, relief was granted! Payment was easy as well and the office staff did a great job coordinating everything.Awesome service and highly recommended!
Rob K
Rob K
17:29 27 Aug 20
Excellent service and technical expertise.
Bill Deiss
Bill Deiss
18:48 24 Aug 20
I highly recommend Trademasters, everyone that I have been in contact with have been very polite and very professional. I never felt like they are in super rush to get me off the phone or when they came to do the job. It's awesome to have a company that makes sure you have been taken care of with your satisfaction. Super company!!!
Lisa Pardon
Lisa Pardon
18:41 19 Aug 20
A Saturday air conditioner emergency was the reason for the call. I am so grateful to the technician that came and helped me out. He was very professional and knowledgeable and resolved my problem quickly. I owe him a big thanks for getting my AC working before the 100 degree days started!
Tenicia
Tenicia
18:58 20 Jul 20
I have worked with Trademasters through my job. Such great staff, wonderful techs and quality work! Grateful to have a local company that does so much to help the community! Thank you!
Linda Patterson
Linda Patterson
18:53 20 Jul 20
We had our air conditioning go out unexpectedly on a weekend. I called first thing on a Saturday morning, and a technician came out later that same morning. He was able to get the system back working in the morning, but in the afternoon we heard a sound that indicated a further problem. We called and the technician came out again that same day, was able to do some additional diagnostics and determined that a bear in the motor had gone. While Trademasters was not able to fix it that day, they called first thing Monday morning and got a technician out to replace the motor. We have a regular service agreement and they only charged us for replacing the motor. I very much appreciate the expertise and professionalism of the technicians and prompt response from the support staff. I will definitely stay with Trademasters.
Scott Hatch
Scott Hatch
14:40 18 Jul 20
Trademasters' staff worked diligently to diagnose and solve my problem. They took extra care to be sure they were pursuing the most cost effective fix, including a "second opinion" visit at no charge. The staff were pleasant and professional, and the price was fair.
Jeremy Fretts
Jeremy Fretts
17:07 16 Jul 20
TradeMaster. From the first moment Shane Allen walked into my house and game me the estimate I know I can trust them. He Diddy push me to buy he did not called me to book his service instead he gave me space for me to think about it. Few days later after I spoke with my wife we decided to move forward with TradeMaster/Shane. Do you know how horrible is that during the summer you ac broke down! That’s exactly what happened to me. But after I booked the service they came next day and reemplace my units for a new one within 7 hours. Those people now how to get the job done professionally, fast and clean. Thank you so much for your amazing services and for faster response to my emails. You guys are the best. If you need this services don’t look no further I highly recommend it. Best,Sony,Owener of SVC FILMS, LLC
SVC Films
SVC Films
21:04 15 Jul 20
Phil was amazing! Very experienced, taught me a lot. Fixed everything we asked for and provided lots of advice along the way. 5 star service!
Amanda Wheeler
Amanda Wheeler
00:07 15 Jul 20
Our experience with Trademaster was a very welcome exceptional experience in replacing our HVAC system. We had contact with five representatives/technicians for the entire process. All were most professional in presenting the information we requested to the actual installation. With the average daily temperature reaching 90 degrees, the time for replacing our system was important. From the initial request for an estimate to the installation, Trademaster folks did it in a little less than three weeks. We certainly would recommend Tademaster Services to anyone needing HVAC or plumbing service
Randy Brandt
Randy Brandt
18:51 09 Jul 20
I recently had two service calls on the same day: one to do the yearly checkup on the HVAC and another to replace 2 toilet levers. AJ and Devon were technically savvy, professional, helpful and courteous. The company is lucky to have such outstanding employees.
marianne garman
marianne garman
17:39 19 Jun 20
Trademasters provide courteous , professional, and timely service from day one. The sales representative was patient and ensured that appropriate technical experts answered all of my questions. Even when the inevitable technical challenges arose, Trademasters resolved the issues in a manner that was advantageous to me. I most highly recommend this company.
Colton Talley
Colton Talley
20:23 24 Mar 20
We love Trademasters! Whether it was for planned improvements, like a new AC unit before the start of summer, or same-day repairs when the furnace died during the coldest days this winter, Trademasters has been wonderful to work with. Pricing is reasonable, with no upselling. We recommend them to everyone.
Jenn Rafael
Jenn Rafael
17:23 04 Feb 20
Excellent service from Trademasters and their outstanding technician Devon Houston. Devon showed up to install a new water heater but ended up dealing with the building’s issues that were complicating things. He did a fantastic job efficiently and professionally.
Joseph Barta
Joseph Barta
17:18 28 Jan 20
Gabriel was my technician and he was awesome. Very courteous, informative, and knowledgeable. He answered all my questions in layman's terms. The company was easy to deal with and gave me a courtesy call 10 minutes before my technician got there to let me know he was on his way. I highly recommend this company.
Molly Jenkins
Molly Jenkins
22:35 21 Jan 20
This week, we had our hot water heater replaced by Trademasters. We are long time clients of this company and, after pricing different providers for this installation, we decided to have them accomplish the job. Devon was our technician and I was so impressed, I sent a message to the company! Devon was not only very capable and efficient, but just such a great guy! He went way above and beyond helping me to clear the area around the hot water heater location, was kind and thoughtful and just a joy to have about for the duration of a pretty complicated job. I highly recommend Trademasters after years of dealing with this company, and I certainly recommend Devon Houston as one of their best representatives! My sincere thanks for a job well done!! ?
Melodie Syah
Melodie Syah
00:41 21 Jan 20
We had a total of 5 estimates for replacement of a heat pump and air handler for our townhouse. We found a wide range of prices, as much as $800 between them. We chose Trademasters, which was in the middle of that range, in part because they installed a furnace/ a/c in another home for us and have done fall and springs checks since then. They had always been easy to work with and schedule. That system is still working well. We had the townhouse checked out when we purchased it. David was the technician. He did a great job, explained everything about the heat pump and air handler, what potential problems we might have and the new R-ratings for coolant. The hardware was very dated (1985 and 2004), so when it had problems later, we had Trademastesr prepare an estimate. The estimator, Shane, like David, gave us cogent and detailed information and explained what he thought our best choices were. Chris (crew leader), Stephen, and Luis did the installation. They called ahead, were on time (early, even), watched out that the muddy outside did not come inside, even put up with the rambunctious puppy with grace. They worked straight through until the work was done and the house was heated, just before the unusual very cold spell that occurred in November 2019. Kudos to all of them. We would fully recommend Trademasters.
Karen Randall
Karen Randall
23:06 22 Nov 19
Trademasters provides some of the best service for a reasonable rate I know. Usually, you can’t trust plumbers or HVAC technicians but these guys are the real deal and the owner Dave is the kind of guy you hope to have as a neighbor!
Derek Archer
Derek Archer
19:32 29 Sep 17
dave kyle president and ceo of trademasters

We know that when we build the team the right way, our customers really notice the difference. We’re dedicated to our co-workers, because together, we will create something great.

– Dave Kyle | President/CEO

As the air Conditioning Company Alexandria trusts, we’re passionate about delivering exceptional service with every customer visit.

We look forward to earning your confidence and trust every day.

  • We’re committed to excellence and always have our customers best interests at heart.
  • We’re proud to attract and retain the area’s most skilled and highly-qualified technicians.
  • You can always rely on Trademasters to be punctual and professional.
  • We take safety, security, and cleanliness seriously. We treat our customers like part of the family.

 

Heating and Air Conditioning

  • Heat pumps
  • Boilers
  • Radiators
  • Furnaces
  • Air conditioning units
  • AC compressors
  • Ducting
  • Geothermal heating
  • Central heating

Heat Pumps are air conditioners that run in reverse. They extract heat from outside and pump it inside. Heat pumps can be installed with an electric furnace on the inside or combined with a gas furnace. Either of these options create a dual fuel hybrid heating and cooling system.

In more moderate temperatures, a dual fuel hybrid system uses the electric heat pump to heat your home. When temperatures drop below freezing, it automatically switches over to gas. Since electric companies tend to charge less for electricity during the winter months, using an electric furnace can save you money.

A heat pump makes an ideal heating/cooling system for a basement remodel or a room addition. It is more efficient, has a lower upfront cost, and is less complicated to install compared to a traditional gas-fuel system.

Air Conditioning

Types of Air Conditioners

Air conditioners can be organized several ways, but the easiest is by type. All units can be divided into three distinct major types: single stage, two stage, and variable speed units.

Efficiency or SEER Rating

“SEER” is an abbreviation for “seasonal energy efficiency ratio.” The SEER (or efficiency) rating of an air conditioner refers to how much electricity the unit will use to keep you cool during a typical season. Higher numbers are better: the higher the SEER, the higher the efficiency is, and the less electricity the unit will consume.

Tonnage or Capacity

The “tonnage” of an air conditioner refers to the unit’s ability to remove heat from your home. The heat contained in buildings is measured in tons.

To give you an idea of what a ton of heat is, imagine a block of ice weighing one ton. One ton of heat is the amount of heat it would take to melt that block of ice in an hour. A ton of heat is also equivalent to 12,000 BTUs or 18,000 burning matches.

Residential air conditioners are made in sizes of 1.5 to 5 tons. They usually increase size in half-ton increments. The job of an air conditioning contractor is to determine what size (or tonnage) unit you need for your house. In this case, is it not a matter of “the more, the better.”

An oversized air conditioner will not remove the proper amount of moisture from the air. An undersized air conditioner will run constantly even at moderate temperatures and will not adequately condition the space. Since every home is unique, the best option is often to choose a two speed or variable unit. They work well even when slightly oversize.

Adding a variable speed furnace will help you remain dry as well as cool.

Single Speed Air Conditioners

Single speed air conditioners produce the same amount of heat removal all the time regardless of how hot and muggy it is outside. They are built to handle the hottest days of the year. While this is great in July, it means that they are larger than needed the rest of the time.

A good contractor will select a unit slightly smaller than what is needed for peak temperatures, since most of the time we do not see peak temperatures. Matching your unit to the temperatures you see most of the time will be more efficient and save you money.

Two Speed Air Conditioners

Two speed air conditioners have two distinct output capacities to better condition your home. These units can change the amount of cooling capacity they produce depending on how hot it is. Because they can slow down and run longer, they do a better job of removing moisture and providing enhanced comfort.

Variable Speed Air Conditioners

We recommend Variable Speed units for large homes. Instead of turning on and off all day to adjust the temperature, they run at a variable speed. They have 700 different outputs, which means they can accurately provide temperatures to within 1/10th of the degree you want. They provide exceptional comfort and moisture removal, with none of the hot and cold temperature swings typical to one and two speed units.

Air Handlers

Air handlers are electric furnaces with integrated cooling/heating coils. They are normally installed in conjunction with a heat pump. Air handlers distribute air equally throughout your house, provide heat in the winter, and dehumidify and cool your home in the summer. They are quite often installed in homes with no natural gas or as auxiliary systems in a basement or room addition.

Just as there are several types of gas furnaces, there are several types of air handlers.

  • Different speeds: A single speed air handler runs at the same fan speed all the time. Variable speed air handlers that vary their output by demand.
  • Different currents: A variable speed air handler runs off D/C (direct current), while a single stage air handler is powered by A/C (alternating current). The D/C driven variable speed air handler can be coupled with a humidity-sensing thermostat that allows enhanced dehumidification in the summer.

A variable speed air handler can remove 5-10% more moisture from your home than a standard single speed unit can.

Air handlers typically have auxiliary heating elements, which are installed by your contractor. These heating elements are available with different amounts of heat output. Heating elements provide heat on chilly days to supplement the output of heat pumps or a furnace.

Energy Efficient Retrofitting & Energy Audits

Heating and cooling equipment over ten years old can be significantly less efficient than currently available systems. Upgrading an older system can not only help the environment, but also save money through reduced energy use, decreased down-time, and lower maintenance and repair expenses. Retrofitting an older, inefficient HVAC system can more than pay for itself in a very short time.

Trademasters uses the latest state-of-the-art equipment and methods, applying a comprehensive approach to retrofitting that ensures your HVAC system’s efficiency, reliability, and safety. Energy Star rated heating and cooling equipment can help you save up to 30% on energy costs and meet new environmental standards.

It’s a win-win for both the environment and your budget.

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Areas We Offer Residential Heating and Air Conditioning Services

Fairfax County
Prince William County
  • Dale City, VA 22193
  • Triangle, VA 22172
  • Dumfries, VA 22026
  • Woodbridge, VA 22191–22195
Arlington County
Loudoun County
  • Ashburn, VA 20107; 20147-20148
  • Dulles, VA 20166
  • South Riding, VA 20152
  • Sterling, VA 20164-20165

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