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We’re Mascot Mechanical, Part of a 30-Year Tradition of Excellence

We’re Mascot Mechanical, Part of a 30-Year Tradition of Excellence

Welcome to a new era for Prostar Air. We are now Mascot Mechanical LLC, and we are committed to excellence in serving your commercial and residential service needs.

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Air Scrubber Plus Takes Air Purifier Technology To A New Level

Air Scrubber Plus Takes Air Purifier Technology To A New Level

When you add Air Scrubber Plus with Active Pure technology to your existing air conditioning and heating system, you’re improving the safety and comfort of your home.

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Air Conditioning Financing

Air Conditioning Financing

Lack of information about how to buy and finance air conditioning systems is one of the biggest reasons many people wait too long to upgrade their HVAC equipment.

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UV Lights Make Indoor Air Fresh as All Outdoors

UV Lights Make Indoor Air Fresh as All Outdoors

“Fresh as all outdoors” could be a marketing line for UV lights.  But it is more than a catchy phrase. Compared to the air in most homes, outdoor air is much fresher and healthier. read more

Attic Insulation Saves on Energy Bills and HVAC Repairs

Attic Insulation Saves on Energy Bills and HVAC Repairs

Proper attic insulation can help extend the life of your air conditioning and heating equipment, make your home more comfortable…

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WiFi Thermostat Lets You Control Home Temperatures with a Smartphone

WiFi Thermostat Lets You Control Home Temperatures with a Smartphone

WiFi thermostats make programmable thermostats even better at saving money on home cooling and heating bills – as much as $300 – $400 per year. read more

Carbon Monoxide: the Preventable Silent Killer

Carbon Monoxide: the Preventable Silent Killer

Carbon monoxide (abbreviated CO) is a tasteless, odorless, invisible gas that is a byproduct of incomplete combustion. Full combustion produces carbon dioxide, the same gas we exhale as we breathe. The difference is huge. read more

Energy Efficient Air Conditioners Save You Money

Energy Efficient Air Conditioners Save You Money

Energy efficient air conditioners now dominate the market, operating so effectively they can chop electric bills by hundreds of dollars. read more

AC Evaporator Tops List of Frequent Air Conditioner Problems

AC Evaporator Tops List of Frequent Air Conditioner Problems

We aren’t plumbers, but because of AC evaporators we fix a lot of plugged drain lines. Surprised? Follow along with me through a little Air Conditioning 101. read more

Two-Stage AC Compressor vs. Single Stage

Two-Stage AC Compressor vs. Single Stage

Our most-asked question: “Is a two-stage ac compressor better than a single stage compressor?” Our answer is, “Yes, if you want more comfort at lower operating cost. read more

Schedule Your AC Tune Up Early, Be Ready for the Heat

Schedule Your AC Tune Up Early, Be Ready for the Heat

An annual AC tune up is the key to getting more years and better performance from your air conditioning equipment. We know that, and you know that, but a surprising number of people don’t, so perhaps you can help us spread the word. read more

Air Conditioning Refrigerant Change Drives Up Some Service Costs

Air Conditioning Refrigerant Change Drives Up Some Service Costs

R-410A has been the standard refrigerant for all air conditioning equipment made in the USA since January 2010. However, if your system was installed before then, chances are good it uses Freon, also known as R-22. read more

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