Greg has worked at Hydes for 14 years and has been in the HVAC business for 17 years. He has a Vocational Certification in Heat and AC from College of the Desert in addition to being NATE certified in Air Conditioning and Heating. When he is not servicing air conditioners, he enjoys hiking and stain glass. In December 2017, Greg won the inaugural BRIAN HYDE EXCELLENCE AWARD. Feel free to congratulate him on this huge achievement.
Name: Greg DeFontes
Greg is the BEST
Daren - Palm Desert, CA
Greg has been taking great care of me for years now. His honesty and integrity are always above standard. I always look forward to his visit. He has become a good friend.
Friendly, knowledgeable and thorough
Ed - Palm Desert, CA
Impressed with his competence.
preventitive maintenance cooling call
Ron - Palm Desert, CA
Greg did the pm cooling call. Wow! great personality, attention to detail and a caring attitude. Excellent job!
Great service. Awesome technician.
Judy - Indio, CA
Couldn’t ask for a better technician and service. Very friendly and informative.
Always great service !!!
Kurucz - Rancho Mirage, CA
Never have to wonder if Hyde’s is doing a good job because they always do. I’ve had Greg as our service tech since we pircjeaed this house 4 years ago. Bebe a problem with heat or AC. Thanks again !
Robert - Bermuda Dunes, CA
Very knowledgeable technician
Judy - Indio, CA
Robert - La Quinta, CA
Greg is friendly, thorough, and very knowledgeable. Love having him here.
Great check over of the ac
Rick - Palm Desert, CA
Greg did a very thorough check over of the AC system . Everything was perfect which confirms the great repair job he did to the System last year . Also a genuine nice guy .
John - Palm Desert, CA
Need to be little more competitive price wise There are several companies servicing the valley
Done for now=Iâ€™m going home
Done for now = length debrief
Service cool â€”location inside closet and side of home ground Add 3 lbs 410a(see photos/target 8) Compressor starting under rated amps â€”do recommend start kit Need to drop off paper copy . Bootys
Service cool (2)â€”-location garage and ground Sn xxx0132 recommend 1) replacement of compressor run capacitor (at low end of specification ) replace due to age / condenser fan motor capacitor is out of specification recommend replace (5=4mfd) 2)compressor starting over rated amps â€”recommend star kitâ€”- 3) contactor showing signs of age â€” recommend replace Snxxx3336 recommend 1) replacement of dual run capacitor due to age / capacitor tested good at present time but is original part 2) compressor starting over rated ampsâ€” recommend start kit Will send estimateâ€” did express concern over dual run capacitors 70% of emergency calls Courtesyâ€”Cleaned ductless filters and condenser ( garage unit)
Service cool â€”attic and ground
Service heat â€” location attic
Ductless permitâ€”â€”WiFi tstatâ€” sold plan
Check me â€”garage Compressor starting over rated amps â€”recommend start capacitor with relayâ€” dual run capacitor tested within specification but recommend replacement due to age of capacitor
Service cool â€”location attic and side of home groundâ€”filter hall way Client mailed renewal in couple days ago Capacitors /start kit/amps and refrigerant all within specification
Service cool Location inside closet and backyard ground filter with furnace Compressor starting over rated amps 124=131â€“ install start kit 124=72 Much better starting amps Seen notes for warranty work
Service coolâ€” location garage and side yard Filter with furnace (20/25) Capacitors and refrigerant = within specification Compressor starting over rated ampsâ€”-install start kit was 167.6 is 96 rated 141
Repair condensation primary drain line as required (Found Threads damaged at outlet)
Service cool (2) Filters at furnace garageâ€”-condenser back yard ground
Check me attic and garage Amps â€”capacitors and refrigerant all within specification
Sn xxxa32f Replaced TXV see photo Suction line was 85 is71 better over all numbers after TXV replacement
Guest house system System off upon arrivalâ€” test primary drain line no leakâ€” secondary drain cracked fitting and refrigerant line ( suction ) not insulated replaced fitting and insulated suction line (see photo ) Client purchased service plan monthly â€”office to call and schedule 1st service ( summer)
Check me â€”attic Condensation clear from attic Replaced 16/25 with pleated and 16/30 w/regular filter
Service cool Capacitors/start kit /amp draw and refrigerant all within specification Did discuss accu clean filter See estimate for accu clean filter and UV lite package
Service cooling Amp drawâ€”-run and start capacitors and refrigerant all within specification System going into second stage 10/10 filter location in office(6 months) â€” hall filter will be changed at winter service ( annually) clients supplied
See previous invoice
Service Cool (2)attic and side yard Capacitors â€”refrigerantâ€”amps =good Need some type of water protection in attic (( safety pans â€” Lyric water switchâ€” something see history about recommendations Systems are past life expectancy ( letâ€™s talk next season about options )
Condensation safety switch at evap coil secondary outlet tripped Safety switch doing its jobâ€”-primary drain â€œsoundsâ€ like it goes into bath tube drainâ€”â€” no outside termination foundâ€” HIGHLY RECOMMEND install condensation pumpâ€” client said no â€”-will think about it ( estimate sent)
Check me System micro channelâ€” left refrigerant alone â€”air split good at 22 Let client know about micro channel