How to Choose the Right Furnace Filters

February 16, 2022

Your furnace filters can determine the overall air quality in your home. Low-quality, thin filters will wear out quickly, letting more particulates into circulation and causing illness. They’ll also prematurely damage and age your furnace system. Choose the right filters for your home to protect your family and the lifespan of your furnace. Evaluate Household Needs The air quality of your home is affected by dust, dander, mites, and other microscopic particulates. Your furnace filter catches these contaminants and keeps them out of the air you breathe. When your filter fills up, that dust is pushed through the system and...

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Signs That Ductwork Could Be the Problem

January 10, 2022

Our Denver-area customers depend on to service and maintain their heating and cooling systems. Any time of the day or night, our NATE-certified technicians will work to keep your home at the right temperature. However, there is a hidden part of your home comfort system that also affects the efficiency of your furnace or air conditioner. Your ductwork carries treated air throughout your home. Holes, leaks or blockages will compromise the performance of the whole system. Recognizing the signs of duct problems will help you find a solution faster. Unexpected Utility Bill Costs A sharp rise in your utility costs...

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What Does the Heat Exchanger Do in Your HVAC System?

December 16, 2021

Many commercial and residential properties can greatly benefit from utilizing the professional experience of a certified HVAC company. Air conditioners and furnaces are common household appliances that often have many parts critical to the system functioning correctly. While homeowners may have a brief understanding of the system as a whole, it’s difficult to understand how each part functions without training and experience. Heat exchangers are one such part that helps household heating and cooling systems to save energy in how they adjust the internal temperatures of the home. When trying to determine what’s going on with the HVAC system in...

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Improving Your Indoor Air Quality This Winter

November 17, 2021

Residents of Westminster pay top dollar in winter to ensure homes are airtight and efficient in keeping them warm. Typically, you might caulk, keep your doors and windows closed and rely on the furnace for comfort. However, this also comes at the expense of your indoor air quality. With less ventilation and fresh airflow from outside, you can trap harmful pollutants in your home. Air with impurities such as dust, mold, scented products, pet dander and other contaminants creates health problems for your family. The good news is that your home can both remain toasty and have improved air quality...

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6 Signs That It’s Time to Replace Your Ductwork

October 20, 2021

Your ductwork is an essential part of your home in Westminster, CO. It moves air throughout each room, and if it isn’t working properly, it will be difficult for you to keep your home at a comfortable temperature. Unfortunately, many homeowners don’t realize that there’s an issue with their ductwork that needs to be addressed. Here are some signs that it’s time to replace your ductwork. 1. You Have an Excessively Loud HVAC System All HVAC systems emit some sort of noise. However, your system shouldn’t be excessively loud, and you shouldn’t hear any vibrating or rattling sounds. If you...

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4 of the Most Common Indoor Air Quality Issues During the Fall

September 20, 2021

Autumn is one of the most relaxing, awe-inspiring seasons of the year. The hot days of summer gradually wind down to their end, and trees bloom with color before gracefully doffing their leaves. Not too hot and not too cold, fall is the perfect time for long, leisurely walks and time spent in front of a backyard fire pit. Unfortunately, however, for all its aesthetic appeal and soothing ambiance, fall can also wreak havoc on indoor air quality (IAQ). The following are four of the most common indoor air quality issues during autumn, as well as several tips for resolving...

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6 Signs of Air Conditioner Damage After a Storm

August 18, 2021

While modern air conditioning units are designed to withstand many weather conditions, they are not immune to damages caused by severe storms. Sometimes, signs of AC damage after a hurricane are evident. However, other times, the signs aren’t as apparent and can cause permanent damage to the unit if not fixed in time. These are the six signs of air conditioning unit damage to look out for after a storm. 1. Physical Damage A hurricane or severe storm can cause physical damage both to your residential property and the air conditioning system. The signs may include damaged condenser coils, disconnected...

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Which Thermostat Mode Do I Choose?

July 27, 2021

Before you can decide on a thermostat mode, you need to choose whether to heat or cool your home. Once you’ve selected that setting, there are several modes the thermostat can operate from. Select the right one for an energy-efficient experience, and you should be able to keep utility bills under control. We’ve created a general guide to address what the different thermostat modes mean. Always check with the thermostat manufacturer for specific information about your brand and model number. Digital, Programmable and Manual Thermostats Each manufacturer should include a user manual with the purchase of a thermostat. If your...

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How To Keep My Home Cool Without Air Conditioning?

June 6, 2021

When the summer season sets in, you might get tempted to stay close to a fan or crank up the air conditioner. However, it is essential to note that this is not the only way to keep cool. There are other ways that you can use to keep your home, and yourself, cool without incurring high energy costs. Here are ways you can keep cool even without an AC. 1. Keep the Blinds Closed When there is a heatwave, you are likely to find yourself hiding from the sun. That is why it is advisable to close the curtains. To...

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How Many Watts Does an Air Conditioner Use?

May 24, 2021

Determining the amount of power needed by an air conditioner is a challenging task. That’s because it depends on various factors, including its size and model, various characteristics of your residence, and the age of the AC system. Although you can research the number of watts a particular AC uses and then compute your unit’s usage, the number you get will still be a rough estimate. Generally, central air conditioning systems draw lots of power every time they switch on, and telling how efficiently your unit is working is difficult. Continue reading to know more about your AC’s energy consumption...

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