When is it Time to Replace Your AC Unit?

The decision to repair or replace an air conditioning unit is sometimes a painful choice to make. While few people like to spend money replacing something they already own, there are times when doing so might actually save you money in the long run. These are a few signs it might be time to replace your AC unit: Your Air Conditioning Unit is More than 15 Years Old The average lifespan of an AC unit is 10 to 15 years. If your unit has been in use more than 15 years it is time for an upgrade. Not only is
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What does SEER rating mean?

The term seer is an abbreviation for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio. The efficiency ratio is responsible for monitoring and measuring the cooling efficiency of the heat pump and the air conditioning. This energy efficiency ratio is calculated by output cooling of a monitored cooling season which is then divided by the total amount of electric energy recorded in the same time frame. When you record a high SEER rating, it means that there was higher energy efficiency. The minimum and standard seer rating for cooling systems are 13. The new air conditioners have the seer standard ranging from 13 to
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Buying a New Furnace Saves Money in the Long Run

Your furnace breaks down, or begins to rattle and rumble, so you ask yourself, “Do I need to buy a new one?”  One of the first things you’ll consider is if buying a new furnace will save you money in the long run, or if you’re better off keeping the old battle trap running for a few more years.  The answer is yes! Buying a new furnace will ultimately save you money— and quite possibly sooner rather than later. The first thing to consider is how much you spend on furnace repairs in a year.  Do you have to call
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Should I Buy a Heat Pump or a Furnace?

Most people in get in the confusion of choosing between installing a furnace and a heating pump in their homes. Below are differences between a furnace and heat pump and why you should choose one over the other in Denver. 1. Mode of energy transfer A heat pump uses a refrigerant to transfer energy that is used to provide suitable temperatures in homes. While as for a furnace, fuel such as coal, fuel oil, natural gas and wood is used to produce energy in homes 2. Energy consumption Heat pumps are economical when it comes to energy use. The kind of heat produced is
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Benefits of Hiring NATE Certified Technicians

As a homeowner or business owner, it’s critical to have superior installation, maintenance, and repair of your heating and cooling systems for safety and comfort. Only NATE certified technicians can deliver high-quality services owing to their extensive training, expertise, and experience in modern heating, air conditioning, and ventilation systems. The technicians are taken through a nationally certified examination that is developed and supported by the HVAC industry. Here are the benefits of hiring a NATE certified technician: Certification An HVAC technician who has passed the NATE certification program is genuinely and highly qualified to undertake HVAC installation, maintenance, and repair
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How to Prepare Your Heating System for Winter

When the freezing cold winter weather hits, there’s nothing more valuable than a good heating system. With a bit of maintenance, you can make sure your heating system is ready to tackle the winter and protect you from the harsh elements. Air Filter If you haven’t changed the air filter in your furnace in a while, now is the perfect time to do it. Air filters should be changed every one to three months. Your air filter will become clogged if you don’t change it regularly, leading to poorer indoor air quality and reduced airflow. If you want to add
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The Most Energy Efficient Heaters

Whether you are building a new home and want to install one of the most efficient home heating systems possible or you are simply ready to overhaul your current heating unit, the first place to start is by understanding the different types of heating systems available. The most efficient heater option for homeowners in Aurora, CO is to ensure your home is well-insulated, as tightly sealed as possible to prevent heat escape and to use the most efficient, inexpensive source of energy as possible. You are probably already aware of the importance of insulation and proper sealing, but do you
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What to Consider in Choosing an AC Technician in Denver CO

In Denver, CO, the summers can be extremely hot and the winters can be brutally cold, so the last thing you want is to have problems with your AC unit and/or your furnace. To ensure your home is comfortable all year round it is important to ensure your heating and air conditioning unit is running smoothly. So, whether you are searching for a heating and AC service provider for routine maintenance, repairs or the installation of a new unit, it is important to hire an experienced and trustworthy heating and cooling service provider. Here are a few tips to help
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Decrease Your CO Home Heating Bills Like a Pro

No one likes to pay high utility bills, and it’s kind of inevitable in harsh Colorado winters. You can reduce your next month’s energy usage with just a few simple steps. For a small cost, or in some cases no investment, you can set yourself up to save for years to come. Here are some ideas from the professionals: 7-12% of heat loss occurs through a home’s doors and windows. Be sure yours are sealed as tightly as possible. If your weather stripping is worn, it will be worth the minimal cost and effort to replace it. Caulking around windows
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Tips to Keep Warm and Save Energy in Colorado this Winter

Your furnace is the single largest energy hog in your home. According to the United States Department of Energy, it accounts for about 30% of your total energy usage. Keeping your furnace running efficiently in Colorado will save you money. To keep your furnace at its peak operation this winter and keep a little green in your pocket, try the following:     Have your furnace serviced. Regular seasonal maintenance can reduce wear and tear on your furnace making it last longer. During your service visits, one of our heating technicians will also clean your unit and clear away any debris or soot.
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