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Common A/C Problems and the Best Practices for Solving Them

Colorado is gorgeous year-round, especially in the summer. But as much as Colorado residents love to be outside when it’s sunny and warm, having to spend at least some time indoors is a given. And that means you need your air conditioning on the warmest days. Unfortunately, an air conditioner …

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What Keeps Your HVAC System In Working Order? Annual Service Calls

Keeping your HVAC system in good working order depends in part on the quality of the system you install and ensuring that the home’s heating and cooling loads are manageable. However, without annual service calls, all of your efforts to maintain lower energy bills and a comfortable home may be …

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Call Your NATE-Certified Technician For Your Fall Furnace Checkup

As you head into the winter months on Colorado’s Western Slope, it’s important to ensure that your furnace is running as efficiently as possible. If you want to do it right, choosing a NATE-certified technician is a no-brainer. By selecting a professional with a vast level of expertise and knowledge, you can …

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Schedule Your Furnace’s Fall Checkup Before Western Colorado’s Fall Winds Blow

If your Western Slope home is heated by a furnace, now is the time to get it back in shape for the fall and winter seasons. It’s important to perform annual preventive maintenance because, if you take good care of your heating system, it will take good care of you. That means …

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Replace Or Retrofit Your Furnace or Boiler? Thinking Ahead For Fall

A majority of homes in the United States — and on the Western Slope — are heated with furnaces or boilers. Furnaces distribute heated air through ductwork while boilers provide hot water for heating through radiators or radiant floor heating systems. If you want to replace or retrofit your heating system …

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7 Home Maintenance Tips For When You’re Heading Out Of Town

No doubt you’re ready for some time away. But have you taken the home maintenance steps necessary to leave your house unoccupied? Leaving household functions like HVAC equipment to operate as normal only results in an electric bill that looks like you never went away. The increasing amount of high-tech …

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Reduce Water Heating Costs With 5 Simple Tips

Reducing hot water heating costs boils down to two strategies: Use less hot water and/or use water that’s less hot. There are several strategies to accomplish this, and the effort can be worth your while in terms of energy savings. After your furnace and A/C, your water heater is typically …

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Lowering Home Heat Gain With Window Treatments

During summer, a major cause of heat gain inside your home is sunlight entering through window glass. Solar energy creates heat indoors and tends to accumulate, stressing your air conditioner and raising utility costs. Therefore, lowering home heat gain at windows should focus on methods to block, filter or reflect …

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Choosing A Heating And Cooling Contractor? Get The Facts

Choosing a heating and cooling contractor is an important decision. Your HVAC system represents a significant investment, and the way that it’s installed and maintained can have a big impact on your utility bills, home comfort and the quality of your indoor air. 

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A Quality HVAC Installation Checklist To Optimize Your Investment

If you’re planning or have already made arrangements to have all or part of your HVAC system replaced, make sure you hire a qualified professional contractor. Your HVAC system is a critical part of your home, and you shouldn’t trust the installation to “the low bidder.” Ask potential installers plenty …

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