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Is It Time To Turn Off Your Heat?

By |April 22nd, 2017|

Here in Colorado, we can use our furnaces to heat our homes September to May. And just as quickly, we can move from heating our homes due to a cold spell, to needing the air conditioning system thanks to an incoming heat wave. Yep, the weather here across the Front Range changes quickly.

But during that […]

How To Reduce Pet Allergies In Your Home

By |April 16th, 2017|

Here in Colorado, we not only love our pets, but they are also valued members of the family. We can’t imagine not opening up our homes and letting them wander from room to room, sitting at our feet and joining us wherever we are.

But as they wander from room to room, they not only bring […]

How To Ventilate Your Home The Green Way

By |April 10th, 2017|

You probably know that the V in HVAC stands for ventilation. But how many times have you thought about the ventilation system within your home?

For most of time, homes weren’t ventilated. Humans simply found a way to stay warm by bringing heat into the home, and had little thought process about what that heat did […]

How To Heat Your Home

By |April 2nd, 2017|

The majority of households throughout the Rocky Mountain region rely on a central furnace to provide heat. A central furnace works by blowing heated air through ducts that deliver the warmed air to rooms via registers or grills. Central air furnaces are often called a ducted warm air or forced warm air distribution system. They […]

Green Your Fireplace With Gas Inserts

By |March 26th, 2017|

Fireplaces have an efficiency problem. If you’re used to throwing another log on the fire, and snuggling down to enjoy a night at home, you probably love the warmth that comes along with it. But what happens when the fire burns out?

Fireplaces and chimneys have overlooked gaps and cracks that allow drafts to fill your […]

Using Your HVAC System Through A Wildfire Advisory

By |March 23rd, 2017|

It’s early in the season, and we already hear reports of wildfires. Depending on where you live in the Rocky Mountain region, wildfires may be a threat to your home. Even if they aren’t, a particularly severe fire can impact all of us by reducing the quality of the air we breathe all around us.

When […]

Tuning Your Air Conditioner Just In Time For Spring

By |March 20th, 2017|

New to Colorado? Welcome to the high and low temperature patterns that make Denver such an amazing place to live. Many cities tout the saying “if you don’t like the weather, hang around for a minute.” In Denver, it’s true. There are many days you can run the furnace in the morning, the air conditioner […]

Basement Air Leaks Can Cost You Money This Summer

By |March 17th, 2017|

As we move from spring to summer, the number of days you use your air conditioner will increase. As hot outdoor air settles in, it pushes the air conditioned air lower. If there are cracks or air leaks in your basement, all of that conditioned air you paid for is forced out.

And even if one […]

Managing Ideal Indoor Humidity For Comfort and Health

By |March 13th, 2017|

Colorado has never been known for high humidity levels. And it might not be something you’ve thought much about. But humidity can have a big impact on how well your home functions.

Having the right level of moisture in your home ensures the comfort levels of your indoor home environment. It also ensures how well your […]

Are Gas Fireplaces Expensive To Run?

By |March 9th, 2017|

Your utility bills are on the rise. And like every homeowner across the Front Range, you’re looking for ways to curb your costs.

You love the looks of your gas fireplace. You enjoy the heat as you sit nearby. But how efficient is a gas fireplace? Does it cost you a bundle to run?

To determine the […]