Temperature Control

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 […]

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 […]

4 Ways To Ensure Your Natural Gas Fireplace Is Safe

By |February 27th, 2017|

Nothing is better on a cold winter evening than a crackling fire nearby.

But the concept of a fire has changed a lot over the past few decades. A fireplace originally was designed to help heat your home. Slowly it changed to provide heat to just one of the rooms in your home. It continued to […]

My Thermostat Is Reading The Wrong Temperature

By |January 29th, 2017|

It’s freezing outside. You anticipate the warmth inside your home. But as you adjust to the indoor temperature, you know something isn’t right. The thermostat says 75 degrees. But your body temperature says 65 … or lower.

Is something wrong with your thermostat? Or is it a bigger problem, a sign that your furnace is acting […]

Is Your Home Too Efficient?

By |January 22nd, 2017|

Over the past few years, you’ve been taking on a variety of home improvement projects to make your home more efficient. You’ve upgraded windows and doors, added more insulation, installed new appliances, upgraded your HVAC equipment.

With all that work, your house should be as efficient as possible, right?

Is there such a thing as too much […]

How Does Airflow Impact Your HVAC System?

By |January 19th, 2017|

Airflow. We talk about it all the time here on our blog. But what does it actually mean?

You can probably guess that airflow in your heating and cooling system is a measurement of the air flowing through your heating and cooling equipment. Airflow is important when it comes to the performance and longevity of your […]

Surviving Extreme Colorado Cold: Is Your HVAC Ready?

By |January 4th, 2017|

Having your HVAC equipment not operate correctly can be frustrating at best. Having your HVAC equipment not operate during extreme Colorado cold can be deadly.

We never plan for our HVAC systems to suddenly stop and cause problems inside our homes. Yet invariably it often happens at the most inopportune times. When the temperatures creep down […]

The Best Ways To Warm Cold Spots In Your Home

By |December 15th, 2016|

Even the best heating system in the world will not address cold spots and uneven temperatures in your home if your home isn’t airtight. In many cases, inadequate sealing is the culprit, which allows cold air and moisture to enter and impact the surrounding areas.

If you’ve noticed discomfort in some areas of your home, or […]

Gas Furnace or Gas Fireplace: Which Is More Efficient?

By |November 28th, 2016|

How large is your home? Do you ever cringe at the thought of turning your furnace on, knowing its heating several thousand square feet of space, and yet your family is huddled in just a few hundred feet of it for the evening? There has to be a better way, right?

Your gas fireplace sets center […]

Myths About SEER Ratings

By |October 9th, 2016|

What’s a good SEER rating for a new air conditioner?

We get questions like this all the time. A SEER rating is the ratio of the cooling output of an air conditioner over an average cooling season, divided by the energy it consumed in the same time period. It’s calculated by assuming a constant temperature inside, […]