6 Ways to Soundproof HVAC Systems

June 20, 2022

Are you tired of hearing your HVAC unit running all the time and can’t seem to get rid of its noise? If so, soundproofing your HVAC unit may be the solution for you. Soundproofing your HVAC unit is a great way to keep the noise down in your home or office. There are a few different ways that you can soundproof your HVAC unit. 1. Use Soundproof Materials Unsealed gaps and cracks around your HVAC unit can allow noise to escape. By using soundproof materials, you can block these gaps and reduce the amount of noise

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6 Causes for Your Air Conditioner Running All Day

May 19, 2022

When your air conditioner functions normally, it may run for 15 to 20 minutes until it reaches the temperature that you set it at. After it reaches that temperature, it will shut itself off until the internal temperature goes above the set temperature again. Then, it will run for another 15 to 20 minutes to cool off your home. During intense heat waves, however, your air conditioner might run more frequently. When it runs constantly during normal summertime temperatures, you need to find out why it will not shut off after reaching the set temperature and take

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Could an Open Window Help Homeowners Save Energy?

April 12, 2022

Many homeowners wish to save money and avoid paying high heating bills. Overlooking basic, straightforward options, such as shutting off an air conditioner when the temperature reaches a specific point, can affect energy consumption. Another supposedly tried-and-true method involves opening a window to get some cool air inside. Is that plan as workable as it sounds? Letting Cool Air Inside the Home When the temperature drops outside, opening the windows could allow fresh, cool air to enter. The cool air may bring the temperature down in a stuffy house, and a home could get stuffy when

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Why Hire the Services of a Licensed HVAC Contractor?

March 17, 2022

Maintenance and repairs are inevitable, whether you have a new or old HVAC system. When home repairs and maintenance are concerned, you should only trust licensed HVAC contractors. The following are many reasons to hire a licensed HVAC contractor. They’re Competent and Knowledgeable For HVAC contractors to get a contractor’s license in Colorado, they must first obtain a supervisor certificate and employ HVAC technicians who hold supervisor certificates. These certifications require eligible candidates to demonstrate competency in general technical education and equipment use. By trusting a licensed HVAC contractor, you’ve got the assurance that your technicians

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A Rundown on Furnace Filters

February 14, 2022

All furnaces have an air filter that needs to be changed on a regular basis to help keep your indoor air quality at a good level. Whenever you head to the store to get a new filter, it will become obvious that you have many options. By understanding the different types of filters on the market, you can best determine which one is going to meet the needs of your home. HEPA Filters One type of filter that receives a lot of buzz is the HEPA filter. Also known as a high-efficiency particulate air filter,

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Demystifying How Your Furnace Works

January 3, 2022

Despite depending on your furnace to keep your family safe and comfortable over the winter, you may not know how it actually works. While it may seem like a bit of magic at first, understanding the general process helps you get the most from your unit. Pull back the curtain, and see what makes your furnace work and how you can help it perform better. It Stars at the Thermostat Your thermostat is the brain of your heating system, signaling when to start a heating cycle. This is why keeping your thermostat in good working order

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How to Know if Your Furnace Is Up to Code

December 16, 2021

Did you know that your home furnace is subject to local building codes and regulations? A lot of do-it-yourself home builders forget this, and after installing a furnace or other home system themselves, they may run into code compliance issues. And, even if you did not install your furnace yourself, it may be too old to be in compliance with current codes. So, how do you know if your furnace is up to code? What Building Codes Are Building codes are the rules that regulate what can and cannot be done when a home

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Follow These Tips for Conserving Energy This Winter

November 20, 2021

With energy costs increasing across the country and severe weather becoming more common than ever, conserving energy is essential. We have compiled a list of suggestions to help you do just that. Keep your energy bills down as much as possible this winter by following these tips. Let the Sun In When the sun is out and shining, it is giving us free heat. Open your blinds during the day to take advantage of this. You will be surprised by just how much the sun can warm up your home when it is shining in through

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Learn More About the Thermostatic Expansion Valve

October 13, 2021

Your air conditioning system is made up of various components, and each element plays a crucial role in ensuring your system is running efficiently. Your air conditioning system is highly dependent on refrigerants when it comes to cooling your home. The refrigerant works to absorb the heat in your home hence allowing for the distribution of cool air around your home. A thermostatic expansion valve (TXV) or thermal expansion valve is responsible for controlling the amount of refrigerant released into your system based on the temperature set on your thermostat. The TXV, therefore, ensures only the necessary amount of refrigerant

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Cut Your Heating Bills This Winter With a Few Tips

September 20, 2021

If you’re trying to cut costs this winter, your heating bills are a good place to start. You could save hundreds or even thousands of dollars on the total amount that you spend on heating costs, and you’ll still be able to keep your home toasty warm. You’ll need to take an inventory to determine which tips will help the most, but this list is a good place to start. Insulate Everything Insulation can be pretty expensive, but you can cut your costs for heating significantly if you can figure out where you’re losing the most

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