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5 Steps for Prepping Your Furnace for Winter

Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Winter is coming. That’s not just a catchphrase from a popular show—it’s a prompt here in Colorado to prepare your furnace for all the work it’ll be doing in the cold months ahead. Taking…

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Why Compressor Safety Switches Are Essential in HVAC Systems

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

It goes without saying that the HVAC system in your home or business is complex. Of course, you don’t need to know all the details about how it functions to enjoy the benefits of…

HVAC Lifecycle: When to Repair and Replace Equipment

Monday, March 14, 2022

Like all equipment, HVAC equipment has a finite lifespan. You’ll have to replace every component of your system at some point. That’s true even if you use the highest-quality systems and are diligent in…

Glycol: What It Is and Why It’s Important in Some HVAC Systems

Friday, February 18, 2022

If you’ve heard of a substance called ethylene glycol, you probably know it as the main component of automotive antifreeze. It is also referred to as engine coolant, which can create some confusion. Does…

The Importance of Inspecting HVAC Control Components Regularly

Wednesday, January 26, 2022

An HVAC system is made up of several different components. This includes devices that control the system such as the control panels on furnaces, condensing units, packaged commercial rooftop units, boilers, etc. Over time,…

What is a Humidifier and Should My HVAC System Have One?

Monday, December 20, 2021

As defined by YourDictionary.com, humidity is “the amount of wetness or water vapor in the air.” There are more technical definitions to be found, but that one sums it up fairly well. Humidity is…

7 Reasons You Should Be On an HVAC Preventative Maintenance Program

Monday, November 29, 2021

In the immortal words of Benjamin Franklin, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” That truism definitely applies to heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. The hardworking components in an…

What Is a Furnace Limit Switch and Why Is It Important?

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

You may have heard the term “limit switch” regarding furnaces. It’s a vital component that affects the safe operation of your furnace. Consequently, if it begins to go bad, as all components eventually do,…

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