Furnace Replacement Castle Pines

Posted in Air Conditioning Contractor Denver on January 30, 2018
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You're a homeowner and determined your home's air conditioning needs fixing or needs to be replaced with a newer, more efficient system. You're all set to get moving. What's the optimal way to get a high quality HVAC contractor who will do a good job for a fair price? What could you look for in an air conditioning contractor to obtain this work? Castle Pines 

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When homeowners choose to repair an air conditioning system or replace the unit with a newer one, they're often plagued by worries that their family will swelter while the job is completed.  These concerns are perfectly normal and common among many homeowners looking for HVAC fixes or air conditioner repair specialists.

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Furnace Service and Repair While it is a term commonly used by contractors and home improvement hobbyist, not everyone knows what HVAC means. HVAC is actually an acronym that stands for "heating, ventilating, and air conditioning." (Yes - it is also an acronym for "high-voltage alternating current" but thats another article.)Sometimes referred to as "climate control," an HVAC system is integral in office buildings and commercial buildings. HVAC systems are extremely common in US homes and that trend is only rising. Depending upon where you live in the US you may "not be able to live without" your AC.So what does an HVAC system do? An HVAC system is designed with the two following major goals: Providing and maintaining "thermal comfort" Maintaining acceptable indoor air quality These goals are often compromised relative to the underlying manufacturer goal of maintaining reasonable installation, operation, and maintenance costs. Many people don't realize that depending where they live either their cooling system or their heating system (both parts of their HVAC) will be the biggest energy guzzler in their homes. To reduce to energy use and thus operational expense of either device energy efficiency is the key. Many recent technological advances have allowed to improve the efficiency of HVAC systems.Energy Efficiency and HeatingThanks to technologies like water heating, geothermal heating and zoned heating - heating systems are in general becoming much more energy efficient. In some cases today's forced air systems can even double for air conditioning systems.Energy Efficiency and CoolingThanks to SEER it's now becoming easier and easier to purchase efficient cooling systems as well. In the USA it's rare to see systems rated below SEER 9 because of the benefits of energy efficiency. Major energy savings can be obtained from more energy efficient systems. Here is an example: Upgrading from SEER 9 to SEER 13, the power consumption is reduced by 30% (equal to 1 - 9/13). It is claimed that this can result in an energy savings valued at up to US $300 per year depending on the usage rate and the cost of electricity. Replacing an existing HVAC system can be a very costly proposition. So many companies are now working on technologies to improve the efficiency of existing HVAC systems.An example of this type of add-on technology is: Cool-N-Save(tm). The Cool-N-Save(tm) is an "Air Conditioner Pre-Cooling System" that works in concert with your existing HVAC system. The Cool-N-Save(tm) system uses purified water vapor to create a "chill zone" surrounding your AC unit. This "chill zone" can reduce the ambient temperature by as much as 30 degrees. By reducing the ambient temperature around your air conditioner, the Cool-N-Save(tm) device reduces the power your AC unit draws. This in turn reduces your monthly electric bill. The Cool-N-Save(tm) gives consumers a simple and cost effective alternative to replacing your entire HVAC or AC system. According to an independent study performed by Tulane University the Cool-N-Save(tm) system can improve the efficiency of your AC by up to 30%.As more and more companies focus on ways to improve efficiency in existing technologies more and more devices like Cool-N-Save(tm) will become available and affordable for the average consumer.

HVAC - Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning

Furnace Diagnosis It seems that almost anyone is now providing furnace repair or installing a new one in today's marketplace. Unfortunately, many unsuspecting consumers are being burned because of that.If you're thinking about having your furnace repaired or replaced, there are a few things you need to be aware of. If you're only considering cost, there is a chance that you may find yourself getting short-changed. And even worse, you may be facing safety issues. Here are a few examples of "buyer beware":-Although many cities issue HVAC licenses based on a test, this business requires the expertise of several people. This means that a test covering all areas is very difficult to pass.-Many of the service calls that HVAC companies go on involve fixing another company's work. You shouldn't assume that companies have technicians who are well-trained. -Because many HVAC installers don't service their own product, customers are literally being left in the cold. For companies that do service their work, it's not a given that they provide that service "after hours".-Don't assume that there is a high level of competence going on with every HVAC company. It pays for you to do a little research, and even contact the BBB first. Many companies come and go rather quickly. Find one that's been around for several years, and you've found one that's likely doing a lot of things well.-You would think that all companies pull permits, but it's not always the case. You would think that all companies do work that meets code and is safe. Unfortunately, quality is not necessarily the number one goal of many companies.-It's not unusual in this business for companies to use subcontractors rather than their own employees. This unfortunately allows for many negative possibilities. As the consumer, can you feel safe and secure with them being left alone in your house?-Not all companies are properly insured with liability, workman's compensation, etc. Not all companies are authorized by the factory for the equipment they sell. Not all companies have EPA certification and use procedures that are environmentally sound and friendly.Unfortunately, this is a lot of information for a consumer to digest and check out before hiring a company for furnace repair or furnace replacement. When I need to consult someone about heating and air conditioning, I call Tim Swan of Swan Heating and Air Conditioning in Northern Colorado. Swan says that in looking for a quality HVAC Company you should find one that has guidelines similar to his: "Letting people into your home, even to do necessary maintenance and repairs, requires some trust. That is why when we hire, we run a criminal background check and drug screen. Our technicians are certified by N.A.T.E. (North American Technicians Excellence) and the E.P.A. to work with environmentally harmful chemicals."If you're fortunate to locate a company with the same philosophy as Swan's, you should feel pretty confident about the furnace service or replacement to be performed. The last thing you need at a time like that is to be left out in the cold. Gas Heater Repair Service

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