January 21, 2022

Water Heater Recovery Rates & First-Hour Ratings: What You Should Know

When replacing your tank-type water heater, there are several important performance numbers that should be taken into consideration when making a purchasing decision. This blog will focus on two of the most impactful ones, the water heater’s recovery rate and its first-hour rating. Understanding water heater recovery rates and first-hour ratings will help you get...

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January 8, 2022

MERV Ratings and Furnace Air Filter Efficiency

If your home is heated by a central forced air furnace, it’s important to understand MERV ratings and how they measure the efficiency of your furnace’s air filter. Understanding how your furnace filter’s MERV rating relates to the performance of your furnace and the cleanliness of your indoor air will help you make an informed...

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December 26, 2021

What is the ENERGY STAR Program and How Can It Help Me?

If you’ve needed to purchase a variety of products for your home at any point in the past decade or two, you’ve likely come across the ENERGY STAR label. From computer monitors to washing machines and lots of things in between, this U.S Environmental Agency (EPA)-backed label appears on a wide range of products, and...

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December 5, 2021

40 Years Ago: A Day in the Life at
Save Home Heat!

“That’s a funny name, Save Home Heat. Where does that come from?” If only we had a nickel for every time we heard those words… Celebrating our 42nd anniversary this month, we’d like to turn back the clock about four decades and share a few fond memories from our early days. Along the way, the...

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November 19, 2021

Heating Season Snowfall Trends in the Denver-Boulder Area

As temperatures drop in the Denver-Boulder area and winter weather sets in, ice and snow make their annual appearance. In this blog, our team would like to present an overview of some research we conducted recently of snowfall patterns in our area. We hope this information will help you with your wintertime planning, or if...

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