July 28, 2015

Protecting Your Air Conditioner from Lightning

They say that lightning never strikes the same place twice, but this isn’t exactly true. Environmental and structural factors can attract lightning, and though it is uncommon for people to be struck by lightning in Colorado, our homes and electrical appliances are certainly at a higher risk than other parts of the country. The weather...

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July 7, 2015

How Air Conditioning Changed Us Forever

Every once in a long while we see entrepreneurs and inventors make products so incredible that they forever change the lifestyle of our civilization. The air conditioner is no exception, and it has changed how we behave. In 1961, fewer than 14 percent of households in urban America had air conditioning. Today, the number is...

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June 26, 2015

Don’t get burned: Adjust your hot water heater temperature

Is the hot water in your home too hot? Scalding hot water from the faucet can be dangerous for kids and adults alike. However, most people don’t have the slightest idea that water temperature can be adjusted let alone what is safe. Recommendations and Ideal Temperature Most manufacturers recommend that you set the temperature of...

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April 24, 2015

It’s Summer: Don’t Forget About Your Furnace!

Even though winter is behind us and the weather is getting warmer every day, you still need to think about your furnace maintenance. The air filters are very important to the efficiency and performance of your furnace—ignoring them all summer long could cause you headaches once the temperatures start to drop! Heating your home is...

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April 24, 2015

Cooling Efficiency For A Colorado Summer

Summer is almost here, but that doesn’t mean you need to be blasting the AC at all hours of the day and consequently pay high energy bills. Energy inefficiency and overusing your air conditioner is bad for the environment and can also waste a lot of your money. Here are some tips to keeping your...

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