October 30, 2022

Our Top Variable-Speed Replacement Furnaces

For homeowners in the Denver-Boulder area who are shopping for a replacement gas furnace, our team at Save Home Heat continues to recommend variable-speed models as an option worth learning more about. Response from our customers who select variable-speed furnaces has been uniformly positive, and these heaters continue to gain popularity – and for good...

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February 25, 2022

Our Favorite Standard Humidifier

For homes heated by a forced air furnace, ‘standard’ central humidifiers are great solutions for improving indoor humidity levels when the furnace is operated consistently throughout the heating season. As we’ve discussed in previous blogs, central humidifiers can help relieve a variety of dry indoor air issues that frequently arise during the winter. These include...

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February 17, 2022

What are VOCs and How Do They Affect My Home’s Air Quality?

Volatile organic compounds, or VOCs, are a wide ranging class of chemical compounds that under many normal household conditions become present in the air we breathe indoors. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), VOCs are emitted as gases from certain solids or liquids and include a variety of chemicals, some of which may have...

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February 4, 2022

Canister or Reservoir? Understanding Central Steam Humidifiers Better

Many of our readers may already know that of the types of central humidifiers available for installation on forced air (ie. furnace) heating systems, steam-powered units are the most effective at achieving and maintaining desired indoor humidity levels, far surpassing the capabilities of standard bypass and power humidifiers. In the relatively arid Colorado Front Range,...

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January 27, 2022

Our Top Performing Central Humidifier

In homes heated by a forced air furnace, installing a central humidifier can help improve your overall indoor air quality,  reducing itchy nose, eyes, throat, and dry skin conditions that are common in the Denver-Boulder area during the winter. A central humidifier can even assist in helping to protect valuable investments such as wood flooring...

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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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