May 8, 2022

What Is a “Ton of Cooling” in Your AC Unit?

If you’re getting quotes for a new central AC or heat pump system for your home, there are many things to consider when deciding on the unit to cool your home. In addition to things such as efficiency and sound ratings, another important one is the unit’s size, or cooling capacity. For residential central AC...

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March 25, 2022

A Closer Look at Variable-Capacity Central AC

What’s the ultimate central air conditioner, in terms of comfort, efficiency, operating sound levels, and more? We’ve discussed variable-capacity central air conditioners before, and in this blog we’re going to dive a little deeper into how these state-of-the-art central AC systems work, what makes them unique, and why you might consider one for your home....

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March 6, 2022

What is the Clean Air Act?

The federal Clean Air Act calls for states and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to solve multiple air pollution problems through programs based on the latest science and technology information. So how did the Clean Air Act come about, and how does it affect you as a homeowner in the Denver-Boulder metro area? Historical Background...

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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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