Winter Heating System Repair

2nd Nov 2017 Comments Off on Winter Heating System Repair

When it’s cold and your furnace goes down, you need a heating system repair, and you need it quickly We often take the comforts of modern life for granted. When we turn on the tap, we expect water to flow, even to be hot if we want it. Likewise, when we turn up the thermostat, we expect that comforting sound of the furnace firing up to accompany it. When that doesn’t happen, we want to get that situation remedied as […]

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The Future of the Heat Pump, Part 3

21st Oct 2017 Comments Off on The Future of the Heat Pump, Part 3

This post is the third of a three part series on the future of the heat pump. If you haven’t already read parts 1 and 2, I recommend you do before continuing. Why are heat pumps more efficient than traditional heat and AC systems? (continued) A traditional heating or cooling system brings in outside air, then either burns gas or uses electricity to bring that air up or down to the temperature we want it at. Instead of consuming resources […]

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The Future of the Heat Pump, Part 2

10th Oct 2017 Comments Off on The Future of the Heat Pump, Part 2

This post is the second of a three part series on the future of the heat pump. If you haven’t already read part 1, I recommend you do before continuing. How does a heat pump work? (continued) This type of heat pump – one that uses the ground outside your home as the heat sink – is known as a geothermal heat pump. Depending on the climate, either water or antifreeze is used in the exterior coil. On the interior […]

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The Future of the Heat Pump, Part 1

1st Oct 2017 Comments Off on The Future of the Heat Pump, Part 1

History of the heat pump Before we dive into the future of the heat pump, let’s learn a bit about its history. Did you know that the technology behind modern heat pumps was invented in 1748? Even though heat pumps can’t hold a candle to evaporative cooling, which was first used by the ancient Egyptians around 3000 years ago, they have still been around a surprisingly long time. However, the first practical heat pump design wasn’t perfected until around 100 […]

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Packaged HVAC Units

14th Sep 2017 Comments Off on Packaged HVAC Units

The AC of the future – Packaged HVAC units If we saw the Jetson’s HVAC system, one has to imagine it would look something like a packaged HVAC system. These modern systems give you heating and cooling in one streamlined package, while saving you time, space, and – most importantly – money. Packaged HVAC systems are a common choice for commercial spaces, and some are quite large. However, the smaller units do a phenomenal job on a space the size […]

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Fall Maintenance for Your Furnace and Heat Pump

31st Aug 2017 Comments Off on Fall Maintenance for Your Furnace and Heat Pump

Getting your furnace ready for winter It may still be hot out, but fall is only three weeks away, and now is the time to start thinking about your fall maintenance. A furnace or heat pump requires attention at least once a year, and most people choose to do it in the fall before cold temperatures arrive. So what’s the easiest way to make sure your furnace is running strong and safely before winter gets here? Just call the pros […]

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Save Money With a Modern, High Efficiency Furnace

18th Aug 2017 Comments Off on Save Money With a Modern, High Efficiency Furnace

High Efficiency Gas Furnaces With the blazing heat of New Mexico summer, your furnace is probably not the first thing on your mind right now. But what better time to upgrade your furnace than before you need it? Get a modern, high efficiency furnace, and don’t waste another dollar of gas on that old furnace. Modern furnaces are up to twice as efficient as their obsolete counterparts. You might wonder what accounts for this huge difference in performance. The answer […]

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Smart Home Air Conditioning

11th Aug 2017 Comments Off on Smart Home Air Conditioning

Modern air conditioning technology can save you money! At this point in time, technology has a huge impact on the way that almost everybody interacts with the world. It’s about to do the same thing, but for your house! When they first came out, smart home systems seemed like little more than a novelty; good for making sure you closed the garage door, but not much else. However, as these systems become more complex and the market for them expands, […]

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A Heat Pump Explained

15th Jul 2017 Comments Off on A Heat Pump Explained

What is a heat pump? A heat pump is simply a device that absorbs heat from one environment and deposits it in another. A refrigerator is a common example of heat pump technology — heat is absorbed from the inside of your fridge and deposited into the air of your kitchen. However, heat pumps for residential use are different in an important way from what you’ll find in your fridge — they’re reversible. This means they can be used to […]

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Has the Heat Wave Got Refrigerated Air on Your Mind?

28th Jun 2017 Comments Off on Has the Heat Wave Got Refrigerated Air on Your Mind?

During the recent heat wave, our neighbors down in Tucumcari tied their second highest temperature on record at a staggering 108º. You probably heard that the Phoenix airport got so hot that some passenger jets couldn’t take off – 118º! While we haven’t cracked the 110º mark yet here in New Mexico, you may feel your swamp cooler isn’t living up to your expectations. If you find yourself blasting the cooler, opening windows, and still not getting the cooling performance […]

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