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During a long, cold winter, it’s natural to turn your attention to getting the most out of your furnace. And even if you’ve already found the most efficient furnace model for your home, adding supplemental furnace equipment to your HVAC installation can give a big boost to your safety, efficiency and home comfort.
Having an energy audit done on your north Colorado home is a good idea. After having the energy audit done, though, you may be feeling overwhelmed and wonder where to start. Both your budget and time will play a part in determining where you should begin to start conserving energy in your home.
Heating water for use in your home is generally a big home expense, typically the second largest energy expense in the dwelling. About 20 percent of your utility bill is used by your water heater. With a few simple tips and some long-range planning, you can save big on water heating in your home.
If you’ve never had a home energy evaluation, now could be the perfect time. Colorado and Wyoming winters tend to be quite cold, and with the information from an energy evaluation, you can still weatherize your home in time to lower your winter energy bills.
While you generally schedule service for your cooling equipment in the spring, fall is the time of year to schedule a tune-up for your heating equipment.
Maintaining a consistent level of cooling and heating in your home can be a challenge. Even in smaller homes, rooms that are far from the air conditioner or furnace can have a temperature that’s noticeably different from rooms that are close to the HVAC system.
Dad is in the kitchen cooking dinner; he’s too hot. Mom and brother are in the den playing a video game; they’re too cold. Sister is in her room reading a book, and the temperature in her room is perfect. It’s a common scenario.