Fort Collins Heating & Air Conditioning Blog: Archive for August, 2017

We Made the Inc. Magazine 5000!

Monday, August 28th, 2017

Every year, Inc. Magazine publishes its ranking of the most successful independent small and midsized businesses in America. Previously, companies including Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s, Pandora, and many other juggernauts in their industries gained exposure in these rankings. This year, Fort Collins Heating & Air Conditioning is honored to be among the honorees. We ranked in at #2317, with a three-year sales growth of 157%!

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Spotting the Need for Air Conditioning Repairs

Monday, August 21st, 2017

service-timeWouldn’t living in a perfect world just be, well, perfect? It’s a nice situation to daydream about, but the truth is we’re not living in a perfect world, and there is no such thing as a perfect air conditioner in this world, either. But there are plenty of great air conditioners out there with the potential to provide you with an efficient and reliable home cooling performance. The system will, however, need some help to realize this potential.

Routine air conditioning maintenance is, without a doubt, the best way to keep your air conditioner in the best working condition possible. At some point, however, you are still going to find yourself in need of professional air conditioning repairs in Masonville, CO. When you do, remember that it is always best to have those repairs completed as soon as possible. To do so, you are going to need to know how to recognize the presence of problems in the first place.

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Hot Tips for Saving Money This Cooling Season

Monday, August 7th, 2017

money-in-grassWith all of the modern cooling systems and technologies that we have at our disposal in this day and age, it is easier than ever to cool our homes with greater energy efficiency. That being said, cooling your home does still come at a cost. If you have an older AC that you are not quite ready to part with, or if you are just looking to maximize your energy savings throughout this and future cooling seasons, then this post is for you. Today, we want to cover some simple ways in which you can help you unburden your AC a bit in order to scale back on your cooling costs.

These are not magical steps that are suddenly going to make your cooling bills disappear entirely, of course, and the fact of the matter is that an older or lower SEER system is still going to cost more to run than a newer, higher efficiency system. With that in mind, we invite you to put the following tips into action and to enjoy the energy savings that you deserve. Remember to give us a call if and when you require any further cooling services in Loveland, CO this summer season.

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Refrigerant Reminder: You Don’t Need to Add Any (Unless There’s a Leak)

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

question-mark-badgeWe’ve dealt with this question before, but we hear it often enough that we want to address it now at the point of summer where it often comes up again. You do not need to add refrigerant to your air conditioning system before it “runs out.” This is a common misconception about air conditioner operation. Refrigerant is essential to how an air conditioner runs—it’s a chemical that allows the system to move heat from inside a home to outside—but it isn’t the energy source for the system and it isn’t depleted through normal use.

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