Robbins Heating & Air Conditioning Blog

Prevent Midseason AC Breakdowns with Maintenance Today

March 27th, 2017

air-conditioning-repair-toolsMidseason summer air conditioning system breakdowns are the worst. You’re enjoying a reprieve from the hot, humid summer in an air-conditioned home, when you suddenly have to drop everything to call a technician and/or find a temporary way to stay cool. The unexpected cost adds to the frustration, especially if you learn the issue may have been preventable.

Preseason air conditioning maintenance helps to prevent your AC from breaking down when you need it most, and it provides some other surprising benefits as well. Call us to help protect your air conditioner in Colorado Springs this fall.

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What to Check before Calling for Furnace Repair

March 13th, 2017

servicing-gas-furnaceOur technicians are always happy to help when someone in our service area needs furnace repair. But sometimes, we get calls from homeowners who, quite frankly, could’ve saved themselves the trouble!

It’s so important to call a technician as early as possible for heating repair. That way, you can feel confident that you’re paying as little as possible to repair the issue, since it will not have a chance to get any worse. Before you call a qualified HVAC professional, though, there are a few things you may want to check, depending on whether the system has broken down completely or if you’re just experiencing some problems here and there.

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5 Reasons to Upgrade to Energy Efficient AC and Heating Equipment

February 27th, 2017

energy-efficiency-green-homeShopping around for new heating or AC equipment may prove tiresome, and some homeowners just resolve to buy whichever system best fits into their homes and budgets. However, this could prove problematic in terms of long term savings.

New energy-efficient models of central air conditioners, furnaces, boilers, heat pumps, and ductless systems are simply made better. You’ll get your money’s worth from the right high-efficiency equipment, and we’ll show you why in the guide below.

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Need HVAC System Replacement? Ask About Financing Options

February 13th, 2017

natural-gas-furnaceA new HVAC system may seem like a scary prospect. Finally, you’ll get the warmth and efficiency you need from your home comfort system, but can you really afford such a major investment?

No heating system will live for decades without trouble, and every comfort system needs replacement eventually. If it’s time for a new heating system or a new air conditioner, you’re in luck. Let the local technicians at Robbins Heating & Air Conditioning help you get the system you need.

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How HVAC Analytics Maintenance Means Savings for Your Commercial Property

January 30th, 2017

commercial-HVAC-rooftopUntil recently, we have completed commercial HVAC maintenance just like any other company. We showed up to the job to do a thorough inspection of the unit and provide a tune-up that may help improve efficiency. However, there are issues with this type of maintenance process.

Commercial HVAC systems are serviced often, as per manufacturer recommendations. However, oftentimes, no matter how much maintenance your system gets, it’s still not as efficient as you need it to be.

For systems that are serviced often but still inefficient, there’s a new way. Now, we use a unique form of Analytics Maintenance (AM) to keep your commercial heating and cooling systems working at their very best.

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Saving Money on a New Heating System for the New Year

January 16th, 2017

When you need a new heating system, you might feel most stressed about the cost. Nobody really wants to invest money into a home necessity, and we understand it can feel like a burden. However, there are ways to lessen the impact of the cost and see savings for longer.

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A Home Automation System for a More Efficient 2017

January 9th, 2017

We may all have different resolutions for the new year. But most homeowners can agree that a more efficient home is a long-term goal they are always striving to achieve. You can speed up that resolution by installing a home automation system that gives you the control you’ve always wanted.

Today, learn how a Nexia home automation system helps to keep your home—and your daily life—moving more efficiently. And call our technicians to schedule your Nexia Home Intelligence installation or consultation.

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Maintaining Your Heating System for Safety and Efficiency

January 2nd, 2017

Don’t let your heating system go on for any longer without the maintenance it needs to run as safely and efficiently as possible. We’ve got some advice that any homeowner should follow to gain peace of mind when operating a gas heater (like a furnace or boiler).

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Did You Buy a Heating System in 2016? You May Qualify for Tax Credits

December 26th, 2016

Purchasing new heating or air conditioning equipment can be stressful, but we may be able to offer some relief. If you bought a new heating system (or air conditioner) in 2016, you may qualify for tax credits.

Check with the ENERGY STAR website to find out if you qualify!

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The Importance of Monitoring Your Home for Carbon Monoxide Safety

December 19th, 2016

You would know if your heating system posed a threat to your family’s safety, right? Not necessarily. If you haven’t taken every precaution to prevent and detect carbon monoxide leaks in your home this year, it’s time to start. Monitoring your home for a CO (carbon monoxide) leak and keeping your heater maintained could save a life.

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