Robbins Heating & Air Conditioning Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Colorado Springs’

An Indoor Air Quality Checklist to Get You Through Spring

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

removing-filter-from-ventThis year, like every year, your family’s health is a priority. However, it can be difficult to tell just what your family members need to stay healthy, especially throughout spring and summer once allergies start to act up.

Indoor air quality is one of the biggest concerns for your home, considering you spend 90% of your time indoors. We’ve found it’s useful to go through a checklist of things your air quality may need to stay healthier during the spring and summer months, so we’ve provided our advice on improving indoor air quality below.

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Turn Off Your Humidifier Before You Run the AC

Monday, May 8th, 2017

water-dripping-imageWe want to make sure that your air conditioner runs as smoothly as possible throughout the summer. Sometimes, the smallest of user errors is the reason your system fails to function the way it is meant to, and our technicians want to make sure this doesn’t happen to you.

We’ve seen it before—someone gets so used to having the humidifier on that they forget to shut it off before the summer begins. But this extra layer of humidity hurts your home, your wallet, and your comfort.

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Why You Should Take Action This Spring to Improve Indoor Air Quality

Monday, April 24th, 2017

couch-woman-sneezing-blanketSpring is a beautiful time of year, with near-perfect weather and blooming flowers all around. But there is one major downfall to the season of new growth: what it does to the air quality. As we move into spring, and into the summer, it’s a good idea to take action—starting inside your own home.

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Starting Up Your AC: Do This First!

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

AC-Unit-Outside-SummerBefore you start up your air conditioning system for the first time this season, there’s something you should know: your air conditioner is not indestructible! Many people forget that an air conditioner can break down when they need it most, but preventative care can go a long way in keeping your system healthy.

Prevent your air conditioner from breaking, consuming too much energy, or keeping you less comfortable by following these tips on what to do before starting up your AC for the season. For more information, call our friendly team!

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Prevent Midseason AC Breakdowns with Maintenance Today

Monday, 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

Monday, 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

Monday, 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

Monday, 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

Monday, 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

Monday, 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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