Robbins Heating & Air Conditioning Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Heating Installation’

Comparing the Electric Furnace to the Heat Pump: Which Wins?

Monday, October 4th, 2021

heating-elementGas furnaces are the top choice for a home furnace in Colorado Springs, CO. They’re powerful, provide heat fast, and the price of natural gas makes them less expensive to run than many other heating systems. But gas furnaces have an important restriction: they need a natural gas line to run.

For homes without natural gas, the choice for central heating comes down to two choices: an electric furnace or a heat pump. Which is better?

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Zone Control is the Way to Go!

Monday, December 30th, 2019

comfortable-womanYou want your forced-air heater to be as efficient as possible, right? Of course, you do! Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to make this dream a reality, and today, we are going to be talking about one of the greatest of them all!

See, installing a zone control system is a great way to maximize control over your entire HVAC system, allowing for greater comfort and efficiency! So, what are you waiting for? All you have to do is keep reading below to find out more (Oh! And of course, remember to contact our team when you need an HVAC company in Colorado Springs!)

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All About HVAC Efficiency Ratings

Monday, September 25th, 2017

money-home-teeter-totterMany of us practice simple ways to save energy, fuel, and water every day. This includes things like turning off the lights when you leave a room, shutting off the water when you brush your teeth, and shutting down electronics that aren’t in use. In addition, you might have ways to reduce energy usage when it comes to your heating and air conditioning equipment, like turning the thermostat to an efficient temperature when it is not in use, and regularly changing the air filter.

Eventually, though, an air conditioning or heating system declines to the point that it’s no longer possible to use it efficiently. That’s when we recommend purchasing a new, high-efficiency system that will last you many years to come. We know that may require some guidance, but our experts are here to help!

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

Monday, 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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Replace Your Heater This Summer

Sunday, July 24th, 2016

Your heating system has finally bitten the dust, and you know you need a replacement to get you through the winter. But you’re hoping to wait a little bit longer before you actually make the decision.  It’s still hot, after all, and it will be a while before you really need to use your heater again.

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Tips for Choosing a New Heating System

Monday, February 29th, 2016

As we reach milder temperatures in Colorado Springs, CO, it’s time to think about if your heating system can survive another season. There are many factors to consider, including how much you want to spend, the performance of various heating systems, and their efficiency. Your home’s size and your heating habits also make a difference. It’s smart to consider all your options.

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Need Help Choosing a New Heating System?

Monday, October 12th, 2015

Your local heating technician is probably the best person for the job. However, we’ve put together a quick guide so that you can compare your options and narrow them down to get an idea of which system will work the best. Here are some of the options we recommend to homeowners searching for a new whole-home heating system.

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Sizing a Furnace: An Important Consideration for New Installation

Monday, September 21st, 2015

A new furnace can be more efficient than an older, worn-down unit, allowing you to save money on monthly energy and gas costs. It can also help you to keep you more comfortable as technological upgrades have made today’s furnaces some of the most high-performance home comfort systems to hit the market. But if your furnace isn’t precisely the right size for your home, it may actually cause a lot of trouble. Be sure you work with trained professionals when it comes to any heating installation, and read on to find out what goes into sizing a furnace and why it is such a vital part of the job.

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