3 Lesser-Known Air Conditioner Repairs You DON’T Have to Hire Out For—And 1 Where You Definitely Need a Pro

Over the past decade, HVAC systems have become increasingly advanced. They’re more energy efficient, more compact, and have more customization options. With advance, complexity often increases—but that doesn’t mean that homeowners aren’t able to work on their own units, even for seemingly difficult tasks. During the hot months here in Colorado, you want to avoid as much “downtime” as possible …

What to Look for When Upgrading to Energy Efficient Air Conditioning in Northern Colorado

It’s funny—people who haven’t spent much time in Colorado often think that it’s a cold place to live. Even though we might be known for skiing, snowboarding, and other fun winter activities, the reality is that our summers can get hot, especially here in Northern Colorado. Temperatures approaching (and even exceeding) 100 °F aren’t uncommon here in Windsor, so we …

DIY Spring Cleaning Tips to Prepare Your HVAC System For Colorado’s Summer Heat

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Did you know that with proper care and maintenance of your HVAC system, you can reduce your energy costs, extend the lifespan of the system (often significantly), and enjoy better heating and cooling year round? In today’s post, we’ll be looking at a few easy ways you can prepare your HVAC system for a hot Colorado summer. These DIY HVAC …

How a Whole House Humidifier Can Ward Away Colorado’s Dry Air

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Colorado is well known for its dry climate, especially up here in the northern part where our cold, crisp winters only exacerbate respiratory discomfort and allergy symptoms for people sensitive to low humidity levels. Extended periods of dry air slowly but surely work to draw the moisture out of your home—and you. For many, this means using portable humidifiers. The …

Can HVAC Upgrades Improve Your Colorado Home Equity?

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American homeowners know that residential remodeling projects can raise the equity of their homes. However, it’s important to understand the potential “ROI” of a renovation before going through with it. That’s the return on investment and it’s a critical part of remodeling with the purpose of raising a home’s value. The investments with the highest return can be tricky to …

Are Washable HVAC Filters Worth the Money? It Depends – Learn Why

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If you’ve been reading the Best Buy Heating And Air blog for any length of time, you already know that the easiest and most affordable (yet very effective) DIY maintenance you can do is regularly replace the air filters in your HVAC system. Clean air filters offer a ton of great benefits, including improved energy savings, increasing the lifespan of …

Understanding Heat Pumps: Efficient Year-Round Heating and Cooling

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Heat pumps are one of the most popular up-and-coming technologies in the HVAC industry—and for good reason: homeowners and business owners love the year-round cost savings of these energy efficient heating and cooling solutions. We say “up and coming” even though heat pumps have been around for a while because this HVAC technology has enjoyed some impressive improvements during recent …

The Real Benefit of HVAC Maintenance is in the Numbers: How to Save Thousands

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Consider this for a moment: The average cost of an HVAC maintenance visit is under $100. The cost of replacing an HVAC system can be as much as $12,000. That’s a huge difference. Here’s the really shocking thing though: the leading cause of “total HVAC failure,” i.e., systems that require replacement, is lack of maintenance. Many homeowners have been shocked …