Furnace Articles

6 Ways Your Furnace Keeps You Safe

February 14, 2022
6 Ways Your Furnace Keeps You Safe

Your fuel-burning furnace has a number of mechanisms allowing it to run safely and effectively. These features prevent fires and protect your indoor air quality (IAQ). They also work to prevent internal errors from damaging large portions of your furnace.

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How Does My Gas Furnace Work?

December 16, 2021
How Does My Gas Furnace Work

Although today’s furnaces can generate heat using a variety of fuels, natural gas is one of the most popular. Natural gas furnaces typically use a combination of methane and other carbon-based gases.

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What Does AFUE Mean?

November 16, 2021
What Does AFUE Mean?

While an air conditioner’s efficiency is measured by its SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio) rating, an electric or gas- or oil-fired furnace’s efficiency is measured by its AFUE, or average fuel utilization efficiency. This standard measurement is given in percentages, letting you know how much of your fuel is actually used to heat your Colorado home and how much fuel is wasted. 

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2020 Oldest Furnace Content Winner

January 20, 2021

Carbon Valley Heating and Air would like to extend a huge THANK YOU to everyone who took the time and entered our annual Oldest Furnace Contest! The 2020 winner is Ben & Rachel Lafferty of Longmont, CO. We were delighted to bring our expert installation services to Ben & Rachel’s home. With our guaranteed installations,…

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How Do I Know When I Need a New Furnace?

December 14, 2020
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Let’s face it—there’s never a good time for the heat to go out in your Colorado home. You certainly don’t want to wait until your heating system stops working for you to realize you need a replacement!

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What Are Signs I Need a New Furnace?

November 16, 2020
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A furnace is a major investment for any Longmont homeowner. Although it’s not something that will need to be done frequently, most people will face the decision of needing to purchase a new heating system sometime during home ownership.

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5 Reasons to Schedule a Fall Furnace Clean and Check

October 12, 2020

When you schedule your furnace clean and check regularly on an annual basis, you are preventing breakdowns. By having one of our seasoned experts inspect and clean your system, he or she can spot any impending repairs or weaknesses.

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2019 Oldest Furnace Contest Winner

March 5, 2020
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Carbon Valley Heating and Air would like to extend a huge THANK YOU to everyone who took the time and entered our annual Oldest Furnace Contest!  The 2019 winner is Leslie Ballentine! We were delighted to bring our expert installation services to Leslie’s home. With our guaranteed installations, experienced & NATE certified technicians, she can…

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How to Save Money on Your Heating Bill this Winter

February 14, 2020
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Is your energy bill too high in the winter? Are you looking for ways to cut costs? There are a number of simple things you can do at home to save money. Some of them are bigger projects, but most are simple things you can do in your day-to-day life to help reduce your heat…

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Video – Why is my Furnace Blowing Cold Air?

February 20, 2019
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There are a few things to check in your home in the case that your furnace is blowing cold air, such as your thermostat settings, air filter, and your home’s ductwork. If you can’t figure out the issue, give us a call at 303-963-9321 and we will inspect your furnace.

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