Air Conditioning Articles

AC Maintenance Checklist

May 15, 2024
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Can you imagine a scorching hot day here in Littleton without air conditioning? During those dog days of summer, your air conditioning system can be your very best friend.  

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Common AC Problems and Solutions

April 29, 2024
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Our team at Quality West Heating & Cooling wants you to be aware, prepared, and ready to solve these air conditioning issues so you and your family can stay cool this summer.

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3 Signs It’s Time for a New AC

April 15, 2024
3 Signs It’s Time for a New AC. Man in his living room sitting on a deckchair with his feet in a mini pool reading a book.

Should you repair or replace? That’s always the big question when it comes to major home systems like air conditioning (AC).

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Ductless Maintenance

March 15, 2024
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Fortunately, ductless units are much easier to maintain than an average central air system. That’s because air ducts are prone to dust buildup and leaks. By eliminating them, you have a simpler and more accessible setup. Despite the lighter maintenance needs, be sure you stay on top of them.

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Air Conditioners: Things You May Not Have Known

August 15, 2023
Air Conditioners: Things You May Not Have Known. Couple sitting at table and calculating bills at home.

Though air conditioners are a major part of modern life, they hold many secrets few people know about.

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SEER––What Does It Mean?

July 17, 2023
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SEER stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio. This universal rating system helps you determine the efficiency of your Colorado air conditioning (AC) unit or heat pump. 

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3 Health Benefits For Using Your AC While Sleeping

April 14, 2023
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At Quality West, we understand that depending on your air conditioner to run efficiently is crucial to helping you get the good night’s sleep you deserve.

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5 Ways to Save Money on Your AC and Summer Energy Bill

July 14, 2022
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Our five simple tips for staying cool and using your AC less may help you cut costs and save money on your monthly energy bill.

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Consider a Ductless AC System

May 13, 2022
Blog Title: Consider a Ductless AC System Photo: Yellow living room with ductless ac on the wall

Our team at Quality West Heating & Cooling wants you to be well-informed about your options, and those options include ductless air conditioning systems that can function as an air conditioner only or a heat source as well.

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Common AC Purchasing Mistakes to Avoid

August 6, 2021
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Our professionals at Quality West Heating & Cooling would be happy to help you sort out the options and help you make a smart investment. In the meantime, here are some top purchasing mistakes to avoid while you are doing your research.

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How to Properly Size an AC System

July 15, 2021
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In the heat of the summer, it’s easy to assume that bigger is better when it comes to air conditioning (AC) systems. Obviously, if you have an air conditioner that’s too small in your Centennial home, you will not be able to keep your temperatures consistently low even if the unit is running constantly.

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Heat Gain Prevention Tips

June 14, 2021
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When you are in the middle of summer, it can be difficult to keep heat out of your Denver home even if you have your central air conditioning system going full blast. Our team at Quality West Heating & Cooling wants to help you prevent heat from building up inside your home as much as possible so that your air conditioner can be more effective and efficient. Here are some tips to consider.

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Is It Normal for My AC to Turn On and Off?

May 4, 2021
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When an air conditioner (AC) turns on and off in rather quick successions, without running for longer periods, this is called short cycling. It’s fairly common, but when this happens it means there’s something wrong with your air conditioner. So what should you do?

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Spring Money-Saving Tips

April 16, 2021
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If you can reduce that usage in Littleton, you will be able to make a difference in our environment and save yourself some money as well. Take some of the following ideas from our professionals at Quality West Heating & Cooling to heart and make some money-saving resolutions today.

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Why Is My Air Conditioner Freezing Up?

August 31, 2020
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If your air conditioner stops blowing cool air or stops all together, check to see if your indoor unit is frozen.

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What Maintenance Is Needed for a Ductless System?

August 13, 2020
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A ductless heating and cooling system, or a mini split, is a splendid choice for your Denver home and a worthwhile investment.

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Why Is My AC Blowing Hot Air?

July 15, 2020
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Many reasons can cause an air conditioner to malfunction, resulting in warm or hot air blowing through your vents. Our Quality West Heating & Cooling professionals want to help you diagnose those problems quickly and then get them fixed, so you can cool down your family and your home.

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3 Health Benefits for Using Your AC While Sleeping

June 15, 2020
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A major part of your health relies on getting a good night’s sleep. That’s why it’s not just important to run your air conditioner during the hot summer days. You also need to keep your home comfortably cool at night as well.

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How Environmental Issues Can Affect Your AC

May 28, 2020
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Many environmental issues also play a significant part in not only your air conditioner’s performance but contribute to potential problems you may face. Our team of experts at Quality West Heating & Cooling wants to help increase your awareness of some of these environmental factors.

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Great team, good professional service

August 16, 2019

Great team, good professional service. — Dan

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