furnace Articles

What Is Short Cycling?

January 15, 2021
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Short cycling is a term used in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) world to explain a situation where a furnace or air conditioner turns on and off too frequently. The “short cycle” is the period of time that your HVAC equipment is actually running, and the shorter this cycle, the harder your system needs to work.

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What Does AFUE Mean?

November 20, 2020
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Talk with one of our Quality West Heating & Cooling professionals with questions you may have or to schedule a furnace appointment.

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When Do I Know It’s Time to Buy a New Furnace?

October 30, 2020
When Do I Know It’s Time to Buy a New Furnace?

It’s easy to moan when you decide that a major appliance or home system needs replacing. After all, these are expensive investments and probably not your favorite way to spend your hard-earned money. Unfortunately, there’s often not a clear-cut message, short of an appliance completely breaking down, that definitively indicates it’s time to buy a new model.

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5 Reasons to Schedule a Fall Furnace Clean and Check

October 16, 2020
Furnace Clean and Check

When cold weather arrives, you will want your furnace in top shape. Here are five reasons you should schedule a fall furnace clean and check.

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Why Won’t My Furnace Stop Running?

February 24, 2020
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Is your furnace blowing air without pause? If so, you’re probably feeling a bit concerned. First, your Littleton house most likely feels like an oven. On top of that, your utility bill will be considerably higher with your furnace constantly running. Believe it or not, this is a fairly common problem our professionals at Quality…

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How Do I Keep My Heat During Extreme Cold Weather?

January 27, 2020
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We receive countless calls every time the temperatures drop below normal ranges, as homeowners here in Littleton encounter problems with their home’s heating system. With the record-low temperatures and extreme conditions most of the country is currently experiencing, our Quality West Heating & Cooling professionals want to share some insights and tips with you to…

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How Can I Save Money on My Heating Bill This Winter?

December 23, 2019
Save Money On Heating Bill

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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