Geothermal Heating & Cooling

October 27, 2017

How Does Geothermal Heating & Cooling Work? The ground absorbs nearly half of the solar energy our planet receives. As a result, the earth remains at a constant, moderate temperature just below its surface all year round. However, air temperature varies greatly from summer to winter, making air source (traditional) heating and cooling least efficient when you need it the most. Geothermal heating and cooling systems take advantage of the stable temperature underground using a piping system, commonly referred to as a “loop.” Water circulates in the loop to exchange heat between your home,

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Reduce Your Energy Cost This Winter

October 22, 2017

You can reduce your energy cost this winter by over 10% if you have a well-maintained furnace. The first step to achieving an energy-saving furnace is to have it serviced in the fall before winter. Having a fall furnace tune-up on your heater will increase the longevity of your furnace as well as you will beat the winter rush. No one wants to wake up on a fridged January morning with a busted furnace and no heat. Firing up those space heaters are a sure way to send your electric bill through the roof. Reduce Your Energy

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Reduce Your Energy Cost This Winter

October 22, 2017

You can reduce your energy cost this winter by over 10% if you have a well-maintained furnace. The first step to achieving an energy-saving furnace is to have it serviced in the fall before winter. Having a fall furnace tune-up on your heater will increase the longevity of your furnace as well as you will beat the winter rush. No one wants to wake up on a fridged January morning with a busted furnace and no heat. Firing up those space heaters are a sure way to send your electric bill through the roof. Reduce Your Energy

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The Best Fall Furnace Maintenance Tips

September 28, 2017

After a long summer cooling your home, your AC might be a little tired. Your furnace, on the other hand, is just coming out of hibernation and needs a little TLC in order to get going again. To make this transition from cooling to heating as smoothly as possible for your entire HVAC system, here are a few simple but important things you can do yourself: Tip #1: Clean the vents. Debris can really build up in your HVAC unit while it works hard during the dusty summer months. It’s a good idea to check all your

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Fall HVAC Maintenance Checklist to Tackle Now

September 17, 2017

It’s amazing how fast the weather is turning this year here in the Johnstown, Colorado area. Just a few weeks ago you were probably running the AC, and now you’re probably thinking about turning on the heat. Not so fast! Have you completed your fall HVAC maintenance yet? To keep the occupants of your space comfortable and your systems in great shape now’s the time to tackle the HVAC maintenance checklist. It’s that time of year in Colorado where one day it could be 45 degrees and the next day 85. Flipping between AC and heat can affect your HVAC

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10 Common Air Conditioning Problems in Johnstown

August 13, 2017

Here in Johnstown, Colorado maintaining your air conditioning may be easy for some and very difficult for others. At Ideal Comfort HVAC, we have identified the top 10 air conditioning problems in Johnstown, Colorado. Your air conditioner is one of the most expensive HVAC appliances that could make us cool and comfortable indoors even during hot climatic conditions. It could be a really frustrating situation when all of a sudden the unit fails to function properly. In such instances, AC repair can be easily identified and rectified by the homeowners themselves and only in case of a major repair or replacement;

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Ways to Lower Your AC Costs This Summer

July 25, 2017

We’ve had a solid week of over 90 degree days here in Denver, and that means our air conditioners are working double time. Next month you will see a huge jump in your AC costs on your energy bill. At Ideal Comfort HVAC your Boulder, Longmont & Johnstown’s locally owned Heating and Cooling contractor we have a few tips on how you can lower your AC costs this summer. Air conditioning is a growing source of domestic energy use: 87% or American homes installed room or central A/C as of 2009. In the U.S., air conditioning costs homeowners $11

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Why is my Air Conditioner Blowing Hot Air

July 14, 2017

At Ideal Comfort HVAC we serve Johnstown, Boulder, Longmont and North Metro Denver. One AC complaint we hear often is “why is my air conditioner blowing hot air.” We have three good reasons why your air conditioner is blowing hot air! Noticing your air conditioner blowing hot air? Now that’s a reason to sweat. Don’t panic. There are many different reasons why your AC is blowing warm air and sure, it can get kind of complicated. Before you call – check out Ideal Comfort HVAC tips on why your air conditioner may be blowing hot

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Why Does My AC Run Constantly?

July 5, 2017

I think you’ll agree with me when I say: Being hot and sticky in the Denver, Colorado summer months is bothersome and when your AC runs constantly it can become costly and annoying. As we approach the summer months, it is a great time to troubleshoot the common causes of your AC may run constantly. It turns out, if your air conditioner seems to be running constantly, there are a few quick troubleshooting tips you can follow to either fix the problem or at least find the source of your problem…

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Preparing Your Home Before Vacation

August 2, 2016

Ready for a vacation? Your home should be too! Careful planning can not only help protect your home and your belongings while you travel, but also provide your family with some energy savings to spend on souvenirs! Follow these five simple tips to prepare your home for your absence. Whether it’s a weekend road-trip or stay at the lake house, remember to follow some of these energy-saving tips to avoid unnecessary expenses while you’re away. 1. Turn off the lights. If you decide to keep any of your lights on

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