High efficiency furnaces are becoming more common in homes across the country. Soon they are likely to become mandatory for all new furnaces installed here in the United States.The Department of Energy proposal to require all new furnaces installed in new homes or the replacement of existing furnaces is likely to soon take effect. The DOE is seeking to require a minimum efficiency rating (AFUE) of 92% on new furnaces. With high efficiency furnaces come high efficiency furnace problems.
Today’s article will address the importance of furnace preventive maintenance. On a recent service call in the Colorado Springs area I had to replace a blower motor in a furnace that had failed due to neglect. Not neglect on the part of the homeowner, but rather neglect on the part of the home builder.
hvac home service agreements give the homeowner the piece of mind of knowing that their home’s heating and cooling equipment will be serviced and inspected on an annual basis. This is important for several reasons. By having your furnace and air conditioning systems serviced and inspected on a routine basis, not only will you insure your equipment is running at peak efficiency, but also it will prolong the life of the equipment by keeping the system clean and in peak operating condition. hvac home service agreements are a wise investment for your home.
If you find yourself in need of emergency furnace repair service and you live in the Colorado Springs area or a neighboring community such as Falcon, Fountain, Security-Widefield or Monument, you’re just a phone call away from having a licensed, trained and professional HVAC service technician at your door ready to fix that troublesome heating system in your home.
For Colorado Springs heating repair Basset Heating & Air Conditioning offers same day service as well as after hours service for those in need of emergency repairs. If your home’s furnace has suddenly stopped working, or it’s not keeping the temperature in your home to the set point of your thermostat, it is important that you have your furnace checked as soon as possible.
When your furnace is short cycling (frequently turning on and off) and not reaching the desired temperature in your home, what are the possible causes? Not only does a short-cycling furnace waste energy and increase your utility bill, it can also lead to a part failure if not addressed quickly. Below I will list a few possible causes of a Furnace short cycling.
What to do: Furnace stopped working. We frequently receive calls from sometimes frantic homeowners during the winter months, stating my furnace has stopped working. Of course this is certainly an issue when your home suddenly feels like the inside of a refrigerator! Sometimes the problem can be a simple fix.
Now that fall is upon us it’s time for many Colorado Springs area homeowners to start thinking about having to fire up that old furnace and hope that it still works. The recent cooler weather has already resulted in homeowners calling us to schedule their annual furnace inspection and cleaning.