Aspen Cooling & Heating, Inc. Blog : Archive for December, 2015

How to Improve Your Home’s Energy Efficiency

Monday, December 28th, 2015

One of the benefits to living in a coastal town like Oceanside, CA is that our summers remain warm but not too warm and our winters are cool but not too cool. However, that can lead homeowners to ignore some basic, common-sense steps that may improve their home’s energy efficiency. Doing so not only means you won’t need to spend as much to heat and cool your house each month, but you can help prevent repairs and may even extend the life of your system to boot. Here are a few products you might want to think about to help on that front.

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How Does a Zone Control System Work?

Monday, December 21st, 2015

If you own a large house with a centralized heating and air conditioning system, you’ve likely experienced the pain of high monthly energy bills. Winters get chilly enough here in Oceanside, CA to feel the pinch on your heating bill, and while summers are mild by the seashore, we have our share of hot days. A zone control system can be the answer to cutting down on those high bills as well as helping you exercise a greater degree of control over your heating and cooling system. How does a zone control system work? We’ve provided a quick breakdown below.

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Common Signs of Heating Failure

Monday, December 14th, 2015

Winter is here – in word if not in calendar deed – and with it, your heating system is going to be under a huge amount of strain. You rightfully expect it to do its job reliably, and while our winters are pretty mild here in Oceanside, CA, the sea breezes can still lead to our share of chilly nights. When trouble arises, you need to treat it quickly. The sooner you can identify a problem and correct it, the better off you’ll be and the more you’ll likely save on the bills. Keep an eye out for these common signs of heating failure. If you spot them, turn off your system and call in a trained professional to deal with the issue.

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