Aspen Cooling & Heating, Inc. Blog : Archive for January, 2016

Heat Pumps Make a Lot of Sense

Monday, January 25th, 2016

We live in Oceanside, CA, which benefits from a mild atmosphere year ‘round. We certainly have need or a reliable heating and air conditioning system for those hot days and chilly nights, but by and large, one of the benefits of living here is that the temperatures never get too high or too low. For that reason, which often recommend heating pumps for our customers, who might not be aware of just what a great fit the technology is for the weather in our neck of the woods. Heat pumps make a lot of sense for cities with mile climates like our, and with installation from a reliable company, you can take advantage of all the benefits it has to offer.

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Consider a Thermostat Upgrade

Monday, January 18th, 2016

Thermostats are undervalued components in our homes. They sit on the wall and do their jobs without complaint, leading us to take them for granted much of the time. That goes double for towns like Oceanside, CA, where the weather is mild enough for us not to take much notices. Thermostats are designed to last for decades and if yours is still going strong, great. But you may have missed out on a number of advancements in the field over the past few years, and if it’s been some time since you upgraded yours, now may be the perfect chance for you to do so. Here’s a few of the more attractive upgrades available in modern thermostats.

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3 Benefits of Energy Recovery Ventilators

Monday, January 11th, 2016

An energy recovery ventilator (and its cousin the heat recovery ventilator) is placed in your attic or similar space as a means of improving the energy efficiency of your home. It consists of a pair of ducts connected to fans: one of which blows stale air out of your house and another that pulls fresh air in. A heat exchanger in the middle of the system keeps the incoming air at the same temperature as the air in the house. Even in towns with mild winters like Oceanside, CA, that can provide a number of tangible benefits. Here are 3 of them which you should consider if an ERV sounds right for you.

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What to Look for in a New Air Conditioner

Monday, January 4th, 2016

“Winter” is a relative term here in Oceanside, CA, when even the coldest nights are nothing compared to back east. That actually makes it the perfect time to replace an outdated air conditioner: when you have no need of cooling power and can properly plan for an installation. With the new year here, you can turn in that old, antiquated system for something that suits your needs better, while putting money back in your pocket with greater efficiency and lower monthly bills. A new air conditioner takes planning with a trained professional, but if you know what to look for, it can pay huge dividends when you get it installed. Here’s a brief list of what to look for.

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