Carbon Monoxide

How Daylight-Savings Could Prolong Your Life

Sunday, Nov. 4 marks the end of Daylight Savings Time. At Sensible Heating & Cooling, we suggest using this annual calendar occurrence as a reminder to replace the batteries in your home’s smoke alarm and carbon monoxide detectors. It’s also a good time to check that both are in optimal working condition. In Colorado, any [...]

By |2018-10-30T15:44:09+00:00October 30th, 2018|Carbon Monoxide, Heating|0 Comments

Under Lock and Key: Let AC Units Alter Temperature, Not State of Mind

Although the production of traditional Freon is declining and even set for elimination by 2020, what remains of the substance is no less dangerous. Filled with life-threatening toxins, when the substance is deeply inhale, or huffed, it can cut off vital oxygen to cells and lungs, causing brain damage or other fatal consequences. Because huffing [...]

By |2018-10-24T17:33:01+00:00October 24th, 2018|Air Conditioning, Carbon Monoxide, R-22|0 Comments

Safety Precautions to Minimize the Risk of Carbon Monoxide in Your Home

At Sensible Heating & Cooling, we take winter safety and proper functioning of your home’s boiler, furnace and other residential HVAC systems seriously. Poor-functioning systems can lead to Carbon Monoxide (CO) poisoning. Minimize the risk of CO in your home by: Installing CO alarms throughout your home, especially near bedrooms. Use daylight savings-related calendar occurrences [...]

By |2018-10-24T18:05:22+00:00October 17th, 2018|Carbon Monoxide, Heating, Xcel Energy|0 Comments