Energy Efficiency

Money-Saving News: Geothermal Tax Credits Available Until Jan. 1, 2022

Last year, Congress extended the available Geothermal Tax Credits until Jan.1, 2022. If you’re planning home-HVAC projects any time in the near future, this is money-saving news for you. But you have to act quickly; the extension doesn’t last forever. Now through 2020, the eligible credit is 30 percent, when it drops to 26 percent, [...]

By |2019-04-18T17:30:55+00:00April 18th, 2019|Energy Efficiency, Geothermal|0 Comments

Sensible Heating & Cooling Teams Up With Boulder-Based EnergySmart

Sensible Heating & Cooling is honored to announce our newly established affiliation with Boulder-based EnergySmart. EnergySmart is the City and County’s go-to for affordable, environmentally friendly HVAC residential transformations. If you call Boulder home, contact Sensible directly at 720-876-7166 to schedule your energy-efficiency residential projects, including Air Sourced Heat Pumps and other geothermal HVAC solutions. [...]

A Furnace For The Decades

“How long will my furnace last?” The standard answer is somewhere between 15 and 20 years. Consider these tips to ensure your furnace’s longevity. (If you’re already living in Colorado, congrats! Furnaces tend to last longer in our dry climate.) Extend the Life of Your Furnace Stick to an annual maintenance routine. You can extend the [...]

By |2019-02-27T19:19:18+00:00February 27th, 2019|Energy Efficiency, Furnaces, Heating|0 Comments

Warm up This Winter with $700 Xcel Energy Furnace Rebate

Winter is not letting up. If it’s time to replace your home furnace and keep warm throughout the duration of the season, act now to cash in on Xcel Energy’s limited-time bonus rebate of up to $700 on 95 percent efficient furnaces purchased and installed between now and Sunday, March 31, 2019. Deadline to submit [...]

By |2019-03-07T20:37:17+00:00February 13th, 2019|Energy Efficiency, Furnaces, Heating, Xcel Energy|0 Comments

Establishing Remote Comfort with a Wi-Fi Thermostat

In a world where digital connectivity is all the rage, why not pair your home heating and cooling systems with the Internet magic of your mobile device(s)? For a limited time only, when you purchase and install a new furnace, AC or other residential HVAC system through Sensible Heating & Cooling, we’ll outfit your home [...]

By |2019-01-31T15:47:56+00:00January 31st, 2019|Energy Efficiency, Heating|0 Comments

Caring for Winter’s Favorite Accessory: Your Home Furnace

Whether or not your home furnace is already switched to its on position and hard at work to keep you warm, there’s still time to have it serviced. At Sensible Heating & Cooling, we suggest following an annual maintenance routine for your furnace. Consider it a “well-furnace” visit. By scheduling regular maintenance, you’ll ensure operational [...]

By |2018-11-15T15:45:48+00:00November 15th, 2018|Energy Efficiency, Heating|0 Comments

Radiant Floor Heating: Geothermal Solutions at Your Feet

The National Association of Home Builders says radiant floor heat is currently trending among today’s bathroom décor essentials. Here’s why. Radiant floors are more efficient than traditional baseboard heaters and are usually more effective than forced-air heating systems, plus this set-up won’t distribute allergens throughout your home. You’ll use limited electricity to supply heat and [...]

By |2018-09-26T14:32:36+00:00September 26th, 2018|Energy Efficiency, Heating, Radiant Heating, Xcel Energy|0 Comments

Xcel Energy Turns up the Savings on Residential AC Rebate Program; Trade-in Program Retired

Get paid to cool your home. It doesn’t have to be the Dog Days of Summer to plan ahead for home cooling strategies. And if you’ve got plans to trade-in or upgrade your home’s outdated AC unit, this message is for you. Effective Monday, Oct. 1, Xcel Energy will make changes to its residential AC [...]

By |2018-09-19T14:42:29+00:00September 19th, 2018|Air Conditioning, Energy Efficiency, Xcel Energy|0 Comments

On Point with the HERS Index

Energy-efficiency is all the rage these days, and for good reason. From power-reliant consumer products like air conditioners and lightbulbs, to everyday means of civilization such as automobiles and homes. There’s a method or two to regulating the energy-efficiency madness. For the purposes of this blog, we’re focused on the energy-efficiency regulation of homes – [...]

By |2018-08-29T17:49:07+00:00August 29th, 2018|Energy Efficiency|0 Comments

Tales of Air Conditioner Malfunction

Your air conditioning unit can be a temperamental beast, but when handled with care, it will purr like a loveable kitten! We’re flexing our HVAC expertise to bring you a dose of unusual tips (in no particular order) for a maintaining happy, healthy air conditioning unit: Change your filters. Late summer is the perfect time [...]