Energy Efficiency

Size Matters: Air Conditioners and Load Calculation

An air conditioner keeps your home cool and comfy. Easy as that, right? Well, not exactly. When it comes to accurate and optimal air conditioner performance the size of the unit is something you simply cannot ignore. Size doesn’t account for the dimensions of the unit, but rather the measure of power for making the [...]

By |2018-07-11T18:51:09+00:00July 11th, 2018|Air Conditioning, Energy Efficiency|0 Comments

Navigating the Lifeline of Your Air Conditioner

Wondering if it’s time to purchase a new air conditioner for your home? Sensible Heating & Cooling breaks down “all things air conditioner” in this edition of our blog. Rate of Use. Generally, HVAC experts suggest the lifespan of an air conditioner is 12-15 years, although it’s hard to assign a specific number. Frequency of [...]

By |2018-06-27T13:38:56+00:00June 27th, 2018|Air Conditioning, Energy Efficiency, R-22|0 Comments

How R-22 Will Nickel and Dime You

Last month, Sensible Heating & Cooling devoted an entire blog to the Federal Government’s fast-approaching 2020 deadline to eliminate the production of R-22 refrigerant. In this edition we’re shedding more light on what production limitations mean for your wallet, if you continue to rely upon R-22 for cool air within your home. While this 2015 [...]

By |2018-06-20T16:29:13+00:00June 20th, 2018|Air Conditioning, Energy Efficiency|0 Comments

Fine-Tuning Residential Energy-Consumption

“Out with the old and in with the new.” Not so fast. Despite alternative energy systems gaining popularity in Colorado, the local energy giant, Xcel Energy, does not foresee a necessary cause to develop another power plant to sustain the Denver Metro Area’s ever-growing population. Instead, Xcel wants to fine-tune current residential and commercial energy [...]

By |2018-06-13T13:03:38+00:00June 13th, 2018|Energy Efficiency, Xcel Energy|0 Comments