Carbon Monoxide

Sensible Ideas to Continue the Clean-Air Trend

Turns out the silver lining in our battle against CoronaVirus is the apparent reduction of pollutants from our skylines as people have been forced to stay home. As the air clears Sensible Heating & Cooling continues to provide environmentally friendly options that can keep your home and business cool in the summer and comfortable during [...]

By |2020-08-03T16:21:43+00:00April 9th, 2020|Air Conditioning, Air Quality & Filters, Boilers, Carbon Monoxide, Energy Efficiency, Furnaces, Geothermal, Heat Pump, Heating, HVAC, Solar Panels|Comments Off on Sensible Ideas to Continue the Clean-Air Trend

Carbon Footprint: Decoding a Trendy Environmental Catch Phrase

It’s a trendy phrase we see on the news, in marketing collateral and affiliated with commercial brands; but what does it really mean? We’re talking about the catch phrase, “carbon footprint.” According to the Oxford Dictionary, carbon footprint is defined as “the amount of carbon dioxide and other carbon compounds emitted due to the consumption [...]

By |2020-02-13T00:34:09+00:00February 13th, 2020|Boilers, Carbon Monoxide, Energy Efficiency, EnergySmart, Furnaces, Geothermal, Heat Pump, Heating, HVAC|Comments Off on Carbon Footprint: Decoding a Trendy Environmental Catch Phrase

Proactive Approaches to Ensure Warmth (Not Worry) This Winter

When outdoor temperatures drop and brisk winter air settles in, many of us turn to our home furnaces for warmth. Protect yourself from unruly carbon monoxide (CO) dangers emitted from ill-operating furnaces with these tips from Sensible Heating & Cooling.   Carbon Monoxide Safety Tips   Seasonal maintenance. When you defer your home-heating needs to [...]

By |2019-12-18T22:10:20+00:00December 18th, 2019|Annual Service Agreements, Boilers, Carbon Monoxide, Furnaces, Geothermal, Heat Pump, Heating, HVAC, Xcel Energy|Comments Off on Proactive Approaches to Ensure Warmth (Not Worry) This Winter

Minimize Wintertime Woes with Sensible’s Annual Service Agreements

At Sensible Heating & Cooling, we operate a business rooted in promise and commitment. Our Annual Service Agreements (ASAs) are a reflection of this philosophy well beyond the initial install. Customers can choose from one of three agreement levels – Gold, Silver and Bronze – to ensure your home’s traditional and alternative air conditioner, furnace, [...]

By |2019-11-20T21:52:14+00:00November 20th, 2019|Annual Service Agreements, Carbon Monoxide, Energy Efficiency, Furnaces, Heating|Comments Off on Minimize Wintertime Woes with Sensible’s Annual Service Agreements

Carbon Monoxide: A Winter-time Antagonist

It’s clearly winter in Colorado – the landscape shows it, our clothing choices protect us from it…and you know what else? Carbon Monoxide (CO) warnings alarm us. When cold weather begins, households turn on their furnaces for the first time in months causing the potential for carbon monoxide safety issues to surge. A well-maintained furnace [...]

By |2019-03-14T16:42:22+00:00March 14th, 2019|Carbon Monoxide, Furnaces, Heating|Comments Off on Carbon Monoxide: A Winter-time Antagonist

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|Comments Off on How Daylight-Savings Could Prolong Your Life

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|Comments Off on Under Lock and Key: Let AC Units Alter Temperature, Not State of Mind

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|Comments Off on Safety Precautions to Minimize the Risk of Carbon Monoxide in Your Home