carbon monoxide

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 [...]

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 [...]

Why Do Furnaces Emit Carbon Monoxide?

Last week we posted some useful information about the very real dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning. We received some great questions from some of our clients about why a furnace would emit carbon monoxide into the home. While there are many reasons that this can happen, here is a quick list of things that we [...]

By |2017-07-11T21:23:03+00:00December 21st, 2014|Heating|0 Comments

Be Safe From Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Now that we are finally having some cold weather here in Colorado, we wanted to take this opportunity to remind all of you about the dangers of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. A lot of people don’t realize just how dangerous CO poisoning can be until it is too late. Here a few potential warning signs [...]

By |2017-07-11T23:32:40+00:00December 19th, 2014|Heating, Water Heaters|0 Comments

What is Carbon Monoxide Poisoning?

As always during the winter months, we are hearing stories in the news about people who have been exposed to toxic levels of carbon monoxide. In fortunate cases, people simply end up hospitalized, but in recent years some families have experienced the loss of loved ones because of CO poisoning. The good news is that [...]

By |2017-07-11T23:36:37+00:00January 9th, 2013|Heating, Water Heaters|0 Comments