Saving Energy – The Grass IS Greener

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A Green Lawn can Save on Your AC When it comes to home comfort, did you know that having a green lawn can help? Keeping your grass green and well cared for can, indeed, make your home a little cooler and reduce the use of your air conditioner during the summer months. Green grass—compared to dirt, concrete blacktops or even dry, brown grass—absorbs sunlight instead of simply reflecting it. As a result, your home will not get heat reflected back on... Read More

What You Need To Know About IoT

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Internet of things explained The Internet of Things (IoT) is considered to be the next revolution in technology, especially when it comes to operations for facility managers. It holds a great deal of potential to give facility managers insights by tapping into data from connected devices, machines, building controls and sensors throughout their building. However, it is clear that there is still a great deal of confusion on the topic, even though it seems we have heard about the future... Read More

Air Conditioning Energy Savings Tips – Infographic

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Very soon we will be turning on the air conditioning here in Denver. And, while we provide our Denver customers with air conditioning repair and air conditioning installation, we often get asked about air conditioning energy savings tips. If you are looking for a new air conditioner, especially if your current AC is more than 10 years old, investing in a high efficiency unit and installing a smart thermostat will create significant savings for you during the warmer months. While... Read More

Movie Night Tips

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When it comes to enjoying your home, there is little better than curling up on the couch and watching a movie. In fact, in our household, it is sort of a Friday night ritual we call Major Family Movie Night. Whether you have kids or not, popping in a movie (or streaming one) can be fun. You can even invite friends over and make a full evening gathering out of it! To help you have the perfect movie night, we have... Read More

Getting Your Building HVAC Ready For Summer

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Before we know it, summer will be here. We already see that the days are getting longer and the temperature is gradually rising. While here in Denver, we all know that spring months bring us unusual weather with a lot of snow, but it is still the time to prepare your commercial HVAC system for the approaching warmer months. With spring around the corner, facility managers should be focused on spring cleaning and that includes ensuring your soon-to-be running air conditioners... Read More

Do Air Purifiers Work?

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As we continue to look at residential comfort trends and indoor air quality, one that continues to grow is the use of indoor air purifiers. Many people with allergies and asthma use them to help clean the air in their home. Below are some common questions associated with air purifiers and how well they work in your home. Do air purifiers work at cleaning the air in your home? The truth of the matter is that air purifiers do help remove... Read More

Scented Candles and Plugins – Unknown Indoor Air Dangers

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Living in Colorado on a snowy and wintery afternoon, there can be something soothing about lighting some scented candles and filling your home with aromas of cinnamon, lavender or vanilla. Or, you could be tempted to use one of those scented plugins to fill your room with wonderful and fresh smells. In fact, we all do! But, as your Denver HVAC company, we want you to think twice before lighting that candle or plugging one in. There are real dangers... Read More

Best Home Comfort Innovations From CES

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Best home technology from CES Each January Las Vegas becomes a haven for home technology lovers with the annual Consumer Electronics Show, otherwise known as CES. It is a chance for technology companies to show off the latest in cutting-edge gadgets ranging from curved 8K Ultra HD televisions to drones and personal robots. As your Denver HVAC company, we are always on the look-out for the latest in home comfort, so we watch CES to see what may be on... Read More

2016 Facility Management Trends

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Facility management is rapidly changing and will continue to do so. That has been especially true over the past 10 years, during which we have seen a dramatic decrease in the amount of space allocated to each employee, making your facilities have to work harder on an individual level. As your commercial building controls and building automation systems provider, we have put together our top facility management trends for 2016. The Internet of Things Grows Up The Internet of Things (IoT)... Read More

Five Tips to Keeping New Year’s Resolutions

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How are you doing with your New Year’s resolutions? We do hope that you are doing great, but we also know that it can be hard to keep up with them during the winter doldrums. To help, we have put together five tips for keeping New Year’s resolutions. When it comes to resolutions, did you know that by February, one in three people who have made New Year’s resolutions have already given up on them? In fact, only about 8%... Read More