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Is It Normal for My AC to Turn On and Off?

August 17, 2020

When an air conditioner (AC) turns on and off in rather quick successions, without running for longer periods, this is called short cycling. It’s fairly common, but when this happens it means there’s something wrong with your air conditioner. So what should you do?

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Common AC Purchasing Mistakes to Avoid

July 30, 2020

When it’s time to invest in a major home appliance like an air conditioner (AC), you want to be well informed. The good news is technology has made it easy to gather a great deal of information in a short period of time. The bad news is there are so many makes and models of air conditioners available, the entire process can get quickly overwhelming.

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How Can I Afford a New AC System (and Other HVAC Equipment)?

June 12, 2020

Do you need a new air conditioning system for your home? Our team wants to assist you with financing options to help replace your AC.

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Common AC Problems and Solutions

May 15, 2020

When the weather gets really hot in Fort Collins, the last thing you want is a broken air conditioner. Many common problems with air conditioning systems can arise. Our team at Poudre Valley Air wants you to be aware, prepared, and ready to solve these air conditioning issues so you and your family can stay…

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What Is a Ductless AC?

August 27, 2019

The ductless system works, obviously, with no ducts, unlike a traditional air conditioner that uses them to carry air to your home’s vents. Instead, this system has an outdoor condenser unit located against the house or building. This makes it highly adaptable to many rooms and needs.

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FAQs About the New AC Regulations

August 14, 2019

Maybe you have already heard of the mandates set by US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding your home’s air conditioner refrigerant. Or maybe you haven’t. Either way, since our Poudre Valley Air professionals are getting asked these questions more frequently from Colorado homeowners, we thought sharing them and their answers may be beneficial to you.

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5 Ways to Save Money on Your Summer Energy Bill

July 17, 2019

Now that summer is here, we are all looking to save some pennies where we can. So why not start with your costly utility bills? The US Department of Energy says that air conditioning can account for 35 to 40 percent of your utility bill here in Colorado. At Poudre Valley Air, we take energy efficiency seriously. We understand sometimes high energy bills are unavoidable when air conditioning is crucial for comfort during the hot months. That’s why our five simple tips for staying cool and using your air conditioner less may help you cut costs and save money on your monthly energy bill.

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How Does an Air Conditioner Work?

July 2, 2019

As a homeowner here in Colorado, it’s always a good idea to learn as much as you can about your appliances. That means knowing their basic operations, what features are included, and if any necessary upkeep is involved. Needless to say, this is no exception for your air conditioning (AC) unit.

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4 Signs I Need a New AC Unit

June 12, 2019

Poudre Valley Air understands that air conditioning is crucial for comfort in your daily life here in Greeley, CO. A well maintained AC unit, with yearly inspections and monthly filter changes, can last up to 10 or 15 years.

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Does Your AC Help With Allergy Symptoms?

May 31, 2019

Seasonal allergies are a burden for many. Air conditioners, or ACs, when properly maintained, can noticeably reduce symptoms for allergy sufferers.

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