Is it Necessary to Get a Seasonal Furnace Checkup?

You’ve likely heard that you should get your heating system maintained seasonally, but is that really necessary, or is just an attempt to drum up some business? Much like any mechanical equipment (like a car) your furnace does require routine maintenance in order to function properly. Why? There are several reasons, here are a few: Your furnace is a complex machine with many parts and components that all rely on one another to work properly. As an example, if you never changed the oil in your car, it wouldn’t just impact one part of your car, it would cause damage to your entire engine. Once the damage is done, simply filling it up with oil again won’t solve the problem, you may need extensive repairs. A furnace works in a similar way. If your furnace is working properly, it isn’t just heating your home the way it should, it is also heating your home as efficiently as possible. Even a small issue can impact your system’s efficiency and that can lead to higher utility bills. If something isn’t working properly or a part is broken, the other components of your furnace may be forced to work harder to compensate. This...

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Why You Need a Wi-Fi Thermostat

One of the biggest technological advancements in the HVAC world recently has come in the form of the Wi-Fi thermostat. Here are some ways that the installation of a Wi-Fi thermostat in your home can benefit you and your family: You can program it from anywhere, anytime, as long as you are by a device with Internet access. That means you can be driving to California for a two week vacation and remember to adjust your thermostat so you’re not wasting energy while you’re away. Wi-Fi equipped thermostats are able to send you reminders about when your system needs to undergo routine maintenance or to change a filter. This reminder can save you money over the lifetime of the unit, as not only will it run more efficiently, but a well-maintained unit will last longer than one that has been neglected. Any new updates that need to be installed can be done remotely and quickly. Apps that control these devices are all free to download, which means you can do all of this without paying for a monthly service to do it for you. Consider upgrading to a Wi-Fi equipped thermostat and call the people at Red Mountain Air to...

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24 Hour Water Heater Timer

Heat hot water only when you need it! Hot Water Heaters use a lot of energy and contribute to higher energy costs. By installing 24 Hour Water Heater Timer to manage when you heat water you will have hot water when you need it and conserve energy and money while you are away from your home or not needing hot water. Average 50 gallon Water Heater heated to 140 degrees costs $600 per year, Save 30% on your electric bill*

FocusPRO 6000

5-1-1/5-2 Day Programmable Thermostat • Large, Clear Backlit Digital Display Easy-to-read in various lighting conditions • Precise Comfort Control • Maintains consistent comfort to the highest level of accuracy • Energy Savings – Program to save up to 33% on annual heating and cooling costs (If used as directed. Savings may vary depending on geographic region and usage) • 5-Year Warranty

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Sensors

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Sensors and Controllers are stand-alone carbon dioxide (CO2) sensors for use with HVAC controllers. The sensor measures the CO2 concentration in the ventilated space or duct.

FocusPro 5000

Non-Programmable Thermostat • Large, Clear Backlit Digital Display • Easy-Access Battery Replacement • Soft Key Controls • 5-Year Warranty

Air Scrubber

Reduce up to 99.9% of Surface Microorganisms Help protect your family with ActivePure Technology and the activTek INDUCT 2000 “Air Scrubber”. Designed to help eliminate Indoor Air Quality risks (also known as sick building syndrome) by reducing pet and cooking odors, air pollutants, VOCs (chemical odors), smoke, mold bacteria, and viruses. *Study conducted by Kansas State University

ENERGY SAVING OPTIONS

Digital Programmable Thermostats Water Heaters & Timers Blown Insulation Whole Home Audits