Brown's Heating & Cooling Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Colorado Springs’

What Should You Do About Refrigerant Leaks?

Monday, July 1st, 2024

Summer is here, and a malfunctioning air conditioner is the last thing you need. A common yet disruptive issue is a refrigerant leak. Getting to grips with these leaks can be your best defense against a sweltering heat wave. Stay cool and comfortable by understanding what causes them and how to effectively handle them. And when in need, Brown’s Heating & Cooling is here to help with your ac repair in Colorado Springs.

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What Are My Options for AC Installation?

Monday, May 20th, 2024

Choosing the right air conditioning system isn’t just about staying cool. It’s about finding a reliable solution that fits your home and your values, especially for AC installation in Colorado Springs. At Brown’s Heating & Cooling, we prioritize your safety and satisfaction with every installation, ensuring a seamless and stress-free experience. 

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3 Ways to Improve Your Home’s Air Quality

Monday, April 22nd, 2024
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Improving your home’s air quality is essential for maintaining a healthy and comfortable living environment. Many factors can contribute to poor indoor air quality, such as dust, pet dander, pollen, mold, and even harmful gases like radon. Fortunately, there are several effective ways to enhance the air quality in your home. Let’s explore five strategies you can implement to breathe easier and enjoy cleaner air indoors.

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5 Reasons Your Home Needs A Heat Pump

Monday, April 8th, 2024
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Heat pumps have emerged as a versatile and efficient solution for heating and cooling homes, offering a range of benefits that make them a smart choice for modern homeowners. Here are five compelling reasons why you need a heat pump for your Colorado Springs home and how they provide comfort to your home.

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When Does My Air Conditioner Need Maintenance?

Monday, March 25th, 2024
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Air conditioners are crucial in keeping your home cool and comfortable, especially during the Colorado Springs summers. However, like many things in our homes, they require regular maintenance for optimal performance and longevity. Regular maintenance with a qualified HVAC company in Colorado Springs can help avoid major catastrophes and a comfortable home all summer.

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Ducted & Ductless Heat Pumps: What’s the Difference?

Monday, February 12th, 2024
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Mini splits, heat pumps, and ductless systems–oh my! If you’re confused about all these terms you’ve read about and need some clarification, you’ve come to the right place.

Although it may take a minute to wrap your head around all the heat pump terminology, it’s definitely worth learning about these amazing HVAC systems. Let’s go over the basics of heat pumps including what’s the difference between ducted and ductless systems. It’s really not that complicated once you know how these systems work. Let’s explain.

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Here’s What a Reputable Heating Contractor Can Do For You

Monday, January 1st, 2024
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When searching for heating contractors in Colorado Springs, we know there are a lot of options. In fact, a Google search may have led you to this very blog. When hiring an HVAC contractor, there are a lot of things to take into consideration because unfortunately, not all HVAC companies are trustworthy.

So what should you look for when trying to find a reputable contractor to work on your home’s expensive HVAC systems? From how long they’ve been in business to checking their online reviews, let’s go over the things you should look for to make sure you’ve chosen a reputable HVAC company.

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Making Sense of Furnace AFUE Ratings

Monday, December 18th, 2023


When it’s time for furnace replacement in Colorado Springs, the most important thing to take into consideration is its AFUE rating. This measures how energy-efficient a gas furnace is. Let’s use a simple analogy to illustrate just how important an AFUE rating is–and to explain what it means. A furnace’s AFUE rating is similar to a new vehicle’s fuel rating or MPG. 

One of the top things someone who’s shopping for a new car takes into consideration is its MPG. We’d bet that you could tell us exactly how many miles per gallon your current car gets in the city–and on the highway!

MPG is one of the top things to consider because it determines how much you’ll spend on gas for as long as you own the car. And let’s face it–gas is expensive! Anyone who drives a car knows how much gas costs on a day-to-day basis. 

However, not nearly as many people consider fuel and energy costs when purchasing a new furnace. Why is that? It’s just as important because these things influence how much you’ll spend on utilities for as long as you own the furnace.

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Heat Pump Won’t Switch Modes? 4 Possible Causes

Tuesday, December 5th, 2023
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Your heat pump provides essential year-round heating and cooling to your home. But sometimes, it can seem like it’s not switching modes. In the cold of winter, there’s nothing worse than the feeling that your tried-and-true heat pump seems like the reversing valve is stuck in cooling mode. Let’s look at 4 possible causes of this problem. 

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3 Essential Heating Repairs That Can’t Be Overlooked

Monday, November 20th, 2023
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Thanksgiving is just around the corner and soon the holiday season will be in full swing. If there’s one thing that can really throw a wrench in your holiday plans, it’s a problem with your heating system.

Given how busy the holidays can be, you may be tempted to put off calling for heating repair, perhaps even relying on other methods of hearing your home like your fireplace. But some repair needs should be addressed ASAP. Let’s take a look at these so you’ll know to schedule a prompt repair and get back to your enjoyment of the holiday season.

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