ACI Northwest Blog : Posts Tagged ‘heating services’

One Simple Way to Improve Your Heater’s Efficiency

Monday, November 12th, 2018

stagnant vent on wall near floorOne simple way to improve your heater’s efficiency is… to use your ceiling fan!

Sure, this may seem counter-intuitive. After all, aren’t ceiling fans used for cooling? Well, actually…

Ceiling fans cannot be used to actually cool the air in the room where they are installed. People do leave their ceiling fans on in their homes all day during the summer thinking this helps, but really the room they come home to isn’t any cooler than when they left it.

So wait, does this make ceiling fans pointless? No, not at all! Read on…

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Don’t Underestimate the Danger of a Cracked Heat Exchanger

Monday, October 29th, 2018

gas jets of a furnace ignitingDo you have a gas-powered furnace in your home? We wouldn’t be surprised if you do. It is, after all, the most popular heating system found in homes throughout the country, particularly in areas like ours that get significantly colder than other states during the winter.

Furnaces are cost-effective, and a great choice for most homeowners. But, while they are not dangerous in nature, when you use natural gas in your home you do run the risk of toxic gas leaks and combustion problems. The main concern in avoiding this is taking good care of the heat exchangers.

A cracked heat exchanger in your furnace is never something you should ignore. If you suspect you have one or have been told you have one, please be sure to shut off your heater and call for Coeur d’Alene, ID heating services ASAP.

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How to Save Money on Your Heating this Season

Monday, February 20th, 2017

save-money-on-heatingWinter may be nearly over in an official sense, but we still have plenty of cold weather to contend with. Hopefully you have a fully functional and efficiently working heater to get you through the rest of the season. Of course, if you are in need of Hayden, ID heating services, you don’t need to look any further—we are your team.

When it comes to heating your home, we understand you want to do so as efficiently and effectively as possible in order to save money without sacrificing comfort. There are many strategies to doing so that don’t involve using your heater any less than you want or need to.

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Happy Holidays from ACI Northwest: Special Events

Monday, December 5th, 2016

Here at ACI Northwest, we strive to help our customers with all of their home comfort needs and concerns. However, we also want to express how thankful we are for our customers—and for our community—by staying involved in what’s going on around the areas we serve, and wishing you a safe and happy holiday season.

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Can Your Thermostat Help You Save Money This Winter?

Monday, November 21st, 2016

One of the best ways to save money on your heating costs is by upgrading to a digital or—even better—a programmable thermostat. Most homeowners don’t take this into consideration, but the thermostat serves as the control panel—the “brain”—of their home’s heating and air conditioning system, and allows you to maintain comfort in your home all day long.

But if you don’t know how to use your thermostat efficiently, then you could actually be doing yourself a disservice—paying high utility bills for no reason. Using your thermostat correctly can result in significant savings on your monthly heating bills this winter. We’ve shared a couple reasons why this is so, below.

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