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January 4, 2019

The heat flow in your home should be maximized as much as possible. By following the below tips that are both easy and cheap, you could have both more maximized heat and energy efficiency. Use the Curtains to Your Advantage: By leaving your curtains open when the sun is out, you can absorb the most possible free heat into your home. Only shut the drapes after nightfall for extra insulation that lets less warmth exit your home. Also make sure that your windows have no leaks or gaps to prevent drafts from coming in and heat from going out. Programmable […]

December 28, 2018

What do you do if you wake up at 2AM and the heating system is out? The house is cold and you’re standing there in the middle of the night with no other source of heat. Your first thoughts probably go to the cost of emergency heating repairs or, even worse, a new furnace. But, before you start worrying, let’s go through some troubleshooting steps you can try before calling us. ESCO Heating, AC, Plumbing & Electric is here to help you with all of your heating and cooling needs. We are a fully-licensed, locally owned and operated, HVAC contractor […]

December 16, 2018

Installing a new furnace is a costly undertaking. Before you assume the need for a new system, you need to think about a few things first. Look at these ideas from Energy.gov: Use drapes or plastic film to cover drafty windows Try adjusting the thermostat Seal air leaks around windows and doors Have a qualified HVAC tech do maintenance on the system Take steps to block heat loss through a fireplace Replace the heating system An Efficient Furnace Will Help You Save on Heating Your Home in Salt Lake City After going through that list, you may still think you […]

December 10, 2018

It’s imperative to select the right heater for a molding application if the operation is to be a success. For use in molding applications, strip heaters, cartridge, and tubular are the most common heating elements. Selecting the right heater for a molding application entails considering both the physical requirements and heating requirements at hand. In considering heat requirements, know what temperature needs to be reached; how quickly that temperature is achieved; and potential heat loss sources through conduction, convection, and radiation. In considering physical requirements, know the physical space the heater must fit, any insulation adjustments in the fit, and […]

November 30, 2018

Always make sure your furnace air filters are regularly cleaned and monitored when it comes to household cleaning. To ensure you have good air-quality inside your home, air filters are crucial for removing particles from the air. Furnace air filters should be checked at least once in a while to ensure their effectiveness and should be well taken care of. First off, you should have your gas equipment regularly checked. It is highly recommended that you should always clean and change your air filters. If you don’t change them, your furnace filters will be very dirty, which will shorten the […]

November 28, 2018

In today’s market, energy costs can run high, and homeowners can benefit by considering different options to lower their bills and conserve energy. Since heating and cooling units are the biggest contributor to these costs, looking at alternatives in heating service in Salt Lake City can be helpful. For years, standard HVAC units have been kept in one area where the air is treated to bring it to the chosen temperature. As it’s heated or cooled, the temperature-controlled air is routed to other areas of your house through a network of ducts. As air is carried through the ducts, heat […]

November 22, 2018

Over 1/3 of your energy bill goes to your home’s central heating system. If you don’t plan well, then heating your home may cost you big time. Those looking for heating in Salt Lake City who are deciding which system to purchase, you should consider the following home heating basics all homeowners should know. Your home can be heated with 4 primary methods. Are any of these in your home? Gas Furnace The gas furnace heats up your home using electricity, fuel oil, liquid propane, or natural gas. This sends warm air throughout your house via a network of vents […]

November 20, 2018

You don’t want to wake up to a cold house or walk into one after work. Before this happens, you need to check and assess the condition of your gas furnace. You may find it’s time for a new furnace installation in Salt Lake City. Assessing Your Old Gas Furnace Check the Age of the Furnace – If your furnace was there before you moved in, you need to know how old it is. Look for the furnace repairing manual or check the furnace for a model number and a manufacturing date. Know Its Energy Efficiency Rating – According to […]

November 14, 2018

As January 1st starts to approach, it’s time to start thinking about New Year’s resolutions. Of course, bettering ourselves is a natural resolution choice. However, letting go of certain things is another type of resolution that can help make our lives better. Your home’s current furnace may be one of those things you might be better off letting go of, especially if it’s starting to wear out. It has given you a lot but may be nearing the end of its useful life. As the New Year dawns, you may find it the perfect time to get it replaced. The […]

November 12, 2018

The Holidays are quickly approaching. In an effort to keep your home comfortable for you and your family, the least desirable effect is getting trapped paying enormous monthly heating bills. You are well aware of the fact that as the temperatures plummet, the cost of keeping your home cozy and warm greatly increases. ESCO Heating, AC, Plumbing & Electric is a team of professionals who are concerned enough to compile this short list in an attempt to help you reduce your spending during the cold months. By following these helpful tips, you may be able to save money on your […]