Roadrunner Air Conditioning, Heating & Plumbing Blog: Archive for September, 2016

Ductless Systems: Can Your Current Heating System Do This?

Monday, September 26th, 2016

What’s one thing that a ductless system can do that your furnace or boiler cannot? It can both heat and cool your home. So even though our current weather doesn’t warrant much thought to heating systems just yet, a ductless system still may be very well worth your consideration for your next home comfort installation.

No matter the floor plan of your home, a ductless system can be extremely beneficial. When homeowners utilize a ducted system, the air has more distance to travel before entering the room it will be conditioning, exposing you to heat loss. In fact, ducted systems can waste an average of 40% of your heating and cooling energy. We’ve covered some additional benefits below.

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Factors to Consider before a Furnace Installation

Monday, September 19th, 2016

If you have an older furnace that you are considering replacing, the good news is that today’s models have a lot to offer by way of efficiency and comfort levels. However, it’s important that the furnace you purchase is the right fit for your home. Many homeowners believe that the furnace installation process is simple.

While our technicians are highly experienced and licensed to do work of this nature, there are a number of factors we must take into consideration for your heater installation. Keep in mind that a properly installed furnace can last 15 to 20 years, stressing the importance of professional service. Read on to learn more about the considerations our staff takes.

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Does My Radiant Heating System Need Maintenance?

Monday, September 12th, 2016

We may be pretty well known for our summer heat in New Mexico. However, our winters pack quite the punch too as far as cold temperatures go—particularly at night. With the official start of fall just a few weeks away and with nighttime temperatures already dropping to the 40s, now is the time to start thinking about your radiant heating system. Is it ready for winter?

One of the most advantageous parts of having a radiant heating system is that no matter what kind you have, it requires little in the way of maintenance. This does not, however, mean that maintenance is unnecessary. And when it comes time for you to schedule this service, you definitely want a team on your side with the specialized experience and skills that our staff has.

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Is It Time to Start Thinking about Heater Maintenance?

Monday, September 5th, 2016

No matter what type of appliance or machine we’re talking about, routine preventive maintenance is always going to be quicker, more affordable, and more convenient than replacing or repairing an entire broken heating system. This is why it’s vital that you have regular maintenance done on the system.

We recommend that you have your heater tuned-up at least once a year. When is the best time to have this service done, though? Given our climate, and the slowly cooling temperatures, now is the best time to arrange for this service. Keep reading to learn more about why.

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