Calculating Cooling Load for the Right-sized A/C

Posted June 23, 2017 & filed under Air Conditioning.

When is it necessary to perform a cooling-load calculation? Most building codes require load calculations for new homes, and should also be conducted when purchasing new equipment, in order to properly size heating and air conditioning systems. The HVAC technicians at Blue Valley Heating & Cooling of Longmont are extensively trained in performing cooling load …

Read More »

Will You Need a New Air Conditioning System in 2 years?

Posted June 8, 2017 & filed under Air Conditioning.

The refrigerant used for decades in residential air conditioners has been HCFC-22, aka R-22. Did you know that according to the EPA, “after 2020, only recycled, reclaimed or previously produced HCFC-22 can be used to service existing equipment”? This mandate was created in response to the 1987 Montreal Protocol that required a worldwide phaseout of …

Read More »

AC Service for Low Refrigerant

Posted May 10, 2017 & filed under Air Conditioning.

If your air conditioner is not cooling as well as it used to, you may wonder if it just needs more refrigerant and if you can just add it yourself? Refrigerant is an ozone-depleting chemical that can harm the environment and should only be handled by licensed technicians. A low level of refrigerant also points …

Read More »

How to Decide Between a New Air Conditioner or Repair

Posted April 28, 2017 & filed under Air Conditioning.

An AC replacement is not a fun way to spend your hard-earned money but at some point it will make more sense to install a new system rather than trying to prolong the life of a failing unit. The experienced and trusted technicians at Blue Valley Heating & Cooling of Longmont will weigh several factors …

Read More »

Air Conditioning Service

Posted April 22, 2017 & filed under Air Conditioning.

When your air conditioning fails to operate smoothly, don’t wait to have it diagnosed and quickly fixed by the experts at Blue Valley Heating & Cooling in Longmont. Outlining the general function of an air conditioning system will illustrate the various points at which a malfunction can occur. Two main components of the air conditioner, …

Read More »

Affordable and Thorough Air Conditioner Service in Longmont

Posted April 13, 2017 & filed under Air Conditioning.

Spring is the best time of year to schedule an AC check-up before the summer rush. Avoid waiting only to find out there is a problem with your system when the temperature soars and you really need it. Blue Valley Heating & Cooling in Longmont is a reliable HVAC contractor that offers extensive and affordable …

Read More »

5 Causes Behind Air Conditioner Repair

Posted April 3, 2017 & filed under Air Conditioning.

Air conditioners are usually reliable machines when properly maintained but like all mechanical systems, they will fail eventually- hopefully not during the hottest days of summer! No matter when your AC breaks, the highly-skilled technicians at Blue Valley Heating & Cooling in Longmont are available to quickly make any air conditioner repair necessary. 5 Common …

Read More »

Air Conditioner Tune Up for Spring

Posted March 20, 2017 & filed under Air Conditioning.

Today is the 1st day of spring but with the warm temperatures we’ve been enjoying lately, you’d think summer had already arrived! Whether you are a business or home owner, you want to make sure that you can rely on your air conditioning to stay comfortable when the time comes to turn it on! Blue …

Read More »