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Heating Your Home Efficiently This Winter

We all want to live comfortably in our homes, regardless of how cold it may get outside during the winter season. Here in Colorado, it can get extremely cold. The last thing that you should be forced to do is to choose between heating your home effectively and doing so affordably. That is why we have put together some tips to help you enjoy efficient heating.

You may think that heating your home more efficiently and affordably will necessitate the replacement of your existing heater, which may be an investment that you are unwilling or unable to make. In truth, though, there are plenty of ways in which to cut back on heating costs. Read on, and remember to schedule your heating services with our team.


The thermostat is the component of your heating system that you have the most direct interaction with. It is the means by which you are able to communicate with your heater, and you’d simply be unable to regulate your HVAC system without it. However, many homeowners fail to use their thermostats to the fullest. If you have an old manual thermostat, simply upgrading to a basic digital thermostat can help you to more accurately set temperatures, trimming your bills in the process. For greater savings, consider the use of a programmable thermostat that will heat your home around your schedule, maximizing your comfort and minimizing heating costs.

Zone Control

Do you use a forced-air heating system to heat your home? If so, have you ever found yourself wishing that you didn’t have to heat your entire house to one temperature? You wouldn’t turn on every light in your home with the flip of one switch, right? With a zone control system, you can use multiple thermostats spread throughout your home in order to provide heat with better planning. You can maintain warmer temperatures in frequently used areas, start heating bedrooms more as you get closer to bedtime, and cut down the heat a bit in a warm kitchen with the oven on.


You didn’t think we were going to pass up the opportunity to remind you of just how important routine heating maintenance is, did you? When you have a trained professional tune-up your heating system on a regular, annual basis, you ensure that your system not only functions at peak performance levels, but peak efficiency levels as well. Plus, you’ll rest assured in knowing that it is operating safely.

Schedule your heating services in Windsor, CO with

Fort Collins Heating & Air Conditioning.

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