1. New AC Standards in 2020

    The weather along the Front Range has been coasting around 60 degrees during the day for a week or two, which means that homeowners can almost go without having their heating or air conditioning turned on. A significant benefit of warm spring weather is seeing lower energy bills in the mail, but a side effect of this is that it gets us (or least the EPA) thinking about how to make HVAC systems mor…Read More

  2. HVAC Maintenance Tips

    It’s a good idea to hire a HVAC company to inspect and do Fort Collins air conditioning maintenance on your HVAC system every fall and spring. They’ll do things like inspect and clean the wiring and mechanisms of the unit, which is bit more challenging for the average homeowner. But you can prolong the life and increase the efficiency of your system if you follow this simple maintenance plan: …Read More

  3. Common Summer Air Conditioning Problems

    Your air conditioner can last years with proper maintenance, but it is not immune to problems. the good news is most air conditioner problems are easily fixed with air conditioner maintenance in Fort Collins. The most common air conditioner problems are usually caused by improper installation or operation. Poor maintenance Dirty condenser coils or filters reduce the energy efficiency of your air c…Read More

  4. CLOGGED COILS AND REDUCED AIR FLOW

    EVAPORATOR AND CONDENSING COILS Regular maintenance on your air conditioning system is extremely important. Having regular maintenance can help your system to maintain up to 95% of their efficiency, but for every year that your system does not receive maintenance, it can lose 5% efficiency. The evaporator coil and condensing coil are two elements that can have particularly negative effects on your…Read More

  5. Heavy Rain & Your A/C Unit

    Lately, Colorado has felt like we are underwater with all the heavy rain. It is great because we really need the moisture but unfortunately it can cause some issues for your outdoor A/C unit. Air conditioning maintenance in Fort Collins has never been easier. Inundation of water from heavy rain or flooding can swamp the outdoor components of a central air conditioner. Wind-related impacts can also…Read More

  6. AFTER HOURS CHARGES

    Ace Hi Plumbing, Heating & Air has a service call charge of $89.00 after 7:00PM Monday through Friday and all day Saturday and Sunday.   Regular labor rates on Saturdays from 8:00AM to 5:00PM. After 5:00PM on Saturday through Sunday, Ace Hi Plumbing overtime charges will be applied.   Have you had your air conditioner checked for the summer? We have NATE-Trained technicians and we of…Read More

  7. Maintaining Your Air Conditioner

    According to Energy.gov, an air conditioner’s coils and fins require regular air conditioning maintenance in Fort Collins for the unit to function effectively and efficiently throughout its years of service. Neglecting necessary maintenance ensures a steady decline in air conditioning performance while energy use steadily increases. Air Conditioner Filters The most important maintenance task tha…Read More

  8. Cleaning the Blower Assembly of a Furnace

      Spring cleaning should include your central heat and air system. The air conditioning system, which includes the furnace and blower assembly, evaporator coil, ductwork and outdoor unit (either AC or heat pump) cannot run effectively and efficiently if it is dirty. A dirty evaporator coil can become the cause for unhealthy air. Air must pass through this at a specific rate, called CFM (cubic…Read More

  9. Windsor and Greeley, Colorado AC Repair Services at Ace Hi Plumbing, Heating & Air

    It is important to call for an annual maintenance on your system before the hot weather arrives.  Having the compressor cleaned, checking the coolant levels, tightening the connections and lubricating any moving parts are an important part of regular AC maintenance. When your system is cleaned and tuned up, it will me more energy efficient and in addition, will lower your utility bills. You want …Read More

  10. Loveland, Colorado AC Repair Services at Ace Hi Plumbing, Heating & Air

    One of the most important things you should do is change your air conditioner filter. The Department of Energy recommends changing your filter every 1 to 2 months during the cool season. Warm seasons require more frequent replacement, particularly if you us the AC frequently. Every home is different and there are many factors that determine how long you should wait between filter changes. If you w…Read More