To install a window air conditioning unit one must first have the proper tools and prepare the unit for installation. Commonly this means a screwdriver, basic pliers and duct tape (optional). Remove the unit from the supplier’s box and remove any packing materials. Remove the front with the filter from the unit and make sure there aren’t any obstructions to the air flow. Leave the front piece containing the filter off and the power cord … Read More
A very common fixture in many homes in the United States, and around the world, is the gas furnace that is used to heat the interior of building. Anyone familiar with dwelling maintenance and have dealt with the matter personally will know that regular maintenance of any appliance is key in ensuring that the unit will continue to function well and as it was intended. Outside of the purely utilitarian aspect of proper maintenance, there … Read More
If your air conditioner does not cool properly, there are four basic troubleshooting steps you can easily perform for yourself. First, check the thermostat settings, just to be sure it wasn’t accidentally switched to heat instead of A/C. While you’re looking, check the fan settings, too. When the fan is set to the “On” position, it will blow even when the A/C unit isn’t running. It can make you think something is wrong because sometimes … Read More
A SEER Rating is a type of rating used to identify the efficiency of an air conditioner or heating unit. SEER stands for: Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio. The SEER rating refers directly to how efficient the unit is. Efficiency in this case referring to energy efficiency. In addition, knowing a unit’s EER rating is useful when deciding on a unit for purchase. EER stands for Energy Efficiency rating, and is very similar if not the … Read More
ROX Heating & Air, is proud to be an Xcel Energy Trade Partner. Our team of HVAC professionals have undergone intense training to become a member of the exclusive Xcel Energy Club. As a Xcel Energy Trade Partner, we are governed by an additional set of rules and regulations.
Trade partners are required to be NATE Certified and perform quality installations that are audited by Xcel Energy Engineers. Our company has successfully passed the rigorous … Read More
Want to lower your energy bills? Want to reduce your carbon footprint? Whether you are motivated by money or by the environment, you probably want to use less energy than you do now. The question then becomes — how?
First, sometimes we are using energy for absolutely no reason. A plugged up charger connected to a device that is already on full battery, for example, is continually emitting unneeded energy. That means that perhaps it … Read More