What types of metal are used for sheet metal?

May 1, 2024

At Conan Heating & Air Conditioning, we use various types of metals for sheet metal fabrication to meet the diverse needs of our customers. Sheet metal is a versatile material widely used in construction, manufacturing, and other industries due to its durability and flexibility. Here are some common types of metals we work with: 1. Steel: Steel is one of the most common materials used for sheet metal fabrication. It offers excellent strength and is relatively affordable. Different grades of steel are available, such as carbon steel, stainless steel, and galvanized steel, each suitable for different applications based on factors like

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How Many Mini-Splits Do I Need For My House?

April 2, 2024

When it comes to keeping your home comfortable, especially during the scorching summers or chilly winters, having the right HVAC system is crucial. Mini-splits are becoming increasingly popular for their efficiency and versatility. But how many do you really need to ensure optimal comfort in your home? Let’s break it down. Determining Factors The number of mini-splits you need depends on various factors, including the size and layout of your home, insulation quality, climate conditions, and your specific comfort preferences. A professional assessment by our team can provide personalized recommendations tailored to your unique situation.

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Easy Indoor Air Quality Checklist

March 8, 2024

We’re here to talk about something that affects us all but often goes unnoticed: indoor air quality. It’s easy to forget about the air we breathe, but ensuring good indoor air quality is crucial for our health and comfort. That’s why we’ve put together this simple checklist to help you keep your home’s air clean and fresh. Regular Ventilation One of the easiest ways to improve indoor air quality is by allowing fresh air to circulate throughout your home. Open windows and doors whenever possible to let in clean outdoor air and expel stale

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Is It Worth It To Switch To a Tankless Water Heater?

February 1, 2024

Hey there, savvy homeowners of Idaho Falls! We know that keeping your home running smoothly is a top priority, and one crucial aspect of that is your water heater. If you’re pondering an upgrade, you might be wondering – is it worth it to switch to a tankless water heater? Well, let’s dive into the details and find out! Efficiency Unleashed Traditional water heaters store and heat a large amount of water continuously, even when you’re not using it. Enter the tankless water heater – a game-changer in terms of efficiency. With this modern marvel, you

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What Are the Benefits of Whole-Home Humidifiers?

January 9, 2024

Overly dry air can have a negative impact on your health, and it’s essential to have your humidity levels tested regularly. Lower temperatures in the winter can lead to lower humidity because the maximum possible vapor pressure is lower in cold air than in warmer air. Symptoms of decreased air moisture include dry and itchy skin, chapped lips, dry cough, eye irritation, and sinus issues. Breathing dry air thins the mucous lining of your respiratory system, which leads to discomfort because your airways become swollen and irritated and can even become infected. Whole-home humidifiers can increase

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The Top 3 Benefits of Using Geothermal Heating

December 12, 2023

Geothermal heating and cooling systems bring several benefits to the table when compared to electric systems. They are exceptionally energy efficient, using the constant temperature of the earth to heat your home. A ground heat exchanger circulates fluid through pipes, transferring heat to or from the ground for efficient climate control. To help you determine whether geothermal system is a good option for your home, let’s check out the top three benefits. 1. Cheaper Than Electric Compared to other methods, geothermal heating and cooling usually use less energy. They reduce the need for electricity by

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Common Furnace Problems

November 14, 2023

When it comes to heating your home, it’s not a matter of if but when you’ll have some kind of problem. Knowing the common problems you’ll face can both help you when an issue arises and help you prevent many of them. Airflow Restrictions The most common problem property owners face with their furnaces is airflow restriction. Of all the possible sources of restriction, a clogged air filter is the most common. Other common issues include closed or blocked vents. Check your vents to make sure they are open and they are at least 6 inches

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Top 3 Reasons for Furnace Blower Malfunction

October 17, 2023

The blower in a furnace draws in chilly air through its return ducts. It then sends the air through the heat exchanger to warm it up and distribute it throughout your home via the supply ducts in each room. However, several issues might cause a blower to stop functioning, like blocked airflow, lubrication issues or a broken belt. Having a qualified technician inspect and fix a broken blower is crucial to keeping your home comfortable all year. 1. Blocked Airflow If air cannot freely circulate through your home’s air ducts, the blower motor will have to

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Can I Install a Fireplace Insert in My Wood-Burning Fireplace?

September 20, 2023

Outdoor and indoor air quality (IAQ) concerns have made traditional fireplace use an increasingly contentious subject in many areas. If you have a wood-burning fireplace in your Idaho Falls, ID home, you might enjoy the deep, smoky aroma of real wood and the soothing, crackling and popping sounds that accompany dancing flames. Installing a fireplace insert is a great way to generate heat, mimic the aesthetics and ambience of a real wood fire, and protect your IAQ and home. Not only are these installations possible for existing fireplaces, but they’re often both seamless and easy.

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Tips to Remember on How to Improve Indoor Air Quality

August 21, 2023

The effect of indoor air quality on our health often remains overlooked. Many of us spend much of our time indoors, whether at home or in the office, so indoor air quality is an important factor in our overall well-being. Here are some strategies to help improve the quality of your indoor air. Maintain Adequate Ventilation One way to improve indoor air quality is by increasing ventilation. This means allowing more fresh outdoor air to circulate inside. Regularly open your windows and doors, and use exhaust fans in your kitchen and bathroom.

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