Why is Energy Efficiency Important?

July 2, 2020

While you hear people frequently use the buzzwords “energy efficiency,” many times you may not quite know how it will help. The truth is that energy efficiency has more benefits than just the obvious. Here are three ways that achieving energy efficiency helps both your home and the world. 1. It Can Save Money Energy efficiency by definition means that you use less electricity. Many of us know the feeling of being hit with an astronomical electric bill during the summer or winter when it is the peak season for heating and cooling.

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Know Your SEER Rating for Better Savings

June 2, 2020

Whether you’re considering replacing your air conditioner or heat pump, you need to pay attention to SEER ratings. This number is displayed on all yellow EnergyGuide labels, and it is the key to saving money on your home’s cooling costs. Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio Like how an AFUE rating is used to rate the energy efficiency of a heater, the Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER) rating rates the efficiency of cooling equipment. An air conditioner will have a SEER rating that gives you an idea as to how much you should expect to pay for the

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Idaho Falls Geothermal Systems are a Great HVAC Choice

January 10, 2019

One thing that we here at Conan Heating & Air Conditioning appreciate is that various sized buildings need differently sized heating units. You don’t want to have a system that’s too big, cause then you’re paying for more power than you need, and the entire point of a geothermal system is to be as efficient as possible. That’s why we provide Idaho Falls with geothermal units of all sizes directly from WaterFurnace. You’ll find only the best WaterFurnace geothermal units available including: 7 Series 700A11 5 Series 500A11 3 Series 300A11 Synergy3D Envison NDW

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A Water Furnace Geothermal System Saves you Money

November 13, 2018

When it comes to homeownership, a smart owner here in Idaho Falls will perpetually be on the lookout for ways to save money and guarantee that your appliances and systems are working as efficiently as possible. This is particularly true when it comes to your HVAC system. After all, it doesn’t matter when it is, it’s going to be in use in some form. So how do you create your heating and cooling power while keeping your costs low? You utilize the power of a WaterFurnace geothermal system! A traditional HVAC system will typically see a return

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Its almost fall in Idaho Falls, time for maintenance on your geothermal equipment.

August 21, 2018

You did your research, you may have even called us at Conan Heating & Air Conditioning, found the exact geothermal system for your Idaho Falls home, had the trusty staff at Conan Heating & Air Conditioning install your new geothermal system, and now that you have been enjoying your system for about a year, it’s time for fall maintenance. (We all know winters can be tough.) Proper maintenance before heavy use, such as wintertime in Idaho Falls, is the key to getting the most out of your geothermal home investment. The simplest place to start is air filters. Like the majority of air filters, your

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The Features and Functions of a Geothermal Heat Pump

May 22, 2018

What almost everybody says they like most about a geothermal heating and cooling system is that it has almost no moving parts. There’s just that much less that can go haywire– that much less to keep up. And that in itself plays a significant role in reducing the overall energy costs of Idaho Falls homeowners who’ve gone geothermal. Of course, there are some moving parts in the system. Most of them are found in its most conspicuous component, too: the geothermal heat pump. This is the engine that drives the system. Its task

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2 Major Idaho Falls Geothermal Heating and Cooling Considerations

May 1, 2018

1.Initial Costs vs. ROI It’s an unassailable fact: replacing your present HVAC system with a geothermal heating and cooling system is a costly proposition. Up-front costs here in Idaho Falls tend to be anywhere from $10,000 to $30,000 – or above. Lot size, site accessibility, system configuration, ground conditions, and other factors play into it. So too does the amount of excavation that must be done and what sort of ductwork modifications are required. And if you’re building a new home? It’s not as expensive, usually, but it’ll still cost around 40 percent more than a standard-issue

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Idaho Falls Energy-Savers Take Note: 30% Federal Geothermal Tax Credit Reinstated!

April 6, 2018

You know that clean-running, low-maintenance, wonderfully energy-efficient geothermal heating and cooling system you’ve been eying but couldn’t afford? Well, you’re in luck! Because, as of February 2018, the federal government’s 30% geothermal tax credit is back again! And what was heretofore unaffordable may now be well within your grasp, be it for a new home you’re building in Idaho Falls or for the improvement of your current home. You’ll have to act right away, though, because the federal tax credit amount is scheduled to shrink each year through 2021. Here are the salient facts:

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Eight Fast Facts About Geothermal Heating and Cooling

March 27, 2018

It is, indeed, a big step to move ahead with a geothermal heating and cooling system for your home. But it is a step up. And many Idaho Falls homeowners will say so – especially those who went with Conan Heating & Air Conditioning for their geothermal system installation. If you’re still trying to wrap your head around it, not quite psyched to decide, let these eight focal geothermal facts roll around in your brain some: Present-day geothermal technology is a proven technology that’s been tested and perfected over the course of at least five decades or so. To date,

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The Basic Science of Geothermal Heating and Cooling

March 13, 2018

A good many homeowners here in Idaho Falls, Idaho, have signed on with Conan Heating & Air Conditioning to transform their homes into geothermal homes. Still unsure about geothermal heating and cooling yourself? Knowing a smidgen of the science behind it – and the mechanics as well – would undoubtedly help. We’ve described elsewhere the merits of geothermal heating and cooling. Suffice it to say here that almost no other methods of maintaining an agreeable home environment throughout the year are as efficient, dependable, or ultimately thrifty, especially when you factor in the energy savings. Here’s how geothermal

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