Furnaces Articles

What Does AFUE Mean?

February 14, 2022
What Does AFUE Mean?

While an air conditioner’s efficiency is measured by its SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio) rating, an electric or gas- or oil-fired furnace’s efficiency is measured by its AFUE, or average fuel utilization efficiency. This standard measurement is given in percentages, letting you know how much of your fuel is actually used to heat your Colorado home and how much fuel is wasted. 

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What Is Short Cycling?

January 31, 2022
What Is Short Cycling?

Our team at Southwest Heating & Cooling wants you to understand the concept of short cycling, why it can be harmful and costly, what causes the problem, and what you can do about it.

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