Energy Efficiency Articles

At Comfort Zone Heating and Cooling, we care about Energy Efficiency, and hope that our articles on Energy Efficiency bring you high quality information, insight, and trust in helping your choose the best heating and cooling contractor available. Our blog contains many articles about Energy Efficiency, as well as the topics of Air Quality, Discounts, Energy Efficiency, Energy Trust, Heating & Cooling, Air Conditioning, Duct Blasting, Duct Replacement, Ductless, Furnace Repair, Furnace Replacement, Furnace Tune Up, Heat Pumps, Heating, HVAC, Maintenance, Zoning Systems, Products, Values.

Does Your Air Conditioner Need Replacing?

Air Conditioning Repair

Before the summer’s hot weather settles upon us in East Multnomah County and Gresham, it’s a good time to wonder whether your air conditioner needs replacing. It’s difficult for some home owners to know exactly when their air conditioning unit needs replacing. Obviously, if the system breaks down and you need to call CZ Heating,… Read more »

Twice as Many Homes Use Smart Thermostats

Nest Thermostat

A new report out states that the number of Americans with households utilizing smart thermostat technology is up 105%. This is an increase of 3.2 million households in 2014 alone, according to a new research report from Berg Insight. Berg Insight forecasts that the number of homes with smart thermostats in North America will plausibly… Read more »

Nest Thermostat – Version 4.3 Software Updates

Nest Thermostat

The Nest Thermostat is already regarded as one of the simplest thermostats to use due to their Auto-Schedule feature. Now with their 4.3 software update, Nest’s patented technology is getting even easier to use. Nest knows that most people don’t program their thermostats because most thermostats are too complicated to know how to actually program… Read more »

2 Reasons Your Furnace May Not Be Generating Heat

Thermostat

There is nothing worse than turning on your furnace, and having only a trickle of warmth come out of the vents. Here are two common reasons why your furnace may not be generating enough heat to keep your warm in your home. Furnace Maintenance Neglect We’ve all been guilty of neglecting our furnaces with regular… Read more »

5 Factors To Consider Before Purchasing A New Air Conditioner

Air Conditioner

Summer is officially here, which brings the annual rise of temperature in our homes, and the rise of cost to our cooling costs. For some, a break in both cooling and money can be found by upgrading, replacing, and purchasing a brand new air conditioner. Upgrading your air conditioner is not as easy as pointing… Read more »

Free Furnace and Heat Pump Quotes

If you are living in Gresham Oregon or any of the wonderful surrounding Outer Portland areas, we will gladly come to your home and give you a free quote on a replacement furnace. Whether, your old one suddenly goes out or you are wanting to upgrade to a Energy Efficient Gas Furnace or Heat Pump…. Read more »

Winter Preparation for your Home

Good morning my Pacific Northwest Homeowner!! Winter is fast closing in upon us, and while the weather is still permitting it is time to start winterizing our homes. With our wonderful Oregon luck of wind, rain and at anytime a foot of snow now is the time to be prepared!!! I have listed a few… Read more »

Lights out Portland

I read a wonderful article on the Energy Trust of Oregon website that promoted the Audubon Society with its Lights Out Portland program, which encourages building owners and managers to seasonally extinguish any unnecessary overnight lighting to reduce impacts to migrating birds. We of course being animal lovers in our family thought this would be… Read more »

Energy Tips for April

Good Morning my fellow Portland residents – Has anyone noticed how damp it is? Yuck as far as I am concerned. It does give me time to work on the little projects around are home that I don’t like wasting good summer time to do. For me it means cleaning out drawers and organizing things… Read more »

Share and Compare Home Energy Use

Is it snowing outside today???? If you live in Gresham, Portland, Sandy, Fairview or any other of our local little cities – it sure is!!!! I found a really cool website that I thought I would share with you today. It is www.earthaid.net.. It is a really great website that allows you to track home… Read more »

Committment to Community

At Comfort Zone Heating and Cooling we are passionate about supporting the wonderful communities of Sandy, Gresham, and the Greater Portland Metro Area in both the work we provide, and the nonprofits we support. We are a family owned and operated and proud to continue that tradition since we started our business in 1995.

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