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Spring Money-Saving Tips

March 25, 2020

Everyone loves to save money, and it’s a good idea to review different aspects of your budget now and again to see if there are more opportunities you have missed in the past. In the springtime, considering how you can reduce your energy bills is always a great idea. According to the US Department of…

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How Can Your HVAC Equipment Help Protect Against Coronavirus?

March 13, 2020

The spread of coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19) has all of us greatly concerned in Oregon. At Columbia NW, our top priority is the health and safety of you and your loved ones. We take great pride in selling indoor air quality products to Portland homes and businesses that are energy efficient, environmentally friendly—and extremely effective…

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What Does Indoor Air Quality Have to Do With Allergies?

March 13, 2020

Did you know the average American spends nearly 90 percent of life indoors? That’s why it is increasingly important to ensure indoor air quality (IAQ) is clean and healthy. If your Scappoose home is facing air-quality issues, you may be suffering anything from minor discomfort to significant allergy or health problems. Our team at Columbia…

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Why Isn’t My Furnace Heating My Entire Home?

February 24, 2020

If your furnace seems to be producing heat inconsistently around your Scappoose home to you, you’re not alone. Many homes have varied conditions from room to room causing spotty heating or cooling. On cold days, this can be a nuisance. For example, you may be confined to only a few rooms in your home. Or…

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What Are Signs I Need a New Furnace?

February 10, 2020

A furnace is a major investment for any Scappoose homeowner. Although it’s not something that will need to be done frequently, most people will face the decision of needing to purchase a new heating system sometime during home ownership.  Our team at Columbia NW Heating & Air Conditioning wants you to understand how your furnace…

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What Are the Basics of Furnace Filters?

January 27, 2020

Furnace filters. They’re one of those items not really on the top of everyone’s minds, but they are important and can have a big impact. At Columbia NW Heating & Air Conditioning, we know with the right furnace filter, you can save money and improve your Scappoose indoor air quality (IAQ) in one fell swoop.…

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What Is the Value of a Geothermal Heat Pump to My Home?

January 13, 2020

Any time a Scappoose homeowner is considering a major investment in a new system or major appliance, it’s natural to wonder what the overall value of the investment will be. Our professionals at Columbia NW Heating & Air Conditioning suggest you look at value from a few different angles to determine the answer: the initial…

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Geothermal Basics

December 23, 2019

In this day and age when everyone is concerned about the world’s limited resources and the impact of energy usage on the environment, it’s encouraging to know sustainable solutions are being developed and improved upon. Geothermal heating is one of those technologies that holds the potential to significantly change the way you heat your Scappoose…

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What Is Short Cycling?

December 10, 2019

Short cycling is a term used in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) world to explain a situation where a furnace or air conditioner turns on and off too frequently. The “short cycle” is the period of time that your HVAC equipment is actually running, and the shorter this cycle, the harder your system…

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What Are the Different Types of Furnaces?

November 28, 2019

If you happen to be in the market for a new furnace, you may be overwhelmed by the number of options available. Our professional team at Columbia NW Heating & Air Conditioning would like to make it a bit easier by providing some basics on the different types of furnaces on the market today. We…

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