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Why We Charge for Home Energy Audits

As we’ve mentioned in many posts on this blog, the best way to have overall home performance tested and comfort, indoor health and efficiency problems identified is to have a quality contractor such as BelRed perform a comprehensive home energy audit. These assessments include many detailed tests that can get to the roots of problems…

The Green-Collar Revolution

This month, Angie’s List published an article discussing the shortages of skilled labor in many trades, which we wrote about last week here. According to Angie’s List article, hiring and retaining highly skilled workers in an industry like ours is becoming increasingly more difficult – something we’ve known for a long time.  With a new…

Why Home Auditing Certification Matters

In any service industry, it’s important that those providing the service are as knowledgeable as possible about the industry in which they work. In many cases, proof of this knowledge and education comes from certification programs in these service fields. Home auditing is no different. Professionals trained or certified by organizations such as BPI (Building…

What’s in a Name?

You have concerns about the comfort, energy efficiency, safety, or health of your home. You know something is wrong, and want help to identify and solve the problem. But with utility and government incentives, people offering home energy audits, claiming to be skilled auditors or analysts are popping up like weeds. So who can you…

BelRed’s Legacy of Innovation

Locally owned and operated for over 30 years, BelRed has been providing high-quality service to customers since 1986. Begun as a small heating and air conditioning services business, we've grown into one of the largest HVAC companies in western Washington, and we credit our success to our decades of satisfied customers and HVAC products. Along with superior service, BelRed has always been at the forefront of HVAC offerings, and continues to offer new solutions to optimize comfort and efficiency.

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  • The Dangers of Damaged Heat Exchangers

    What is a heat exchanger? You may not have ever heard of a heat exchanger, but we’re willing to bet you would definitely notice if it stopped working! A heat exchanger is a device in a furnace that separates the combustion process from your breathing air. Essentially, it is a combination metal chamber and passageway…

  • How to Light a Gas Fireplace Pilot Light

    Is there anything cozier than curling up around your fireplace when it’s cold out? We don’t think so! As colder weather approaches, you’ll want to make sure your fireplace is in working order. Most gas fireplaces have a standing pilot light, which is a small flame that burns even when you aren’t using your fireplace….

  • BelRed in the Community: Fall Edition

    Fall’s arrival in the Pacific Northwest often means crisp, cool weather and warm, hearty meals. But for many people in the state of Washington, it can mean going hungry due to a lack of money or other resources to access food. Now, you can cozy up with a new heating system and give back to…

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