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Ask Dirk: What factors contribute to home comfort?

Whether it’s a hot summer day, a chilly winter night, or anything in between, you should always be able to enjoy a level of comfort in your home. Our ability to customize our home comfort is a privilege, after years of innovation to create the tools we have today. In this article, we will explore the four key components of home comfort, and how the people of the 18th and 19th centuries kept comfortable in their own homes before air conditioning. [...]

2022-10-03T10:35:31-07:00October 3rd, 2022|

Ask Dirk: A tribute to Fred Roper

My dad, Fred Roper, the original founder of Roper’s Heating and Air Conditioning, is celebrating his career, retiring after 70 years in the HVAC industry. His lengthy career has taken him from Washington to Nevada, where he settled in Carson City for the past 59 years. My dad and my mom, Theda, founded Roper’s Heating and Air Conditioning in 1978, running the business on their own. He worked 60 hours in his first week and realized this company couldn’t be a [...]

2022-07-29T11:40:23-07:00July 29th, 2022|

Summer Fan Drive underway for Carson City seniors

Dirk Roper, owner of Roper’s Heating and Air Conditioning, said this is his company’s fourth year collecting fans for the Carson City Senior Center. Roper’s has donated nearly 200 new fans to the Senior Center for distribution to local seniors over the past three years. “Our hottest months are upon us,” Roper said. “For our seniors who may not have air conditioning, a fan can move air around and create a cooling effect. Seniors are extremely sensitive to excessive heat and [...]

2022-06-14T09:11:27-07:00June 14th, 2022|

Ask Dirk: How can I troubleshoot my system for warm weather?

After a few stops and starts, it seems that spring is finally here! It’s about that time when you might want to start thinking about switching from using your furnace to the air conditioning system. Spring can be a tricky time because temperatures are fluctuating from warm to cool, and sometimes it gets as cold as the winter temperatures we saw this season! After sitting dormant all winter long, your air conditioning unit may have issues starting back up again. Before [...]

2022-05-25T11:41:56-07:00May 25th, 2022|

Ask Dirk: What Should I Know About System Maintenance?

Why Should I Maintain My System? To keep your system running efficiently, it is important to schedule an annual maintenance appointment. In a previous blog, we asked if annual maintenance was really necessary, and the simple answer is yes, it is. A yearly maintenance inspection will ensure the reliability of your system, as it will be less likely to break down. It allows parts to be inspected and replaced (if necessary) before a problem occurs rather than after it does. Failing [...]

2022-03-25T11:32:51-07:00March 9th, 2022|