Category: Heating

Does this sound familiar? You’re enjoying perfect temperature in the living room watching TV or having a coffee with a friend. However, when you go to your bedroom or home office afterward, it’s way colder there. You’re thinking, “How can this be? It’s supposed to be central heating!” Finally, you plug in a space heater […]

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HVAC systems are major pieces of equipment in your home, and important for your year-round comfort and health. And yet, we don’t really give our heating and cooling systems much thought until something goes wrong. Here are three of the most common heating problems and what might be causing them.   My Furnace Won’t Start […]

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Replacing or upgrading major equipment can be nerve-wracking, and HVAC systems are no different. You want to make a choice that you won’t regret later and you have so many questions. We’ve covered the most frequently asked questions homeowners have here so that you don’t have to do too much digging around.   Heating and […]

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An HVAC zoning system, also known as zoned HVAC, allows you to set different temperatures for different areas, or zones, of your home. You may know of a family, or may even be part of one, where members have wildly different preferences in temperatures. For example, in the family above, Grandma may need a different […]

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The most efficient way to condition your home is with a hybrid system – controlled by a thermostat that measures the outside air temperature and decides whether it is more economical to run the furnace or the heat pump. Our technician will help compare your options and costs based on your home, lifestyle and budget. […]

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Heating equipment is a leading cause of home fire deaths. Half of home heating equipment fires are reported during the months of December, January, and February. Some simple steps can prevent most heating-related fires from happening. Keep anything that can burn at least three feet away from heating equipment, like the furnace, fireplace, wood stove, […]

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Baby, it’s cold outside — but home heating makes up the lion’s share of household energy use. Beat winter’s chill and lower bills with these tips: Change filters regularly. Clogged air filters reduce airflow and make heating and cooling systems work longer and harder, consuming more energy and causing premature wear. Check system manuals, and […]

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For climates with moderate heating and cooling needs, heat pumps offer an energy-efficient alternative to furnaces and air conditioners. Like your refrigerator, heat pumps use electricity to move heat from a cool space to a warm space, making the cool space cooler and the warm space warmer. During the heating season, heat pumps move heat […]

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