Recent Efficient Heating Types Articles


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Heat Your Open Plan Home Up and Keep Fuel Bills Down

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 16, 2016

True, an open plan home offers a lot to love – more light, more room, and a less cramped feeling than you’d generally have with a more traditional style house or condo....


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The 3 Most Vital Home Improvements to Make this Fall

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 05, 2016

Funny how Labor Day is such a two-sided holiday. Folks tend to celebrate it by engaging in iconic summer activities – a picnic, hike, or visit to their favorite swimming spot....


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The Heat Pump Poised to Revolutionize HVAC

Posted by Laura Firszt | Mar 21, 2016

What's the biggest energy consuming system in the average American home? Heating and cooling, of course. These account for approximately half of residential energy usage -- and the...


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How to Save Money on Home Heating This Winter

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 03, 2015

When the weather turns nippy outdoors, it's nice to feel warm and cozy inside your home. Trouble is, you probably won't enjoy that cozy feeling so much if you're busy worrying about...


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Whole House Humidifier: Less HVAC Energy, More Comfort

Posted by Laura Firszt | May 03, 2015

The formula for reducing your use of HVAC sounds very simple in theory: set the thermostat higher in summer and lower in winter. This will help slash your energy bills and save our...


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Heat Pumps Provide Cheaper Heating *and* Cooling

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jan 19, 2015

The name "heat pump" is misleading. This appliance actually does an efficient job of both heating and cooling your home. Unlike conventional HVAC systems, a heat pump functions by moving...


Radiant Floor Heating -- Is It Worth the Cost?

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jan 13, 2015

Imagine being warm even on the coldest winter days ... from your feet on up! If toasty tootsies are the stuff that your January dreams are made of, you may have thought longingly about...


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Are You in the Market for a New Boiler?

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jan 04, 2015

Are your boiler and/or radiators creaking and squeaking? Or do you find that your boiler is not heating your home evenly, the way it used to? Maybe it seems to be working harder than...