Selecting the appropriate size heating system for your home is an important decision that can significantly impact your comfort and energy efficiency. A system that is too small may struggle to keep your home warm, while an oversized system can lead to unnecessary energy consumption and increased utility bills. In this blog, we'll explore the key factors to consider when purchasing a heating system and how to ensure it is the right size for your specific needs.
Are you frustrated with your furnace continually shutting down and leaving you feeling cold in the chilly air? Dealing with this issue can be quite frustrating and inconvenient. In this blog post, we will delve into the root causes of this problem and provide you with practical solutions to address it effectively.
Studies performed by the EPA suggest that in the average home, around 20-30% of the energy used for heating and cooling is wasted as a result of leaky ductwork. That’s 30 cents out of every dollar you pay in energy bills. Over a year, this can add up to hundreds of wasted dollars. In this blog, we'll cover signs that you have leaky ducts and five benefits of sealing your ductwork.
Heat escapes your body from the top and bottom -- your head and feet -- which is why we bundle up with winter hats to shield ourselves from the cold weather. Our houses are the same, which is why we need to insulate the top and bottom of our homes, too. In this blog, we'll explain how you can prevent heat from leaving your home, keeping you warmer and saving you money.
Ecobee offers three smart thermostats: Smart Thermostat Premium, Smart Thermostat Enhanced, and ecobee3 lite. In this blog, we will focus on the ecobee3 lite, which is a great choice for a balance of comfort, value, and energy savings. This smart thermostat offers many helpful features and benefits such as energy savings, remote control, and schedule learning. Let's dive in!
ENERGY STAR® Certification is a program developed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in the United States to identify and promote energy-efficient products and practices. It is a trusted symbol that signifies that a product or system meets strict energy efficiency guidelines set by the EPA.
For HVAC systems, ENERGY STAR® Certification ensures that your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system operates at peak efficiency, consuming less energy and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. This certification is important because it helps you save money on your energy bills while also protecting the environment.
Becoming a new homeowner is an exciting journey, and understanding your HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning) system is key to ensuring comfort and efficiency in your new space. Here you'll find several helpful tips about your HVAC system as a new homeowner.
With the growing urgency of climate change, more homeowners are searching for sustainable alternatives to power their homes. One excellent solution is the switch to biofuels, specifically 20% biofuel blends. Not only does this transition reduce your carbon footprint, but it can also save you money in the long run. In this comprehensive guide, we will offer practical advice and step-by-step instructions for homeowners interested in making the switch to 20% biofuel blends. We will cover important topics such as finding a trustworthy supplier, ensuring compatibility with your current systems, and addressing common concerns and misconceptions.
In today's world, prices seem to be skyrocketing in every aspect of our lives. Unfortunately, this also applies to the fuel that keeps our homes warm and cozy. Whether you rely on oil, gas, or electric heating, brace yourself for the upcoming cold weather as heating your home is about to become even more costly than ever before. In an effort to save money, you may have thought about keeping your heat off for periods of time. Or, maybe you'll be away for the winter and you don't want to spend money on heat when no one is home. Either way, it's important to note that there can be many negative side effects to leaving your home without heat.
In recent years, sustainability and energy efficiency have become hot topics of conversation, influencing our decisions on everything from fashion choices to transportation. However, it's crucial to remember that our choice of heating systems for our homes and businesses also plays a crucial part in this movement. In this blog, we'll explore the benefits of switching from gas or oil boilers to advanced heat pump systems.