Category Archives: Heating Systems

Radiant Floor Heating: Considerations for Installation

Radiant Floor Heating: Considerations for Installation

Radiant floor heating can provide a viable alternative to a conventional forced-air furnace. Blowing hot air throughout the house through ductwork brings certain drawbacks when it comes to temperature consistency

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Lowering Your House’s Heating Load

Lowering Your House's Heating Load

Your old (or new) faithful furnace can work tirelessly to keep you warm. If your home’s envelope isn’t sealed up nice and tight, it only makes your furnace work harder

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Here’s How to Know When It’s Time to Upgrade Your Heating System

Here's How to Know When It's Time to Upgrade Your Heating System

A heating system is designed to provide many years of reliable heating for your home. Eventually, though, all heating systems will come to a point where they can no longer

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Finding the Balance of Heat/Humidity

Finding the Balance of Heat/Humidity

You probably know that too much humidity in your home in the summer is not a good thing. It can make us feel warmer, as it interferes with perspiration evaporating

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Are Home Space Heaters Risky for Your Safety?

Are Home Space Heaters Risky for Your Safety?

Statistics bear out the safety risks associated with using a space heater for supplemental home heating. The National Fire Protection Association found that space heaters were responsible for 40 percent

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Pros and Cons of Different Home Heating Systems

Pros and Cons of Different Home Heating Systems

Exploring the options with home heating systems can make choosing your next heating equipment simpler. While the nuts and bolts of these systems are complex, knowing their basics, advantages and

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Learn the Basics about Radiant Flooring

Learn the Basics about Radiant Flooring

Homeowners are always looking for the best and most cost-efficient way to heat their home. Today, more homeowners than ever are considering radiant flooring. With steady improvements in radiant flooring,

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Heating and Cooling Loads: Learn the 3 Types

Heating and Cooling Loads: Learn the 3 Types

A properly sized cooling and heating system will deliver better energy efficiency and performance than a system that’s over- or undersized. An essential aspect of sizing A/Cs, furnaces and heat pumps is calculating the heating

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Make Your Gas Furnace More Economical with These Helpful Tips

Whether your gas furnace is old or new, it will only be as efficient as the environment it’s placed in. Simple energy-saving habits, such as changing your filter regularly, are just

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Heating the Garage: What Are Your Options?

With another frigid Fort Wayne winter looming, many homeowners wonder if heating the garage is viable. They may want to use the garage as a work- or playroom, or for

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