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7 03, 2017

AFUE Rating Explained

A furnace is rated for its efficient use of fuel to heat your home. This rating is called the 'AFUE rating'. AFUE stands for annual fuel utilization efficiency and is the ratio of heat output [...]

27 02, 2017

Are Smart Thermostats Worth It

Most, if not all, modern homes are now constructed with wireless devices to make adjusting heating and cooling easily. All you need is an internet connection. A smart thermostat is required to control your heating and [...]

3 02, 2017

Why Is My Furnace Humming?

Your furnace makes all sorts of noises and most of them are part of the regular day-to-day operation of your HVAC system. A loose venting system can rattle or your furnace could be "kicking on". [...]

24 01, 2017

Why Is My Furnace Leaking?

A leaky furnace could mean quite a few things from condensation or faulty parts to a system clog. Let's cover each issue a little further to give you a better idea of which you may [...]

28 12, 2016

Why Is My Furnace Making a Clicking Noise

Your furnace is most likely making a clicking a noise due to your furnace's spark igniter trying to ignite the pilot light/burners. A repeated clicking indicates a failure/system malfunction. This problem is especially troublesome when [...]

10 12, 2016

Insulating Your Home

Insulating your home is an investment that is commonly overlooked. Half of the energy we use to heat or cool our homes can simply leak out without insulation. Insulation helps to: save money on your [...]

4 12, 2016

Keep Heating Costs Down

With Winter coming, it’s important to take advice from the story of the three little pigs. Winter will huff and puff and while it may not blow your house down, it will drive your heating [...]

26 11, 2016

Lock-In the Heat & Lock-Out the Cold

Getting Energy Ready for Winter As cold weather creeps toward us, use this checklist of simple and effective ways to make your home more comfortable and keep those escalating energy bills at bay. Check for [...]

21 11, 2016

DIY HVAC Maintenance

A great way to extend the life of your HVAC system is regular HVAC maintenance. In addition, regular maintenance will improve the energy efficiency of your HVAC. By scheduling regular maintenance throughout the year, you [...]