image of a homeowner experiencing lots of dust from hvac system

A dirty heating and cooling system has serious implications that will affect you in many ways. In this article, we discuss some of the best techniques to keep your HVAC system clean. A clean and dirt-free HVAC system will inevitably ensure efficiency, healthy indoor air quality, reduced energy costs, and more.

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A new HVAC system will increase comfort, keep energy costs manageable, and much more. On the other hand, improper HVAC installation is a nightmare to deal with, leading to poor indoor air quality, frequent HVAC repairs, premature replacement, and more. Choose experienced and certified HVAC contractors to ensure a good outcome.

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About 50% of the energy used in an average American household goes to heating and cooling. To reduce your overall energy use and, in turn, your financial and environmental costs, you need to make sure that your HVAC system is energy-efficient. In this article, we discuss nine tips to make your HVAC more “green.”

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girl on carpet depicting indoor air quality

For some, carpet is the perfect flooring option as it provides insulation, reduces noise, enhances aesthetic appeal. However, carpet has its drawbacks as well. Acknowledging how carpet can be bad for you will allow better decisions and smarter solutions. In this article, we focus on the effects of carpets on indoor air quality.

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house in winter that uses heating oil

If you are due for a heating oil tank replacement, you might be wondering if you need to buy a different size. After all, you will need to determine if your current oil tank size truly fits your oil consumption needs. In this article, we discuss what factors to consider.

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image of a furnace that has rust

While rust is especially prevalent in humid climates, the mere act of using your furnace creates temperature imbalances. These imbalances can actually manufacture some of the moisture that will eventually cut down even the most reliable and well-built heating systems. In this article, we discuss some of the common causes of this problem.

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Your heating system creates carbon monoxide as a byproduct of combustion. A properly working heater is supposed to vent this dangerous gas outdoors to prevent exposure. Fortunately, you can help prevent this toxic gas from being a threat to you and your family. This article discusses the best ways to stay safe.

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image of a housefire started by heating equipment

When temperatures plunge, we rely on our heaters to keep us warm and comfortable during the coldest months. However, heating equipment is among the top causes of residential fires. Don’t let your home become part of the statistics. In this article, we share some safety tips that all homeowners should be aware of when heating their homes.

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boiler

A boiler expansion tank is a small tank that sits atop the main water tank of your water boiler to provide room for water to escape when the heated water expands. They are particularly helpful in eliminating some causes of water hammer. Read on to find out more about boiler expansion tanks.

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