Wi-Fi Thermostats for Oil Heat

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Heating and cooling make up around 50% of an average US household’s energy consumption. The type of thermostat you have will affect your energy consumption and your heating system’s effectiveness. Consider installing a Wi-Fi thermostat to improve your oil furnace or boiler’s efficiency. In this article, we discuss nine Wi-Fi thermostat benefits.

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Understanding The Hidden Costs Of Electrification

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Climate change is an incredibly complex issue that requires out-of-the-box thinking and solutions. It is widely believed that electrification is the best path towards achieving entirely clean energy. While large businesses with big budgets can afford the cost of conversion, most homeowners are unable to. This article discusses some of the hidden costs of electrification.

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What Does AFUE Rating Really Mean?

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According to Energy Star, your home’s cooling and heating system accounts for nearly 50% of your total energy costs. Therefore, one way to cut your energy costs is to make smart decisions regarding the system’s maintenance, repairs, and replacements. For heating systems, you should be extremely familiar with their AFUE rating.

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Variable-Speed Furnaces Can Improve Home Efficiency

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Variable-speed furnaces feature myriad technological innovations that allow them to deliver unmatched energy efficiency and optimal indoor comfort levels. Therefore, if you’re looking for a new furnace, a variable speed furnace should be at the top of your list. This article discusses everything you need to know about variable-speed furnaces.

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Reducing Your Carbon Emissions Through High-Efficiency Heating Systems

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Carbon emissions actually refer to carbon dioxide (CO2), a compound that our heating systems release into the atmosphere. Unfortunately, the continued use of low-efficiency heating systems will do more harm than good where it concerns climate change. In this article, we discuss the importance of using a highly efficient heating system at home.

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Will A Gas Furnace Work Without Electricity?

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Winter brings some extreme weather conditions. A storm can knock out electrical power and leave your home in the dark. However, will your gas furnace still work? Unfortunately, no. In this article, we discuss why this is so and offer solutions to stay warm when you experience a power outage.

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Why Is My Furnace Leaking On The Floor?

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Coming home after a long day to a furnace leaking water is a surprise that is never fun. Unfortunately, it is also a highly likely scenario. Of course, there are several reasons why something like this may occur within a heating system. In this article, we discuss the common causes of furnace leaks.

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Does My Air Conditioning Unit Need A Cover In The Winter?

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As winter approaches, you should identify areas of your home that require winterization, including your AC unit. Many homeowners ask us about whether or not they should use an air conditioner cover. In this article, we discuss more on why some believe this is a necessity and why we advise against it,

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What Are 3 Ways That You Can Tell If Your Heater Is Energy Efficient?

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Your home’s heating system plays an important role in improving your indoor comfort levels. The right heating system should be energy-efficient, quiet, and durable. In this article, we discuss three ways to tell if your heater is efficient, as well as tips on how to improve the efficiency of your heating system.

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Do Leaky Windows Affect How My Home Is Heated?

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Heating systems work hard to keep homes comfortable in the winter. However, leaky windows can get in the way without people realizing it. Hot air escapes quietly along cracks and gaps. In this article, we discuss how leaky windows affect how the home is heated and why you should take action immediately.

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