Many homeowners here in the Dayton area heat their homes with a hot water boiler and radiator or baseboard heating system. Maintaining your boiler will help ensure you get the highest level of comfort and energy efficiency. Properly cared for, boiler systems can last a half-century or more. To reach that goal, you can do […]
When you need to replace your furnace or air conditioner with something far more efficient, geothermal’s can be an ideal solution for your Southwest Ohio home. A geothermal heat pump (GHP) uses the stored energy underground to harvest heat in the winter and deposit heat from your home in the summer. Geothermal systems use underground […]
Many people think that it’s impossible to have an older home that’s also energy efficient. However, this is not the case. You don’t require a modern, high-tech home in order to save money on your energy bills. In fact, many older homes already have passive energy efficiency features, since they were built before modern air-conditioning […]
If you use a heat pump in your home, it’s important that it be properly maintained. Maintaining your heat pump will not only save you energy dollars; it can protect the sizable investment you made in your heat pump. According to the federal government, poorly maintained heat pumps can use as much as 10 to […]
When considering replacing your heating system, you should know some terms that can help you choose the right furnace or heat pump for your Dayton area home. You’ll want a product that will balance affordability with comfort and energy efficiency.
You probably don’t think about your furnace every day, even while you’re enjoying the comfort it produces, so it’s understandable that the simple task of changing the filter in your furnace is so easy to forget. But because it’s also so important, make sure to plan for it. Keeping your filter fresh will help keep […]
You’re losing money if you’re not using your ceiling fans during the winter. Too many homeowners in cold-winter climates like Ohio simply turn the fans off and forget about them until April or May. That’s unfortunate because you can lower your energy use without sacrificing comfort if you know how to use your fans.
Though the majority of houses today are equipped with furnaces, the usage of boilers is still quite prevalent in older homes across Ohio. Many homeowners who use boilers try to eke out a few more years through retrofitting to increase efficiency. If you’re concerned that your boiler might not make it through this winter, you’ll […]