If you hope to save money on heating your home this winter, you don’t have to rely on the old standby – turning down the thermostat. That will just make you cold and uncomfortable. Luckily, other strategies are available that will improve furnace efficiency, saving energy and money while keeping you and your family comfortable.
If you suspect your home’s central heating system is nearing the end of its useful service life, you should consider upgrading to a quality, high-efficiency heating system. We will discuss heating system options and factors that should be considered before committing to a purchase, but first let’s look at how you can tell a heating […]
Now that winter has arrived in southwest Ohio, how’s your furnace working? If you’re starting to wonder why your house feels chilly this winter, the problem could be your heating system.
Your home’s heating load refers to the amount of energy it requires to stay at a comfortable temperature during the heating season. Taking steps to manage it starts with evaluating how energy efficient your home is and following up with improvements that will reduce the load.
As the weather turns cool, you must think of different ways to keep your house warm. This can be especially tricky in a finished basement because heating options often aren’t considered during construction. The good news is that heating your basement is pretty simple, and we’ve put together a list of our favorite heating techniques […]
Are there some areas inside your home that are much colder than the others even when your heating system is running? Walking through these cold spots is annoying and uncomfortable. What’s more, these spots ultimately drive up your heating bills.
Ideally, the air emanating from your heating system should be clean and refreshing. Sometimes, the air may have an unusual smell. While some smells are harmless, others could indicate a serious problem with your system. Here are some useful tips to help you identify heating system odors, their causes, and the steps you can take […]
As the temperatures rise during the summer months, your focus naturally shifts to enjoying the sun and cranking up your air conditioner. Believe it or not, this is also the perfect time to do some furnace maintenance.
Your heating system has a tough job. The job gets even tougher if your home, like many, is poorly armed against winter’s chill. This increases the load on the system and can lead to worn parts, higher energy bills and decreased home comfort. By lowering the heating load, your furnace and your whole household benefits. […]
You’ll be better equipped to deal with situations with your HVAC system if you’re hip to HVAC terms that are important during the heating season.