Smart Vs. Programmable: Which Thermostat Is Best For Your Heating System?

The terms smart and programmable are often interchanged when referencing a thermostat. However, make no mistake about it — they are not one and the same. Smart and programmable thermostats share the goal of helping you keep your home warm, the methods they use to go about the process, however, are different. Discover some of the differences between these two options to determine which is better. Energy Savings If your goal is solely energy savings, both a smart and programmable thermostat will deliver.   Read More...

Getting The Most Out Of Your Home HVAC System

Taking care of your home means learning how to get the most out of your heating and air conditioning. By keeping your home's HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) system at its best, you will make it through even the worst temperatures, get sick less, and maintain the structure of your home. To make sure you're doing what is right for your home heating, follow the strategies in this article.    Read More...

Considerations When Upgrading Your Air Conditioning System

Investing in upgrading your air conditioning system can be a major undertaking. Due to the variety of options and the general complexity of modern air conditioning systems, there are some important considerations that may go overlooked during the planning process for this project. Upgrade To A Central HVAC System If your home is currently equipped with window units, you could enjoy sizable benefits from upgrading to a central HVAC system. Window units can be extremely inefficient, and they may lack sufficient cooling power for your home.   Read More...

Making Sure Your Furnace Is Ready For Winter

When the weather starts to cool and it is time to start thinking about turning on the heat in your home, there are some things you can do to be sure the furnace is going to run when you need it. The time to make repairs is before you need the heat, not halfway through the heating seasons. Here are some things you might want to consider. Test the Heat   Read More...

Deciding Between An Electric Or Gas Furnace

Has your old furnace died and you need to get a new one? If so, be aware that this gives you an opportunity to change things up in your house with how it is heated. While selecting a furnace with the same fuel source is the most economical choice at the time of the installation, a furnace replacement gives you the opportunity to change things up. Here is what you need to know about the differences between electric and gas powered furnaces.   Read More...