Should you Use a Split System Heat Pump in Extreme Winters?

Heat pumps are quite popular in regions that have moderate winters. As you travel north and the mercury dips further, heat pumps become less popular. Until a few years ago, heat pumps were almost unheard of in cities like New York and other regions in the north. Evolving heat pump technology and its assured benefits [...]

Heat Pump Maintenance FAQ and Checklist

Heat pump is a multipurpose device. It can supplement radiant floor heating or be a substitute for the heating and cooling system you have. Heat pump can reduce energy consumption and hence the carbon footprint of your home. There is also a tax credit available for heat pumps. You may have several questions about heat [...]

Everything You Need To Know About A Heat Pump

Heat pump is a heating and cooling device. It is not exactly the typical heating, ventilation and air conditioning unit used in commercial and residential properties. The traditional heating and cooling options have been boilers, air conditioners, gas furnaces and electric baseboard heaters. Heat pumps have been popular in many parts of the country where [...]

The Best Heating Option For Your Home

If you are faced with the decision of the best heating source for your home, there are many factors that you need to take into consideration. The two main sources of heat are a furnace and a heat pump. It is important to understand the difference in the two before making your final decision. One [...]

Staying Warm on a Budget

This winter, give yourself the satisfaction of lowering your heating costs without sacrificing your warmth. Understanding the basic components of budgeting while having a few tips and tricks to stay comfortable is not only important, it’s necessary to prevent your bills from skyrocketing. Even if you already take precautions during the colder months, developing a [...]

Your Furnace And Other Tips To Winterize Your Home

At some point around autumn, you’re going to feel that change in the temperature. While things tend to begin cooling down by the start of the fall season, it isn’t until around the middle point that we begin to feel that chill in the air. That sudden shift to cooler-getting-colder temperatures tells us in no [...]

Discover the Signs of a Furnace Which Is Short-Cycling

Furnaces are sometimes in need of repair. They always require regular and scheduled maintenance. If you don't know the signs of typical furnace problems, such as short-cycling, you may not know when to call for help. Today, we'd like to keep you informed by sharing the sign of a furnace which is short-cycling. This is [...]

Why Are Newer Gas Furnaces More Energy Efficient?

Newer gas furnaces are more energy-efficient because they are often designed in order to meet or exceed EnergyStar standards. Appliances which are rated as EnergyStar –approved are very attractive to consumers, as they use up less power and they are eco-friendly. This is why many manufacturers of newer gas furnaces produce EnergyStar-rated designs. It’s just [...]

Will This Be The Season I Replace My Furnace?

When it comes to weather, some parts of the country simply luck out.  For those living in southern California, beautiful weather is more of the expectation than a rare occurrence.  As a result, we aren’t the quickest to replace aged heating units.  While other parts of the country race to get heating ready for the [...]