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Considering Key Components Of Efficient Household Heating

As winter approaches here in the Edwardsville area, your heating system will become a very important part of your home. It’s important that you ensure that it’s in the best working condition possible. There are three main parts of your home’s heating system. They are: Heat Source. Furnace, boiler, heat pump, etc. Ductwork. Ductwork distributes warm air…

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Reducing Your Heating Load Can Alleviate The Burden Of Your Heating System

With winter looming here in the Highland area, the thought of high utility bills may have you worried. However, with the right knowledge about your heating system and how to reduce its heating load, you can remove the burden of expensive utility costs. Below is a list of steps that you can take to reduce the…

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With A Whole-House Humidifier, You Can Bring Comfort Back To Your Household

A whole-house humidifier can benefit both the home and its occupants. Easily installed by qualified HVAC professionals, they are designed to add water vapor, or humidity, to the air inside the house. A whole-house humidifier works in conjunction with your heating and cooling system, helping it to use less energy. Whole-house models work better than…

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How A Variable-Speed Blower Can Contribute To System Efficiency

Most traditional furnaces and air conditioners come with a single-speed blower. This limits them to only running on one setting – high. During mild weather, this can be overkill, wasting energy by outputting too much air when a lower setting would suffice. If you’re in the market for new heating and cooling equipment, one option…

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Replacing Your Furnace Is Simple With Our Furnace Replacement Guide

A well-maintained home furnace can stay useful at least 15 years. However, if your unit is approaching the big 2-0 – or if it’s not heating your home as efficiently as it could – the time could be right for replacing your furnace. The upcoming winter is forecast to be a harsh one in the Edwardsville…

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Heat Pump Operation And Benefits — What You Should Know

If you aren’t familiar with the benefits of a heat pump, it’s time to get the facts. Heat pumps have become an increasingly popular heating and cooling solution for homeowners in the Edwardsville area. They’re efficient, affordable and offer a level of convenience and comfort that’s hard to beat. The biggest question most people have is…

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Getting A Grip On Your Heating Costs

Living in the Midwest, you know that finding ways to manage heating costs is a priority every winter. In fact, heating costs often comprise well over half of a homeowner’s total energy budget, so it’s wise to figure out how you can reduce heating costs, without impacting home comfort. There are a variety of ways…

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Choosing A Heating Contractor? Make A Wise Choice

Picking a new and efficient heating system for your Metro-East home is the first step toward enjoying greater comfort with lower utility bills this winter. The second step is choosing a heating contractor who can complete the installation correctly. Poor installation can decrease a system’s efficiency by up to 30 percent, causing higher energy bills,…

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