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Classic Symptoms of Carbon Monoxide Exposure

Classic Symptoms of Carbon Monoxide Exposure

Carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning from non-automotive consumer products causes 170 U.S. deaths a year, so being exposed to carbon monoxide is not something to take lightly. Read below to learn what you can do to prevent exposure, as well as what to do if you’re exposed to carbon monoxide. What Is It? CO is a colorless, odorless gas created by the incomplete burning of certain fuels, including wood, charcoal, petroleum and natural gas products. Where Is It? Carbon monoxide primarily comes … Continue reading

When Having a Water Heater Installed, Here's What You Need to Know

When Having a Water Heater Installed, Here’s What You Need to Know

On average a water heater will last between eight and 12 years before it needs to be replaced, thereby making it one of the more common HVAC investments that a homeowner will make. The cost of a water heater varies widely, and a big part of the cost is based on the type of installation that will be required. Homeowners should appoint a professional and licensed contractor to ensure that the water heater install process is conducted safely, and that … Continue reading

Time for a New Furnace? What You Need to Know

Time for a New Furnace? What You Need to Know

If your furnace is approaching 12 years old or more, you may want to give serious thought to replacing it with a modern high-efficiency model. Newer models are far more efficient in terms of energy savings. An older furnace can become less efficient as it ages. After about 10-15 years, your furnace’s performance typically begins to fall off. Researching for a new furnace can be time consuming and a daunting task. For a more methodical approach is sure to produce a better long-term decision for your … Continue reading

How to Choose the Ideal Furnace Filter for Your Home

How to Choose the Ideal Furnace Filter for Your Home

Changing your furnace filter regularly is one of the most effective, yet least expensive ways to keep your heating system working properly while ensuring better indoor air quality. A furnace with a clean filter is much less likely to circulate dust, pet dander, pollen and other undesirable airborne particulates. You can avoid  problems down the road by choosing the right furnace filter for your heating and cooling system and changing or cleaning it regularly. Understanding MERV Ratings The Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value (MERV) … Continue reading

Will a Heat Pump Keep Your Home Warm Enough In Winter?

Will a Heat Pump Keep Your Home Warm Enough In Winter?

Heat pumps are considered one of the most energy-efficient heating sources available these days. However, the most common heat pump, the air-source variety, does begin to lose its ability to comfortably heat an indoor space as temperatures fall below freezing. This is why standard heat pumps come with an emergency backup heating element, usually an electric resistance heater, though in some systems, a gas furnace will kick on when temperatures get too cold for the heat pump to provide comfortable heating. … Continue reading

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