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Why Select a Forced-Air System?

A forced-air heating system includes a heat source (usually a furnace or heat pump), a fan, and a duct distribution system with openings se…

Started by Home Energy Saver

1 Apr 24, 2014
Reply by terence donovan

Do Today/Do Later

Heating projects you can do today: Maintain your current heating system properly: clean registers, baseboards, or indoor units; clean or c…

Started by Home Energy Saver

0 Feb 15, 2013

Why Select a Room-by-Room System?

The biggest advantage of the room-by-room approach is easy zoning, with each heating device controlled by its own thermostat (or by you). I…

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0 Feb 15, 2013

Why Select a Hydronic System?

A central hydronic system is one type of radiant-heating system. A hydronic heating system includes a heat source (a boiler or a heat pump)…

Started by Home Energy Saver

0 Feb 15, 2013

Sizing Up Contractors

Choosing the right heating contractor may be harder than choosing the right heating system. Ask friends and neighbors for recommendations,…

Started by Home Energy Saver

0 Feb 15, 2013

How to Select a New Heating System

If you are replacing an existing heating appliance with a new one of the same type, it’s smart to invest in the most efficient model availa…

Started by Home Energy Saver

0 Feb 15, 2013

Should You Upgrade or Replace Your Current Heating Equipment?

If your present heating system is unsatisfactory—or if it won’t serve a planned addition—you can either upgrade it or replace it. To decide…

Started by Home Energy Saver

0 Feb 15, 2013

Heating Your Home with the Sun

In most of North America, sunlight can help heat your home on winter days, if you let it in and hold on to its heat. This simple, direct us…

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0 Feb 15, 2013

It's Heating Up for Heating Myths

Heating myths may or may not come with a bit of truth, but before you make serious heating decisions in your home, make sure you're aware o…

Started by Home Energy Saver

0 Feb 6, 2013

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