Building in comfort

In this video: See how this new home is using in-floor radiant heat and a ductless mini-split system to create a comfortable living space.

Furnace and water heater

In this video: The furnace and water heater use a lot of energy. Find out what systems can help reduce energy costs in your new home.

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Radiant floor heating

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Whole house fans

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A whole-house fan, also known as an attic fan, provides great ventilation, lowers indoor temperatures and summer electric bills.

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Getting a new fireplace

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Is it time to upgrade your fireplace?  Learn how you can improve your home's efficiency with the right fireplace.

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Fix leaky ductwork

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Leaks in your ductwork mean the air you've paid to heat or cool is not getting where it needs to go. Find out how to diagnose and fix this common problem.

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Space heating and furnace myths

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There are lots of "tips" out there that may not be true or safe. Find out how to separate facts from fiction.

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Maintaining your fireplace

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Proper maintenance of your fireplace is important to make sure it's working efficiently and safely.

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Options for heating your home

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Shop and compare when choosing a new heating system. Look for the yellow Energy Guide label to see how one unit stacks up against another.

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