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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Ductless mini-split system

Internal vents from a ductless mini split system

A ductless mini-split system provides heating and air conditioning to spaces where a traditional ducted system won't work.

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Maintaining your furnace

Man working on furnace ductwork

It's important to keep this big piece of equipment in tip-top shape in order for it to operate at peak efficiency.

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A/C tune up

Megan and repairman near an AC unit

Learn how professionals tune up your air conditioner and get some tips on how you can keep it running at peak performance.

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Installing a heating and cooling system

Two workers installing a new A/C unit outdoors

One of the biggest purchases a homeowner can make is to install a new furnace and air conditioner. Learn what you need to know when faced with this big decision.

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Geothermal

Geothermal wiring system on ground

Capturing the heat from the earth can save you big money on your energy bills.  Learn how geothermal systems work.

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Maintaining your fireplace

Inspector looking inside fireplace

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

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Getting a new furnace

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

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Sealing ductwork

Man applying mastic tape to ductwork

Leaky ductwork is one of the most common household problems. Luckily, it's easy to fix with the right materials.

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Radiant floor heating

Kids playing on the living room floor

Heating from the floor is comfortable and very energy efficient.  See how it's installed and how it works.

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