Building in comfort

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

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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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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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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

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