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.

Furnace and water heater

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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Ceiling fans

ceiling fan

A cooling breeze can reduce your need for air conditioning.There are some important things to know about purchasing and installing ceiling fans.

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Radiant floor heating

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

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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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A/C tune up

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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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Geothermal

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

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Sealing ductwork

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

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Whole house fans

Illustration of a whole house fan system

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

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Learning thermostats

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Discover how the next generation of smart thermostats adjust your home’s temperature based on your behavior and weather forecasts.

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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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