In these videos: Your furnace is one of the most important pieces of equipment in your home. Taking a few easy steps will keep it in tip top shape.

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Heating and cooling older homes

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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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Ductless mini-split system

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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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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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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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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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Getting a new fireplace

Man installing ductwork for new fireplace

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

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Installing a heating and cooling system

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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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