Space heating myths

In this video: Using a space heater may seem like a smart way to save energy. But is it?

Furnace myths

In this video: Separate fact from fiction in these common furnace myths.

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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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Heating and cooling new homes

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When planning your new home, make sure you consider newer heating and cooling technologies that could save you money.

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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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Maintaining your furnace

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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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Ceiling fans

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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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Furnace filters

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Changing or cleaning your furnace filter is one of the easiest things you can do to prolong the life of your heating and air conditioning system.

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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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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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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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