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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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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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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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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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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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Maintaining your fireplace

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

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Heating and cooling older homes

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Don't be scared of an older heating or cooling system. Systems can be inspected or retrofit to maintain the integrity of your older home.

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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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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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