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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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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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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Getting a new furnace

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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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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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