Building in comfort

In this video: 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

In this video: 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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