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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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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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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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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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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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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Space heating and furnace myths

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There are lots of "tips" out there that may not be true or safe. Find out how to separate facts from fiction.

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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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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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