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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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