Choosing your new fireplace

What should you consider when choosing a new fireplace?

Installing a new fireplace

Watch the installation of a natural gas fireplace into a basement and see how easy installation can be.

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Space heating and furnace myths

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Fix leaky ductwork

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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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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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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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Sealing ductwork

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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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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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