In this video: 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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Maintaining your fireplace

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Maintaining your furnace

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Sealing ductwork

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Getting a new 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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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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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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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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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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