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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Whole house fans

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Geothermal

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Installing a heating and cooling system

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Sealing ductwork

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Space heating and furnace myths

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