All Blog Posts Tagged 'Heating' (9)

7 Safety Tips for Home Heating Systems

It's quite impossible to survive during those chilly winter nights without a proper home heating system. After all, this is what keeps you comfortable during those days when the temperature takes a dip. Quite unfortunately, most of the home fires occur due to malfunctioning of the heating systems. At times, this also occurs due to a fire triggered by a heating system that hasn’t been maintained properly. This is why it's advisable to keep the home heating system in a sound condition, in…


Added by SmithWatson on October 29, 2015 at 5:12am — No Comments

Dealing with the 5 Most Common Furnace and Heating Problems

Most people are reminded of the furnace repair service just when the fall or winter arrives. Whether it’s a residential or a commercial setting, you might have to face a lot of furnace problems in the chilly weather if you have not taken proper care of it until then. This is why you should know about the most common problems so that when these occur, you can manage those efficiently. In case you are wondering why you need to pay a lot of attention to heating repair, there are thousands of…


Added by SmithWatson on July 7, 2015 at 12:30am — No Comments

Getting Your Home Ready For Winter

Keeping your home in the perfect condition during winter is a tough task, but if you can plan it early, it might not seem that tough. Heating repair and boiler repair are some of the most crucial tasks that you have to take care of, since these are what would help you battle the freezing temperature and extreme weather conditions. If you are not quite sure exactly how you can make your home ready for the winter, here are some steps to follow –

  1. Service…

Added by SmithWatson on June 17, 2015 at 11:41pm — No Comments

Five Types of Solar Solutions for Homes in Tampa

Smart home owners know solar energy offers an economical power source with obvious environmental benefits, but the upfront cost of buying and installing a system keep many away from adopting this new technology. Tampa, however, is a city that has whole-heartedly adopted solar power and is doing everything to realize its full potential. Solar companies in Tampa are therefore offering a number of solutions for not just big commercial houses but also individual to fit every budget, thus…


Added by Olivia Taylor on June 10, 2015 at 2:30am — No Comments

Say Good Bye to Toxic Emission with Rooftop Solar Panel Installation

In a machine-driven, machine dependent world, power is the basic need. Power outage can bring all the activities to a grinding halt. Solar energy can provide a solid power boost to the bustling cities like Tampa, while helping the households and commercial establishments to reduce their carbon footprints.…


Added by Olivia Taylor on April 24, 2015 at 2:58am — No Comments

Energy Tips - Fresh Look at Heating and Cooling the Home

Understanding how heat is transferred from the outside into your home and from your home to your body is vital for understanding the challenge of keeping your house cool. Understanding the processes that facilitate keep your body cool is vital in understanding cooling ways for your home.…


Added by Crosbey Archery on February 3, 2015 at 1:31am — No Comments

90% AFUE Wall Mount Furnace

I run an energy program in the mountains of Colorado. We have a lot of homes without existing duct work and older style wall-mounted furnaces. I've been looking for a decent upgrade choice for my clients - so far Rinnai seems to be the brand of choice for most heating contractors.  Problem is they have an AFUE of only .82 at the max, so don't qualify for high-efficiency furnace rebates through our program.  

I recently discovered the Energy Saver 90 Plus from Empire Heating, a…


Added by Cameron Millard on February 26, 2014 at 7:54am — 6 Comments

BPI Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Professional vs. BPI Heating Professional


There are many advantages of geothermal heat, but the main one is that there is no boiler or furnace needed to burn fuel.

As you are…


Added by Bill Meehan on September 6, 2013 at 8:13am — No Comments

The Ductless Mini-Split Heat Pump's Big Brother - CITY MULTI

In my last four HVAC Design jobs, I've specified ductless mini-split heat pumps. I have four more such jobs underway now.

Why mini-splits?

  • Efficiency (up to 26 SEER)
  • Variable Refrigerant…

Added by Chris Laumer-Giddens on May 11, 2011 at 8:02am — 1 Comment

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