HEATING & COOLING BUYING GUIDES & REVIEWS
Home Heating Options
Whether you’re exploring options to update your home with a nice new stove, retrofit an existing fireplace with a fireplace insert, or looking for best heating and fireplace options for a new construction project or rehab, we’ve got you covered. You may want to start by exploring the types of home heating options but if you’ve already decided on what type of heating device you want to research further, click on a menu link above to go directly to that section.
There are many different types of space heaters to meet a variety of home heating needs. From simple, affordable, portable electric heaters to high-wattage, powerful shop or garage heaters, there are many options from which to choose. Our series of best space heater guides will help you find the right one for your needs.
Many homeowners are replacing their standard gas water heaters with more energy efficient tankless ones. We’ve researched both options and picked out the best water heater brands for your to consider. If you’re looking to go tankless, check out our guide to the best tankless water heaters.
Is it just us or do you also think summers are getting hotter and hotter? With temperatures rising, you might be thinking about adding more home cooling options. Whether you’re looking for portable air conditioners, ductless mini-split air conditioners, window air conditioners, swamp coolers, or whole home air conditioning solutions, we’ve got you covered. We’ve also reviewed the best battery-powered air conditioners for use while camping or for use should you suffer a power outage at home.
Interested in a career as an HVAC professional? You’ll first need your HVAC certification. We’ve put together all the information you need to get started including a list of schools by state and online HVAC certification courses should you want to study at home. Once you have your license, you’ll need some tools. We’ve got that covered as well with our HVAC tool buyer guides.
Selected Articles and Guides
What is a Good SEER Rating?
SEER stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio or Seasonal Energy Efficiency Rating and provides a good indication of how energy efficient your air conditioner or heat pump is.
What Size Air Conditioner Do I Need For My Room or Property?
Is this a question you keep asking yourself…. “what size air conditioner do I need for my room or property?” This is a fundamental question
BTU Calculator for Heating
When choosing a new heating system for your home, it’s important to choose the correct sized appliance (furnace, fireplace, stove etc.) for your property. Installing
Where Can You Buy Wood Pellets?
If you’ve bought a stove that is fueled by wood, or if you’ve bought a MultiFuel stove, then you will need wooden pellets to feed
5 Types of Heating Stoves You Should Consider Buying
A stove is essentially an enclosed box containing a fire, which heats your home. If you purchase a stove that come equipped with a large
Best Firewood – Choosing the Right Wood to Burn
Finding the best firewood that generates a good amount of heat and has a long burn time is the aim of any wood stove owner