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Should you Insulate your Steam Pipes?

To gain the utmost from your boiler and home heating system, it's certainly worth thinking about whether or not your pipes are insulated or...

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...
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Prolonging the Life of Your Heating System

Chances are, you and your family rely on central heating systems to keep your home warm and comfortable, especially during the wintertime. However, handling...
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Radon Mitigation System: Improve Efficiency & Reduce Risk

As individuals, every year we are exposed to many different types of radiation from both natural and man-made sources, including cosmic radiation that reaches...
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Room Temperature Control for Better Sleep

The perfect night’s sleep is an elusive goal. It seems like as soon as you lie down on the bed, your brain shifts into...
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HVAC System Components: How Do They Function?

HVAC system components are handy and sometimes even vital to know about, whether you are homeowner trying to find a problem somewhere in your...

How Does a Pellet Stove Work?

A wood pellet stove is a specific type of stove designed to use wood pellets as a fuel to heat and warm your home. Pellet...

Different Types Of Stoves: An Overview

A stove is essentially an enclosed box containing a fire, which can be used to heat whatever is placed on the stove and provide...
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Trump Climate Change Policy

Donald Trump recently made the bold announcement that the US will withdraw from the Paris climate agreement that all countries around the world adopted...

Installing a Wood Burning Fireplace Insert

A wood burning fireplace has many advantages, perhaps the major one being the fact that using wood as a fuel is far cheaper than...
HVAC Maintenance

HVAC Maintenance

HVAC maintenance is an essential part of prolonging the life of your HVAC system, helping you to avoid unnecessary repairs and ensuring it performs...

A Guide to the 2015 – 2016 Biomass Tax Credit for...

Did you know you can claim a $300 tax credit amount if you purchase a qualifying wood burning stove or pellet stove on your...

First Wood Stove Certified to the EPA’s Cordwood Standard

A new wood stove has been unveiled that meets the standards of the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) 2020 New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) emissions...
10 Great Reasons to Heat with Wood

10 Great Reasons to Heat with Wood

If you want to learn about the many benefits of heating your property with wood-heat, then check out the list below. 1. It's Affordable Swapping from...

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...
What is a Barometric Damper?

What is a Barometric Damper?

Barometric dampers are a device installed into the flue between the heating appliance and the chimney to control draft. Barometric dampers are used in...

Best Firewood – Choosing the Right Wood to Burn

Finding firewood that generates a good amount of heat and has a long burn is the aim of anyone woodstove owner or firepit enthusiast. A...

Free Firewood – Where to Find it for Your Wood Burning...

Wood burning stoves are becoming an increasingly popular way to heat homes. Not just due to their aesthetic appeal, but for many practical reasons...
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Crawl Space Encapsulation

If you have air quality issues in your home, then it’s very possible that the root of the problem may lie in your crawl...

Pellet Stove vs Wood Stove – What You Need to Know

As the colder weather begins to approach we soon start to think about our heating and keeping warm. However, often at the forefront our mind...
HVAC WARRANTIES

HVAC Warranty: Whats Typical?

When it comes to choosing a new heating and cooling system for your home, there are many important factors to consider. The HVAC warranty...
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How to Choose the Right Wood Stove for Your Home

With the ever-increasing cost of energy, more and more people are choosing to heat their homes with alternatives such as wood burning stoves and...

Why Heat with Wood?

Ponder the Benefits of Planet Earth’s most Ancient Fuel The aim of this article is to outline the key advantages of utilising wood heat...
AIR CONDITIONER CALCULATOR

Air Conditioner Calculator

What size air conditioner do you need for your property? This is a fundamental question that needs to be answered if you are looking...

SEER Calculator & Rating Chart

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...

What is the Best Wood to Burn in a Fireplace?

In the United States there are over 12 million wood burning stoves in use and in recent years their popularity has increased dramatically. There are...
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Refrigerant Sales Restriction

There have been a lot of changes that have occurred to the Environmental Protection Agency’s refrigerant sales restriction. Those of you who are already...

HVAC Meaning Defined and Explained in Detail

If you live in the United States, then it’s very likely that you have come across the term “HVAC”, but what is the factual...
REFRIGERATION CYCLE

Refrigeration Cycle – How Does it Work?

The principle of the refrigeration cycle is to move heated air from one location (the source) to another (the heat sink). In the case...
How to Save Money on Your Energy Bills

How to Save Money on Your Energy Bills – A Practical...

The cost of heating and cooling has continued year on year and shows no sign of slowing down anytime soon. Astonishingly in the USA, home...
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The Truth about the Ventless Gas Fireplace

First of all, terminology - ventless gas fireplaces, also referred to as “vent-free” and “unvented” fireplaces in the industry are gas fireplaces that enable...
Types of Heating Systems

Types of Heating Systems

Today there are many different types of heating systems used to keep homes warm and often, these heating appliances are just one component of...