Category Archives: Heating

  • The Pros & Cons of Underfloor Heating

    Guest Post Written by Stuart Cooke of Haldane Fisher As we all seek to cut down on our utility bills while keeping our homes warm, underfloor heating has moved near the front of the queue along with hot air systems in terms of alternatives to radiators and traditional fireplaces. But how do underfloor heating systems work […]

  • Space Heaters: Safety, Energy Efficiency & More FAQs

    Winter’s here! It’s the time of year we see many homeowners as well as business owners firing up space heaters for added warmth. Some wonder if their space heater is safe to use, while others question if portable space heaters are more efficient than whole home systems. has the answers to these hot questions […]

  • What You Need to Know about Mini-Split Heat Pumps

    Homeowners today have many great options for heating and cooling! Mini-split heat pump installation is one that’ll transform the comfort and energy efficiency of your abode. Learn more about this efficient heating and cooling option, and how it can transform comfort throughout the home. What is a mini-split heat pump? A mini-split heat pump installation […]

  • Basement Finishing: Heating and Air Conditioning Considerations

    Is there a spacious unfinished basement lurking below your home, while your family lives upstairs in cramped quarters? Don’t let the current appearance of that dark, damp dungeon below your floors prevent you from gaining the space you need to enjoy your home to the fullest. Finishing the basement is one home improvement project that […]

  • 2017 Heat Pump Pricing – How Much Does a Heat Pump Cost to Install?

    Heat pumps are a widely popular equipment option for residential and commercial heating and cooling. Their high energy efficiency makes them desirable. They’re a top choice for those seeking to reduce energy consumption and lower operating costs. There are multiple types of heat pump systems. Heat pump pricing varies from one type of system to […]

  • How Much Does Furnace Repair Cost by a Furnace Technician?

    That rattle, squeak, or lack of heat coming from the furnace sends a shiver up the spines of many homeowners – and not just because of the chilly air! Many worry about furnace repair costs, assuming the price tag will be beyond affordable. Wintertime in cold climates makes furnace repairs a necessity. It isn’t advisable […]

  • Furnace Installation & Furnace Replacement FAQs

    Find the answers to all your burning furnace questions here. Furnace Installation FAQs How much does furnace installation cost? Nationally, the average cost of furnace installation is $4,000. Many factors affect cost, including duct installation or repairs. How is equipment size determined for my furnace installation? Your HVAC contractor should perform Manual J to determine […]

  • A Homeowner’s Guide to Heat Pump Systems

    There are many ways to heat a home. From furnaces to fireplaces, homeowners have many options – which one is best for your home? Perhaps you’ve heard of a heat pump, but could you tell it apart from a boiler or a furnace? In this Homeowner’s Guide, you’ll learn all about heat pump systems. Discover […]

  • Is Air Conditioning in Schools Essential for Learning?

    Schools are in session, starting in August and September, or sooner. Some districts do not have air conditioning in schools. This leaves students to sweat through the day. Districts across the U.S. faced these problems at the beginning of the 2016-2017 school year. Schools from Detroit to Los Angeles had heat-related closures. Kindergarteners through college students […]

  • Homes Benefit from the Insurance HVAC Systems Offer

    Most of us think comfort when we think HVAC, but few think of protection or the insurance HVAC systems offer. Aside from increasing comfort, heating and cooling systems stabilize indoor conditions. Your home is built from certain materials and filled with valuable possessions. If the indoor climate isn’t right, severe damage may occur. These losses add up, […]