A quality heat pump is a great investment that can last for years on end, but even the best system can get a bit long in the tooth after years of reliable service. When it comes time to replace the system, you should take the opportunity to choose a replacement that offers the best in energy efficiency and performance. Read More Heat Pump Getting Up in Years? Why a Replacement Shouldn’t Be Avoided >>
Knowing when it’s time to upgrade the heating system requires a review of energy bills, comfort, repair history and a professional assessment of the system. Furnaces have a lifetime between 13 and 20 years, and given the amount of use heating systems see in our climate, it could be shorter. Read More How to Determine If It May Be Time to Upgrade Your Home’s Heating System >>
With benefits such as smaller size, higher energy efficiency and greater interior design flexibility compared to traditional ducted A/C systems, it’s no surprise ductless mini split installations are becoming more popular.
However, if ductless installations aren’t handled by a professional, disadvantages of the technology can easily outweigh the benefits: Read More Ductless Mini Split Installation Is a Job for Pros, But Here’s What You Can Do to Get Ready >>
Are you looking for ways to lower your energy consumption? Before you can make energy-saving changes that will reduce your annual utility bills, you need to determine where the energy you’re using actually goes. According to the federal Energy Star program, here’s the energy bill breakdown for an average home: Read More Energy Bill Breakdown: Understand What You’re Paying For to Help Reduce Costs >>
A zoning system gives homeowners the ability to customize temperature settings in different areas of the home, known as zones. Read More Zoning System? These Questions Will Help You Decide if It’s for You >>
Cooler days are upon us, not to mention some downright chilly nights, and everyone knows the temps will only head south from here as the months fly by. If you haven’t given any thought to the condition of your home heating system, now’s the time to get started, especially since you want to have time to replace any faulty equipment. Read More Think You’re Due For a Furnace Replacement? Here’s How to Know >>
Deciding whether to repair or replace your heating system can be a frustrating choice to make. If your system has been checked and a repair bill quoted, you may be better off to invest in the repair. On the other hand, other conditions may warrant a new system. In order to help you decide, there are a few things you should consider before making a decision: Read More The Repair Or Replace Dilemma: Let Rodenhiser Help You Decide If Your System Will Last Through Winter >>