Archives for Heating

Tips for Energy-Efficient Home Heating

The home heating system keeps your family nice and warm during the coldest winter months. Depending on the weather conditions, the heater may be running 24/7 — and driving up your monthly electric bill. But before you can start taking steps to maximize your heater’s efficiency, it’s important to learn what affects your heater’s efficiency — whether you have a furnace, heat pump, or broiler.

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Roger The Plumber Offers HVAC Support to Homeowners During Transition Season

Roger The Plumber, a local plumbing, heating and air conditioning service company, is running a buy-one-get-one promotion for air conditioning and heating system inspections. With the promotion, customers will receive a professional air conditioning system inspection for $49 and a no-cost heating system inspection; the cost of repairs and materials is not included in the inspection price. 

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5 Signs of a Malfunctioning Furnace

It’s been a cold winter and your furnace has likely been running daily for months, keeping your family nice and warm. If you’ve kept up on maintenance, then your furnace should be in good condition. If you spot any of the following signs, however, then you need to have your furnace inspected ASAP.

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Considering a Heat Pump System? Here’s What You Need to Know

If you’re unhappy with how much you pay per month for heating and air conditioning, then you may want to consider an alternative heating and cooling system: a heat pump system. Compared to furnaces and baseboard heaters, a heat pump system can lower your electricity use for heating by about 50%. Here’s what you need to know about heat pumps before you make the switch.

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A Brief History of Home Heating in the U.S.

Today, all we need to do to heat the home is press a few buttons on our smart home thermostat and — voila! No need to chop wood, heat water or haul coal. The journey to modern day heating has spanned developments across many centuries, from fireplaces to iron stoves to steam heating. Most of us take our HVAC systems for granted, so we decided to share a brief history of what our great-grandparents and their “greats” had to do to stay warm.

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