October 23, 2014

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You’ve Insulated Everywhere? What About The Attic Hatch?

For most homeowners, the attic hatch in the hallway or closet ceiling provides occasional access to a seldom visited part of the house. For heat, however, it’s more like a 24/7 gaping hole in the structure’s energy envelope that lets outdoor heat into the house during summer and warm air out in the winter. In Read More…

If You’re Choosing An HVAC Contractor To Install A New Heating System, Know This…

Correctly choosing an HVAC contractor to install a new heating system in your northeast Ohio home can be a challenging task, so having a list of questions in mind can give you a clear way to compare and contrast services offered. This guide tells you which questions to ask to ensure you receive the best Read More…

Why Is Radiant Heating So Comfortable? Understanding The Technology

Choosing a radiant heating system for your northeast Ohio home is an important decision. The first thing you should know about radiant systems is that they deliver important benefits such as increased efficiency and comfort, quiet operation and attractive design. Following are a few more essential details about this technology: What it is and how Read More…

Caulking And Weatherstripping: Here’s How To Get The Jobs Done Right

  Air leaks in your northeast Ohio home may be the culprit if your energy bills seem unusually high or you feel chilly drafts or experience uneven heating during cold weather. Properly sealing air leaks will save you money on energy costs and keep you more comfortable year-round. Caulking and weatherstripping to seal air leaks is Read More…

Carbon Monoxide Detectors: Now’s The Season To Ensure They’re In Working Order

  With the heating season upon us in northeast Ohio, now’s a good time to check your carbon monoxide detector or add a detector if you don’t have one. Because carbon monoxide, also known as CO, is invisible and odorless, the only way to know that you have a build-up in your home is through Read More…

Duct Cleaning Should Be On The Agenda When You Notice Problems

You may have heard that duct cleaning is the path to better indoor air quality and energy efficiency in your home. However, the U.S. EPA recommends that unless you have verified that mold is growing in the ducts, you have evidence of rodents or insects living in the ducts, or dust and debris are blowing Read More…

Put Safety First When Operating A Gas Furnace

If you operate a gas furnace in your Cleveland-area home, you can rest assured you’ve chosen one of the safest and most efficient ways to keep your family warm this winter. However, whenever combustible gas is burned inside the house, certain precautions should be taken to ensure the safety of your home and family. Follow Read More…

Improve Energy Savings With A Whole-House View

As you know, the Cleveland area can get awfully cold during the winter. You can’t be blamed for blasting your heating system in an attempt to warm up. The good news is that you can give your heating system a break and improve energy savings around your home by following some of these tips: Service Read More…

3 Must-Have Furnace Features To Look For When Upgrading

If you have made the decision to upgrade your heating system this fall, you’ll soon learn that there are quite a few new energy-efficient furnace features on the market. Because you have so many choices, it can be difficult to know where to begin. When you work with your trusted HVAC contractor and look for the Read More…

Use Information From A Professional Energy Audit To Boost Savings

Are you looking for ways to improve energy savings in your Cleveland-area home? If so, you should schedule a professional energy audit. It will help determine where and how your home is losing energy and what you can do to reduce those energy losses. The process of a professional energy audit A professional energy auditor will Read More…