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Your home is the place where you spend a significant amount of time, so it’s very important to maintain optimal indoor air quality. There are several factors that can lead to mold growth, but the most influential ones include warmth and a level of humidity that exceeds the ideal rate of 35 to 45 percent. […] Read More

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Your home operates like a well-oiled machine, and a big part of that is its ductwork, since that’s the conduit through which air travels to improve your home’s comfort level. Sooner or later, ductwork replacement will become a real possibility. But do you know how to identify when it’s time for replacement? We’ve compiled some […] Read More

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Energy efficiency is important when choosing the best heating system for your home. More efficient furnace systems result in lower annual energy costs. Two key components must be considered when calculating the efficiency of home furnaces: the type of fuel they use and the amount of electricity required to operate the system’s controls and blower […] Read More

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Installing a mechanical ventilation system in your home is a great way to ensure your indoor air environment has plenty of fresh and clean air. Whole-house ventilation systems are designed to provide households with healthy indoor air all year long. When it comes to choosing the right ventilation system for your household, you have the […] Read More

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Many homeowners experience significant discomfort during the winter due to dry indoor air. This situation can be easily rectified with a humidification system that maintains a suitable level of humidity in the air. You, too, can experience improved indoor air quality when you add a humidifier and boost the comfort in your home. The following […] Read More

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Do you consider yourself to be an educated consumer? When it comes time to purchase a new furnace for your home, it’s imperative that you do the research and find answers to a few important questions first. If you have ever lived in a home with rooms that never seem to get warm enough, you […] Read More

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Perhaps more than any other aspect of your home-comfort systems, thermostats have seen huge advances in technology, and not just with the ability to program temperature changes to fit your schedule. WiFi thermostats are your way to take your energy efficiency, comfort and convenience to the next level. What Is a WiFi Thermostat? Also called Internet thermostats, […] Read More

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Here’s a simple explanation and comparison of the two main gas furnace types, to help you decide on the most suitable for your home. A standard gas powered furnace: Generates heat via a combustion process. Extracts heat from the combustion process using a heat exchanger. Releases the heat through ductwork into the home, with the […] Read More

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With winter in full swing, it’s important to maintain your home’s heating system and ductwork. In houses that rely on forced-air heating and cooling systems, ducts circulate conditioned air. Yet, a fifth of that air is generally lost through leaky ductwork, leading to higher energy bills and an uncomfortable home. How can you recognise whether this […] Read More

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Your home’s humidity typically goes down during the winter months when cold outside air is much drier than in the summer, and forced-air heating further removes moisture from the indoor air. This can reduce indoor comfort levels while making the home more difficult to heat (since moist air feels warmer than dry air). This leads […] Read More

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