Category Archives: Home Heating

Heat Efficiency: A Comparison of Four Systems

When it comes to heat efficiency, some of the most frequently asked questions we receive include: Do gas fireplaces, electric fireplaces, wood fireplaces or furnaces heat better? How much energy does an electric fireplace use? What is the cost of running a gas fireplace versus a furnace? How much energy consumption does a gas furnace … Continue reading Heat Efficiency: A Comparison of Four Systems

How a Humidifier Will Keep You Comfortable This Winter

How a humidifier will keep you comfy this winter Do you set up an army of humidifiers around your house when that dry winter air settles in? Some families leave space for a humidifier in every room, and the nightly routine includes filling and turning them all on. It’s not the most practical system, eating … Continue reading How a Humidifier Will Keep You Comfortable This Winter

What is Radiant Floor Heating? How Does It Work?

How will homes be heated in the future? Your family already has plenty to choose from when upgrading your home heating system, including: High efficiency furnaces Solar powered heating solutions Radiant floor heating And that’s just the tip of the iceberg. But you don’t have to dive much further to see the value of each system. If … Continue reading What is Radiant Floor Heating? How Does It Work?