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Space Heater Considerations

27 Sep
Space Heater Considerations

As cool temperatures descend, it’s always tempting to consider a space heater for auxiliary heating. You may have a cold space you want to warm up without having to heat the entire house or your heating system isn’t ready for routine use yet. While they are an option, it’s good to be aware of their advantages and […]

Switching Heating Systems: Gas, Electric, or Oil?

11 Apr
Switching Heating Systems: Gas, Electric, or Oil?

If you’re considering switching heating systems, your three options in New Jersey include gas, oil, or electric. Which you choose depends on fuel availability, heating preferences, and your budget. Spring is a good time to make the switch because HVAC contractors are entering a slow season and you may not need to heat your home […]

Green Heating Options for a Sustainable Winter

21 Nov
Green Heating Options for a Sustainable Winter

Heating season is fast approaching. Your furnace is a necessity in the cold, New Jersey winter. Unfortunately, running it also uses tons of energy and increases your carbon footprint. Fortunately, there are more environmentally friendly options you can use. Here are a few green heating options and tips: Geothermal heating. The heat energy beneath the […]

Tips for Heating Your Basement This Winter

07 Nov
Tips for Heating Your Basement This Winter

Have you been neglecting the comfort level of your basement? Whether it’s already considered to be a finished basement or if this is something you’re planning for the future, you need to make sure that you pay attention to its heating and cooling needs as warranted by the season. Here are some options you have […]

Lowering Your Heating Load

21 Mar
Lowering Your Heating Load

Your heating system works hard keeping your home comfortable all winter long, so it withstands a lot of wear and tear. One way to prolong its service life and prevent costly repairs is to lower your heating load. Understanding “Heating Load” In simply terms, your heating load is the amount of energy required to keep […]

What is That Smell Coming From the Furnace?

26 Jan
What is That Smell Coming From the Furnace?

When you first turn your furnace on for the heating season, you likely will notice an acrid smell. Generally, this is just dust that’s settled on the furnace’s surfaces, burning off once the unit heats up. But any other type of furnace smell could signal a problem. Following is some information about the various types […]

Are Space Heaters Dangerous?

05 Jan
Are Space Heaters Dangerous?

A space heater is sometimes viewed as a potentially dangerous appliance. Certainly, if they are not handled with care, they can be hazards. Space heaters are responsible for at least 18,000 residential fires every year. They may also be a source of poisonous fumes. When handled properly, space heaters can help homeowners save on utility […]

Everything You Need to Know About Heat Recovery Ventilators

28 Jan
Everything You Need to Know About Heat Recovery Ventilators

If you’ve taken steps to tighten up your home by air sealing and insulating, you’ll need to add mechanical ventilation to maintain good air quality. There are several types of whole-house ventilation systems available, but most just replace your conditioned air with outdoor air, which wastes your energy dollars. That’s not the case with a […]