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The Pros and Cons of Space Heaters

Space heaters are a great way to heat small areas quickly or to boost your comfort on chilly winter nights. But they are not designed to be a permanent solution to your heating problems. Knowing the pros and cons of using a space heater will help you decide when and where to use one.

Save Energy This Winter By Ignoring These Myths

Nearly everyone knows that running your HVAC system when you don’t really need it is a waste of energy and money. What you may not know is that your misconceptions about your system may be preventing it from running at optimal levels, sending your cold, hard cash up the chimney. Check out these common energy-wasting myths and learn the truth about keeping your home warm and toasty during the winter. Cranking up the Heat Doesn’t Warm Your House Faster If you are under the impression that turning the thermostat on high will raise the temperature in your home quickly, you are mistaken. The thermostat simply works to alert the heater that the air temperature in the room has fallen below the desired level. Your furnace does not know the difference and will shut off as soon as the temperature reaches the appropriate temperature. If the temperature in your home dips to 60 degrees and you want to raise it to 68, it doesn’t matter if you set the thermostat to 68 or 80 degrees. The temperature in your home will rise at the same rate. The danger of setting it too high is that your furnace will continue to pump out heat until the set point is reached. Forgetting to turn it down means burning more fuel than necessary and putting more stress on your furnace. Some Homes Should Change Filters More than Once per Year You’ve probably heard that you should change your air filters once per year, usually during your preseason servicing. Once per year might be fine in some instances, but every situation is different. You may need...

Change of Season? Time to Change Your Filter!

As the seasons change, our thoughts are often focused out of doors. The beautiful colors of fall or the icy cold winds of winter catch our attention every time we walk outside. What we may not be thinking of as we flip our HVAC switch from A/C to heat is the air filter in the HVAC system. These filters protect the system from damage and keep air circulating freely throughout our home.