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Is Geothermal For You?

Geothermal is an efficient type of electric heat pump for heating and cooling that has enormous advantages. Geothermal actually moves heat in or out of a home just like a regular heat pump to both heat and cool the interior space. However the huge advantage of...

Ductwork Cleaning, How Often?

I suggest you decide according to how dirty the ductwork interior appears, how fast your filters fill with dust, or how dirty your house is from a dust standpoint. I suggest that a relatively clean house, as your sounds, have the ductwork cleaned about every 5 years....

Heat & Cool Balance for Two Story Home

Dampers are more effective than not having dampers and offer an improvement but are not the most effective solution. I suggest you consider a second furnace & air conditioning system if you really want this fixed right. Two story homes are unbalanced because heat...

Gas Furnace Electricity Needs

A gas fired, forced air home furnace typically requires a small amount of electricity to ignite and operate in your home. Most gas heat furnaces use less than 600 watts of electricity, or less than half of a typical 15 amp electric circuit. The gas furnace uses this...

Radiant Heat Floors

Electric heat for floors are still custom laid into the thin set mortar bed prior to the ceramic tile installation, or in a liquid-set under layment material under carpet floors. There is no economical mat that is any less costly than the laid up custom material....