How to Cut Winter Energy Costs

January 8, 2019

When people think about ways to save money on winter energy costs and go green at the same time, bigger investments like energy efficient air conditioners and furnaces come to mind. While appliances pay for themselves in energy savings in only a few years, there are many smaller things the average homeowner can do to help the process along during...

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How to Find the Right Air Conditioner Technician

January 8, 2019

Of course every smart consumer will do their homework before they buy an air conditioner so they’re sure to get the best quality for their money. They look into the SEER ratings and read up on all the parts like condensers and refrigerants that will help to keep the unit running well. Even when all those angles are covered, things...

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How Geothermal Heating Works

January 8, 2019

Everyone is trying to do their part to protect the environment and lessen their carbon footprint. Geothermal heating is getting more popular as a method to do both. The name might make it sound like the whole procedure is complicated, but it really isn’t. Here’s a brief overview of how the whole system works. First of all, it’s good to...

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Heating Your Garage Or Workshop

January 8, 2019

For many people, their garage is more than just a place to park their car. It may be a storage room, a playroom, a pet’s room, a workshop, or a man cave. However it’s used, it often makes sense to keep it heated in the Winter. How you do that needs to not only make economic sense, but needs to...

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HVAC Innovations that Increase Efficiency and Your Health

January 8, 2019

Like a lot of other industries that are continually evolving, the HVAC systems that are sold today are the product of all the innovations that have been going on for the last twenty years. Making sure that the system you’re thinking of buying has all of the latest advances – these will save you on heating costs and help the...

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Heating An Old Versus A New Home. What You Need To Know

January 8, 2019

There is a lot to think about these days when it comes to choosing the right home for you and your family and not all of the decisions you make will be aesthetic. Picking between an older or newer home can make a difference when it comes to heating and cooling – your comfort level and your pocketbook can both...

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The Importance of Humidifiers

January 8, 2019

The amount of airborne water vapour or moisture in your home is commonly referred to as humidity. There are several sources we’re all familiar with like cooking, showering and doing the laundry, but there are sources of humidity you might not have suspected like your pets, indoor plants and even the moisture you contribute when you perspire. We need humidity...

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GSW Water Heaters

January 8, 2019

When you need to change your hot water heater, consider the fact that GSW water heaters have placed more units in Canadian houses than any other manufacturer. They rest their excellent reputation on efficiency, reliability and excellent value – and they are made in Fergus, Ontario! Attention to both the design and manufacturing process that makes them a preferred supplier...

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Improving the Efficiency of Your Air Conditioning

January 8, 2019

With electricity prices likely to increase, and longer, warmer summers on the horizon, it makes sense to reduce your air conditioning bills as much as possible. One simple suggestion: don’t make your home colder than it needs to be. Most people find a setting of about 25 degrees to be reasonable; set it lower only if really necessary. Program your...

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