How to Buy a Furnace – Basic Guide to Furnace Buying

You know you are on borrowed time with the heating system in your house. It is only a matter of time before it quits for good or it simply gets too expensive to repair for what are going to get out of it. So the best decision in your case is to look at buying […]

Forced Heating System and Allergy Sufferers: An Unfortunate Bond

At first glance, it would seem like the Winter is ideal for those who suffer allergies and colds year round. After all the flowers and pollen spreaders have died out, and the bitter air helps to slow down the reproduction of cells. While this is true, most of the Winter is spent indoors, what amounts to […]

Natural Gas Furnace | How to Lower Your Energy Bill

Edmonton homeowners need to pay bills – it’s the nature of the beast. That being said the lower our bills are the more money we have for ‘play time.’ Car payments and mortgage loans are pretty set bills, but areas around the home can cost less with some preparations and guidance. Perhaps the biggest area […]

Is Your Home Air Conditioning or Heating System Making You Sick?

Indoor air quality is important year-round but especially during the winter when we’re forced to spend most of our time indoors to get away from the brutal cold spells. The quality of air in the home is bad enough with the filth of hair, pet dander, dust mites, and germs before you add a possible […]

How a Programmable Thermostat Protects Your HVAC System

A Programmable Thermostat is the Best $30 Investment You Can Make in Your Home When most homeowners ramp up for a cold winter or hot summer for that matter they put their faith in a powerful HVAC system. It’s true that system performance for a high-efficiency air conditioner can make a difference in both room […]

Oil Furnace vs. Electric Furnace: Advantages & Disadvantages

All things being said, the type of furnace isn’t a deal breaker for a prospective home buyer. Granted it is a nice selling point if a house uses an energy efficient HVAC system but curb appeal and floor plan eventually trump all. There are times though when Edmonton homeowners wonder if an oil furnace is […]

5 Secondary Heating Options for Your Edmonton Home

Many of us put our safety and the comfort of our homes in the sole hands of a furnace during the bitter winters. With an annual tune-up, regular changing of the filters and as long as the unit isn’t decades old there should be no reason to worry about expensive furnace repairs. That being said […]

How to Achieve High Furnace Air Quality During the Brutal Cold Months

Unless you’re “lucky” enough to work outside during the cold winter months it’s easy to feel like a hermit crab from around late November to early April every year. Besides the fact that it’s dark so early there really aren’t a whole lot of outdoor activities to partake in when the temperatures are in the […]

HVAC Inspection | Dangers of Missing Even One Annual Inspection

For the most part, the furnace does its job adequately and thus, flies under the radar. Because ‘old reliable’ fires up usually without any fanfare every winter, it’s easy to fall into the temptation of foregoing the recommended HVAC inspection. After all, you change your filters regularly and don’t hear any awkward clanging so the […]

What You Need to Know About Geothermal Heating Systems

Most homeowners are aware of energy saving ratings that make appliances such as dishwashers, refrigerators, and air conditioners more appealing to purchase. Between government kickbacks and lower utility bills replacing outdated items, with newer ‘green’ models, pays itself back. Taking that step further, there’s a kind of energy, stored in the earth, that fuels the […]