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 Between government kickbacks and lower utility bills replacing outdated items, with newer ‘green’ models, pays itself back.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 […]

How to Change a Furnace Filter in 10 Seconds Flat

If you do one thing this winter season in regards to your furnace, make sure you change your filter often. Changing your furnace filter is a 10-second job that many homeowners overlook, thus causing numerous issues with the quality of air in the home and the cost of utility bills. Some people do have an […]

How to Find Rebates for a High Efficiency Furnace

One of the many gripes that people give for putting off installing a new high efficiency furnace is that ‘we just can’t afford it right now’. While it’s true that money can be tight, paying 150% for utility bills due to an old furnace or poor insulation around the house is financially irresponsible just the […]

Don’t Underestimate The Dangers of a Clogged Furnace

For a lot of homeowners, the term routine maintenance means ‘you don’t have to worry about that ever’ and that’s a really unfortunate practice. For one, you’re greatly decreasing the life of items like HVAC systems when you fail to maintain it properly and forcing yourself to pay eventually for furnace repair much earlier than […]

Central Furnace | Why Furnaces and A/C Go Hand In Hand

There was a time when a central air HVAC system was reserved only for the most debonair of citizens nestled high in their mansions overlooking the hills. Of course that period was ages ago and in many homes central air is not an upgrade, it’s the normal. That being said there are a number of […]

Residential Furnaces | 5 Key Factors to Consider Before Buying a Furnace

When purchasing some items the options are fairly limited and/or unimportant. It’s not a huge deal-breaker if a cooler holds 48 or 60 beverages or if a backpack is red or blue. Unfortunately when it comes to appliances and equipment for the home the details are what make the purchase such an excruciating task. One […]

Should I Get Boiler Service Before Winter? You Better!

Hot water and warm air can be a necessity all year round but the changing of the seasons from autumn to winter marks the perfect time for boiler service just to make sure. Not that a cold shower would ever be satisfactory, but one in July is much easier to handle than one in January. […]

Replacing Furnace? 6 Signs It Won’t Make it Through Another Winter

Edmonton’s winter is a trying time for a number of reasons, from anxiety about driving to the extra layers of clothing needed just to step outside to the constant backaches from shoveling snow. Spring usually can’t come fast enough. One issue that compounds those frustrations is wondering whether or not the furnace will make it […]

History of Geothermal Technology Started in Prehistoric Times

Geothermal energy is considered that which comes from the Earth. If that’s the case, one could say that geothermal technology has been in effect since prehistoric times, when cavemen scooped up molten lava to fire their hot tubs. Actual evidence of ancestors using geothermal energy comes in the form of hot spring baths that were […]

Where to Buy a Furnace | Heating System Buying Tips

For many people a relaxing day of shopping involves a visit to an outlet mall or a sporting goods store but that’s not the case when a furnace is on its last leg. Instead of stopping at the food court it’s a race against Old Man Winter to find a furnace, make sure it fits […]