How a Programmable Thermostat Protects Your HVAC System

Honeywell Programmable Thermostat

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…

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How to Replace a Furnace on your Own

Technician explaining furnace options to Edmonton homeowner

How To Replace a Furnace On Your Own During winter, learn how to replace a furnace on your own once it breaks down to save time and money without suffering in the cold. If you live somewhere cold, the warm summer heat is a welcome respite from the biting cold you constantly experience during the…

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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…

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Learn How to Troubleshoot a Gas Furnace

Furnace maintenance in Edmonton, AB

Save time and money if you know how to troubleshoot a gas furnace. A gas furnace should work without any glitches for the first ten years or so. But from time to time, you may encounter some issues involving your furnace that will prompt you to call for professional help. However, it is easy to…

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Introduction to In Floor Heating for Edmonton Homes

Radiant In Floor Heating

There’s almost nothing worse than stepping on a cold floor in the morning as it startles, confuses, and irritates you. There are some easy fixes such as an extra three pairs of socks or strewing blankets all about your room as a precaution. Luckily the easiest solution might be right in front of you, or…

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History of Geothermal Technology Started in Prehistoric Time

History of Geothermal Energy

The history of geothermal technology begins in 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 popular since Paleolithic times and for space heating which was first incorporated by Ancient Romans. Today the warmth…

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Where to Buy a Furnace | Heating System Buying Tips

Capital Plumbing and Heating Edmonton

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…

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Infrared Heaters — Extremely Effective Supplementary Heating

Infrared Heating

In the cold Canadian winters it’s often important to have a backup or supplemental heating system on hand just in case your furnace decides to go into hibernation. Perhaps the most cost-efficient and effective form of additional warmth is infrared heaters. Instead of simply going to a hardware store and saying, “I’ll take an infrared…

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