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Protect your home from the deep freeze

Jan 09, 2013

Extreme temperature, flood sensors offer peace of mind It’s that time of year again where strong winds, snow, ice and extreme cold weather sweeps across the country leaving many Canadians scurrying for the protection and comfort of their warm cozy homes. What many homeowners are now realizing is that it’s also crucial to protect their homes from nature’s elements and the potential problems caused by winters’ deep freeze.

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Differentiating Between EPA Regulations for Wood Burning Stoves & Hydronic Heaters

Oct 19, 2010

As oil supplies dwindle and environmentalists and homeowners alike are becoming more and more aware of the need for new sustainable heating options, wood is re-entering the picture as a feasible renewable fuel alternative. But many wonder how clean and renewable it really is. Wood heating has evolved greatly from the days of wood cooking stoves and fireplaces as major heating sources. New gasification technology has made wood heating environmentally friendly by eliminating 90% of emissions released by conventional wood burning appliances. But with new technology and standards emerging constantly in the field, it is hard to make the right choices for yourself and for the environment.

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Air Purification Made Affordable & Practical

May 22, 2012 by Air Purifiers Direct 2 U

Air Purifiers Direct 2U is going after their market share of online air purifier sales by continuing to find and add Top Products to its online retail website. Their most current acquisition is the Vortex Desk Lamp with a SPI Air Purifier .

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Winter, spring, summer, fall ... We've got a conservation tip for all!

Mar 10, 2009 by Oil Heat America

When it comes to energy savings, conservation is most important. There are many ways that you can conserve energy, that are fast and easy to implement. Here are some conservation tips — no matter the season or the type of weather, we have you covered.

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Are Electrostatic Filters Too Restrictive?

May 04, 2012 by Never Buy Another Filter

They can be. Not all electrostatic air filters (also called washable , permanent or lifetime air filters) are made alike. Consider these 3 factors before purchasing an electrostatic filter.

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How to Clean an Electrostatic Filter

May 04, 2012 by Never Buy Another Filter

Here are some pointers on the proper way to clean your electrostatic filter to make it last for many years...

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Get Relief from Spring Allergies with Air Filtration Products by Healthy Home Filter Company

May 04, 2012 by Healthy Home Filter Company

Spring allergy season has started for most parts of the country. Homeowners can take simple and affordable steps to protect their indoor air from airborne allergens. Replacing your disposable air filter with a BoAir™ 5-Stage electrostatic filter and installing an Austin Air Allergy Machine HEPA room air purifier can bring dramatic relief.

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Go Green By Switching to Permanent, Washable Furnace and Air Conditioning Filters

May 04, 2012 by Healthy Home Filter Company

Over 95 million American households throw away disposable air filters on a regular basis. Stacked up, these filters would reach 6,000 miles high, or the height of 25,333 Empire State Buildings. Most of these filters are made from non-biodegradable spun fiberglass and are clogging up landfills.

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A Whole-House Humidification System Offers Benefits Portable Units Don’t

Feb 01, 2012

Dry winter air can be problematic. It can cause sinus and respiratory problems; it can also damage wood products in your home, like floors. Both whole-house and portable systems will send moisture into the air, and help to remedy dry air conditions. Adding moisture to the air can also help you with energy savings, because moist air feels warmer than dry air, so you can lower your thermostat

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Evaluating Your Home’s Air Leaks? Call In An HVAC Professional If You Find These Problems

Jan 27, 2012 by Arpi's Industries Limited

Increasing your home’s energy efficiency by sealing its air leaks is an effective method to control heating costs, but leaks can sometimes lead to big problems. If you find air leak problems, you should call an HVAC professional.

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You Might Need An HVAC Contractor If You Have These Problems

Jan 11, 2012 by Arpi's Industries Limited

Most of the time, your home will sail through the seasons without as much as a hiccup. It’s helpful to know, however, when a situation requires an HVAC contractor and who to call. If you see evidence of any of the problems below, you should call an expert as soon as possible:

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Additional Insulation In Your Attic Will Better Prepare Your Home For Winter

Dec 12, 2011 by Arpi's Industries Limited

If you suspect that your home is losing energy, one of the best things to address first is your home’s attic insulation. Upgrade insulation here and you’ll see significant energy savings.

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Before You Replace Your Furnace, Get Familiar With Furnace Efficiency Ratings

Dec 05, 2011 by Arpi's Industries Limited

There are several reasons a homeowner may decide to replace a furnace. If utility bills are high or the furnace requires major repairs, upgrading to a new furnace will provide relief. This scenario also gives you some time to evaluate your choices. If your furnace suddenly breaks down during winter, you’ll have less time to make a decision; however, in either scenario, it is important to consider furnace efficiency ratings.

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Get The Facts About Size Before You Purchase A Tankless Water Heater

Nov 28, 2011 by Arpi's Industries Limited

Tankless water heaters can be a significant energy saver for homeowners because they don’t rely on a storage tank to keep water heated throughout the day. Conventional tank systems can be subject to significant standby losses, a factor that tankless systems bypass through their instantaneous ability to heat water. Before you purchase a system, be sure to take sizing factors into account.

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Manage Home Equipment This Winter By Prepping With These Energy Savers

Oct 12, 2011 by Arpi's Industries Limited

While homeowners get out and enjoy the last vestiges of warm weather, this season is the best time to prep your home to endure Calgary’s harsh, cold winter. There are a variety of ways to get your home ready, with varying degrees of cost and difficulty:

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Are Heating And Cooling Needs Shaped By Degree Days?

Sep 20, 2011 by Arpi's Industries Limited

It’s fairly easy to assess the electricity consumption of your home using a smart meter, but what can you do to find out exactly how much electricity your air conditioning and furnace consume? Calculating heating degree days (HDD) and cooling degree days (CDD) shows the fuel consumption of each piece of equipment to determine efficiency performance. Once you know that, you can better evaluate how much energy savings you’ll recoup from upgrading.

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Upgrading Your Air Conditioner? HVAC Lingo You Should Know

Aug 18, 2011 by Arpi's Industries Limited

In areas such as Calgary, Alberta, it is very important for homeowners to have dependable heating and air conditioning systems. If your system is not performing to your satisfaction, you might be considering an upgrade. Before you commit to an HVAC upgrade, though, you should become familiar with some key terms used for such projects.

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