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How To Install An Electric Fireplace Heater

Jul 16, 2012

Electric fireplaces not only provide warmth but aesthetic beauty without the harmful chemicals that are often released when materials are burned. Whether there is a fireplace cut out already or a spot needs to be added, electric fireplace heaters are easy to install.

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Solar Powered AC & Heating Is Here

Jul 06, 2010 by Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning

Electricity can actually be free… thanks to solar power. Free, as in zero cost. We have a natural power company shining down on us every day that doesn’t cost a single cent.

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Ethanol Fireplaces Are Easy To Maintain And Clean

Jul 16, 2012 by Ventless Fireplace Pros

Ethanol fireplaces are a wonderful heating option because they don't produce ashes or soot. However, the fireplaces sill need to be cleaned occasionally to stay looking nice and working properly. Maintenance for an ethanol fireplace is not nearly as involved as cleaning a traditional fireplace.

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Why are electric fireplaces safer than regular fireplaces?

Jul 03, 2012

Everybody loves fireplaces. They’re warm, cozy, and offer a fantastic atmosphere for those cuddled around one. Besides generating heat, they have historically provided fire to cook food with, boil water, and perform other tasks. However, nowadays, people are catching on to the potential safety issues with traditional fireplaces, and are opting to use electric fireplaces instead.

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Turning Your Thermostat Down 1 Degree Can Equal Huge Savings

Jan 24, 2008 by Air and Water

In early December 2007, Congress approved a new bill that would provide an additional $409 million to its Low Income Home Energy Assistance program, a program aimed at providing heating and cooling subsidies to those in financial need. Nevertheless, many political pundits are questioning whether this amount is enough, and home heating costs are still on the rise this winter. Coincidentally, heating bills are rising at a time when utility companies across the country are …

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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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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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Will Ontario’s Stringent Energy Code Negatively Impact Indoor Air Quality?

Mar 06, 2012 by MeCC Interiors

As of January 1, 2012, applying for a building permit for a new structure in Ontario means complying with increasingly strict energy efficiency standards. Energy efficiency is generally a good thing. But some are worried the new changes may prove detrimental to indoor air quality. Homes which are too airtight can contribute to illnesses.

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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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Lower Your Budget Requirements With These Energy-Saving Tips

Jan 25, 2012 by Arpi's Industries Limited

Are you in need of some effective energy-saving tips? To stay comfortable through a Southern Alberta winter, with its harsh winds and frigid temperatures, homeowners have to use their heating systems a lot. And while higher energy bills are a reality for homeowners in our region, you can control heating costs, at least to some degree, by incorporating the energy-saving measures below throughout your home.

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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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Follow These Tips For Winterizing Your Cooling System

Oct 24, 2011 by Arpi's Industries Limited

Preventive maintenance for your air conditioner is important to do before the summer season heats up, but taking steps to maintain the outdoor unit once summer’s over is just as critical. By following a few simple steps, you’ll ensure that your cooling system is ready to go next year.

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How Can I Improve The Efficiency Of My Boiler System?

Oct 06, 2011 by Arpi's Industries Limited

Home owners who heat their homes with boilers have several options to improve efficiency. If your system is old, inefficient and possibly unsafe, a retrofit may be able to upgrade it. However, be sure to compare the costs of a retrofit with the costs and benefits of replacement. Some retrofits apply to both gas and oil-fired systems, but some are fuel specific.

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Waiting To Schedule A Fall Tune-Up? Why You Shouldn’t Wait Until Winter Sets In

Sep 12, 2011 by MeCC Interiors

Did you know that fall is the best time to schedule your furnace’s preventive maintenance? There are several reasons that fall is the ideal time, including beating the rush. Most homeowners want to schedule maintenance in the fall in order to get their furnace systems in the best shape possible before cold weather sets in, and to prevent interruptions in heating when it’s needed the most.

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The Cooling Season In Calgary May Be Near The End, But Preventive Maintenance Should Not Be Ignored

Sep 09, 2011 by Arpi's Industries Limited

The time to turn up the air conditioning and cool off the house may be over soon — but that doesn’t mean you should ignore preventive maintenance for HVAC systems. It’s actually a common misconception that you only need to perform maintenance on your cooling system before Calgary’s warm months. In reality, the best way to ensure that your system is fully functional and operating at peak efficiency is to conduct preventive maintenance at the beginning and end of each season.

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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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