Most of us take for granted that our heating systems will work properly when we need them, but what happens when you start experiencing boiler problems in the middle of the winter? Fortunately, there’s no need to panic. By following these steps, you can navigate your way through most boiler problems with ease.

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Ample insulation and airtight sealing around windows, doors and other places prone to air leaks are necessary to keep heating and cooling bills under control, especially if you use an air-source heat pump for heating and cooling your Wichita area home. Find out how improving the energy efficiency of your home’s envelope can boost heat…

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A general understanding of basic solar terms is important to have before you decide to upgrade your home’s heating and cooling (and water heating) system to solar. Here are some of the most common solar terms:

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Winter offers a lot of unique dangers, but there may be one right in your home that most people don’t know about. Your heating system’s sidewall vents — which allow air to vent to and from your furnace — can pose a significant danger if they become blocked. Furnace vents that protrude from the roof…

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Water heaters are the unsung heroes when it comes to household appliances. They work tirelessly around the clock to provide you with a consistent source of hot water. However, once they start to malfunction, you are reminded of the convenience that they provide each day. As you troubleshoot your storage tank water heater, common signs that…

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Condensing gas furnaces look and in many ways act just like conventional furnaces. Like conventional systems, a condensing gas furnace takes in air through a cold air return system, passes it through an air filter, moves it with a circulating fan and heats it with a gas burner.  Heat is then extracted within the condensing…

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As you sit down with your pile of bills each month, you most likely glance over your charges for anything out of the ordinary before issuing payment. But what exactly are you looking at with regards to your home heating bill (the gas company bill for the majority of homes that use natural gas for heating)?…

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