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Best heating/cooling options for a finished basement

You have finally finished that basement that you always wanted, but you are wondering how your home’s original heating and cooling system can serve your finished basement. It is an important consideration with a finished basement to maintain a comfortable temperature, regardless of how you choose to use the new space. Here are the best…

Why is your furnace blowing cold air?

Before the outside temperature gets colder, you want to test your furnace to ensure it is operating correctly. The last thing you want on a cold day is a heater that does not work. There are some common reasons why your furnace may be blowing cold air. Some may have simple solutions, while others require…

Tips to prepare your HVAC unit for a snow storm

In the cold of winter, you want to make sure your HVAC system works properly and is ready to handle the harsh, freezing temperatures and snow that can sometimes hit unexpectedly. There are steps you can take to ensure that you stay warm during those cold months. There are simple things you can do to…

Should you replace your furnace with a ductless heating system?

A home furnace uses ducts to provide heat, with an air handler blowing heated air from the furnace cabinet through the ducts. But you can heat your home more efficiently without ducts. If you are considering replacing your furnace, consider a ductless heating system that is easy to install, helps reduce energy bills and evenly…

What is a Ductless Heating System?

It is possible to have the same level of comfort in an area of your home or business without ductwork using a ductless heating system which is high-efficiency heating and cooling systems all in one. These HVAC systems are designed to be utilized in a specific place, so they are often installed as a single…

What are the Top 5 Energy Zapping Habits in the Winter?

It isn’t exactly breaking news that energy costs can rise when the temperature drops.   However, you might be surprised at some of the things that can make a difference – a difference in terms of how much money you spend – when it comes to heating your home during the chilly winter months. Here…

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Should You Buy a Wi-Fi Enabled Thermostat?

In this new generation of gadgets, WiFi-enabled thermostats are among the most popular and extensively utilized technologies. As technology improves, it is projected that even more people will use them. A normal home thermostat functions in a similar way to these energy-saving gadgets, with the exception that they are connected to Wi-Fi and may be…

Winterizing Your HVAC System

Proper HVAC maintenance, according to the Department of Energy, can have a significant influence on your fuel and power costs. It’s possible to cut your energy usage up to 25 percent with a little TLC for your system. It also extends the life of the unit greatly. HVAC units are expensive so if you take good…

Space Heater Safety Tips

As the weather gets colder, many people look for ways to stay warm inside. So far some there are spaces in their homes that do not get as warm as the rest of the house. There are some homes where an entire section is toasty warm, but the other section feels like a freezer. Perhaps…

FAQs About Geothermal Heating

Comfort Systems has found over the years that people have a lot of questions about geothermal heating and has created a list of FAQs of the most commonly asked questions. Let’s start by explaining what geothermal heating is and the two different types. There is high-grade and low-grade. High-Grade Geothermal Heating The heat of the…