Heating

Is your Furnace Ready for the Winter?

September is a great time to have a licensed professional check out your heating system to make sure it’s ready for the cold winter ahead.

When is it time to replace your….?

I was doing some research and came across this really interesting article from ENERGY STAR®.

Reduce Your Summer Energy Bill – Dave’s Tip of the Week

Trying to save on your summer energy bill? Buzz Bishop discusses how you can take advantage of your Nest Learning Thermostat monthly email to learn about your energy use and to get personalized tips on how to save money. Check out his post for more information.  

Caring for your wood fireplace or stove

The Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) had this great article posted in their Autumn Watch booklet.  I’m including it below for those of you who burn wood in your homes.

Do you need your ducts cleaned?

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Top 5 Quick Hints and Tips a Duct Cleaning may be required      

Five things to love about Nest Learning Thermostats

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Since launching in 2011, Nest Learning Thermostats have created quite a stir in the tech world and in January the company was acquired by Google. I’ve had a Nest for just over a year and I love it. If you aren’t familiar with Nest or considering a thermostat upgrade, here are five things you should […]

Five easy tips for energy efficiency

Canada’s changing seasons and ever-changing weather patterns mean that for most of us, household heating and cooling costs make up a significant portion of our expenses. But, there are simple things you can do this spring to conserve energy, help the environment and save money.

What is the proper humidifier setting in extremely cold weather?

I received this question from one of our readers.  She thought her windows had too much condensation on them.  Here’s what I advised her.

Fresh air – let your house breathe

It’s very important to let your house “breathe”.  A house that is sealed up too tight can cause problems.  I came across this great post that I thought I would share with you.

Nest Learning Thermostat Part of Alberta Energy Offer

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We made an exciting announcement this morning in Alberta.  Albertan’s can receive a Nest Learning Thermostat at no charge when they sign-up for the Five Year Comfort and Control Dual Fuel Plan. I have a Nest myself and I love it, and I can attest to the energy savings as I’ve seen my bills decrease […]

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