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Benefits of a Zoned HVAC System

A typical American family has multiple family members who usually have different needs. When it comes to temperature preferences, some want the room to be warmer while others like it cooler. If you have a traditional forced-air system, you may have a problem meeting everybody’s needs since you only have one thermostat to control the temperature in the entire house. Advances in HVAC technology offer improvements ... READ MORE >

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How Smart Thermostats Save You Time and Money

While fuel prices keep going up, people are looking for ways to at least save some money that can be used for other important things. Your furnace is responsible for giving you comfort when the weather becomes unbearably cold; as a result, your utility bills begin to rise. One of the simplest ways to add to your monthly savings is to utilize smart thermostats, which offer precise and total control over your home’s ... READ MORE >

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The Benefits of Newer Energy Efficient Furnaces

It is quite normal for your furnace to run 24/7, especially during the coldest months of winter. This extended use of your heating system typically accounts for more than half of your monthly utility bills. If you have one of those older, low-efficiency furnaces, you probably are spending more on home heating than you should. That’s because old, inefficient furnaces burn more fuel and cost more to operate, ... READ MORE >

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Lennox Merit® Series ML180E Gas Furnace

The average lifespan of a residential gas furnace is between 15 to 20 years. If your unit is around this age or more, it’s time to consider getting a new one for a number of reasons. First, an older furnace is bound to work overtime to keep your house warm. This translates to higher energy bills and more frequent repairs. If you notice a significant increase in heating and repair costs, this tells you that ... READ MORE >

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Lennox Elite® Series XP16 Heat Pump

For many years, homeowners get their home comfort by using ducted heating and cooling systems. However, in a typical American home, about 20 to 30 percent of the air that moves through the ductwork is lost due to leaks, holes, and poorly connected ductwork. As a result, there is the inevitable rise in utility bills and inconsistent temperatures throughout the house. On the other hand, heat pumps provide a more efficient ... READ MORE >

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