heating accounts for 29% of the average home energy usage
Find out how to reduce your usage. Identify what type of furnace you have and if it is worth upgrading to a higher efficiency unit.
Types of Heating
Active Solar Heating- Live in a cold climate, but get lots of sun? Active solar heating may be the most efficient option for heating your home.
Electric Heating- Electric resistance heating can be expensive to operate, but may be appropriate if you heat a room infrequently or if it would be expensive to extend the existing heating system to an addition.
Heat Distribution Systems- Does your home have an efficient system for distributing heat? Learn about different distribution systems.
What efficiency level is your Furnace? Find out here.
Radiant Heating- Say goodbye to cold floors in winter. Radiant heating can be a comfortable and efficient heating choice.
Portable Heaters- Looking for an inexpensive way to heat a room? Portable heaters are useful for supplemental or occasional heating, but must be installed and operated properly to avoid fire and burn hazards.
Tips For Saving Energy
Filters- Cleaning and changing filters regularly (1 a month) will enable your Furnace to work at its peak performance.
Thermostat- A programmable thermostat will enable you to set the system at a comforable level and adjust the temperature automatically so that it does not get forgotten. Setting the thermostat a couple of degrees lower at night or when your are away from home will help save on your heating cost without your comfort level suffering.
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