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Benefits of a Home Energy Assessment

BENEFITS OF A HOME ENERGY ASSESSMENT

What is a home energy assessment? Why is it important? Who does it? Can I have one done at my home? Now is the perfect time to consider all of these questions.

5 Advantages of Ductless Heating and Cooling Systems

5 ADVANTAGES OF DUCTLESS HEATING AND COOLING SYSTEMS

Most people have heard of ductless heating and cooling systems, and they have probably seen the small, indoor devices installed on walls in homes, restaurants or office buildings. But what do you really know about these systems?

4 Furnace Odors You Should Be Aware Of

Have you noticed a musty, sulfury, or burning smell from your furnace? Furnace odor problems can be more than an olfactory offence—they can signal serious danger. Read on to find out why your furnace smells bad, and what to do about it.

Do I Need a Home Water Filtration System to Remove Bacteria?

The U.S. aging water utility infrastructure may be leaving some towns and cities open to water contamination and the danger of water-borne bacteria.  Though city and municipal suppliers treat your water at a local treatment plant, contaminants can infiltrate aquifers and springs. Water main breaks and broken pipes, for example, are the major cause of Boil Water Advisories (BWA). A BWA can cause businesses and households to lose access to clean, safe water. In addition, pesticides, herbicides and chemicals may not necessarily be monitored by city water suppliers. One way to combat water-borne bacteria is to have a whole-house ultraviolet (UV) water filtration system installed. Here is more about them, and what to do during a BWA.