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We have commented on all kinds of fuel and tried to show comparisons between each.
Electric heat has for a long time had a bad image because it is supposedly so expensive and inefficient.
Yesterday we talked about LP Gas and today's fuel is Natural Gas which comes from a wide variety of wells and is pumped throughout m
Today we will talk about Liquified Petrolium Gas (LP Gas) or more commonly known as Propane.
#2 Fuel oil and diesel are all the same but #2 Fuel Oil is designed for off-road heating and the two are different colors.
Yesterday we started a series of various types of fuel to heat your home with and today here's a bit more information about our "Bas
Over the next couple days we will be discussing the differences between conventional heating fuels.
Radiant Heat is achieved by pumping warm/hot water through pipes in the floor which then radiates up into the home whereupon everyon
Many people choose to heat their home with Forced Hot Air using a high efficiency Furnace which is designed to make hot air, as comp
Condensing boilers are a hot water heating system designed to recover energy normally discharged through the chimney as waste.
Yesterday afternoon it seems as though a Dump Truck whacked a phone pole near our office which killed our internet connection for th
The Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency (AFUE) guide is not a steady measure of efficiency, but instead attempts to represent the act
If your home's boiler is more than 16 years old we strongly suggest you consider replacing it with a new more efficient one.
When using Solar Hot Water Panels it is strongly advised to have a back-up boiler for those times when Solar Panels aren't able to g
After Solar Collector Panels have absorbed the energy from the sun in the form of Hot Water that energy/Hot Water needs to be stored
In the photograph Solar Hot Water panels are being installed on the roof of a brand new home from Vermont Modular.
This photograph shows Solar Power hot water panels mounted on the roof providing much needed hot water.