Depending on where you live, you don’t always have a choice between natural gas and propane. However, when you do have a choice, it’s important to look at the environmental impact of each type of fuel and annual fuel costs before choosing. Are propane and natural gas environmentally friendly? Well, both fuels are considered low … Continue reading Are Propane and Natural Gas Environmentally Friendly?
High efficiency HVAC technology has been recognized as one of the most effective ways to reduce your energy consumption. Energy efficient HVAC units provide the following advantages: • Lower utility bills • Enhanced indoor climate control • Reduced carbon footprint • Efficient and noise-free operation • A longer lifespan for your unit. You may be … Continue reading How Do You Know if Your Furnace is High Efficiency?
Some of the most common questions we hear during a blackout include: Will a gas furnace work without electricity? My gas furnace is not working after a power outage. What should I do? Put your mind at ease knowing there are some things you can do to prepare in case of a blackout or issues … Continue reading Will a Gas Furnace Work Without Electricity? What You Should Know About Your Heating System During a Blackout
There are a lot of questions you may ask yourself when thinking about a fireplace or furnace for your home. How much energy will my electric fireplace use? What is the cost of running a gas fireplace vs furnace? Should you rely on your fireplace to heat a part of your home? Let’s look at … Continue reading Heat Efficiency – A Comparison of Four Systems
Do heat pumps save money? Most people don’t know how heat pumps work, or much about them at all. They are a great alternative to gas or electric furnaces and an alternative to an air conditioner. A heat pump is a single appliance that can keep your house at the right temperature, efficiently. How Does … Continue reading Have You Thought About a Heat Pump?
Do you know the top houseplants for clean air? While you’re adding plants to your landscaping outside, why not add these plants to the inside of your home? NASA tested some plants to see if they could remove toxins from the air—and many could. You can use them to boost your air quality and target … Continue reading Clean Air Plants for Your Home
Why buy a smart thermostat? And how does the Ecobee work? It’s time you found out what all the fuss is about, and how much money smart thermostats can save you. Ecobee —the manufacturer of several smart thermostats— has conducted research to show that their thermostats can reduce your energy usage by up to 26 … Continue reading Is It Time for a Smart Thermostat?
ClimateCare is proud to service over 30 locations in Ontario. Doing so means that we’re not just your heating and cooling specialists, we’re also your neighbors. In fact, it would be difficult not to find a ClimateCare member near you! To help you get to know ClimateCare a little bit better, we are featuring a … Continue reading Member Profile: B&B ClimateCare
During the warmer months, you probably had ClimateCare handle certain home comfort tasks, such as: Air conditioner maintenance. Updating your air filter. Smart thermostat Now that fall’s here (and winter’s soon to follow), you might be looking to take care of things like furnace maintenance and updating your current hot water solution. Something you should … Continue reading Why You Should Book Fall Air Duct Cleaning
Your hot water tank has provided reliable and consistently warm-to-hot water since, well, since you first moved in. The problem: Lately, your water heater has been hit-and-miss when it comes to delivering hot water. It’s just a matter of time before it gives up the ghost outright. The solution: A new tankless water heater from … Continue reading It’s Time to Go Tankless