Heating

Workshop Heating and Ventilation

There are many options for installing heating and ventilation in a home workshop. These two features are key to creating a comfortable environment in a workspace.

When planning a workshop, keep in mind that if the space is not comfortable it is unlikely that much work will be done in it. For that reason, it’s important to remember heating as part of the workshop design. In addition, adequate ventilation is important from the standpoint of safety as well as creating ...

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Radiant Floor Heating Basics

Alternative heating can include more than adding a fireplace or two or some space heaters. Radiant floor heating is an innovative heating method that works in an unusual way but is highly efficient.

Radiant floor heating is a wonderfully efficient heat-distribution system that takes advantage of the whole floor to heat the home, as apposed to forced air coming out of one small vent and trying to heat a huge space.

How does radiant floor heating work?

This innovation in home heating ...

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Avoid Costly Heating Bills

A large portion of your energy costs will be devoted to heating your home. For this reason, it’s important to make sure your heating system runs as efficiently as possible.

Here are some good tips for saving energy and avoiding high heating bills:

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Quick Tips for a Warmer Holiday Season

We love this time of year; just as it gets cold and right before the holidays. It’s early enough that winter hasn’t quite arrived or dragged on for what seems like eternity, and just warm enough so ice and snow doesn’t make it miserable to be out shopping for loved ones.

And, it’s the perfect time to follow a few quick tips to help ensure you have a warm and cozy holiday season, and most importantly, keep your home warm! Here ...

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What is the Hybrid Heat Dual Fuel System?

With today’s rising uncertainty surrounding utility costs, homeowners nationwide are becoming more and more interested in finding the best, most economical solution for indoor heating and cooling.

Cool Heat specializes in creating customized home comfort systems tailored to your needs with a broad selection of residential heating and cooling products. Cool Heat can help you choose the best system for your home, including a Hybrid Heat dual fuel system designed to deliver maximum comfort and economy.

Hybrid Heat dual fuel systems deliver ...

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Biting the 90 AFUE Bullet

Due to higher natural gas prices, the cost-effectiveness of 90 percent efficient furnaces has changed. But there are other reasons to make this move.

“We live in an age of ‘urge’. We do nothing till somebody shoves us.” – Will Rogers
“Do not give dalliance too much rein.” – Shakespeare, The Tempest

Not long ago, energy cater Steve Byers reported that a 200-homes-per-year Front Range builder wanted to qualify for the EPA’s Energy Star performance threshold. Their pivotal question to him: did ...

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Why Your Home Does Not Heat Evenly

Your home is your castle, and you should certainly be comfortable in your home. However, if your home does not heat evenly, then you will definitely not be comfortable. Determining why your home is heating unevenly can be a problem. You might first suspect that your HVAC system is not working properly. However, there are some other things to check first.

The first step to check is the air registers (vents) in each room. If your home is not heating evenly, ...

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What Everyone Should Know about Geothermal Heating

Are you interested in going green? If so, then you will find quite a few different technologies and techniques that can help. These range from recycling plastic, glass and paper to installing solar panels on your roof. However, if you want to go green and reduce your energy expenses, while maintaining the most comfortable home possible, then you should know a thing or two about geothermal heating. What is this technology and can it be of use to you?

Fist, you ...

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Green Furnace and Heating Options for Your Home

It seems like everyone is going “green” these days. There are solar power options, wind power, organic products and more, all of which are supposed to better the environment one way or another. However, the fact remains that one of the most important ways to “go green” is to cut your carbon footprint. Of the many factors that contribute here, your home energy usage is one of the largest. As such, your HVAC system can be a large contributor to ...

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