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February 7, 2017

Heat and Humidity: Finding the Right Balance

During the winter season, how many times does your home’s indoor air feel too dry? Once in a while or practically every day? Your thermostat probably isn’t much help for finding the right balance of comfort and efficiency — only higher heating bills. Finding the perfect balance of heat and humidity in your home requires taking deliberate steps. Read on to learn why and what you can do. Humidity and the Heating Months There are a few reasons why your […]
January 26, 2017

Here’s Everything You Need to Know About Heat Exchangers

In today’s gas-fired furnaces, heat exchangers are one of the system’s central critical components. A gas burner flame doesn’t directly heat air moving through the furnace. Instead, the burner flame in the combustion chamber heats the heat exchanger, which in turn heats the air circulating through special passages. This not only provides optimum heating performance, it’s a vital safety feature.   Heat exchangers ensure that gases produced in the combustion chamber — including deadly carbon monoxide — are kept out […]