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Why Location Is An Important Factor On Choosing The Right Heating System

I read with interest the Financial Post article on the difference in hydro prices in Ontario. http://business.financialpost.com/news/energy/who-pays-the-most-and-the-least-for-power-in-ontario-hydro-one-toronto-hydro-among-priciest?__lsa=3125-7a27 Not to split hairs, but the commenters are right. The actual price of the electricity is relatively constant across the province – it’s the delivery charges that make all of the difference. Let’s try to put this in […]

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Three ways to better your home’s heating efficiency

With winter on its way, our minds will inevitably turn to keeping warm. We love to think we are getting the most bang for our buck while our furnaces are running, but some of us fall into common traps that could end up costing us a lot more. Here are three ways you can improve […]

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How to change your furnace filter step by step.

For new home owners or those newer to the DIY route, furnace maintenance can be daunting. There are some things that should be left to the pros, but one thing you can do yourself is change your furnace’s air filter. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to change your furnace filter! Find out what […]

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Types of Insulation: Vol. 1

Fall is coming, and what better time to make sure your home is properly insulated? Checking, replacing or repairing your insulation is best done before it gets too cold outside so that you’re ready when the cold weather really sets in. So, what type of insulation should you use? This two- part series will give […]

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Air Conditioner Care

No one likes to pay for emergency repairs. Air Conditioning repairs can be costly, especially when a problem has been left to linger instead of being dealt with immediately. Problems can snowball, so it’s best to minimize the impact of potential repairs. No one wants to be left without air conditioning during these hot summer […]

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CO Series Pt. 4: A Carbon Monoxide free Home

“Part 4 of the carbon monoxide safety series, in concert with New Berlin Heating and AirWest Air Conditioning and Heating Inc.”A good offense is a great defense. Brought to you by Hogg Heating and Air Conditioning. It’s true in sports and it’s true in home maintenance. When it comes to carbon monoxide, though, it can […]

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Conserve Energy with your Air Conditioner

With summer finally starting to show its head in Ontario, we thought it would be a good time to talk about conservation. We always hear about water conservation during the particularly dry summer months, but it is also very important to remember energy conservation. It may not seem like much, but a degree can make […]

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ENERGY STAR windows make a difference

Spring and summer are the times when we are most likely to take on home renovations. From the small to the large, these projects are always performed on with the intent of creating a better quality of living both in and outside of our homes. One of the bigger home renovation projects that can be […]

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