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Home Visits are a valuable part of the Air Conditioning Quote Process – Especially for the homeowner!

With an ever-increasing amount of online purchases, more homeowners are looking for online quotes. While we could provide a ‘bare bones’ price, experience has shown that this usually leads to dissatisfied customers. Why? Obviously doing things remotely makes it difficult to identify all of the required steps and can lead to people thinking that they’re […]

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Energy Hungry Appliances: What Uses The Most Electricity?

Major systems in your home, such as air conditioning and heating, are big draws for electricity. What you may not realize is that domestic appliances can also account for a significant portion of your overall electricity use. To help keep you informed, we have gathered a list of the domestic appliances in your home that […]

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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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CO SERIES: Pt. 3 – Carbon Monoxide Detectors

“Part 3 of the carbon monoxide safety series, in concert with New Berlin Heating and AirWest Air Conditioning and Heating Inc.” This post is brought to you by AirWest. How a CO detector can save your life We’ve all read stories about how CO detectors have saved families from harm. It is a small inexpensive […]

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Sump Pump Care – Maintenance Series

With spring just around the corner, it is important to make sure you are taking all available precautions to ensure a frustration-free thaw. Basement flooding is a very annoying situation that can mean damage to your property. One of the best ways to make sure this doesn’t happen is by installing and properly maintaining a […]

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Thermostats – There’s an App for That!

Do you have a smart phone? This may seem like an odd question when you are thinking about home maintenance, but we promise, it isn’t. With smart technology advancing at staggering speeds, it was only a matter of time before that tech lens was turned on our homes. Over recent years, developers have been working […]

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Anatomy of a Gas Furnace

Anatomy of a Gas Furnace

Have you ever wondered how your furnace works? Well, with the many different styles of furnace out there, it is impossible to make a catch-all post about all parts. Instead, we have taken a look at some of the more common furnace components and explained their functions. Flue Gas Vent – The flue is a […]

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EnerGuide and Vehicles – Part 5 of our EnerGuide Series

Welcome to part five of our EnerGuide series! Part one explained what EnerGuide was, Part two explained how to properly read an EnerGuide label, Part Three discussed EnerGuide homes and Part Four talked about the Energy Efficiency Regulations that helped create the EnerGuide label. Today, though, we will be looking at EnerGuide in vehicles. More […]

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