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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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Turn down your Air Conditioner, Save Money

While we want to stay comfortable in the summer, we also want to do it in the most efficient way possible. That can be challenging when we are blasting our air conditioning 24 hours a day. Here are three ideas for how to save energy and cash during the summer months. Set you air conditioner […]

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Air Conditioning – How it gets cold

The hot weather is coming – we hope you have your air conditioner ready! These units generally sit in our side yards where we don’t worry about them. We leave them to chug away, keeping us in comfort; but have you ever wondered how they do that? Our planet has been using air conditioning in […]

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Start your air conditioner’s season right

Around this time every year, some Canadian homes start thinking about their air conditioning units. Alarmingly, though, most people just assume these pieces of equipment will be ready when they’re needed, no questions asked. It is never safe to assume that your air conditioner will be in good repair; some simple prevention can go miles […]

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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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Create a Home Emergency Kit this Winter

One of the most inconvenient things that can happen during winter is a prolonged power outage. An outage that lasts more than a couple hours can become quite uncomfortable and potentially dangerous as your house loses heat. The best way to handle a winter power outage is to have a winter emergency kit ready for […]

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Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Signs

Once your furnace is on, the threat of carbon monoxide poisoning becomes all the more present. As it is silent, tasteless and odourless it can easily be overlooked – with deadly consequences. Any amount of carbon monoxide in your environment can make it harder for your body to absorb oxygen and in severe cases can […]

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Smart Meters – How to Keep Saving

Smart meters are installed in over 4.8 million homes and businesses across Ontario (cbc.ca), but many families are not taking advantage of the cost-saving opportunities available when it comes to these little gadgets. By taking a bit of extra time to look at your home and change a couple habits, you could end up keeping […]

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