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Mini-Split Air Conditioner

Seattle Has the Ideal Climate for Mini-Split Ductless Air Conditioners For the same reason Seattle sells the most sunglasses per-capita, when the spring temperatures arrive, Seattleites repeat their yearly quarries on installing air conditioning, having forgotten the heat summer can bring. We don’t need it very often, or for very long, but when we do, [...]

By |2018-05-18T10:16:30+00:00May 18th, 2018|Heating Technology, Maintenance and Energy Saving Tips|Comments Off on Mini-Split Air Conditioner

How Much Does a New Furnace Cost?

May 19, 2017 Have you ever thought about upgrading your existing furnace? Are you thinking of adding air conditioning?  Are you considering switching from an old oil furnace to a gas furnace? If so, most likely the first question you will have is... How Much Does a New Furnace Cost? The answer to this question depends [...]

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Mini-Split Ductless Air Conditioner

May 4, 2017 Will this be your year for cool comfort at home this summer? For the same reason Seattle sells the most sunglasses per-capita, when the spring temperatures arrive, Seattleites repeat their yearly quarries on installing air conditioning, having forgotten the heat summer can bring. We don't need it very often, or for very [...]

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Spring Cleaning Furnace Tune-up

April 20, 2017 Back in the day when homes were heated with coal and wood, spring cleaning meant it was time to air out the house and shake out the rugs. Here in the northwest we often see signs of spring before we really feel it. But nonetheless, the end of those short, cold, and [...]

By |2017-05-31T10:35:56+00:00April 20th, 2017|Heating Technology, Maintenance and Energy Saving Tips|Comments Off on Spring Cleaning Furnace Tune-up

Heat Pumps in Seattle

March 16, 2017 Heat Pumps are a great choice in Seattle and surrounding areas Uniquely positioned on the Puget Sound, between the Pacific Ocean and the Cascade Mountain range, Seattle is typically spared from scorching heat waves and bitter cold winters. This past winter, however, we felt the record breaking cold. But does the record [...]

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Yearly Furnace Maintenance Tune-Up

January 10, 2017 Is a yearly furnace maintenance tune-up really necessary? The short answer is yes. Just like your annual physical with the doctor, or your mileage maintenance on your car, it all has to do with keeping things running smoothly and catching small problems before they become big problems. And when it comes to [...]

By |2017-05-31T10:35:56+00:00January 10th, 2017|Heating Technology, Maintenance and Energy Saving Tips|Comments Off on Yearly Furnace Maintenance Tune-Up

Oil & Gas Furnace Restart Instructions

October 14, 2016 Oil and Gas Furnace Restart Instructions With the impending storm and imminent power outages, we want to give you a few trouble shooting tips. Your furnace should come back on when the power is restored. However, if it doesn't, below you will find furnace restart instructions for both oil and gas furnaces. If [...]

By |2017-05-31T10:35:56+00:00October 14th, 2016|Heating Technology, Maintenance and Energy Saving Tips|Comments Off on Oil & Gas Furnace Restart Instructions

Why change your furnace air filter? Here are 3 reasons.

Changing or cleaning your air filter Just as your car needs it's oil changed, or your smoke detectors need new batteries, your furnace air filter needs to be changed or cleaned every 3 to 9 months. Why? Here are 3 reasons. 3 reasons to change or clean your air filter Better airflow saves the life [...]

By |2017-05-31T10:35:56+00:00September 13th, 2016|Heating Technology, Maintenance and Energy Saving Tips|Comments Off on Why change your furnace air filter? Here are 3 reasons.

PLIA’s Pollution Liability Program

What if my oil tank leaks? PLIA's Pollution Liability Program March 2016 If you recently bought a house with an underground oil tank, I'm sure one of your first questions is, What if my oil tank leaks? Will the oil be causing massive pollution and am I responsible for that? Those are good questions to [...]

By |2017-05-31T10:35:57+00:00March 16th, 2016|Heating Technology, Maintenance and Energy Saving Tips|Comments Off on PLIA’s Pollution Liability Program

Why Changing Your Filter is More Important Than Ever

February 2013 By Rick Odell, NATE Certified Technician There has always been a need to routinely change your furnace air filter, but with new furnaces now it's an absolute necessity. Older furnaces (pre 1995) could tolerate running hotter with lower air flow. The heavier heat exchangers could handle the extra heat when air flow was [...]

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Duct Cleaning: Fact or Fiction

November 2012 It's strange how some rumors get started and equially interesting how they keep circulating. One rumor we keep hearing is that duct cleaning is no longer necessary due to furnace improvements. Well, that one is FICTION. For reasons of health, efficiency and reliability, the FACT is that heating ducts should be cleaned periodically, [...]

By |2017-05-31T10:35:59+00:00November 16th, 2012|Heating Technology, Maintenance and Energy Saving Tips|Comments Off on Duct Cleaning: Fact or Fiction

Community Power Works Upgrade Information

Recently, the City of Seattle Community Power Works has sent letters to Seattle residents about reasons to switch from oil to natural gas. While the upgrade program provides a great benefit, much of the data the the city used is either inaccurate our misleading for three reasons. First, the letter makes statements about switching from [...]

By |2017-09-20T09:40:50+00:00October 5th, 2012|Green Heating, Heating Technology, Maintenance and Energy Saving Tips|Comments Off on Community Power Works Upgrade Information