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Selecting the best space heater depends on several factors. Will the best space heaters be used to heat an area or only you? The best space heater could be an electric space heater, a propane space heater or radiant heaters.

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Extremely cold temperatures can strain heating systems. Your heating system might be working overtime to keep up the heat in your home. Heat systems should be sized to meet the heat loss calculations for your home.

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Radiant floor heating is heavenly and perhaps the most comfortable heating. Installing electric radiant floor heating is not a do-it-yourself project. Find a seasoned installer who can handle radiant in floor heating and all the design specifications and piping.

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Discover information on hydronic heating and radiant floor heating with these sources. Hydronic heating and cooling systems are becoming more popular. These manufacturers can provide you with additional information.

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Intrigued with hydronic heating? There are systems for hydronic heating and cooling. These systems provide electric radiant floor heating and cooling.

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What is the best way to save energy this winter? Programmable thermostats help with energy savings by lowering the temperature while you are working or sleeping. This thermostat lowers the temperature so the furnace does not run all day while you are gone. Savings depend on the temperature set-back, type of furnace or heat pump.

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The furnace in the older house is a still working gravity furnace. Not many moving parts in this old furnace. But unlike modern gas furnaces, these coal furnaces are very inefficient. Asbestos was a common covering for the ductwork. Asbestos removal should be done by a certified removal company. The fibers in asbestos are know carcinogens. So, asbestos exposure is a very serious issue.

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Tim Carter, of AsktheBuilder.com, explains the different types of  air filters for your home furnace. There are three basic styles of furnace filters. Which air filter will improve the air quality in your house?

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Old thermostats keep the house at a certain temperature until you moved it. If you forgot to set it back, it would cost you on the energy bill. Modern programmable thermostats do that for you. You set up your programs and the thermostat will adjust the temperature every day for you.

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