Most residential heating and cooling equipment is grossly oversizeÑhere are the variables to consider.
Heat pumps have higher efficiencies than systems that rely on fossil fuels, but the cost of electricity and fuel drives the decision.
HVAC pro Noah Racette confirms one homeowner's assumption that connecting an exhaust-fan duct to a furnace vent is a dangerous idea.
A professional HVAC installer suggests 2 options for adding a heating system to a split-level ranch house with an existing forced-air furnace.
Accurate calculations of heating and cooling loads are the key to installing HVAC equipment that fits your home and your budget.
Getting these framing, insulation, air-sealing, and mechanical details right could make your home more comfortable and more affordable to live in.
A forced-air heating system isn’t as scary as it seems.
Here’s how to spot the signs and boost the efficiency of your furnace, boiler, or heat pump.
A forward-thinking homeowner invests in a highly efficient HVAC system that includes photovoltaics and a noncombustion furnace
Q: I have a 275-gal. fuel-oil tank in my basement. Being of Scottish descent, I’d like to add a second tank so that I can buy an entire winter’s worth of…
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