Most Efficient Heating System for Your Home

September 20, 2021

Heating system efficiency is often overlooked by homeowners. That often comes with a price, literally. As Champaign, IL, enters the cold season and temperatures begin to drop below freezing, heating systems are expected to run around the clock in order to maintain comfortable indoor climates. If your home is powered by an older inefficient heating system, you’re in for one cold and costly winter. To help you get a better understanding of what heating system best saves you money while also offering high heating capacity, below are five options to consider. Ground-Source

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Is It Normal to Smell Gas Near a Furnace?

March 16, 2021

During the cold winter months of the year in Champaign, IL, your home’s gas furnace will frequently cycle. If you happen to be standing near the furnace when it turns on, you might notice the faint odor of natural gas. Your nose can detect this odor at a concentration of just 10 parts per billion. If you notice the odor, it’s important to know whether or not it’s normal. Here’s what you need to know about when it is and isn’t normal to smell natural gas by your furnace. What Causes the Natural Gas Odor?

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What Should Be on My Pre-Winter Furnace Checklist?

November 19, 2020

The colder months provide many options for those who enjoy winter season activities. Cold weather, however, doesn’t make life comfortable for those hoping to stay warm. Thankfully, homes with fully functioning furnaces could make it seem like spring never departed. When the furnace doesn’t perform as desired, things could become decidedly uncomfortable. Effectively preparing for the winter may keep homeowners in the comfort zone. Even the best furnace may require some assistance, so here’s a partial checklist of things to help you get the furnace and your home ready for the winter. Change out

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What is two-stage heating?

October 20, 2020

Two-stage heating means the heating unit has more than one heating output level: low during the milder days and high during the cold winter days. It also has a low-power option. That’s why it’s able to maintain consistent comfort efficiently while using less energy. In short, two-stage heating technology allows your system to adjust the heating output automatically. This way, you get consistent comfort throughout your home. Read on to learn more about the two-stage heating system and why you might consider using it. How a Two-Stage Heating System

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