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Let’s Compare the Best Heating System in Pacific Northwest to Choose for Your Portland Home

There is nothing like snuggling up under the covers and sipping hot chocolate at home while it snows outside on a cold winter night, but what happens when your home is not equipped with the best heating system to get you through the harsh winters? What a pity it would be to not come back to a warm and cozy home! One of the most important aspects of your home is its heating system. Did you know that space heating is the largest energy expense in the average U.S. household and accounts for around 45% of energy bills? You need […]

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Which is Best? Electric Furnace or Gas Furnace

There are many factors you should take into account when deciding on electric furnace vs. gas furnace. There’s cost, effectiveness, durability and more. Also, there’s safety, how long the unit will last and the effect that installation will have on your home and the inhabitants. In many cases, furnace selection is largely dependent on fuel availability. Natural gas is the most popular fuel, but the required piping infrastructure is not available in all areas of the country. In these instances, homeowners are limited to propane, fuel oil or electric furnaces. Both oil and propane require fuel storage tanks that are […]

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When is it Time to Buy a New Furnace?

Modern high efficiency furnaces use at least 30% less energy and fossil fuel than furnaces of the past, meaning swapping out old models for new technology would cut energy bills and lower your home’s carbon footprint. The U.S. government even offers tax credits to homeowners who install high-efficiency heating and cooling systems. As global oil and natural gas costs rise and sources diminish, it’s time to audit your home’s future energy consumption. How Gas Furnaces Work Forced-air heating systems are controlled by a thermostat that detects changes in room temperature. When the thermostat reads below a set temperature, it alerts […]

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7 Tips for Maintaining Your Furnace

Did you know your heating system is the largest energy expense in your home? Did you know that on average, a furnace accounts for about 45 percent of the average American family’s energy bills? Good reasons to ensure your furnace is both running properly and operating as efficiently as possible. That’s where smart decisions about the equipment you choose and how well you maintain it each year come into play. Regular maintenance and periodic checkups are highly important to ensuring your furnace remains efficient. For many, they wait until a problem exists. Yet in most cases, a problem arises after […]

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Aeroseal® is Ready for Prime Time on “Hometime”

As the premier dealer of the revolutionary Aeroseal diagnostic and sealing system in Southwest Washington, we couldn’t be happier to have PBS’s “Hometime” and legendary host Dean Johnson feature the product that has set a new standard in ductwork protection.  Check out the video below! As we are deep in the winter months, no one needs to remind a homeowner of rising energy bills, but what we can do is help make those bills smaller.  In fact, sealing a home’s ductwork can reduce energy bills for both electric and furnace heating systems by as much as 40% and, for a […]

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Seal the Deal

An HVAC company does not become the best without paying attention to every detail of the business. Essential to the company’s success and reputation are the finest employees, customer service, and finally, the tools.  As an official Aeroseal installer, we believe that only the best and most cutting-edge tools and processes are acceptable in serving Vancouver, Washington.  The cold weather is upon us in the Pacific Northwest and you will see why this is the perfect time to ensure your ductwork system is properly sealed. The Aeroseal process is, quite simply, the best in the HVAC business for ensuring the […]

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