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Is a smart thermostat a worthwhile investment?

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You may be familiar with the programmable thermostat, which helps improve your energy efficiency by pre-setting temperature settings according to your regular at-home hours. However, the smart home thermostat takes efficiency to the next level by enabling you to adjust your home’s heating and cooling remotely whenever you want. Here’s what you need to know.…

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How heat recovery ventilators work

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A heat recovery ventilator (HRV) complements your existing furnace or home heating system, increasing efficiency and helping your HVAC system reduce your energy bills. It works independently of your furnace and recycles the heat inside your home, making it a worthwhile addition to any heating system. The Aire One Heating & Cooling team helps people…

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How many BTUs does your furnace need?

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Are you shopping for a new furnace in Guelph, Cambridge or Kitchener and surrounding areas? If you are, you’ll probably hear your HVAC contractor use the acronym BTU. BTUs indicate how effectively and efficiently your furnace will heat your home. How many BTUs do you need for your home? Read on. What is a BTU?…

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4 signs you need to service your water heater

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Your water heater works hard to provide your home with hot water and requires regular maintenance to operate steadily and efficiently. Our experienced technicians recommend an annual water heater inspection to ensure there is no build-up of sediments or debris, which can seriously damage or clog your system if left untreated. Here are four signs…

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Spring cleaning: gas fireplaces

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A gas fireplace is a beautiful and efficient way to add warmth and ambiance to your home. Although you should hire a professional to service your gas fireplace at least once a year, you can clean the unit yourself in between inspections. Here’s a five-step guide on how to give your fireplace a good spring cleaning.…

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10 Things You Should Know About Boiler Systems

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10 Things You Should Know About Boiler Systems Old boiler systems only had efficiencies in the 56% to 70% range, but newer heating systems can achieve an efficiency of 98.5%. There are many benefits of installing a boiler in Guelph homes. Before getting an installation company on the phone, there are some things you need to know.…

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Heat Pumps: What Are They and How Do They Work?

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Heat Pumps: What Are They and How Do They Work? It’s the time of year again when heating our homes becomes extra essential. As snow falls, ice forms and temperatures drop—there’s no denying it’s getting cold outside. What’s more, it’s set to get a whole lot colder. The Ontario winters can be severe. This is why it’s crucial…

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