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Dual Fuel Systems Help with Comfort and Savings in Cold Climates

If you live in a cold climate, you might struggle to find a happy medium between comfort and efficiency. It may not seem as though the conventional options available to you for a new heating installation are effective enough, so you might find yourself looking at alternative systems that allow you to save energy and fuel while staying as comfortable as possible.

Our recommendation for heating in Lockport, IL is a dual-fuel system. This type of heater combines the energy-efficiency of a heat pump with the power and durability of a gas furnace.

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3 Ways to Tell Your Heating System Needs Repair

Before you have your heater running throughout most of the day and night this winter, you’ll probably want to make sure that everything is operating smoothly. After all, we need our heating systems to be in the best shape possible for when temperatures take a plunge.

If you want to make sure your heating system works well throughout the winter, it’s important to have repairs done as soon as possible. How can you tell if your heater is really in need? And is a repair really that urgent?

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Here’s Why Heating Maintenance Is Such an Important Service for Your Home

You might assume your heating system is working just fine right now, but the smallest of issues may not reveal themselves until the middle of winter—when your heating system could break down completely!

Don’t skip out on annual heating maintenance this year. This service, offered by most local heating and air conditioning contractors in your area, gets your heating system into shape, potentially making it safer, allowing for better performance, and improving efficiency. Call our team for heating maintenance in the Lockport, IL area.

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How a Residential Maintenance Program Helps You Save Money

Many of us have been in the frustrating position of having to call in a contractor at an inconvenient time. One such situation you want to avoid is having to call in a technician when your heating system breaks down in the middle of winter. But this is when it’s most likely to run into issues: when it’s working it’s hardest on a cold winter day or night.

There is something you can do to prevent this, however. Scheduling maintenance services in the fall can help to prevent heating problems in the winter. And scheduling this service year after year can help you to save a whole lot of money. That’s why we recommend joining a maintenance program for your heating and air conditioning equipment.

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Nicor Offers Energy Rebates for Home and Business

 

High-efficiency heating equipment uses less electricity and natural gas, especially when compared to older heaters. Your home or business can benefit tremendously from a high-efficiency furnace, boiler, or water heater, but the price of a high-quality system can scare some people away.

We’re here to tell you that it’s worth it. When you work with a quality technician on your home energy upgrade, you can trust that your heating equipment will save you money month after month. And installing new equipment for your home or business can be more affordable with the help of energy rebates. 

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Your Guide to a No-Hassle Commercial Heating Installation

Adding a major installation onto your commercial property can seem like a headache waiting to happen. Will you have to halt business while you wait for the installation? Will the new system work the way you need it to? Will it cost you a ton of money each month? If you’re looking for a no-hassle installation, there are ways to make the process go more smoothly.

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Did You Know: A Ductless System Has AC AND Heating in One

If you don’t have ductwork in areas of your home, your options may seem a little limited when it comes to the type of home heating and AC systems you can have. Portable heaters and AC units don’t really do the trick if you want to stay comfortable for a reasonable price. But renovating all or part of your home to squeeze in some ducts may not seem like a great option either, especially when you think of how much time that will take.

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How to Pick Out the Right Heating System

So your older furnace or boiler is showing no signs of life. It’s tough to know where to go from here, but our technicians would like to help. Today, we offer some advice on choosing a new furnace, boiler, heat pump, or dual fuel system for whole-home comfort.

But call your local experts, like those at Johansen & Anderson Inc, for more information about all of your options, and to make the best selection for your particular needs!

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How Safe Is Your Heating System? Take Action Today

For the most part, heating systems recently manufactured by the top brands in the industry operate quite safely. Multiple safety switches and improved ventilation standards have helped to ensure this.

Still, carbon monoxide poisoning is a real threat—something that kills hundreds of people per year in the US. Gas leaks and fire risks are also possibilities, and we strongly recommend that you do whatever it takes to make sure your heating system is not the source of one of these dangers.

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What’s Involved in a Typical Heating Check-Up?

Save money and gain peace of mind this year with a heating system tune-up from your local HVAC contractors! Heating systems that receive professional maintenance services every year tend to perform better overall than those that don’t get any attention throughout the year.

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