SPS Mechanical Inc. Blog : Archive for December, 2015

The Advantages of Radiant Heating

Monday, December 28th, 2015

Forced-air heating has been around for a long time, and has many advantages. However, it isn’t the only option when it comes to keeping your home warm. Radiant heating has been around for quite a bit longer than forced-air heating; the Romans used it to heat their homes thousands of years ago. The technology has changed a bit since then, of course, but it’s still a great way to keep warm this winter. Read on to find out more about the advantages of installing a radiant heating system in your home.

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Watch for These Common Furnace Problems During Winter

Monday, December 21st, 2015

Of all the times of year that a furnace is used, the winter is the most stressful. This is, after all, the season in which the furnace is used on a daily basis. All of that added wear and tear makes it far more likely for problems to develop. If you’re using a furnace to keep warm this winter, keep an eye out for these common furnace problems.

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Improve Your Heating System Efficiency with Zone Control

Monday, December 14th, 2015

Central forced air heating has a lot of advantages, but it also has a number of disadvantages. Chief among these disadvantages is the inability to modulate output between different parts of the house. While that may not seem to be that big of a deal, it can actually lead to a lot of discomfort and wasted money. Let’s take a look at why this is an issue, and how zone control can help you.

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Get Your Ducts Cleaned This Winter

Monday, December 7th, 2015

Winter is here, and you’re probably already relying on your heating system to keep you warm on a daily basis. If you use a forced air heating system, there’s more to consider than simply keeping the heater in good condition this winter. You also need to make sure that your ducts are well-maintained this winter, especially if you want to stay as healthy as possible. Read on to find out how your ducts and your health are connected.

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