As winter approaches and the weather gets colder, we all anticipate higher energy bills to keep our homes comfortable. Although more expensive energy bills are common in the cold months across the GTA, they are not necessarily inevitable. There are many things a homeowner can do to decrease the amount spent on keeping the chill … Continue reading Save Money Heating Your Home with these 5 Easy Fixes
When you have a toddler or small child in the house, fireplaces, just like many other areas of the home, can become a hazard if not taken care of correctly. Whether you have a traditional wood burning fireplace on a stone hearth, a gas or wood stove, or a gas insert fireplace, they all require … Continue reading 4 Steps to A Baby-Proof Fireplace
Burn Notice At ClimateCare, we love our gas fireplaces. But we recognize the appeal of your classic, wood-burning fireplace. Customers often ask us what type of wood they should burn as the primary fuel for their fireplace in the winter, and we’re happy to share. Some wood burns more efficiently than others, but might not be … Continue reading The best kinds of wood to burn this winter
6 Ways to Improve Your Quality of Life By Improving Your Indoor Air Quality Odds are pretty good you’re familiar with the concern over air pollution. However, did you know air pollution doesn’t just occur outside? Many people mistakenly think the air inside is automatically cleaner than the air outside. Here’s a bombshell. It’s not! … Continue reading Improve your quality of life by improving your home’s air quality
Why You Should Consider a Radiant Heating System When it comes to heating your home, you have a lot of different options, including traditional furnace heaters, solar powered heating, radiant heating and more. There are several factors you should consider when deciding on a heating system. These include comfort, energy efficiency and cost, to name … Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About Radiant Heating
Choosing the Most Efficient Fireplace If you’re looking for a new fireplace to install, you’ve got three main types of fireplaces to choose from. Wood-burning fireplaces Gas fireplaces Pellet fireplaces. This, of course, leaves out gel and electric fireplaces which, in our opinions, are not worth the investment. While you’ll want to consider important factors … Continue reading What Type Of Fireplace is the Most Efficient?
6 Upgrades That Can Improve Your Home’s Energy Efficiency If you’re like many homeowners, you’ve become more aware of the impact that you have on the environment. If this is the case, then you’ll want to do what you can in order to limit your environmental footprint – especially where the home is concerned. It’s … Continue reading Save money by improving home energy efficiency
The Benefits of Geothermal Heat Pumps When it comes to choosing a system to heat and cool your home, there are a few factors that every homeowner should consider: How much will a new system save me on my cooling/heating bills? Does the system provide both heating and cooling? How much will a new system … Continue reading The benefits of geothermal heat pumps
You may have heard of energy efficient furnaces, and you’re looking to save on your heating bills. However, you’re not sure what the energy efficiency rating is and what it means for you. Here’s a general explanation of what energy efficient furnaces are and how they can work for you. The ENERGY STAR Rating The … Continue reading How do energy efficiency ratings work for furnaces?