Monthly Archives: November 2012

Heat Pump Prices: Heat Pump Installation Cost In Vancouver

Here are some ballpark prices for installing an air source heat pump in Vancouver BC. Basic heat pump added to existing furnace: $5000-$6000 Premium heat pump added to existing furnace: $7500-$9000 Basic heat pump with basic variable speed high efficiency … Continue reading

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Tankless Water Heater Reviews / Ratings: Which brand is best?

When buying items such as home appliances, homeowners often look to publications such as Consumer’s Reports for guidance. Unfortunately, none of the major consumer publications (such as Consumer Reports or Consumer Guide) have reviewed or conducted reliability testing on tankless … Continue reading

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In floor heating: The pros and cons

Which is better: In floor radiant heating or a forced air furnace? We are often asked this question by people looking to buy a new home. Each of them has its own pros and cons. In floor heating Forced air … Continue reading

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Is closing heating registers a good way to save energy?

Some homeowners close the air registers in unused rooms in an attempt to save energy. You might think this would allow the furnace to heat only the rooms that are occupied, and that a lot of energy would be saved. … Continue reading

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