Monthly Archives: February 2013

Lennox Vs. Trane Vs. Carrier Heat Pumps: Which brand is best?

The major heat pump manufacturers all make lines of heat pumps with comparable specifications. The specifications for HSPF (heating efficiency), ┬áSEER (cooling efficiency), noise levels, and warranty duration are very similar when comparing models within each class. This is probably … Continue reading

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Air Source vs. Geothermal Heat Pumps: Comparing efficiencies

It used to be considered “common knowledge” that geothermal (or ground source) heat pumps are a lot more efficient than air source heat pumps. ┬áDuring the winter, ┬átemperatures are a lot higher under the ground than they are in the … Continue reading

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Bosch Vs. Navien Vs. Rinnai Tankless Water Heaters: Who makes the best tankless water heater?

Deciding which brand of tankless water heater to install can be a difficult decision, as there are no consumer publications that provide brand recommendations and seemingly no sources of unbiased reviews. Hiring an established contractor that guarantees their work remains … Continue reading

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