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New Boiler Prices: Cost to install a new boiler in Vancouver BC

Here are some ballpark starting prices for new boilers in the Greater Vancouver area. Mid efficiency boiler installation, using existing water side components: $4600 including installation Mid efficiency boilers are 80-85% efficient. While they are not as efficient as new high efficiency boilers, they are still significantly more efficient than boilers made in the 90s …

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How to Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

According to a 2002 report published by the Ontario Lung Association, a survey showed the public believed “indoor air pollution was a relatively minor problem compared to outdoor air pollution.” However, with many people now spending more than 90% of their time indoors, and “concentrations of indoor pollutants can sometimes greatly exceed outdoor concentrations”. This …

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Whole House Air Filters: Comparing HEPA filters, electronic air cleaners, UV lamps, and 5″ filters

How do professionally installed air cleaners compare to 1” filters and portable air cleaners? According to North America’s best regarded consumer publication, professionally installed whole-house air cleaners with 4-5” filters outperform  standard 1” models (even including the more advanced “allergen reducing” filters that are sold in hardware stores). They outperformed room air purifiers by an …

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BC Electric Furnace Installation Options: Cut your energy costs

The cost of electricity in BC has risen substantially over the last few years, and further increases are expected. At current energy prices, it costs more than three times as much to heat a home with an electric furnace than a high efficiency gas furnace (assuming you are being billed at the higher tier 2 …

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Furnace & AC Extended Warranties: Buyer beware

Over the past 10 years or so, the cost of new furnaces and air conditioners has been steadily rising due to increasing energy efficiency standards. As a result, homeowners have become more interested in extended warranties in order to protect their investment. Unfortunately, as the Air Conditioning Contractors of America warns, many contractors are providing …

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Tankless Water Heater Prices: Cost to install a tankless system in Vancouver BC

Many people are interested in the benefits of a tankless water heater, but have a hard time finding out the cost to install one. We have decided to post some “ballpark prices” just to give homeowner’s a general idea of the costs involved. FortisBC has also published price ranges you can expect to pay. Ballpark …

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Air Source Heat Pumps: The Importance Of A Quality Installation

Consumer Reports: Poorly installed heat pumps are much less reliable In a recent report on central air conditioners, Consumer Reports found that “19 percent of systems installed by new-home builders failed compared with 12 percent installed by homeowners. The gap was even wider for heat-pump units, where 28 percent of the builder-installed units failed compared …

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