Category Archives: Heating

Work at Home Comfort

Solutions to Single Room Comfort Many times the home office warrior finds themselves in thermal discomfort in the heat of summer or cold of winter. Running the entire home's heating or cooling during the day may not seem practical or perhaps the home office is in a location with inadequate heating and or cooling. Cold…
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HEATING WITH NO FOSSIL FUELS AND COOLING WITH LESS ENERGY. THE SOLUTION IS HERE

CaliforniaGEO focuses on the adoption of geothermal in CA Most people don't know that the 52-55 degree constant temperature underground can be tapped into to for comfort temperature control. When you combine this with the principles of refrigeration (moving heat) you can heat a building without petroleum and cool a building with much less energy.…
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Radiant Heating

Radiant Heating Courtesy of Energy.gov In-wall radiant heating in a house under construction near Denver. | Photo courtesy of Warren Gretz, NREL. Radiant heating systems supply heat directly to the floor or to panels in the wall or ceiling of a house. The systems depend largely on radiant heat transfer -- the delivery of heat…
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Wood and Pellet Heating – Efficient Equipment Choices

Wood and Pellet Heating – Efficient Equipment Choices Courtesy of Energy.gov A wood stove on a stone hearth. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto/King_Louie Today you can choose from a new generation of wood- and pellet-burning appliances that are cleaner burning, more efficient, and powerful enough to heat many average-sized, modern homes. Pellet fuel appliances burn…
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Electric Resistance Heating

Electric Resistance Heating If you have this heating system you likely have an expensive way to heat your home. Courtesy of Energy.gov Baseboard heaters are one type of electric resistance heaters. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto/drewhadley Electric resistance heating is 100% energy efficient in the sense that all the incoming electric energy is converted to…
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Is Our Heating System An Energy Hog? Data For the Replacement Decision.

Is Our Heating System An Energy Hog? Data For the Replacement Decision. From Energy.gov Is Our Heating System An Energy Hog? Data For the Replacement Decision. Courtesy US Department of Energy Upgrading to a high efficiency furnace or boiler is an effective way to save money on home heating. Most U.S. homes are heated with…
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