As energy prices rise and the temperature begins dropping we find ourselves think more about how to better insulate our homes. Understanding a little bit about how heat escapes the home is always a good place to start.
With winter rapidly bearing down on us, now is a good time to discuss some maintenance/safety issues pertaining to your home heating system. Many furnaces today are high efficiency models with sealed combustion chambers and basically, not serviceable by the average homeowner. That being said, there are still some things you can do in addition to changing the air filter to maintain the safe and efficient operation of your equipment.