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What Is A Good AFUE Rating?

The AFUE rating, or Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency rating, measures the efficiency of your heater. This indicates how well your heater retains the heat it’s producing.  It’s given as the percentage of energy that your boiler or furnace is actually converting into heat that you can use. For example, if your furnace is rated 90%,…

How To Prepare For A Hurricane

Hurricane season is here, and this year is shaping up to be quite a doozy. Although North Carolina isn’t the most common target for hurricanes, we’re not entirely safe – especially if you live in Wilmington or near the coast. Hurricanes can be unpredictable. There are times when a hurricane is supposed to wreak havoc,…

How Does Zone Heating and Cooling Work?

Do you feel like some rooms in your house are always cold during the winter? Do other areas of your home get stiflingly hot in the summer? Rooms with high ceilings are a particular challenge to heat. South-facing rooms with lots of windows are often difficult to cool. Fixing uneven temperatures in your home can…

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