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More stories about Heating

  • Monitoring Home Performance

    Certain home performance problems are hard to catch because you may not be at the house when they happen. Here are a few tips on how to keep tabs on condensation, temperature problems, and more.

  • Troubleshooting: Water Heater in a Crawlspace

    Vertical limitations and code requirements make it difficult to impossible to install a water heater in a crawlspace. Here's what you need to know.

  • A Ground-Source Heat Pump for an Oceanside Home

    Coastal Connection goes on site to see the wells drilled for a geothermal heating and cooling retrofit.

  • Schluter Systems Ditra Heat System

    This radiant heating system provides floor warming and uncoupling in a single layer.

  • Teaming Heat Pumps with Rooftop Solar Power

    Portland, Maine’s ReVision Energy has a new business model: Pairing rooftop solar electric panels with efficient air-source heat pumps to yield a net-zero-energy home heating solution.

  • Slideshow: Teaming PV with Heat Pumps

    JLC's Coastal Connection spent two days on the job in Portland, Maine, this month to see an installation crew from ReVision Energy add heat pumps and rooftop solar panels to an existing house.

  • Heat Kills

    After a long winter, summer's finally here ... and it could be brutal.

  • Bollenta Cos. TruTankless Electric Water Heater

    The TruTankless water heater squeezes 24 feet of heating element into a briefcase-size housing, so it can heat water at relatively low element temperatures.

  • Heat Pumps for Cold Climates

    Mini-split heat pumps were a major topic at the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA) BuildingEnergy 14 conference in Boston this year. Ted Cushman explains why and how these mini-splits shine in cold climates.

  • WarmBoard Warmsource Total Warmth System

    The Warmsource system simplifies hydronic heating by stuffing all the manifolds and controls into a little tank on top of the main storage tank and using X10 technology to eliminate the need for thermostat wiring.