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More stories about Heating

  • Products

    Asphalt shingles; heating and cooling equipment; home automation

  • Ground-Source Heating & Cooling Gets Better

    Direct-exchange heat-pump technology is pushing energy efficiency through the roof, and because it requires far fewer feet of ground loop, systems can be retrofitted even on small lots.

  • Kitchen & Bath

    Resources for cabinetmakers, radiant heating products; kitchen faucets

  • Heating with Panel Radiators

    These compact units provide the comfort and simplicity of baseboard radiators without gobbling up all the available wall space.

  • Q&A: Electric Radiant Heat for a Small Space

    Q. I'm considering using electric radiant heating panels in the ceiling of a small superinsulated apartment, but I hear a lot of bias against electric heat. Can it be cost effective in this case?

  • Focus On Energy: Shedding Light on Radiant Heat

    Shedding light on radiant heat

  • Manufactured Fireplaces

    Manufactured fireplaces require no foundation or special framing, and most can be installed in a day. This article explains the available options and how to choose a high-quality product.

  • Indirect-Fired Water Heaters

    In homes heated with a boiler, an indirect-fired tank can provide domestic hot water reliably and efficiently. A pair of industry experts explain what to look for.

  • Products

    Contemporary range hoods, pro-duty ratchets, heat-loss calculator, time-saving floor finisher, laminate ceiling planks, carbide chop-saw blades, more

  • Building Airtight Homes

    An experienced builder of energy-efficient homes explains the framing and air-sealing details necessary to build a tight, well-ventilated home.