All posts by RB Heating ClimateCare

How Do Hydronic Heating Systems Work?

Hydronic heating systems use water to spread heat throughout your home. This is the system underlying some radiant floor heating systems, but they can also be used to heat pools, towel racks, and any other part of your home. Discover how these systems work, their benefits, and how they compare to other heating systems.  How … Continue reading How Do Hydronic Heating Systems Work?

Springtime Heating: Fireplace vs. Furnace?

The temperature outside is rising, and so is the cost of heating your home. It makes sense that you’d start thinking about ways to minimize the costs of heating your home this spring. To that end, you may be estimating the cost of running your gas fireplace vs. furnace. Unlike electric fireplaces, gas fireplaces can … Continue reading Springtime Heating: Fireplace vs. Furnace?

What’s The Right Size Furnace For An Average Home?

If you consistently have trouble keeping your home at the desired temperature, you may have an issue with the size of your furnace. It’s easy to purchase the wrong size if you aren’t sure how to work it out, and if the furnace was already there, the builder may have put one in that’s too … Continue reading What’s The Right Size Furnace For An Average Home?

Geothermal Energy for Heating & Cooling

You can harness geothermal energy to heat your home in the winter and cool your home in the summer. These ingenious systems are efficient, but will they live up to their reputation and save you money on your heating bills? Let’s discuss what you should really expect from a geothermal heating and cooling system and … Continue reading Geothermal Energy for Heating & Cooling

Fuel Oil Tank Replacement – What Ontario Homeowners need to know

Fuel Oil Tanks have been a hot topic for Ontario residents recently and we thought it would be worthwhile sharing what our customers are reporting and also the recent announcements about Ontario regulation changes. According to Statscan Fuel Oil Prices the average price of fuel oil has increased by 21% over the last 4 years. … Continue reading Fuel Oil Tank Replacement – What Ontario Homeowners need to know

Can Geothermal Heating and Cooling Increase a Home’s Resale Value?

Residential geothermal heating and cooling may still seem like science fiction to homeowners unacquainted with the concept, but the science behind it is relatively straightforward. The fundamental principle involved is heat transfer, which describes the movement of warmth from one space to another. Air conditioners and heat pumps run a liquid through a coil inside … Continue reading Can Geothermal Heating and Cooling Increase a Home’s Resale Value?