Understanding Your Home's Heating and Cooling Systems
Is your home heated with a furnace or a boiler?
Is it better to install a standard or tankless water heater?
Does it make more sense to install a ductless mini split heating and cooling system?
How does ENERGY STAR decide which products to award the ENERGY STAR label?
We've got answers to these questions and more!
Heating Systems: Furnaces & Boilers
A furnace heats air that is distributed throughout the house via a blower motor and the home's duct system. A boiler creates hot water. The hot water or steam flows through a series of pipes or radiators to heat the home.