Tevis Energy News & Articles

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How To Reduce Your Carbon Emissions With A High-Efficiency Heating System

November 15, 2021

Continuing to use a low-efficiency heating system can be more harmful than good. It will cost you far more in the years ahead due to the need for repairs and eventual replacement. The good news is that you can switch to a high-efficiency heating system for optimum levels of comfort and safety.

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What Happens If I Let My Tank Run Out Of Propane?

November 8, 2021

Millions of homes are reliant upon propane for heating and cooking. Propane is both economical and efficient. If you have a few odd developments occur like an unexpected empty propane tank, take the time to assess the system and then cautiously move forward. Click here to explore the consequences of an empty propane tank.

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Wi-Fi Thermostats for Oil Heat Homes

November 1, 2021

In the average American household, heating and cooling make up about 50 percent of all energy use. The type of thermostat you have installed has an impact on energy consumption and how heating system effectiveness. In this article, we share nine benefits that oil heat users can enjoy with a Wi-Fi thermostat.

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How to Tell if Your Furnace is Short-Cycling & What to Do

October 25, 2021

Before the winter, check your furnace to see if it is working as it should. Be sure to schedule a tune-up and look for any issues such as furnace short cycling. This is when your furnace runs then shuts off and starts again repeatedly. In this article, we discuss furnace short cycling and its causes.

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What Is A Boiler Expansion Tank?

October 18, 2021

Has your water heater made a sound that made you wonder if it might explode? Do you hear a loud boom when you turned off the shower water? Has an HVAC expert told you that you need to replace your boiler expansion tank? In this article, we will discuss more on boiler expansion tanks.

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Improper Furnace Installations Can Cost You More Money

October 11, 2021

HVAC professionals always remind homeowners that the model of furnace is just as important as its installation. Afterall, the quality of the installation will impact its ability to keep you warm, its efficiency, indoor air quality, and your safety. This article discusses more on the significance of proper furnace installation.

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What Is A Standby Generator?

October 4, 2021

Even a highly developed country such as the U.S. is not immune to power outages. Most people can do nothing but wait until the power returns. Others help themselves by getting a standby generator. For those who are unfamiliar with standby generators, we discuss this equipment in further detail in this article.

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Gas Vs. Oil Furnaces: Which Is Best?

September 27, 2021

If you are in the process of replacing your furnace, you may be considering going for an oil or gas furnace. However, it is not an easy choice. Both fuels are used for home heating applications, but they offer different features. In this article, we share a comparison between gas vs. oil furnaces.

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Understanding the 80% Fill Rule for Propane Tanks

September 20, 2021

After a propane delivery, your propane tank’s gauge will tell you that it is never filled to its full capacity. At most, your propane tank levels will be at 80%, an industry standard for propane tanks. In this article, we discuss what you need to know about the 80% propane tank rule.

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