Tevis Energy News & Articles

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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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Should I Lock In Heating Oil Price?

September 13, 2021

If a lock-in heating oil price seems too good to be true, it probably is. History proves they are a gamble, causing many oil heat users to feel frustrated.  In today’s post, we unlock the facts you need to select the best heating oil price strategy for your family and budget.

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What Happens When You Skip Furnace Tune-Ups?

September 6, 2021

Maintenance is needed to ensure that all your machines and equipment continue to operate at optimal levels. This includes your furnace. Most homeowners know of this, but many still neglect to do so year after year. In this article, we discuss what happens when you skip your annual furnace tune-up.

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Reasons To Avoid Closing HVAC Registers For Temperature Control

August 30, 2021

To save money on heating and cooling, many homeowners will close the air vents in unoccupied rooms. When they do this, they believe that the conditioned air will redirect to a room where it is needed. This article discusses why it is important to keep the registers open. It also includes a few energy-saving tips.

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Propane vs Natural Gas: What’s The Difference?

August 23, 2021

Propane and natural gas are two popular options for home fuel. They are both very useful for heating and can power various appliances. Although these two may sound very similar and alike, they are actually very different from each other. In this article, we discuss the main differences between propane vs. natural gas.

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