Most U.S. homes are heated with either furnaces or boilers. As the temperature starts to drop our natural tendency is to consider if our homes are ready to handle the next heating season.
This article/guide is specifically geared toward the homeowner looking for more information on residential boiler systems; common boiler fixes, features, considerations before a new purchase, energy efficient upgrades and top brands.
Since half of the energy used in your home goes to heating and cooling (according to Energy Star), making smart decisions about your home's heating system can have an effect on your utility bills.
And let's not forget your comfort.
Now is the ideal time to check your boiler and make sure it is working properly. If it isn't, or if it is getting old, you might consider purchasing one of the newer boilers on the market.