Art Irwin on what needs to be checked now to keep your home heating system running smoothly this winterSeptember 7, 2010 1:46 PM
- Air in the hot water radiators ? Inefficient fuel combustion in the furnace ? Now's the time to tune up your heating system.
Hello, Down There : During last week's heatwave, it was probably the furthest thing from your mind. But you know it's down there, lurking in the basement, covered in dust and cobwebs, ignored for months : your furnace.
Believe it or not, though, we're nearing the time of year when you'll be tweaking the dial on your thermostat again.
But before you do, there are steps you should take to make sure your heating system doesn't leave you chillin'.
Art Irwin is a residential heating consultant based in Halifax. He had tips on preparing your heating system for the cold, dark days of winter and advice on energy conservation.
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