As cold and nasty as the weather gets in most of the Midwest, the prospect of not having heat is a nightmare. Ask any plumbing and heating professional what their most desperate calls are, and you’re likely to hear about panicked homeowners waking up to no heat. Impending snowstorms and dropping temperatures are something everyone […]
What Does BTU Mean?
What does BTU mean? Why are BTU’s mentioned when talking about heat and heating appliances? How are you supposed to decided what BTU is right? There is a ton of mention about BTU output, BTU input, and thermal/combustion/overall efficiency, but they all refer to different measurements. Here’s is a glossary of heating terms that will […]
Keep Warm in Winter: What’s Your Plan?
Tired of keeping the thermostat low to save on heating costs? Tired of piling on blankets to keep warm in winter? Tired of wearing so many layers of clothes you can hardly move? Feeling guilty about giving in and turning up the heat? As heating costs rise and people tighten their budgets, it’s important to […]
High Heat Bill: Planning for the Cold Winter Ahead
Looking to plan ahead for the cold weather and avoid another season of high heat bills? Now is the time to talk to American Energy Systems about making the switch to renewable energy heat. There are many options available, and we’ve worked with all kinds of dwellings including single story, multi-level, mobile homes, open floor […]
How Much Can You Save on Heat
If you are currently heating with propane and looking for a cheaper alternative, you may have asked friends and colleagues about their heating solutions. Maybe you’ve picked the brain of your HVAC Plumbing and Heating person, or stopped in a showroom somewhere. With all the heating options out there, how do you know where to […]