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Bakerview Heating & Cooling LTD.

At Bakerview Heating & Cooling, they treat all their customers with honesty and integrity. They have been proudly serving the HVAC industry for over 25 years and have all the experience needed to serve you and make you comfortable in your home. They listen to what their customers are saying and choose together, with customers, which product and model will fit their budget and house design. They specialize in retrofit, service of your existing furnace, heat pump, ai...
Honeywell

From kitchen to bedroom, find the right solutions to address and customize your everyday climate, air quality, and more. Thermostats, humidifiers, air cleaners and ventilation. New products include, WIFI Thermostats and Honeywell Water Leak Alarms. Call 1-877-271-8620. ...
Top 5 Article Search Results for keyword(s): Heat Recovery Ventilation

Installing a Life Breath Heat Recovery Ventilation (HRV) System

Question from Steven in Calgary, Alberta -----Dear Shell:We are building a new home and planning on putting in a Lifebreath HRV. Is it better to have a fully dedicated system for...
Ventilation in the Home

Q: We read and hear a lot about ventilation and how it affects the home. What do we need to know with winter here?A: Click to continue reading
Your House as a System

If you have tightened up your house by making energy efficient upgrades such as adding insulation and/or draftproofing, etc., you may need to compensate by using a good ventilation system. A heating or ventilation contractor can do a fan pressurization test to determine the extent of air leakage and infiltration in your home.
Make Sure a Retrofit Does Not Cause New Problems While Treating Old Ones

I have received a lot of feedback on my previous column on "prioritizing" work on your home to get the best quality of life, comfort and savings from your energy-efficiency upgrades.
Expelling Moisture From Your Home

The most often talked about problem in homes is moisture and how to get rid of it.
Moisture In Your Home and How To Deal With It

The most often talked about problem in homes is moisture and how to get rid of it. Moisture usually becomes a problem as soon as the weather starts to turn cold and we close up the doors and windows. When all the windows and doors are closed the moisture within your home begins to look for other places to vent ie. your bathroom fan, range hood or fireplace.
(Video) Moisture In The Home

It never fails, folks. Every Fall/Winter I start getting calls about condensation on windows, mold on the walls in the bedrooms, stains behind bedroom dressers, stains on ceilings and it goes on and on. Some homeowners stress the fact that they have just put in new windows; so why the moisture? Well let it be known you have tightened your home up a few notches so let’s go back a few steps.
A Home Primer For Energy Audits

Home energy evaluation, audit, rating - they all mean the same thing when you are qualifying for any federal or provincial government upgrade grants. Now folks, I do not want you to think for a moment that energy audits are not required. I am a strong supporter of having them done at whatever the nominal cost may be.
Moisture Lines on the Ceiling

Our home is 5 years old. We have noticed grey lines on the vaulted stippled ceiling. These are wet lines. Doug has gone into the attic, has noticed no leaks around the air vents but when he pulled back the insulation, under the plastic covering the drywall he could see 'grey areas'. We need help in directions where to begin on getting this problem fixed. Questions we have, is the builders responsible still? Do we get an inspector in first? How do we find why this is happening? We will appreciate
Duct cleaning for Healthier Fresher Air

Most home owners are well aware that heating and cooling system should be inspected annually. This is best done before the fall or winter rush. But making sure the furnace is up to snuff is not all one should do. Getting your home's air ducts cleaned is also a crucial step in ensuring that your family is living in a healthy, fresh air indoor environment.
Change Heating System and Save More

The higher your current energy bill is, the greater your potential savings are with a new furnace. Upgrading your heating system is a great way to improve your homes energy efficiency.
Static electricity problems

Question from: BobCastlegar, BCDear Shell,We live in a home that is built slab on grade. We have radiant heat with a gas boiler. We have carpeting throughout the house. We...
Controlling Moisture in the Home

The most often talked about problem in the home is moisture control and how to get rid of it. Moisture usually becomes a problem as soon as the weather turns cold and we close up our windows and doors. The moisture looks for places to vent and if there isn't sufficient ventilation, you may begin to find excess moisture showing up on windows or as stains on the ceiling.
Renovating and Indoor Air Quality

As Canadians spend more time inside during the winter months with their furnaces running and windows sealed up, addressing healthy indoor air quality is crucial to keeping our homes healthy. Through our efforts to be energy efficient, today's homes are built to seal the heat in and keep the cool air out.
Coping With Moisture Problems in the Home

The most often talked about problem in the home is moisture control and how to get rid of it. Moisture usually becomes a problem as soon as the weather turns cold and we close up our windows and doors. The moisture looks for places to vent and if there isn't sufficient ventilation, you may begin to find excess moisture showing up on windows or as stains on the ceiling.
Icicles Can Mean Poor Insulation

Q: Last winter, we had a number of icicles on our roofline and gutters. Is there something we can do to prevent this before winter returns?
Keep High Humidity In Check

I have now covered how to select the proper furnace for your home, how to finish your basement, and what to use to insulate your home. All of these upgrades affect how your home works as a system, one of the changes can be a difference in the relative humidity or moisture level in your home.
Info on Heat Recovery Ventilators (HRVs)

Question from Rob in Portage La Prairie, MB -----Dear Shell,I am going to install a HRV in a new home and would like to know the difference between the various brands and the pros...
Important items to address when purchasing a new furnace

Even though summer has just ended, it is not too early to start thinking about your homes heating system. If you act now, you can avoid the rush when we have our first cold night.
Fighting condensation in home

Your energy efficiency upgrades may be causing havoc within your home when the cold weather shows up and here is why.