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Pros and Cons of Tankless Water Heaters

One of the most popular upgrades in homes today is the tankless water heater. However, this upgrade, while convenient, is not a good choice for every home. We put together a list of some of the pros and cons of tankless water heaters to help you decide if it’s a good choice for you.  …

Ways to Save on Energy Costs this Winter

During the winter months, you can usually count on at least two or three larger-than-average energy bills. Not only are you running the heat all the time to keep your home warm, but many utility companies do have a “winter rate”–charging more for the gas and electricity you use during these months. Because of this,…

Winterizing Your HVAC System

Even when you live in part of the world where the air conditioner is seldom used, there is a change in seasons which leads to a change in HVAC usage. You may begin using the heater more than usual or it will need to work harder to maintain the temperature in your home. Because of…

Benefits of Forced Air Heating

If you have or are considering installing forced air heating in your home or office, you are in good company. After all, a forced air furnace is the most popular type of heating system in the United States. So, what is the reason for its continued popularity?

5 Ways to Keep your Drain Clog Free

One of the most frustrating plumbing issues you’ll have to face is a slow-moving or clogged drain. Read up on some simple home remedies to help keep your drain clog free!

Forced Air Furnaces Explained

We recently came accross this You Tube video about Forced Air Furnaces and how they work. Check it out and learn a little about what makes your heater heat!

Solar Thermal a HOT topic at this year’s Home Show!

The 2015 AHBA Home Show is in the books! It was great to get out and talk with people about their hopes and dreams for a new home or a better home. It is apparent based on what I saw over this past weekend that folks are interested in reducing their energy dependence – either…

KLEBS rolls out new vision and mission statement

We are very excited to announce our new vision and mission statement for the company, and it is representative of a totally new way of thinking that the leadership of the company has embraced. Many times a company is organized like a pyramid, with the management and ownership at the top and the employees and…

Get Out and Vote

The Anchorage Mayoral runoff election day is nearly upon us. Both candidates have been busy in the past few days with closing strategies and an attempt to gain the support of the voting public. I am not going to write a blog about who to vote for. But I am going to write about how…

Smart Circulators add comfort, reduce cost

An exciting trend has been developing over the last several years in the HVAC industry, and it is having a direct impact on home comfort as well as life cycle cost for homeowner and building owners. Electronically Communicated Motors (ECM’s) are being used on many applications these days and the technology is ever expanding. ECM’s…