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For Comfort and Savings, Seal and Insulate Your Home

Did you know the amount of heat that escapes the average home is equivalent to leaving a window open every day for one year? Often due to poor sealing and insulation, this lost heat can cause your heating or cooling bill to skyrocket. Proper sealing and insulation protect against leaks both in and out, optimizing…

Opt for Efficiency with Ductless Pumps

Room too hot or too cold? Heating bills higher than they should be? If you have electric baseboard or in-wall heaters, switching to ductless mini-split heat pumps can help reduce costs and improve your heater’s efficiency. Instead of relying on ducts to deliver heat and air conditioning to different areas of your home, these bring…

The Benefits of a High-Efficiency Furnace

Environmental concerns and astronomical energy bills have increased awareness about more efficient heating and cooling sources. In May 2013, the U.S. Department of Energy issued that all furnaces must convert at least 80 percent of their fuel into heat, or annual fuel utilization efficiency (AFUE), but older models may operate at around 65 percent, meaning…

Why (And When) You Should Replace Your Filters

Now that we’re in the middle of winter, your heater isn’t getting a day off and it’s more important than ever to ensure your filters are in good shape. Replacing your HVAC filters every three to six months can have a myriad of benefits for you, your furnace, and your wallet. Below are some of…

Fireplace Inserts From BelRed – Part 2

Even though we’re still hanging onto the beautiful August summer weather, now is a great time to be thinking a few months ahead and determining if your current heating solution is right for you and your home. While there are many options out there, as you probably know, we’re going to focus the next few…

Fireplace Inserts From BelRed – Part 1

Even though we’re still hanging onto the beautiful August summer weather, now is a great time to be thinking a few months ahead and determining if your current heating solution is right for you and your home. While there are many options out there, as you probably know, we’re going to focus the next few…

Tips for Buying a New Heating and Cooling System

Have you been contemplating purchasing a new heating and cooling system for your home? It can certainly be an intimidating process—not just from an investment standpoint, but from a knowledge standpoint as well. It can be difficult to know what is best for you home, your budget and your general needs. There are many different…

Alternative Heating Systems – BelRed Boiler Service

When it comes to heating systems in homes, we talk and think a lot about common heating systems of today, like furnaces, gas fireplace inserts and more. One heating source that may not come to the top of mind unless you have such a heat source installed for your home is a boiler system. Boilers,…

Hydronic Heating Maintenance

As we discussed in our most recent blog post, hydronic, or radiant, heating is an environmentally friendly, energy efficient option for heating the home. It can bring you and your loved ones great comfort and energy cost savings over time as well. Many of you reading this may already be experiencing the benefits of hydronics…

Hydronic Heating 101

As you know if you follow along with the BelRed Energy blog, you know we discuss many different types of heating options for the home. One form of heating we haven’t touched on much on the blog is an efficient and green option for heating the home called hydronic heating. Hydronic heating is an energy…

BelRed’s Legacy of Innovation

Locally owned and operated for over 30 years, BelRed has been providing high-quality service to customers since 1986. Begun as a small heating and air conditioning services business, we've grown into one of the largest HVAC companies in western Washington, and we credit our success to our decades of satisfied customers and HVAC products. Along with superior service, BelRed has always been at the forefront of HVAC offerings, and continues to offer new solutions to optimize comfort and efficiency.

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  • The Dangers of Damaged Heat Exchangers

    What is a heat exchanger? You may not have ever heard of a heat exchanger, but we’re willing to bet you would definitely notice if it stopped working! A heat exchanger is a device in a furnace that separates the combustion process from your breathing air. Essentially, it is a combination metal chamber and passageway…

  • How to Light a Gas Fireplace Pilot Light

    Is there anything cozier than curling up around your fireplace when it’s cold out? We don’t think so! As colder weather approaches, you’ll want to make sure your fireplace is in working order. Most gas fireplaces have a standing pilot light, which is a small flame that burns even when you aren’t using your fireplace….

  • BelRed in the Community: Fall Edition

    Fall’s arrival in the Pacific Northwest often means crisp, cool weather and warm, hearty meals. But for many people in the state of Washington, it can mean going hungry due to a lack of money or other resources to access food. Now, you can cozy up with a new heating system and give back to…

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