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Alongside furnaces, boilers are the most common heating system in homes. Whether it is an electric, gas or oil-burning boiler that produces either steam or hot water, there are now high-efficiency options for every type of boiler. According to Energy.gov, older “boiler systems had efficiencies in the range of 56-70%, [while] modern conventional heating systems… Read more »

During these cold winter days, we all look forward to a hot shower and don’t want to wait forever for the water to warm up. If it’s time to purchase a new hot water heater, you should consider the size, energy efficiency and fuel type along with the cost before making your decision. Marmot Heating,… Read more »

Heating Systems for Your Boulder Home With all the changes happening in the “energy efficiency” world today, having the right home heating system can be critical—to your daily comfort and your wallet. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently released new efficiency standards, a proposed minimum efficiency standard for furnaces, which are found in about… Read more »

Do you ever ask yourself: “Are regular furnace maintenance and tune-ups really necessary”  or “Am I paying for a maintenance on my furnace or boiler for nothing” or even “Just how important is a furnace tune-up anyway”?  Marmot Heating, Cooling & Plumbing is here to give you the low-down on HVAC maintenance and why it… Read more »