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Make sure you have enough chimney

A rule of thumb for determining how much chimney you need for proper woodstove performance is…

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Renaissance Fireplace Installation

Model 1500 Renaissance Rumford installed in a Great Room

Renaissance Fireplace Installation

Frequently Asked QUESTIONS

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How often do I change my furnace filter?

Standard 1" filters should be changed on average every three months. High capacity 5" filters should be checked after the first 6 months and changed within the year

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Air Handler / Heat Pumps FAQs

Do I need a roof over my heat pump?

Some manufacturers insist a roof over your heat pump is not necessary. However, in some cases where the unit may not be running consistently, snow can accumulate inside the unit and cause issues on startup. If you prefer not to install a shelter,  you should ensure all snow is cleaned off the heat pump on a regular basis

At what temperatue does a heat pump become ineffective?

Air source heat pumps are dependant on outside air temperature and become less efficient as the temperature drops. We recommend -10C as a set point where the heat pump should default to a backup heat source