Every area in your home has a recommended R-value, which is the insulation material's resistance to heat flow. It may not be a conversation your contractor wants to have with you, but one well worth the time and in the long haul - well worth the money. Contractors can dazzle homeowners with top-of-the-line furnaces, wood burning stoves and fireplaces, but none of that will matter if the insulation isn't adequate enough to keep the heat in.
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The Frigidaire iQ Drive®Complete-Comfort System provides the highest efficiency levels available today — up to 24.5 SEER and one of the lowest sound levels. The new iQ Drive® technology provides consistent comfort levels throughout your home by reducing indoor humidity.
Consider adding a gas fireplace. Since you don't need a chimney with direct vent gas fireplaces you have the flexibility to create a unique design to complement your home's decor and satisfy your taste for hearth & home. As for energy-efficiency, if properly placed and sized throughout your home, you can distribute heat evenly without tapping into your main source of heat.
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