No Heat in Your Home?

If you find your home suddenly without heat, you may be able to solve the problem yourself.

Consider taking these steps before you call a contractor:

  • Ensure your thermostat is set to heating – not cooling or off.
  • Turn your thermostat up a few degrees to see if your heating system activates.
  • Make sure your warm air registers and cold air returns are clear. Remove anything that might block them, like furniture or rugs.
  • In the winter, ensure your appliance vents are not blocked with snow or ice. As a safety precaution some furnaces will automatically turn off if vents are blocked.
  • Check your fuse or circuit breaker, which is in your home's main electrical panel. If you have fuses, you may need to replace one. If you have a breaker, try resetting it. 
  • Clean or replace your furnace filter if it's dirty. Always turn off the power switch before opening your furnace. Close the furnace access panel before switching it back on.
  • Ensure that your furnace power switch (similar to a light switch and located near your furnace) is in the "on" position.
  • If your furnace has a standing or continuously burning pilot light, make sure it's lit. If your pilot light is out, follow the instructions on the furnace plate or sticker, or in the manufacturer's booklet.

If you are still having trouble, call a registered heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) contractor. 

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Programs to Help Reduce Energy Use

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You know that being more efficient will save you money, but you might not know all your options. Our rebate and incentive programs can give you a head start on reducing energy costs in your home.

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