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What Is Emergency Heat or EM on your Thermostat? (IMPORTANT Knowledge!)

Have you ever noticed a setting on your thermostat labeled “EM heat” or “E-Heat”? If you have no idea what that is, you’re not alone. In cold regions, heating system thermostats have a special setting called Emergency Heat, which helps your home stay warm when it’s too cold outside. It means that a backup system …

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How Does a Heat Pump Work in the Winter? (SURPRISING Answer!)

When looking for energy-efficient heating solutions, few options compare to heat pumps.  There are 2 popular types of heat pumps: ground-based and air-based. Ground-based systems use the heat from under the ground. This stays quite stable through the year so the winter doesn’t affect its operations. Air-based systems have to work harder during winter as …

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