Why is My Furnace Running in the Summer?

It’s August and although we are months away (thankfully!) from winter weather our home might be thinking otherwise. If your furnace is running (even in the hot summer months) you ...

Benefits of Replacing Air Conditioner and Furnace at the Same Time

Replacing your air conditioning system and furnace at the same time might seem extremely difficult, but replacing both can save you energy and money in the long term. Before making ...

Common Furnace Pilot Light Problems

Older gas furnaces use a standing pilot light to ignite burners for heat. When a problem occurs with a pilot light, the furnace isn’t able to warm up properly in ...

Troubleshooting Your Furnace Pressure Switch

A pressure switch in a furnace serves as a kind of safety device, detecting for negative pressure, incorrect venting air pressure and proper combustion airflow. If improper conditions are detected, ...

4 Ways to Heat Your Home Efficiently

About half of all energy consumed by the average household comes from heating and cooling, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. With the need to heat your home for ...

How Do I Know If My Heat Pump Is Working Correctly?

Heat pumps are an efficient way to heat and cool your home by moving heat instead of generating it like a furnace system does. In order for a heat pump ...

Preparing your Furnace for a Colder Winter

It’s that time again to get ready for what experts are predicting will be another freezing cold and snowy winter across the Pittsburgh region. Last year brought the Polar Vortex, ...

Why is my Furnace Blowing Cold Air?

When cold weather arrives and it’s time to turn on the furnace to heat up your home, the last thing you want is to discover that cold air is blowing ...

Does your Furnace need a Yearly Inspection?

You might have often heard that your home comfort system should be serviced annually, once for your furnace and once for your air conditioner. Annual service aims to ensure the ...

7 Benefits of Geothermal Heat Pumps

Gillece Heating provides and services heat pumps as an alternative way to heat and cool your home. Air-source heat pumps use outside air to extract heat for heating and work ...