Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC/Home addition



I have just bought a house in Pennsylvania. The home was built in 1935 and has steam heat via a boiler. This heat works effectively and is efficient enough (rated approximately 83%)  . The previous owner added a addition to the back of the house, however, and is heated by a ventless gas heater. This heater smells of gas and I have been told by my home inspector that it is hazardous to health. I was contemplating switching it out for a standard wall gas heater. I wanted to know if you had any suggestions for alternative heat for this addition or a long term cumulative solution for the entire. I greatly appreciate any time you put in answering my question.

Thank You,

Patrick Hart

Find a recommended and vetted HVAC contractor in your area and purchase the mini split system that they are dealers for.

Further, find out if a multi zone mini split would provide comfort and economy in your home and enter a contract with the best contractor in the area.

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Mike Reavis


Questions related to "Wet Heat". This is heating your home, office etc. with radiators, panels, and convector apparatus. Steam and water heat. I can answer questions about boilers, piping,and associated parts of these systems. Please do not ask for specific information about how I feel about one boiler, etc. over another--These questions should be directed to a licensed contractor that you know of, or that your neighbors and colleagues look to to provide solutions.


I have 20 plus years experience, which has lead to passing my state master HVAC license.


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