The trip to Duluth was colder than you expected, but you were fortunate that you were able to find a place that was both cozy and warm. In fact, one of the points on the website indicated that there was new heating boiler installed in the house. Although the wedding was the end of October, the weather was much colder in the evening than you would have expected.
There are many places in America where it is important to make sure that heating boilers and other utilities are working as well as possible. From Duluth, Minnesota, to the plains of Nebraska, there are many places where it is important to have a high functioning heater.
From water pipes to heating and cooling equipment, there are many things that are important to the maintenance of a home and a business. Making sure that you work with professionals when it comes time to repairing and inspecting the equipment in your home is important if you want to maintain the value of your property.
Consider these facts and figures about the plumbing and heating and cooling industries and the impact that it has on the nation’s economy:
- 425,000 people worked as plumbers in 2014, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
- 13.7% of water use is the result of leaks, according to Plumbing Manufacturers International.
- Worth $6 billion, a trillion gallons of water is wasted each year as the result of running toilets, leaking faucets, or other leaks.
- 30% of the average home’s energy budget is accounted for by heating water.
- Switching to high-efficiency air conditioners and taking other actions to keep a home cool can help reduce energy use for air conditioning by as much as 20% to 50%.
- 66% of all homes in the United States have air conditioners.
If you are planning a trip up north to watch the fall colors it will not take you long to realize the importance of a good heating system. In fact, there are many places where heating services are very important most of the year. For this reason, heating issues, as well as plumbing problems, should be handled by a professional so that they will always be working when you need them.