The best residential contractors know their role goes well beyond selling furnaces and air conditioning systems. They are the key to their customers' comfort, health, and safety. That's why Contracting Business.com magazine began publishing the Residential HVAC Contractor’s Guide to Total Comfort back in 2003. This special section is designed to help keep you abreast of the latest ideas and advancements that enable you to provide your customers with the most comfortable and safe indoor environment possible.

They say that knowledge is power. The more you know about providing the ultimate in comfort, while saving energy, the greater the power you’ll have to educate homeowners about their options, and how your company can meet them.

We hope you enjoy the insights you’ll find in this year's edition, and that you'll put some of them into action in your company. You'll not only create happier customers, but you'll reap the rewards by making your company the best and brightest around.

Here are the Total Comfort features:

Testing, Adjusting, and Balancing: Keys to Total Comfort & Efficiency

How to Properly Seal Ducts

Filters: Prevent Air Side Issues at the Source