National Geographic : 1976 Apr
Carrier technology confronts the costof energy. With fuel IFV and energy costs on the rise, the problem today is keeping your home livable without draining the family budget. It's no longer enough to fid dle with thermostats, pull down shades, and put up storm windows. You have to get back to basics in choosing which air conditioningtoadd, what heating system could best supplement or replace your present furnace. This is where Carrier is uniquely qualified to help. We're the specialists in home comfort. Summer and winter. We can give you impartial advice on your high-efficiency alternatives. We make them all. We're deep into year-round systems, for instance. Heat pump air conditioning, for one. The beauty of the heat pump system isthat it works two ways. Insummer it extracts heat from insidethe house. Inwinter it reverses itself !jandputs heat back in. Certain of our models lead the field in operating economy. All models are among the best. They also provide the most economical way yet to heat ahome inmore and more areas. Ask your dealer for estimat ed annual operating cost savings based on local electric, gas, or oil rates. Soon heat pump air condi tioning will be for everybody. The heat pump air conditioner. It makes sense right now ifyou're buildinga new home. Or if your furnace needs replacing. Or you want to supplement gas or oil with less expensive heat.