No do-it-yourself should be without this complete guide to home heating and air conditioning systems. Drawing on James Kittle's expertise, even novices will be equipped to install, troubleshoot, repair, replace, and maintain their systems safely. Kittle covers every aspect of home wiring, piping for gas and oil furnaces, and connecting air conditioning lines. Illustrated, step-by-step instructions are provided for all equipment the homeowner is likely to encounter in the installation and operation of oil and gas furnaces, electric space heaters, and central or window A/C units. The book includes a summary of applicable codes and regulations and a complete glossary of technical terms.