Home Heating

Top Hat Home Comfort Services is one of Ottawa’s longest standing,  full service heating contractors. Our showrooms in Ottawa and Carleton Place have over 100 Fireplaces and Stoves on display, so you are sure to find your ideal space heating solution. We offer a complete selection of central heating products from top manufacturers such as Lennox, Amana and Goodman, so we can meet any budget and preference. From Gas furnaces, to heat pumps, boilers, radiant or forced air heating,  When the time comes to replace your old system, no one has a better selection. The experienced Home Comfort advisers at Top Hat are ready to recommend and help you pick the perfect heating solution.

HRAITop Hat is a long time member of HRAI (Heating, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Institute) HRAI Contractor Members are held to a higher standard and are required to provide and maintain insurance coverage, all valid trade certificates and licenses, and uphold the HRAI Member Code of Ethics.

TSSA-logo-HIGH-RESAs a registered TSSA (Technical Safety & Standards Authority) contractor, you can be confident that Top Hat Home Comfort Services adheres strictly to all codes, regulations and safety practices, ensuring trouble free service and installations in your home..

Maintenance and Service

Top Hat is a full service dealer offering comprehensive maintenance, service, and repairs for all makes and models, as well as no hassle warranty repair service, all performed by our highly qualified and licensed technicians. Our emergency service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Our trucks are well stocked with parts for most major brands; your peace of mind is just a phone call away.

Lennox Home Heating

Lennox Home Heating - OttawaKnown worldwide for ultimate comfort and unmatched technological innovations Lennox offers the best Furnaces, Heat Pumps & Air Conditioners  available on the market today.

Our current recommendation from Lennox is the SLP98V Variable-Capacity Gas Furnace, not only will this furnace maximise your comfort with it’s quiet operation, Lennox exclusive Precise Comfort® technology allows the SLP98V Gas Furnace to keep the temperature held exactly where you want it, heating evenly throughout your home, with no cold spots. If it sounds perfect, it’s because it is. With up to 98.7% efficiency, a fully modulating gas valve and variable speed blower, the SLP98 Gas Furnace also saves you money by significantly reducing gas and electricity consumption.

Properly matched Heating & Air Conditioning systems operate at optimal efficiency and with the best comfort performance. For our area, including Ottawa & Carleton Place, the most common matched system is the Lennox SLP98 with a the Lennox EL16 Central Air Conditioner. Even better, there are significant rebates available for this system.

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Amana Home Heating

Amana Home Heating - Carleton PlaceKnown for years for their appliances, Amana has become a well known Heating & Air Conditioning Brand as well.

Amana Gas Furnaces feature a tubular stainless steel heat exchanger, covered by a Limited Lifetime Replacement Warranty. For most models, if, the heat exchanger fails while you own your home, rather than simply replacing the heat exchanger, Amana will replace the entire furnace.  Amana has a complete range of Gas Furnaces available with industry leading features. The AMVC96 is our most popular Amana Gas Furnace Furnace. This 2-Stage Gas Furnace, features a Variable Speed ECM blower and up to 96% efficient, as well as all the quality features expected with a modern Gas Furnace.

Call today! One of our experienced Comfort Advisers will visit your home to help you choose the best model for your home and budget, and provide a free, no obligation quote.

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Goodman Home Heating

Goodman Gas Heating - Carleton Place OntarioGoodman has built a reputation for quality home heating products focusing on value, that fits your budget. The Goodman GMSS92 Gas Furnace offers an unbeatable price while maintaining a respectable 92% efficiency rating. The Goodman GMSS92 Gas Furnace operates on Natural Gas or Propane, and features a Heavy-duty aluminized-steel tubular heat exchanger, stainless-steel secondary heat exchanger, and a self-diagnostic control board with constant memory fault code history output to an LED to make servicing quick and efficient.

There has never been a better time to upgrade your home’s heating system with one of today’s high efficient models, and with Top Hat’s top notch 24 hour emergency service team behind you, you can be sure you will never be left out in the cold.

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icomforts30Programmable Thermostats

Programmable thermostats have come a long way. Packed with advanced features such as Wi-Fi compatibility and serial communication, your thermostat can let you, or us know of service issues, before they even happen. If you are on holidays, your thermostat can be controlled from your smart phone, and can alert you if an issue arises with your home heating.

Advanced features like precision humidity control, further enhance the comfort level in your home and reduce energy costs.

Now, they don’t all do all these things, so the home comfort experts at Top Hat can recommend the best thermostat for your particular needs, then our expert service technicians can install, and set it up for you.

Radiant and Hydronic Heating Systems

From the Roman times and before, hot water heating systems have been an efficient and effect way to keep our homes comfortable. Over the last four decades, Top Hat has installed many of the natural gas boilers that heat the classic homes in Ottawa. Advanced features allow for dramatic improvements in comfort and efficiency, even with the old radiator systems.

Hydronic heating is also becoming far more popular as a heating source in new homes. The flexibility of hydronic systems allows the transfer of hot water through very small pipes, which can be used to heat your home, domestic hot water, pool, garage, or just about anything else.using very little space in the home and preserving architectural design features. New boiler systems are extremely efficient and modulate fuel usage, as well as water temperatures, as the outdoor weather changes, so as well as producing the heat efficiently, it only produces the amount of heating required at a given time.

Heating with Heat Pumps


Heat Pump Cycle of OperationAir to Air Heat Pumps are probably the one area of home comfort with the highest level of improvement over the years. in its simplest terms, a heat pump is the same as an air conditioner, but has the ability to transfer heat from outside into your home, rather than the other way around. Traditionally, the climate in Ottawa Carleton has been too cold for air to air heat pumps to effectively heat homes with sufficient capacity and efficiency. This is no longer the case, and heat pumps are now an extremely good option for reducing heating costs, particularly in homes heated with electricity. A well designed and installed heat pump system may save up to 80% on your heating costs, when compared to straight electricity

Heat Pump Types

Heat pumps are often thought of as requiring central duct-work, and certainly some do, however heat pumps come in many different configurations to meet any situation. There is no need for duct-work, and some of the most efficient heat pumps come as ductless mini-split systems. Heat pumps can also be an air to water configuration, using outside are to provide hot water for radiant heating, pool heating, or radiators, as well as cold water to cool and air condition your home. no matter what your home heating and cooling system is now, a heat pump can help reduce your energy costs.

Home Heating with Wood or Pellets


From wood and pellet stoves, to high efficiency fireplaces capable of heating your whole home, for over 40 years, Top Hat Home Comfort Services has specialised in wood and pellet home heating systems, so you can count on us for innovative and efficient heating solution. With incredible efficiency, beauty and the ability to distribute heat throughout your home. the RSF line of high efficiency, EPA Certified fireplaces represents the best the industry has to offer. This is just one of dozens of central heating solutions we offer to help you heat your home with wood or pellets. Top Hat has 2 showrooms, in Ottawa and Carleton Place, packed with operational wood and pellet heating options, so you can see see how it will works. Our knowledgeable staff can provide options that are sure to meet your requirements and budget. Call Top Hat Today for a free quote on the best options for your home.

Maintenance and Service

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Top Hat is a full service dealer; we offer comprehensive annual maintenance repair for all types, makes and model of heating & air conditioning system, and no hassle warranty repair service for the products we sell by qualified licensed technicians. Our emergency service is ready on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Our trucks are well stocked with parts for most major brands; your peace of mind is just a phone call away.

Top Hat is a member of HRAI and a licensed TSSA contractor.