Heat Up Minnesota to give away furnaces to needy families

Area Lennox dealers are participating in a program called Heat Up Minnesota for the second year.

Lennox is donating 100 new, high efficiency furnaces to deserving families across Minnesota. Friends, neighbors and family members can nominate a family to receive the free furnace. Every nomination is reviewed and the most deserving will be given a new furnace. Some 42 families received furnaces last year, with almost all of those

Entries are due Sept. 10. Entry forms can be submitted online at heatupminnesota.org.

Local companies that are participating include:

Dave’s Heating and Air Conditioning, Columbia Heights, 763-781-6901.

Ditter Cooling and Heating, Hamel, 763-478-9558.

Marsh Heating and Air Conditioning, Brooklyn Park, 763-536-0667.

Southside Heating and Air Conditioning, Bloomington, 952-884-2453.

Tiger Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning, Eden Prairie, 952-942-5748.

Participating dealers will install the furnaces on Oct. 5.

For more information, contact any of the dealers or go online to heatupminnesota.org.