December 21, 2018
To insulate your home’s hot water pipes, you can find neoprene and polyethylene sleeves at most home improvement stores. Use an acrylic black tape, tie wire or zip tie to secure the insulation sleeve in place around the pipe. For gas water heaters, standard insulation is flammable and should be kept at least six feet […]
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December 14, 2018
For most people a comfortable humidity level at home is 40%. In the winter your home’s humidity level can drop by as much as 10%. This low humidity results in static electricity in the air, dry skin, scratchy throats and noses and increased susceptibility to colds and viruses. Family’s Discomfort as the Winter Approaches Tied […]
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December 7, 2018
Things to consider when choosing an HVAC company include the company’s experience and that they have the proper licensing to be doing the work, references, online reviews, and their reputation in the community. A family in Tyngsboro was looking to replace their home’s furnace. With their existing unit still running, they were able to shop […]
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November 30, 2018
Replacing a furnace is a big job that can take several hours. Technicians will need easy access to the area and a clear space to work. This may also involve the installation of a new thermostat, depending on the age and model of the existing furnace. A homeowner in Amherst, NH recently contacted us with […]
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November 23, 2018
There are some common signs to watch for that are clear indicators your heating system needs service, including hot or cold areas throughout the home, high energy consumption, unusual sounds and the age of the unit. A homeowner in Milford noticed that her heating system was behaving in an unusual way. With winter fast approaching, […]
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November 16, 2018
To save money all winter long, there are some steps that you can take to insulate your home including weather-stripping, installing a door sweep, sealing air leaks and sealing your furnace ducts. The key to improving your home’s efficiency is to seal in the warm air, while keeping the cold out. Anticipating high heating bills […]
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November 12, 2018
There are federal tax credits available for Energy Star gas furnaces. The tax credit for qualifying furnaces is $150, with an additional $50 for advanced main circulating fan. There is also a tax credit of 10% on other qualified energy efficient upgrades. A homeowner in Brookline, NH was looking to upgrade his heating system to […]
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November 2, 2018
A zoned HVAC system, while more cost up front, will give you better control over the home’s temperature. When properly designed, a multi-zone system can also offer significant energy savings. A Nashua homeowner contacted us looking to install a new HVAC system. She was undecided whether or not she should go with a budgetary single-zone […]
October 26, 2018
The price of heating fuel can fluctuate greatly, but for the best energy consumption and efficiency natural gas can’t be beat. Not only does this have significant savings over alternative fuels, but natural gas is also one of the cleanest fuels for heating a home. Tired of seeing high fuel bills, a homeowner in Dunstable, […]
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October 17, 2018
One thing to look for when hiring an HVAC company that many homeowners overlook is any local awards that the company has won. Many of these are voted on by the community, so they speak volumes about the company and the service that they provide. A homeowner in Londonderry, NH recently contacted us. He was […]
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October 12, 2018
Electric is one of the least efficient methods for heating a home. With most baseboards placed against the outside walls you are constantly combatting the cold outdoor temperatures and heat loss. Baseboard heaters are also often inhibited by curtains and carpeting, cutting off the circulation of warm air throughout the room. If the alternative of […]
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September 28, 2018
It is common knowledge that insulation in a home, from the walls to the pipes and hot water heater, can make a difference in energy efficiency. A homeowner in Tyngsboro, MA was wondering just how much of a difference insulating her hot water heater would make and if this project would be worth the time […]
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