Electric air-source heat pumps can be a practical heating and cooling option for your Massachusetts home. However, they need to have a workable backup heating system to provide comfortable home heating when temperatures outside fall below freezing for extended periods.
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Your boiler is the central unit in your home’s hydronic heating system, so when it’s on the blink, you can expect a loss of indoor comfort throughout your entire home. If you’re having problems getting enough heat, the following steps can help you narrow down what the problem might be before calling in the HVAC experts.
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Knowing when it’s time to upgrade the heating system requires a review of energy bills, comfort, repair history and a professional assessment of the system. Furnaces have a lifetime between 13 and 20 years, and given the amount of use heating systems see in our climate, it could be shorter. Read More How to Determine If It May Be Time to Upgrade Your Home’s Heating System >> Please follow and like us:
We’re poised for another long, cold, Massachusetts winter. The worst thing that could happen is for the furnace to break down, leaving you out in the cold. But don’t panic. It’s not the end of the world, and the problem may be just a quick fix. Before you call in an HVAC technician for repairs, here are a few common problems to help you in troubleshooting a gas furnace. Read More How to Troubleshoot a Problematic Gas Furnace >> Please follow and like us:
As you prepare for starting up a boiler after summer, you may wonder if there are any special steps to take. Keeping your Massachusetts home comfortable this winter is a matter of preparing your boiler for a long, cold season. Read More Preparing the Boiler for Winter Use After a Quiet Summer >> Please follow and like us:
The first thing that may catch your eye when shopping for a new furnace is the sticker price. While the price is obviously important, the process of furnace selection requires more details regarding performance, efficiency ratings and lifetime costs of competing models to make an informed decision. Here’s what you should know about buying a new furnace for your Holliston home. Read More What a Holliston Homeowner Should Know Before Buying a New Furnace >> Please follow and like us:
A fall furnace inspection is a necessity to ensure that your heating system is running safely, reliably and efficiently this winter. If you’re like most homeowners, you rely on a skilled HVAC professional to tackle this vital maintenance that keeps your heating costs under control and catches small issues before they become expensive problems. Read More Fall Furnace Inspection: Don’t Delay >> Please follow and like us:
You got the A/C tuned up for summer and even got some insight in electricity myths. The heat pump seems to have a malfunction. Before you call an expert, it is useful to follow some heat pump troubleshooting tips first. Heat pumps are usually very dependable and durable. Very often, you can fix a small fault by yourself. Read More Heat Pump Troubleshooting Tips for Your Massachusetts Home >> Please follow and like us:
When you’re having a new furnace installed, consider adding supplemental furnace equipment at the same time. Doing this may save you money on additional service calls, and many types of additions make your furnace more energy efficient. Read More Upgrading Your Home Furnace? Supplemental Equipment to Consider >> Please follow and like us:
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One of the most interesting types of HVAC systems are geothermal systems. A geothermal heating and cooling system is a type of heat pump that exchanges heat from your home with the earth beneath your feet. It has an excellent efficiency and effectiveness, but there are many geothermal myths that steer homeowners in the direction of more popular systems. Read More Don’t Let These Geothermal Myths Keep You Away From This Kind of Heating and Cooling >> Please follow and like us: