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Winterize Your Central Air Conditioning Unit

Protecting your AC unit now can save you money next summer. Clear away any leaves or debris that are in, on or around the unit, so they don’t get inside where they could clog the moveable parts when you go to use it next year. Then purchase a waterproof AC unit cover to protect it […]

Tankless Water Heaters

Tankless water heaters are the new rave of the water heating industry. So, what’s the big deal? There are two large advantages. The first, being that these units heat water as needed.

Water Heater Sizing

There are many different ways to heat water. The most common in our neck of the woods is a tank style. On average a tank water heater will last 13 years. Most tank water heaters use electric, gas or oil to heat the water. The majority of residential tanks hold between 30 and 80 gallons […]

10 Ways to Stay Cool While Lowering Energy Costs

Stay cool this summer while lowering your energy costs without sacrificing your comfort. Here are 10 easy things you can do.

Free Water Test Shows If Your Water is Healthy

Water can have a huge impact on the quality of life for a family. Poor water will affect your health, increase maintenance costs on your home and can just flat out taste bad.

Rebates Can Save You up to $1,350 Through June

Looking for a way to reduce the installation amount of a new heating or cooling system? One of the best ways is to inquire about a manufacturers’ rebate. Many manufacturers run a spring and fall rebate program to increase sales during the off season.

Two Things You should Know About Indoor Air Quality, And What You Can Do About It!

It’s been a mild winter here in Pennsylvania. But even with the mild temps, you still need to have your windows and doors closed and sealed tight to keep the cold air out and keep your heating bills as low as possible.This can change the quality of your indoor air, and that can impact your […]

How Leaky Air Ducts Raise Your Heating Costs

One of the things that can deflate your heating or cooling system’s efficiency is poorly designed, un-insulated or leaky ducts. Suppose a 95% efficient furnace is installed in your home, but the duct work leaks 10% of the air that is pushed through it. Do you still have a 95% efficient furnace?

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