What Is the Reversing Valve?

August 3rd, 2015

Many homeowners in the Littleton, MA, area enjoy the benefits a heat pump system has to offer. However, not a lot of homeowners understand how a heat pump can offer both heating and cooling.

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What Is a Condensate Pump?

July 29th, 2015

Part of the way your air conditioner cools your home is to dehumidify it. Humidity holds heat, so to effectively make your home feel cool and dry, it’s important that any excess humidity be removed.

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How Does an Indirect Fired Water Heater Work?

July 27th, 2015

Homeowners have a lot of choices when it comes to water heaters these days, and one of the newer types of hot water heaters to consider is an indirect fired water heater. One of the great things about an indirect fire water heater is that it uses your existing furnace or boiler to heat your home’s water.

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Ways Leaky Ductwork Adversely Affects Your Air Conditioning

July 22nd, 2015

We are in the full heat of summer and you have probably been using your air conditioner to keep cool and comfortable for a while now. If you are like most homeowners, you got your air conditioner ready to go for the summer with a maintenance appointment.

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How Long Will My Air Conditioning Equipment Last?

July 22nd, 2015

One of the thing top things homeowners want to know about their cooling systems is life expectancy: how long will the system last? It’s a valid and important question, but the truth is, the answer depends in large part on you.

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Why You Should Consider a Low-Flow Toilet

July 20th, 2015

When most property owners think about conserving energy or conserving resources like water, we tend to think big. This isn’t a bad thing, but small changes can have a big effect, too.

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Will My Air Conditioner Run Out of Refrigerant?

July 13th, 2015

If you are like most homeowners, the most you want to know about your air conditioning system is that it puts out the cool air you need. Whole home air conditioning systems are complex electro-mechanical systems, which is why it’s so important to hire trained experts to handle any work you may need done to your AC.

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Why Do I Have to Replace the Air Filter in My Air Conditioner?

July 7th, 2015

While the purpose of the standard air filter in your AC isn’t to improve your home’s indoor air quality, it does serve a very important purpose: trapping excessive amounts of dust and dirt. At this time of year, your air conditioner runs pretty regularly, so it is capturing a great deal pf particles.

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Do I Have to Have My Refrigerant Recharged Each Year?

July 6th, 2015

Most homeowners understand that refrigerant is the key chemical that makes their air conditioner function, but what many don’t understand is that the refrigerant isn’t used like a fuel. As such, it isn’t consumed and doesn’t require recharging each year.

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Air Conditioning Maintenance: It’s Never Too Late to Schedule It

June 30th, 2015

Summer is here, and we are guessing that you’ve already turned on your air conditioning system at least once. While we have thankfully not had the summer humidity set in, it’s coming. Is your air conditioner ready for it? If you noticed that your AC was a little sluggish at start-up this year, or isn’t providing the level of cool air you expect, we have a solution: schedule a maintenance appointment, especially if you’ve missed it so far this year.

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