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  • Mini-Splits: HVAC’s Unassuming Powerhouse

    Mini-Splits: HVAC’s Unassuming Powerhouse

    Technology is unique from the natural world in that size doesn’t necessarily indicate strength or power. We see this daily in our interactions with smartphones, but there are other hidden technological powerhouses around our homes and businesses– such as the ductless mini-split.  Despite the name, there is nothing miniature about these systems’ effectiveness at heating…

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  • A Deeper Understanding of Geothermal Heat Pumps

    A Deeper Understanding of Geothermal Heat Pumps

    All heat pumps are exceptionally efficient and excellent for the environment, however, thanks to their unique technology, geothermal heat pumps are considered the most eco-friendly HVAC system on the market. Unlike most heat pumps that rely on air to heat and cool, geothermal heat pumps harness the constant temperature of the Earth’s crust. By tapping…

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  • How to Find the Most Energy-Efficient Heat Pump

    How to Find the Most Energy-Efficient Heat Pump

    Heat pumps offer remarkable energy efficiency, but why not maximize those savings by opting for the most efficient system? Once you have determined the type of system you desire, and a professional has assessed its compatibility with your home or commercial building (whether geothermal or air source), navigating through various options can be daunting. However,…

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  • Heat Pumps vs. Traditional Systems

    Heat Pumps vs. Traditional Systems

    Heat pumps are relatively new in popularity but are beginning to become as familiar and loved as traditional HVAC systems. Despite heat pump technology existing since 1856, its only been in recent years that there has been quite a lot of advancement in technology, making them a highly competitive product within the HVAC market today.…

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  • Can I put a sofa on top of an HVAC vent?

    Can I put a sofa on top of an HVAC vent?

    Interior design and the HVAC industry share surprisingly common ground. Factors like furniture quantity, fabric, lighting, and window treatments impact a room’s aesthetic as well as its temperature and comfort levels. While style does matter, functionality is equally essential. So, when adding sizable furniture—like a beloved sofa—consider more than comfort. Placement matters. Do you enjoy…

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  • Can a ductless system heat my home?

    Can a ductless system heat my home?

    While ductless systems are gaining popularity, there is still a need for greater clarity regarding their heating capabilities. The confusion may arise from the fact that some ductless mini-splits are exclusively designed for air conditioning and are interchangeably labeled as “ductless AC’ and “ductless mini-splits.” In reality, one of the most advantageous features of installing…

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  • Can a nor’easter break my HVAC system?

    Can a nor’easter break my HVAC system?

    While fall has just begun, the big-storm season is already in full swing. Hurricane Lee ended up not causing as much damage as predicted in New England, but it was a good reminder of how important storm preparation is. Nor’easters are one of the most damaging types of storms that regularly hit our region. The…

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