Archive for December, 2015

Reasons to Consider Zone Control

Monday, December 28th, 2015

About this time of year, the battle over the thermostat begins in earnest. We’ve enjoyed a very mild start to the winter, but the solstice has come and gone, and you can count on temperatures becoming seasonal. This means you can also count on your thermostat being the center of many comfort issues. What if we told you we have the perfect solution to your problem? Let us elaborate a little more below. (more…)

Why You Need to Keep Your Heat Pump Clear of Snow

Monday, December 21st, 2015

Right now, it may seem like snow on your heat pump won’t be a problem you’ll need to deal with, but don’t be lulled into thinking that winter isn’t coming – it is. And we know as well as you do that we can get just as much snow as any other state in New England. If you use a heat pump system, it’s very important to keep your outdoor cabinet free of ice and snow. Otherwise, you may see some problems develop with your heat pump. Wondering why? We’ll explain more below. (more…)

Can I Add Ductless Heating to My Home with a Preexisting Heating System?

Monday, December 14th, 2015

While we may not currently be in the season for adding an addition to your home, the winter months are always a great time to plan and design an expansion. If there’s one in your imminent future, one of the factors that need to be a part of your plan is heating, and possibly cooling. Ducted systems can be expensive to add to a home addition, but there’s another solution that may be a better option for you: ductless heating. (more…)

Moisturize Your Forced Hot Air with a Whole Home Humidifier

Monday, December 7th, 2015

It looks like the weather has finally caught up to our holiday season, meaning you have turned on your heating system for the season. Forced air systems can heat homes very quickly, but they can also dry out your indoor air. Every home needs a certain amount of moisture, aka, humidity, to be comfortable and balanced. Otherwise you may develop itchy skin, dried out eyes, noses and throats, and even see damage to wood products in the form of splintering and cracking. One of the best ways to keep your indoor humidity levels balanced during the winter months is by using a whole home humidifier. (more…)