Yearly Archives: 2016

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19 12, 2016

Is Upgrading to an Energy-Efficient Heating System Worth It?

By |2016-12-02T06:25:55-04:00December 19th, 2016|Heating|

Did you know that in a typical Easton, PA, household, providing heating and hot water accounts for more than half the money spent on fuel bills? Since the year 2001 energy costs have dramatically increased – especially natural gas and oil – and more recently they have come down again. [...]

5 12, 2016

Service and repair your heating system – and save on energy bills

By |2018-03-19T06:19:42-04:00December 5th, 2016|Heating|

According to the U.S. Department of Energy, “space heating (and cooling) accounts for almost half of a home's energy use, while water heating accounts for 18%, making these some of the largest energy expenses in any home.” With an ongoing increase in the costs of fossil fuels like natural gas, [...]

21 11, 2016

What Is a Dual Fuel Heating System?

By |2016-11-03T03:20:55-04:00November 21st, 2016|Heat Pump|

A dual fuel heating system is made up of four main parts: The heat pump which is situated outdoors and runs on electricity. A fossil fuel furnace located inside your home. A coil installed above the furnace. Refrigerant lines which connect the heat pump and the coils. Heat pump action [...]

7 11, 2016

Five Signs Your Boiler Needs Repair Services

By |2018-03-19T06:19:43-04:00November 7th, 2016|Heating|

Nothing beats a long, steamy shower after a hard day - almost miraculously the day’s frustrations dissolve away, tension in your body is soothed, and you feel peaceful. What you don’t want is the spluttering of a faulty boiler to ruin the mood. Best to keep the phone number of [...]

24 10, 2016

Everything You Need to Know About Heat Pumps

By |2016-10-20T05:29:46-04:00October 24th, 2016|Heat Pump|

Heat pumps are an energy-efficient source of heating and cooling. Using electricity to strategically extract heat from one place and transfer it to another, a heat pump system is versatile and cost-effective. In the same way that your refrigerator works, heat pumps move heat by circulating a refrigerant through a [...]

3 10, 2016

How to Choose the Right Water Heater for Your Home

By |2016-10-24T01:46:46-04:00October 3rd, 2016|Plumbing Tips|

To throw cold water on something means to criticize or stop something that some people are enthusiastic about. Sounds pretty mean, doesn’t it? That’s because idioms surrounding cold water give us the shivers as we imagine life without a functioning water heater. Read on to learn more about the options [...]

15 08, 2016

Lightning Storm Safety: How Easton Area Residents Can Protect Themselves This Season

By |2018-03-19T06:19:43-04:00August 15th, 2016|Safety|

Every year in the U.S. alone an average of thirty-one people are killed by lightning, with many more left seriously injured. While most of these strikes are on victims outside during the time of the storm, a surprisingly high number of individuals inside are still affected each year. Below we’ve [...]

5 08, 2016

Water Filtration System – The Solution To Have Clean Drinking Water!

By |2018-03-19T06:19:43-04:00August 5th, 2016|Water Filtration|

With the onset of the tap water contamination crisis in Flint, Michigan, more cities have come under scrutiny concerning their water quality levels. Cities such as Bethlehem, Allentown and others have discovered higher than acceptable levels of lead and other contaminants. Not only has this been the case with municipal [...]

15 07, 2016

What are the Benefits of Programmable Thermostats?

By |2018-12-14T12:32:04-04:00July 15th, 2016|Energy Efficiency, General, heating tips, Programmable Thermostat|

If you are tired of rising heating and cooling bills, and are looking for budget friendly alternative solutions, a programmable thermostat may be the right fit for you. With programmable thermostats, you can enjoy a variety of benefits including lower energy bills, and the ability to fine tune the temperature [...]

5 07, 2016

Ducted or Ductless Mini Split Air Conditioning Systems-Which to Choose

By |2019-05-28T14:47:26-04:00July 5th, 2016|Air Conditioning|

One of the newest innovations in cooling your home is ductless mini split air conditioning. With no formal ductwork, it certainly has its advantages.   Here is some information on both ducted and ductless split air conditioning systems to help you choose the right one for you. Ducted Air Conditioning [...]