The calendar says it’s still fall here in Long Island, but you wouldn’t know it if you stepped outside: most of us are already relying on our heating system every day to keep our families warm, safe and comfortable.
The holidays are the perfect time for great food, family, fun. They also present “perfect storm” conditions for plumbing emergencies, with a house full of people putting a big strain on the pipes in your North Fork home.
If you have shopped for home comfort equipment recently, you have more than likely encountered a virtual alphabet soup of acronyms in your research – SEER, EER, and HSPF, to name a few. One of the most important of those acronyms is AFUE, or Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency.
Yesterday’s heating oil tanks may look like they’re built to last forever, but the reality is they aren’t – and they don’t.
Well, here we are on the verge of fall here at the North Fork (believe it or not…especially with the weather we’ve been having).
Your central air conditioning system can last 15 years or so, according to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) – but only if it is well maintained.
If you’re considering a new central air conditioning or mini-split system and haven’t shopped for one in a while, you may be surprised at how many acronyms you’ll encounter along the way.
One of the most cost-effective and simple ways to cut your energy bills – this summer and beyond – is to install a programmable thermostat in your home; in fact, the EPA estimates that you can save up to $180 every year just by installing one and using it effectively.
If you’re ready for a new home cooling system and it has been a while since you’ve shopped for one, you’re probably in for two surprises. First, you’ll quickly learn that today’s high-efficiency cooling options offer better performance and higher efficiency than ever before – and second, that the price of those performance improvements is a more complicated buying experience.
People sometimes ask us, “Is an air conditioner tune-up really necessary every year?
Our answer is always the same, in capital letters, with an exclamation point: “YES!”