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”When should I replace my heating oil tank?”

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.

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Three Easy (and Early) Ways to Take the Stress out of the 2018/19 Heating Season

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).

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Have You Checked Your A/C Filters This Summer?

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.

What is a SEER rating?

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.

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Smart Thermostats – Are They Worth It?

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.

A/C technician

Time for an Air Conditioning Upgrade? Four Factors to Consider

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.

Air conditioner tune-up

The Importance of Routine A/C Maintenance

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!”

Hot water

Is an Indirect-Fired Water Heater Right for Me?

An indirect-fired water heater is one of the smartest ways to heat the water in your home – but many people don’t know much about this energy efficient option.

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Seven Cold Weather Energy Conservation Tips

Winter is in full swing here in Long Island, and with it come winter energy bills.

If you want to keep those bills as low as possible, investing in an upgrade for older furnace or boiler is a good way to go…

Replacing furnace filter

Time to Check Your Furnace Filters!

Your furnace has gotten quite a workout so far this winter – chances are it’s been running almost continuously, especially during the record-cold temperatures early in the year.