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Take Control of Indoor Temperatures With a Zoning System

It’s a story as old as heating and cooling itself. Dad turns up the thermostat in the living room, but then the kids upstairs are too hot, so they turn it down. That in turn makes mom in the basement … Continue reading

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Radiant Floor Heating: How It Measures Up Against a Forced Air Furnace

When you read about home heating systems, whether you’re looking at a traditional furnace or a high-efficiency heat pump, you’re generally reading about forced-air systems. These systems rely on air as a carrier of heat and generally feed all the … Continue reading

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Selecting the Best Thermostat Upgrade for Your Home Comfort Needs

The thermostat in your home is able to adjust the temperature according to how you set it. Some are simple, inexpensive gadgets, while others come with a plethora of advanced features designed for energy savings and convenience. If you’re considering … Continue reading

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Tips For Summertime Energy Savings From Victory · Heating · Air Conditioning · Plumbing

Summertime energy savings can be a challenge for homeowners in Middlesex and Norfolk counties. Summer temperatures can hit the 90s or higher, making many homeowners feel like they’re fighting a losing battle. However, with a little help from your friends … Continue reading

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Choosing an HVAC Installer After You Get Several Quotes: Tips That Will Help

Your HVAC system not only plays a huge part in your home comfort, but also in your indoor air quality and utility bills. You’re ready to upgrade your system, and you’ve already received a few quotes from local HVAC contractors.

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Electrostatic Air Cleaners for Better IAQ: Here’s How They Work

With colder weather approaching, it means life will be lived more indoors over the next few months. Indoor air pollution is among the top environmental health risks.

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Efficient Equipment Tax Credits: Better Use Yours Before They Run Out Dec. 31

On the final day of 2013, a program providing tax credits for energy efficient furnaces, air conditioners, water heaters and other home heating and cooling equipment will end. Fortunately, there is still plenty of time to purchase a new high-efficiency … Continue reading

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Sizing Your Furnace: Prep Now for Your Fall Purchase

When replacing a system that has previously provided comfortable heat, you must properly size your furnace, keeping in mind the proper unit may not have the same BTUs as the old system.

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Your Home’s Comfort Systems Should Mesh

When you are looking at making your house more energy efficient and comfortable, you need to account for all of the comfort systems within your home.

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Your Programmable Thermostat Works Best With These Guidelines

As the technology of HVAC systems has advanced, so have the devices that control them. A modern programmable thermostat is a dramatic improvement over simple mercury-switch models.

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