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Upgrade Care of Your Home’s Oil Storage Tank

Many Massachusetts residents rely on home heating oil to keep their homes warm during the cold New England winters. Making sure your home’s oil tank is in good working order is not only important to ensure you maintain a warm home during the cold months, but also to avoid environmentally and financially costly leaks. According [...]

By |December 8th, 2020|

Are Smart Thermostats Worth It?

What is a smart thermostat? A smart thermostat is a Wi-Fi enabled device that automatically adjusts the temperature settings in your home. These are used to obtain optimal performance for your heating and cooling systems. Can a Smart Thermostat Save Me Money? According to energy.gov, you can save up to 10% a year on heating [...]

By |November 12th, 2020|

Is It Time to Upgrade to a High-Efficiency Heating System?

Having a properly functioning heating system during New England winters is crucial. It is best to know that your boiler or furnace is ready to do its job before the cold sets in. How do you know it’s time to replace your heating system?  Repair or Replace? According to Consumer Reports, it is recommended that [...]

By |October 18th, 2020|

Your Fall HVAC Checklist

Amidst the summer heat it can be difficult to plan ahead for the chillier months. While you may love (or hate) the heat, it is inevitable that cooler months will come again. There is much to love about the changing seasons, but we find that every year as the leaves begin to gather in piles, [...]

By |September 23rd, 2020|

What is Bioheat® and is it Right for Your Home?

There is an ongoing concern over the use of energy resources and the negative impact they have on our environment. This is something we take very seriously. In accordance with the Providence Resolution of 2019, the heating oil industry has pledged to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 through accelerated use of higher blends of Bioheat®. If you [...]

By |August 23rd, 2020|

6 Ways to Save Money

Everyone wants their home to be in the best condition possible while also saving as much money as possible. While those may seem contradictory, there are things you can do that will save money AND increase the lifespan of your HVAC system! According to Energy Star, the typical US family spends over $2,000 per year on [...]

By |July 18th, 2020|

5 Reasons Why You Should Get Your AC Tuned

As any Massachusetts resident can attest, spring in New England can be temperamental. You can find yourself needing your heater and A/C on the same day. While day to day temps can be unpredictable, what you can count on is the impending heat that arrives with summer. Genove Oil and Air recommends you get an AC [...]

By |June 12th, 2020|

Benefits of a Ductless System

Wondering if mini-splits are better than central air? We can help determine what would make the most sense for your home or space.   Often times, for condos, smaller homes or specific areas or rooms, a ductless system offers you a great solution. How does ductless work? Traditional central A/C systems and heat pumps force cooled [...]

By |May 21st, 2020|

Service Calls During COVID-19

There are so many questions about what is safe these days. Many wonder, is it okay to have service done in your house? We understand and have taken precautions to ensure our customers, as well as our team, stay safe and healthy while still providing you with excellent customer service. Recently, the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) addressed [...]

By |April 21st, 2020|

What to know about R-22 Refrigerant in Massachusetts

If you rely on an air conditioning unit that uses R-22 refrigerant, an ozone-depleting substance (ODS), you should know that as of January 1, 2020, production and import of R-22 refrigerant is illegal in the United States. While continuing use of your air conditioner or heat pump system using R-22 refrigerant is allowed, it does [...]

By |March 10th, 2020|