Are mini-splits the same as a ductless system?

2024-05-29T16:50:56+00:00May 22nd, 2024|Ductless Mini-split|

The terms “ductless” and “mini-split” are often found together and sometimes even used interchangeably, causing confusion for those searching for HVAC systems for their home or business. The short answer is sometimes, yes, they are the same. But when they're not, it's crucial to distinguish between the two. Defining mini-splits and ductless systems separately is

How to protect your HVAC system during a nor’easter

2023-11-27T19:29:44+00:00November 18th, 2023|HVAC|

With winter fast approaching, it is crucial to consider the possibility of severe weather in the Northeast during the colder months, particularly nor’easters. The combination of heavy precipitation and heavy winds, usually alongside significant snow and ice, comes with a host of potential hazards to our homes, including HVAC equipment. Ensuring that you are adequately

Best HVAC solutions for finished basements

2023-08-26T19:33:58+00:00July 11th, 2023|Finished Basement|

Whether you are thinking about, in the process of, or have just finished transforming your basement into a functional space, you want to ensure it will be as comfortable as possible. Finished basements are an excellent way to utilize the existing space in your home but keeping them comfortable depends on different variable than other

What is the Cooling Capacity of Mini-Split Systems?

2023-07-06T20:00:38+00:00June 6th, 2023|Ductless Mini-split|

As spring rolls into summer, many Massachusetts homeowners consider upgrading their home’s cooling systems in order to be prepared for the hot and humid months ahead. With the surge in popularity of ductless systems, many people wonder if a mini-split would be a good solution for them. Unlike conventional ducted AC systems, mini-split systems consist

My HVAC System Keeps Tripping the Circuit Breaker

2023-06-06T17:46:19+00:00May 23rd, 2023|HVAC|

If you frequently find yourself resetting the circuit breaker when your heating or cooling system is running, it is important to take action immediately in order to prevent expensive repairs and potentially dangerous results. What's going on?  When your air conditioner trips the circuit breaker, it's drawing in more electricity than the breaker can handle—the

Does the HVAC system I choose affect the resale value of my home?

2024-01-08T21:18:07+00:00April 21st, 2023|HVAC|

When the time comes to sell your home, you want to ensure you get the highest value possible. Increasing this potential can be as easy as making minor aesthetic upgrades, such as painting the walls, or major changes such as a complete kitchen remodel. However, energy efficiency is one of the most impactful, and sometimes

Should I Repair or Replace My Furnace?

2024-01-08T21:15:21+00:00December 20th, 2022|Furnace|

As it grows colder this winter, you may have noticed some issues with the heating system in your home. Unfortunately, problems with your furnace are sometimes only apparent once the temperatures drop and the cold weather season is upon us. If this is the case for you, it may be time to schedule a service

How to Replace Your Vent Covers

2024-01-08T21:11:35+00:00October 21st, 2022|Maintenance|

Is it time to replace your vent covers? Whether you have decided on a practical or aesthetic upgrade from your current vent covers, there are steps to take to ensure proper installation without hiring a handyman or heating and cooling professional. Replacing vent covers does not happen often due to their durability, so placing them

What are the pros and cons of getting a heat pump?

2024-01-08T19:51:32+00:00July 18th, 2022|Heat Pumps|

Whether you have had a heat pump before or are considering making the switch, it's important to know what you are getting before committing to such a big purchase. With every option, there are both pros and cons, so our hope is that more information can help you choose the right system for your priorities,

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