Hybrid heat in NYC: Aye or Nay?

A hybrid heating system will give you comfort and peace of mind during New York winters, but only if you have the budget. more

Insulation is HVAC’s best friend

A lack of adequate insulation may be the reason your HVAC system costs so much to operate.

Inadequate insulation in walls, roofs and attics are common in older homes in New York City and Long Island. more

Inverter AC is best for long term

If you have the money, go with an inverter air-conditioning system, which will repay you with lower electricity bills and a longer life. more

Don’t fall for this HVAC myth

Some people mistakenly think that ratcheting the thermostat down to an unusually cold level will make the AC system cool more quickly. more

3 ways to shush that AC noise

Even a smooth-functioning air conditioner can create enough noise to irritate some people, but solutions can be easy and inexpensive if you are irked by the low, steady blowing sound. more

Two tips for a good spring AC start-up

You might get an unpleasant surprise when you turn on your central air conditioner after it has been off for weeks or months. more