Heat pump sales keep getting hotter

Many New Yorkers are switching to heat pumps as a smart long-term alternative to boilers and furnaces that rely on fossil fuels. Government programs pick up part of the cost, making the purchase even more of a no-brainer for some property-owners. more

HVAC diagnostics pay results

Diagnostic tests take time but they reveal the inner workings and flaws in your heating, ventilation and air conditioning system.

Trained technicians use diagnostic tests to measure numerous factors that may not be visible to the naked eye in today’s technologically complex HVAC systems. more

Drafts can hurt furnace efficiency

There are several possible causes why your utility bill is rising.

Even the best of furnaces lose efficiency – an estimated 5 percent of their effectiveness per year after they are 15 years old.  more

What a boiler check should include

Here’s a checklist to keep handy when a technician conducts a maintenance check on the boiler in your home or business.

Every boiler – No matter the type of boiler, the tech should inspect the water and air temperature settings to make sure they are operating at peak efficiency at the temperature you want.  more

Will your furnace work another winter?

Furnaces are a lot like cars. They usually can run for 15 to 20 years, maybe more if they’re well-maintained. Probably less if they’re neglected.

In general, oil-fueled furnaces have the longest life expectancy, and gas-fired furnaces have the shortest, says Bob Vila, the legendary expert on home repairs, rebuilding and innovations.

Like cars, furnaces need more attention as they age. more

Rebates make heat pumps more affordable, cut power usage and your carbon footprint

Rebates and tax credits are making heat pumps and other appliances more accessible to New Yorkers eager to save money and help the environment.

Buy a heat pump and you can collect a tax credit worth $2,000, or 30 percent of the cost.
This applies to all households regardless of income. more