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Category: Heat Pumps

What’s the Best Heating System for Maine?

william 19th September 2022
What’s the best heating system to have installed for living in Maine? When you live in Maine, your heating system is very important for your safety as well as your comfort. We get asked a lot, “What’s the best heating system to have in Maine?” While there isn’t a definitive answer to this question – it really depends on your individual circumstances and needs, we thought we’d give a rundown on the main types of heating systems available for your Maine home: Hot Water Boilers Forced hot water boilers heat water inside the unit and pump it throughout your home…

8 Reasons NOW is the Time to Service Your Heating System

william 28th August 2022
Don’t get caught with an unexpected expense – NOW is the time to have your heating system inspected and cleaned! If you need any repairs or replacement parts, you want to make sure you’re in good shape in time those cold fall mornings. Maintaining your heating system annually will ensure it’s running safely, efficiently, and help avoid expensive heating repair. Just like our vehicles need regular service to keep running properly, so do heating systems. All heating systems should be serviced annually to inspect all the heating elements, the electrical units, and to replace the filters. Routine, annual inspection and…

Do Heat Pumps Make Sense in Maine?

william 24th January 2022
Heat pumps fall into the “new” technology category in Maine, but the technology originated more than 150 years. They have been providing ultra-efficient heating and cooling in the US for more than 60 years.   According to Efficiency Maine, tens of thousands of heat pumps have been installed in homes and businesses across Maine. They are the most popular heating system choice across all of Efficiency Maine's rebates. While a secondary heating source is recommended, heat pumps operate well down to -22°F outdoor temperature. This makes them realistic as a primary heating source even in Maine. Save up to 50%…

12 BIG Benefits to Installing Heat Pumps

207HeatingAdmin 29th January 2021
Heat pumps offer an energy-efficient alternative to furnaces and air conditioners – all in one unit! Because they are so efficient, and use only electricity to operate, they offer significant savings in utility costs. Save 25% – 30% on energy costs with a dependable, efficient heat pump! What is a heat pump and how do they work? Heat pumps provide both heating and cooling, all in one system. Heat pumps work like your refrigerator. They use electricity to move heat from a cool space to a warm space, making the cool space cooler and the warm space warmer. During the…

Heat Pump vs. Traditional System? What’s the Best Way to Heat Your Home?

207HeatingAdmin 18th August 2020
Heat pumps and traditional heating systems both heat your home – but in very different ways. As much as 1/2 the energy used in your home goes to heating and cooling. A professionally installed heat pump can cut your energy consumption by as much as 40% AND keep you comfortable all year with both heating and cooling features. A heat pump is the most efficient heating machine on the market. For every dollar of electricity you put into a heat pump, you get back $2 to $4 of heat value. That's energy efficiency! Plus, a heat pump also acts as a central air conditioner in summer, giving you…