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Category: Heating Installation

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%…

Can My Heating System Be Repaired or Do I Need a New One?

william 23rd May 2021
The system responsible for heating your home is probably not the first thing on your mind right now. We get it – who wants to think about heat now?! Can’t we enjoy summer first?! Well, if your heating system is more than 15 years old, or you experienced issues with it last winter, this is the exact time you should be thinking about it. Eventually, heating systems, or part of them, will need to be repaired or replaced. The summertime is the perfect time to be researching and planning for your new system for a number of reasons. Heating technicians…

8 Signs Your Heating System Needs Repair or Replacement

207HeatingAdmin 23rd February 2021
No matter the type of heating system you have – furnace, boiler or heat pump – you always want to be sure it is running properly. This system keep your home comfortable, and your family safe. Our systems are essential to preventing burst pipes and damaged plumbing, and keeping the indoor air quality of our living spaces healthy. A poorly running system can raise energy bills considerably, and puts you and your family at risk for dangerous hazards such as carbon monoxide poisoning and fire. It is crucial to arrange a professional inspection of your heating system annually, but also…

10 Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About Heating Systems

207HeatingAdmin 16th October 2020
We all want a heating system that leaves our home feeling just right. Too hot and you’re cracking the windows in winter. Too cold and you’re adding layers and covering up with  blankets. We get a lot of questions about heating systems and why they do what they do. How can you make your system more energy efficient? How often should you do maintenance? What about air filtration for better indoor air quality? Here we address some of the most common heating system questions we get: 1 - How can my heating system operate more efficiently and save me some…

Why You Should Have Your Heating System Serviced NOW

207HeatingAdmin 21st July 2020
While your furnace is the farthest thing from your mind right now, we know, there is a good reason to give it some attention even while summer heat rages outside. Most homeowners don’t realize it, but summer can be the best time to get your annual heating system inspection and cleaning done. Before we know it, there will be cold mornings that turn into cold days. If you don’t let the cold weather sneak up on you, you’ll be ready at the turn of switch to keep yourself and your family comfortable. Why Annual Heating System Inspections are Necessary Your…