Tag Archives: Winter

Winter Heating Checklist

Winter Heating Checklist

It’s going to be cold this winter. We’re coming off of one of the warmest winters in our history, so, this year will make up for the “comfort” we had last year. We expect it to be cold, wet, and, the combination of those two will undoubtedly yield a healthy amount of snow, and ice. … Continue reading Winter Heating Checklist


Preparing for the Colder Months Ahead

Preparing for the Colder Months Ahead

Believe it or not, fall is right around the corner. As we cherish these last days of warmth and sunshine, we may also be thinking about fall cleanup, and the list of things we can do to welcome the changing of seasons and prepare for the colder months ahead. A typical fall “to-do” list may … Continue reading Preparing for the Colder Months Ahead


Prepping For Winter

Prepping for Winter

Did you notice the ground this morning? In many places around Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire there was a layer of frost, and even a thin coating of snow covering the grass we just spent the summer lounging in. And, while both of these elements will likely be gone by lunchtime, it’s still a reminder … Continue reading Prepping For Winter


Energy Efficiency During the Frigid Winter Months

Energy Efficiency During the Frigid Winter Months

Here in Massachusetts we’re staring at a string of days that won’t even register on the positive side of the Fahrenheit thermometer. That’s cold. As you assess where you’re at as the winter plods along, we thought we’d throw out a dozen tips to help you keep your energy consumption as efficient as it can … Continue reading Energy Efficiency During the Frigid Winter Months


The Cool is in the Coils

The Cool is in the Coils

As summer fast approaches, home and business owners everywhere will be reaching for the controls to the air conditioner portion of their respective heating and cooling system. Right? Right. Quick question: What are you doing for your annual HVAC “checkup”? Are you locked into a service plan yet? Yes? GREAT. No? Well, consider it… Part … Continue reading The Cool is in the Coils


Hot and Cold: How Your HVAC System Effects Worker Productivity

How Your HVAC System Effects Worker Productivity

Have you ever stopped and wondered for a moment how the heating and cooling environment in your offices helps shape your bottom line? No? Well, it’s time to look into it. Consider this: A recent CareerBuilder study found that 53 percent of employees said they were less productive when working in an office that is … Continue reading Hot and Cold: How Your HVAC System Effects Worker Productivity


Hot Topic – Preparing Your Home for the Cold New England Months Ahead…

Be Prepared

The last leaves are barely clinging to their spot on otherwise bare tree branches. A frost was likely stuck to the windshield when you set foot outside to begin your daily commute to work (if it hasn’t yet, it will soon, trust us…). It’s time to break out the winter gear, and likewise, it’s time … Continue reading Hot Topic – Preparing Your Home for the Cold New England Months Ahead…


Exploring the Ducts: Putting Quality Back into the Air You’re Breathing.

Residential Duct Cleaning

Are you constantly cleaning and dusting around the house? Have you thought of purchasing a “duct-cleaning” to take the dust out of the ductwork? Do you find the “fresh air” you’re breathing in just doesn’t feel so fresh? These could be a direct product of improperly installed or aged ductwork, which are jeopardizing the air … Continue reading Exploring the Ducts: Putting Quality Back into the Air You’re Breathing.


Understanding the Thermostat: How to Take Complete Control over Your Heating and Cooling System

Thermostat

With regard to your heating and cooling system, the hot topic of any season is whether you’re warm or cool enough. In short: Are you comfortable? The follow up to that question: Is your heating and cooling system providing you with the comfort you long for in an efficient, and cost-effective manner? Take into consideration … Continue reading Understanding the Thermostat: How to Take Complete Control over Your Heating and Cooling System


Introducing Ecovent

Environmental Web

In most homes, the heating and cooling system is controlled by a wall-mounted thermostat that is typically located at a convenient and easily-accessible spot within one of the main living areas. Makes sense right? It’s something that gets used a lot, so why not put it somewhere that’s easy to get to? There’s only one … Continue reading Introducing Ecovent