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A Message About Maintaining A Healthy Family Home

June 24, 2021

  Dear Neighbors, For over 50 years, the Tuckey Companies have carried a responsibility to serve our neighbors and our neighborhoods well. We take that responsibility very seriously. We’ve worked alongside you to help you provide a healthy family home and our commitment to that is paramount now more than ever. In response to the…

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Ask Our Experts: What is Passive Solar Heating?

December 27, 2021

Note: Article originally published on January 24, 2016. Content and graphics revised on December 27, 2021. Question for Our Experts: I’ve heard about residential solar energy systems that require solar panels on a home’s roof.  I hear this is often called “active solar heating.”  But what is “passive solar heating”? Our Experts’ Answer: Great question! …

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Ask Our Experts: What is an Evaporative Cooler?

December 27, 2021

Note: Article originally published on May 15, 2017. Content and graphics revised on December 27, 2021. Question for Our Experts: What is an evaporative cooler, generally speaking?   Our Experts’ Answer: Short Answer An evaporative cooler is a machine that cools air by passing dry, hot air over water, which cools the air while it…

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Ask Our Experts: What is a Heat Pump?

December 27, 2021

Note: Article originally published on July 14, 2014. Content and graphics revised on December 27, 2021. Question for Our Experts What is a heat pump? Air conditioners are pretty straightforward. So are furnaces. But what is a heat pump – and how can something with the word “heat” in its name actually cool your home? Our Experts’ Answer:…

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How Geothermal HVAC Systems Work and the Benefits They Provide

December 27, 2021

Note: Article originally published on June 30, 2016. Content and graphics revised on December 27, 2021. If you own a home or business, you’d probably sign up in a heartbeat for a house or office that’s consistently warm and toasty in the winter as well as cool and comfy in the summer. Those structures would…

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Ask Our Experts: Selecting the Right HVAC System for Your Home

December 27, 2021

Note: Article originally published on March 4, 2013. Content and graphics revised on December 27, 2021. In this series, our experts address some of the most common and helpful questions that we receive from customers and community members alike. Question for Our Experts: “I am looking for a new HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning)…

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What to Do Before Placing a Heating-Related Service Call

December 27, 2021

Note: Article originally published on December 13, 2019. Content and graphics revised on December 27, 2021. Imagine it’s a cold winter morning in Pennsylvania. You wake up to a chilled house or business and make your way to the furnace. To your dismay, you find it has stopped working. Sure, you have a few space…

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