What to Do Before Placing a Heating-Related Service Call

December 13, 2019

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 heaters to keep you and your family warm in the meantime — but what’s your next…

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HVAC System Fan Setting FAQs From Our Experts

August 14, 2018

Should I keep the “Fan” setting on my HVAC system on “Auto” – or is it better to just leave it “On” all the time? You use less energy by…

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Ask Our Experts: Manifold-Style Plumbing Systems

May 3, 2017

Question for Our Experts: I’ve seen “manifold” plumbing systems in newer homes – the kind where each faucet, toilet, or shower has a home-run supply of water (both hot and…

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How Geothermal HVAC Systems Work and the Benefits They Provide

June 30, 2016

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…

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Ask Our Experts: Whole-Home, Wired Smoke Detectors

May 16, 2016

Question for Our Experts: I’ve heard about whole-home, wired smoke detectors.  What are they all about, and why are they so great? Our Experts’ Answer: Short Answer This type of…

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Ask Our Experts: Home Water Treatment Options – What’s Right for You?

April 13, 2016

Question for Our Experts: I was under the impression that if I have a water softener installed at my home, I’m helping to protect my appliances and keep my drinking…

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Ask Our Experts: What is Passive Solar Heating?

January 24, 2016

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…

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