Why should you clean your air ducts? The answer is simple: Because they get dirty! The air ducts in your home accumulate dust and dirt. This is normal and found in all homes with air ducts. However, in addition to normal wear and tear, there are several...

For our local customers in Plainville, SolvIt has teamed with town officials to help the community. How? For every home energy audit, we will make a $25 donation to the Plainville Community Food Pantry. Recently, the Town of Plainville sent a letter to residents that outlined the offer. Dear...

Running a business is hard and managing the energy costs in your office building are even harder. Entrepreneurs get into business to follow their passion and want to focus on growing their business, not managing the office building. Plus, studies show that energy costs impact the...

Did you know that home insulation helps cool your house during the summer? Yes, insulation is more than a one season solution to your home comfort. We all recognize the fact that insulation helps keep our homes warm in the winter, but not many of us understand...

Definition of a Fan Limit Switch A fan limit switch is a component of a furnace system that determines when the furnace blower assembly for hot air turns on and off. Essentially, this means that it determines when the hot air should be blown through your...

Every new season brings about change, and for homeowners, those changes signal some weekend projects around the house. As spring transforms into summer, the temperatures and accompany energy bill is sure to rise. To help with the change in temperature (and energy bill), here are some...

Spring is the season of growth and sustainability. And Earth Day is a day to teach our children about the importance of recycling, conserving water, and how to “go green.” After all, our children are the future, so why show them how to take care...

Tax time is around the corner. Any homeowners should be eagerly looking into the tax deductions that are available to them. Why? In general, the tax code aims to help homeowners. For example, here are 10 common home related tax deductions that are not available for renters....

Every home has a heating and cooling system, but not every home has efficient heating. For example, are you tired of drafty rooms or windows and high energy costs every winter? Efficient heating means home comfort, along with reasonable energy costs. Especially in the Northeast, cold temperatures...