Definition of Heat Pump A heat pump is an electrical device that takes heat from one location and moves it to another. A heat pump differs from a traditional heating and cooling system in that it does not create and distribute hold or cold air, but...

It’s winter, which means we have plenty with between freezing temperatures and intermittent snow storms. In New England, we spend too much time removing the snow from our cars, driveways and roofs. And in return, we expect a nice warm and cozy home when we...

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...

The holidays are over and now we get to enjoy fun part of winter, the weather. If you are not a ski bum, then the winter weather is simply cold. Fortunately, there are some simple winter energy saving tips that can help warm our homes. If...

Winter is no longer coming. Winter is here and the weather proves it. In Connecticut, we get to enjoy the snow, but also deal with bitter cold. Fortunately, our homes provide shelter and comfort for our families. However, heating problems do occur throughout the winter. Does...

Do you ever hear wind whistling through your windows? Does the sound make you feel like you live in a haunted house? While your home is probably not haunted by ghosts, the real problem is just as scary unless you've heard of home energy audits! You...

50 Expert Tips on Identifying, Comparing, Evaluating, and Dealing with Heating and Air Professionals Your HVAC system is one of the most expensive systems in your home, so you probably do everything that you can to keep it running efficiently and properly. You may be comfortable...

Everything a Homeowner Needs to Know About Repairing and Purchasing a Water Heater When is the last time you thought about your water heater? While water heaters make our lives easier and more comfortable, we often take them for granted. It’s when a water heater leaks...

  Home automation helps control various essentials like the use of electricity, heat and air conditioning. Why is home automation on the rise? In addition to the simplicity and convenience, it provides homeowners with extra savings: “People with home automation see home insurance savings of 20% (on average) or...

Winter is a wonderful time of year. In New England, then the snow covered landscape provides for some fantastic and serene images. With the weather, then there are some winter safety precautions that we all must take to properly protect our families. In the winter, then...