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space heating

History of Space Heating

Early space heating seems to have developed along several lines that included hearths and fireplaces, stoves, and underfloor systems. Fixed central hearths date as far back as 2500 B.C. They were excavated in Greece. Crude fireplace heating was used as early as the 800s A.D., and was widespread in Europe by the 13th century. Castles […]

plumbing emergencies

Top 5 Most Common Residential Plumbing Emergencies

Clogged drains, damaged pipes, and gas leaks are the most common residential emergency plumbing situations that people summon their plumber for. The irony is that such plumbing emergencies can be prevented by us from the start. Indeed emergency plumbers report that plumbing negligence is the number one cause for stubborn obstructions in drains and defective […]

Plumber of the Year Awards

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Energy Saver Guide

Install a programmable thermostat to lower utility bills and manage your heating and cooling systems efficiently. Air dry dishes instead of using your dishwasher’s drying cycle. Turn things off when you are not in the room such as lights, TVs, entertainment systems, and your computer and monitor. Plug home electronics, such as TVs and DVD […]

Reasons to Change Your Air Filter This Winter

Among the many benefits of having your filter serviced by a licensed contractor is having the furnace air filter changed. Replacing your furnace’s air filter has a number of benefits both to your system and the quality of the air in your house. These benefits include: Increase the Lifespan of your System – One of […]

Everything You Wanted to Know about Water Heaters

Great graphic from the U.S. Department of Energy detailing everything you want to know about water heaters.  

Tips for Saving Money on Your Water Bill

Did you know that if you can reduce your water bill by just $25 each month you’ll have an extra $300 in your pocket at the end of the year? U.S. News & World Report offers a list of six easy ways that any household can save money on their monthly water bill.  These include: 1.  Store […]

2015 AHR Expo

2015 AHR Expo January 26-28, McCormick Place in Chicago Attention local HVACR pros – looking to escape the New England winter in January?  How about a few days in Chicago!  Okay, that might not sound like much of a trade but it is the location of the 2015 AHR Expo.  The Expo, being held January […]