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Ask Phil: What are the different types of air filters?

2023-03-27T12:24:11-04:00March 22nd, 2023|hvac air filter|

When choosing an air filter there are various factors to consider, including the health needs of those living in your home, as well as your household budget restrictions. Choosing the right air filter is an important part of maintaining your HVAC system. Air filters work to improve air quality, can affect energy efficiency, and impact [...]

Ask Phil: Are There Special Offers for Low to Medium Income Homeowners?

2023-02-20T12:36:20-05:00February 20th, 2023|rebates|

Over the years, CPS has worked with many low to medium income homeowners to find quality heating and cooling systems that fit their budgets and suit their needs. We understand the complexities of sorting through the assistance programs, rebates, and tax credits so we would like to share the resources available in Massachusetts to make [...]

Cold Weather Warning

2023-02-02T12:20:21-05:00February 2nd, 2023|Cold Weather Warning|

This coming weekend, 2/3/2023 – 2/5/2023, we are expecting unusually cold weather. Being New Englanders, we are used to unexpected weather changes, but it is still important to be prepared.  We at CPS have put together some important steps to take, and components of your heating system to be aware of, when extreme weather hits.  [...]

Ask Phil: Do pets contribute to poor indoor air quality?

2023-01-27T16:05:07-05:00January 19th, 2023|indoor air quality, pets|

For anyone who has a beloved pet, you know the benefits are plenty. They bring joy, companionship, entertainment and love to a household. Unfortunately, they can also bring allergy-triggering pet dander. It is important to understand the impact our pets may have on indoor air quality in order to ensure the health of all family [...]

Ask Phil: What is the diagnostic fee on my HVAC service bill?

2023-01-18T17:58:12-05:00December 18th, 2022|HVAC|

A diagnostic fee is likely something you've seen on more than just your HVAC service bill. For most service companies, including a diagnostic fee in some capacity is essential to running a healthy business. Typically, the diagnostic fee only covers the cost of a technician being sent to your home to evaluate the issue. [...]

Ask Phil: Does the placement of my thermostat matter?

2023-01-06T11:53:19-05:00October 21st, 2022|Thermostat|

As a home or business owner, you know how many factors go in to creating a comfortable space. Once you have the essential heating and cooling systems in place, you begin to assess air quality, maintenance, ventilation, and more. Often times, the thermostat is an afterthought, despite the fact that it’s the “brains” of [...]

Ask Phil: Is it Worth Buying a High-Efficiency Furnace?

2023-01-06T11:54:04-05:00September 23rd, 2022|High-efficiency furnace|

When it's time to buy a new furnace, or any HVAC system for that matter, considering the benefits of a high-efficiency system is important. While there are always factors to consider (such as the size of your home, your current heating system, the climate where you live, your current budget…) investing in a high-efficiency [...]