Ask Phil: How should I protect my HVAC system During Severe Weather?

2023-11-27T14:27:20-05:00November 14th, 2023|HVAC|

Every part of the world deals with unique varieties of severe weather, and according to the EPA, "Scientific studies indicate that extreme weather events such as heat waves and large storms are likely to become more frequent or more intense." Over the past few years, we've seen evidence of this, making it all the [...]

Ask Phil: How do I prevent leaves from damaging my HVAC system?

2023-10-27T12:47:40-04:00October 23rd, 2023|HVAC|

In Massachusetts, the transition from summer to fall is arguably one of the most beautiful times of the year. As the humidity lightens and transitions into crisp, fresh air, nature turns over a new leaf (literally). While the multicolored falling leaves create a picturesque view, they can also create issues for homeowners. One of [...]

Ask Phil: How do I make my finished attic more comfortable?

2023-10-17T14:02:27-04:00September 24th, 2023|HVAC|

When a new space, such as a furnished attic or basement, is added to a home, controlling the climate requires a little more thought. Attics can be particularly challenging when it comes to climate control; however, there are a variety of options that can help you achieve your desired comfort levels. If you have [...]

Ask Phil: What is a zoning system?

2023-07-06T16:30:02-04:00June 23rd, 2023|HVAC|

  To achieve optimal comfort and indoor air quality, heating and cooling systems play an indispensable role in modern homes and commercial buildings. However, older HVAC systems often lack the efficiency of contemporary units due to the absence of zoning capabilities. Outdated technology can lead to predicaments such as inconsistent temperatures throughout a property, [...]

Ask Phil: Why is my HVAC fan so loud?

2023-06-06T13:32:34-04:00May 6th, 2023|HVAC|

Hearing loud noises from your HVAC fan can be concerning for homeowners. However, most of the time, loud fans are a simple fix. When functioning properly, your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system should operate quietly and go nearly unnoticed. Although only a trained technician that is with your unit can pinpoint the exact [...]

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: What Do I Do If My Furnace is Making a Loud Noise?

2023-01-06T11:57:39-05:00March 12th, 2022|Furnaces, HVAC|

If your furnace is making unusual noises, we understand it can be alarming (pun intended!). Knowing what falls under “normal” and what might be cause for concern can be helpful when this issue inevitably arises. It is important to note, if you are ever unsure you can always call us. Some common noises that [...]