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Condensing Vs. Non-Condensing Boilers

As the weather starts to warm up, you’re probably not thinking about your heating equipment or about anything having to do with condensing, but the best time to plan a replacement for your old boiler is when it’s not in high demand – aka during the warmer months of the year. When it comes to […]

Home Builders: The Propane Advantage for New Construction

With home sales inventory at an all time low, many buyers are turning to purchasing land and having custom homes built rather than waiting for their dream home to hit the market. When choosing how to power your home, there are a lot of things to consider – availability of fuel sources, cost to install, […]

ENERGY STAR – What does the rating really mean?

It’s probably pretty safe to assume that most people have seen the ENERGY STAR  logo on an appliance. Typically, you know that it means that the appliance will lower your home energy costs compared to non-rated models. But there’s a lot more to the rating than just the sticker. How did the ENERGY STAR rating […]

The best fuel to temporarily heat your construction project

Every construction project manager knows that once you hit mid to late Fall, it’s only a matter of time before you’ll need to heat your construction project, temporarily, to make it through the snow and deep freeze that will inevitably settle into Connecticut.  There are several important reasons why you need to find the best […]

Is it time to upgrade to a propane hot water heater?

There is NEVER a convenient time to have your hot water heater break. Most people use hot water in their home every single day – whether it’s for bathing, washing dishes, cooking, or doing laundry. If your hot water heater is over 10 years old – you might want to be prepared for the day […]

5 Myths about Heating Oil

When most people think about oil, they think about dirty, smelly, not so great for the environment liquid that’s used in their car engines and furnaces. But heating oil gets a bad rap. For starters, it’s not the thick, black substance that it’s portrayed as – it has a consistency like water and a yellowish […]

What is a High Efficiency Heating System?

Most people take their heating system for granted during the Winter. Their house is warm, they keep an eye on fuel levels if they don’t have Automatic Delivery, and they don’t think twice about how’s it’s working – until it’s not! During a prolonged cold snap is when most people realize they may have a […]

Want to reduce your energy costs – try a hybrid hot water heater

With electricity rates constantly on the rise, it’s no surprise that consumers are always looking for ways to reduce the amount of energy they consume. Even with changing all your lights to LED’s, living in the dark, and using your electronic devices sparingly, you may find that your bill has barely moved! Why? Your water […]

Warning signs it may be time for a new HVAC system

With Summer slowly creeping to an end and the promises of Fall foliage, crisp morning air, and delicious apple and pumpkin spice everything, it’s also the perfect time to do annual maintenance on your HVAC system. It’s always best practice to do routine service on a unit when you don’t need it to make sure […]