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When is the right time for a new furnace?

This question can only be asked if we actually see what kind of furnace you have (boiler or forced air). Some older boilers can be just as efficient as new ones, it all depends on how well they’ve been maintained. … Continue reading

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Why do you need a humidifier?

If you need a humidifier please contact Northern Comfort Heating and Cooling in Rochester NY. The word humidity refers to the amount of water vapor in the air. The short answer is that humidity makes the air in your home … Continue reading

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Your HVAC SYSTEM! yes, it is a system, not just a furnace.

visit http://www.heatingandcoolingrochester.com for a free energy survey in your home. By SYSTEM I mean not only your equipment and how efficient, but how the equipment works with the duct system and the air flow and the ventilation of your home. … Continue reading

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Heat Pump Systems for Rochester NY

visit http://www.heatingandcoolingrochester.com for a free energy survey in your home. Heat Pump Systems for Rochester NY Heat pumps offer an energy-efficient alternative to furnaces and air conditioners. Like your refrigerator, heat pumps use electricity to move heat from a cool … Continue reading

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HVAC is changing rapidly, do you know the trends?

visit http://www.heatingandcoolingrochester.com for a free energy survey in your home. I’m always saying that replacing a furnace just because it’s not the most efficient isn’t serving the customer well. When you are trying to reduce your energy costs replacing the … Continue reading

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Heating Efficiency Part 2

Windows and Vents Close the draperies over large windows and glass doors to form a barrier against heat loss during the winter and heat gain during the summer. If you have room air conditioners, close all heating system vents so … Continue reading

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heating efficiency tips for Rochester NY

visit heatingandcoolingrochester.com for more heating information. As energy priĀ­ces rise, most rochester NY homeowners are concerned about keeping heating and cooling costs down. Here are some tips to help keep those energy bills underĀ­ control, starting with the thermostat: Protect … Continue reading

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