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The U.S. Oil & Natural Gas Boom

Over the past several years, the United States has been on the forefront of an energy boom. By tapping into our own natural resources like crude oil and natural gas, the U.S. has gone from an importer to an exporter and has created jobs along the way. Here’s just a brief summary of what we’ve accomplished so far.

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A Plumber’s Solution to Above-Floor Plumbing

Our Downingtown plumbing company came across an interesting article the other day from Contractor Magazine. It tells the story of how one plumber defied gravity to create a post-Hurricane Sandy solution for a homeowner… We thought we’d share.

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Could Volcanoes Be the Future of Energy?

While we rely on natural energy resources like coal and natural gas, we don’t often think to turn to the Earth’s most active source of energy – volcanoes. There are thousands of volcanoes around the world and according to scientists, about 1,500 are potentially active. This means that there is natural geothermal energy all around us, and if we can tap into it and harness it, we may have a reliable energy source that could be used in the future.

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The Best HVAC and Plumbing Costumes

At Timothy Off, we love Halloween just as much as anyone, but what we really love is seeing Halloween costumes that have to do with our HVAC and plumbing industry. Here are some great ones we found from all over.

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Common HVAC Terms

In the HVAC industry, we use a lot of terms that describe heating, cooling, system components, and more. As someone not in the HVAC industry, it may be hard to understand what they all mean, so we put together a list of common terms for you.

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6 Common Solar Power Myths

At Timothy Off, our West Chester air conditioning experts have always been interested in solar power. Here, we explore some of the common myths associated with the renewable energy, including the maintenance of solar panels, harm to the environment, and more.

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Weird Things Plumbers Find in Pipes

Every now and then, our plumbing service professionals will find something very out-of-the-ordinary in a home’s pipes. We’ve talked to other plumbers in the industry and asked what some of their memorable stories entailed.

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