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Why Air Conditioners Could Cause Some Real Problems in the Future

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As the summer continues to bring us hot, humid days, most people are thanking the heavens for the cool relief of air conditioning. However, as the earth continues to get warmer, we may start see some repercussions from our air conditioning use. Here, our geothermal installation experts share an article from Earther that sheds some light on the future.

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Four Countries with Geothermal Potential

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In an article by Energy Digital, Dan Brightmore discusses four major countries with volcanic zones that could play a major part in geothermal energy in the future. Our geothermal heating and cooling experts thought as pretty interesting and wanted to share.

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How to Seal out Drafts

Ever wonder why it takes more heat than it should to warm up your home? The culprit could be windows and doors that aren’t sealed properly. Bad seals not only let in drafts of cold air from outside, they also let the warm air in your home escape.

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6 Signs Your Furnace Is in Need of Repair

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The cold temperatures are in full swing in the northeast and at Timothy Off, we know you’re relying on your furnace to keep you and your family warm. If you’ve been experiencing problems, however, it could mean your furnace is in need of repair. Here are some signs to look and listen for.

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Space Heater Safety

During the cold months, many people opt to turn off their heat and only use a space heater where they need it. This can be a good way to save money on your heating bill, but can also be very dangerous; around 25,000 home fires start with a space heater, which means certain precautions need to be taken. Our heating service experts recommend following these tips.

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Old Windows: Replace or Restore?

Windows have a lot to do with your energy bills – a window that isn’t properly sealed can let in hot air during the summer and cold air during the winter, making your heater or air conditioner work harder to keep your home at the right temperature.

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HVAC Tips for the Fall Season

Well the first day of fall is officially upon us, which means you should be thinking about prepping your home for the upcoming season. One of the major things to think about is your HVAC system, and our cooling and heating repair experts have a few tips to help get you ready for cooler temperatures.

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The Difference Between Tank and Tankless Water Heaters

Today’s water heaters come in all different sizes and efficiencies, but they also come with the word “tank” or “tankless”. Whether you’re in the market for a new model or a replacement, it’s important to know the difference between tank and tankless designs so you can choose the best one for your home.

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Natural Gas Users: Prepare for Higher Costs This Winter

You’ve probably heard by now that this year’s winter is predicted to be longer and colder than past winters and according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, it’s looking like that may be true (especially for those who live east of the Rocky Mountains). In fact, the Northeast is supposed to be 17% colder than last year, says the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

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