You’ve probably heard the acronym BTU – but do you know what it actually means?
Technically speaking, a BTU – short for British Thermal Unit – is…
If you have children, you’ve probably used a portable room humidifier to make their room more comfortable for sleeping. But what happens in the rest of your home when dry winter air sets in?
An indirect-fired water heater is one of the most energy-efficient, low-cost water heaters options on the market today – if you’re looking for a smart water-heating alternative for your Connecticut home, it could be just what you need.
Don’t let the temporary bump in temperatures fool you – cold nights are coming to Connecticut soon. Here are five things you can do to prepare your home as the mercury drops – and save a few bucks along the way.
If you have a previous-generation heating oil tank, it probably has a maximum lifespan of about 30 years – which means if your home was built in the mid- to late-1980s, you’re probably overdue for a replacement.
Think pollution is only outside your home? Think again.
The truth is the air in your home typically contains anywhere from three to five times as many pollutants as outdoor air – and sometimes significantly more than that. Those are scary numbers considering that you inhale about 15,000 quarts of indoor air every day.
As we enter Connecticut’s hottest time of the year, you’ll be running your AC through its paces – and with all that hard work can come some problems.
Choosing between a central air conditioner and a heat pump is an important home comfort decision – one that depends greatly on your needs and home.
If you’re like most people in the US, you’ll spend as much as 20 percent of your annual energy bill cooling your house. But with a little planning, you can cut those costs significantly.
If you’re ready to buy a new central air conditioner for your home – and if your current unit is more than 15 years old, we recommend that you do – you’re going to run into an alphabet soup of acronyms along the way.