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Air Source vs. Ground Source Heat Pumps

Heat pumps provide efficient cooling for New Jersey homes in the summer. What’s more, they can also heat homes efficiently in the winter. The primary residential heat pump types are ground source and air source. A ground source system transfers heat into and out of your home and the ground. On the other hand, an […]

Why Does My Water Heater Run Out of Hot Water So Fast?

19 Feb
Why Does My Water Heater Run Out of Hot Water So Fast?

How well does the water heater keep up with the demand for hot water in your home? Everyone knows the experience of a steamy hot shower suddenly going cold, or having to wait to wash a load of clothes on the “Hot” setting because the water’s not even warm. When demand exceeds supply, the result […]

5 Things to Love About Smart Thermostats

14 Feb
5 Things to Love About Smart Thermostats

Smart thermostats come with advanced algorithms, Wi-Fi sensors and so much more that they take programmability to an entirely new level. They genuinely make life a whole lot easier. If you still haven’t upgraded to a smart thermostat, you’re missing out on these exceptionally desirable features: Remote Control Smart thermostats come with companion apps that […]

How to Tell if Your Air Purifier is Working

12 Feb
How to Tell if Your Air Purifier is Working

If you have severe allergies or asthma, live with a smoker, or just want to improve indoor air quality (IAQ), investing in an air purifier is a wise idea. While it’s easy to operate and requires very little maintenance, the unit’s passive nature can leave you wondering if it’s really doing its job. Luckily, you […]

Ways to Warm Up Cold Floors

07 Feb
Ways to Warm Up Cold Floors

Cold floors are no fun in the winter, especially when your feet feel just as cold. Warming up your feet might be as easy as donning a pair of wool socks, or it might require a few home improvement projects. Seal the air leaks. Air leaks, especially those at floor level, will chill the floors […]

American Heart Month: IAQ Effects on Health

05 Feb
American Heart Month: IAQ Effects on Health

It may be intangible and hard to measure, but indoor air quality (IAQ) can affect a healthy lifestyle. IAQ effects are difficult to measure because some of them aren’t apparent until decades later. Some of the effects, like those associated with carbon monoxide (CO), are quickly obvious, but volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are another case […]

What Groundhog Day Means for Your Winter Heating Needs

31 Jan
What Groundhog Day Means for Your Winter Heating Needs

February 2nd is the day when the groundhog known as Punxsutawney Phil comes out of his winter hibernation to tell us whether colder weather will persist and extend the heating season, or if spring is on its way. Groundhog Day has been celebrated since 1886, but can you really use it to predict your winter […]

How to Prevent – and Respond to – Gas Leaks

29 Jan
How to Prevent - and Respond to - Gas Leaks

Gas leaks are nothing to mess around with. While natural gas is normally an extremely safe product to use in your home, you should have gas connections checked periodically. That includes your HVAC system, water heater, range or any other gas-powered appliances. Gas Safety The natural gas used to power appliances in our homes can […]