Before You Buy Know These HVAC System Terms: AFUE, SEER, and HSPF

What do all those acronyms mean and why does terminology matter when you’re thinking of making an HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning) purchase? The short answer is that these terms have a great deal to do with rating efficiency of the products — including air conditioners, furnace, and heat pumps — that are essential for home comfort.

Boiler On The Edge? Retrofits May Do For Now, But Weigh These Factors Before Deciding

Has your boiler been running inefficiently or giving you trouble? While the thought of making the investment in a new boiler may give you the chills, it may not be in your best interest to rule that option out. Here is a simple guide to making the wisest decision between retrofitting or replacing your boiler.