Furnace Articles

Heat Pump Versus Furnace

November 16, 2022
Image of someone pressing on a control panel connected to an HVAC system. Heat Pump Versus Furnace.

Looking to install a new heater in your Springfield home? Your two most popular choices are a heat pump and a furnace. Each one has advantages and disadvantages when compared to the other.

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Why Isn’t My Furnace Heating My Entire Home?

October 13, 2022
Image of someone thinking, wrapped in a blanket and holding a cup. Why Isn't My Furnace Heating My Entire Home?

If your furnace seems to be producing heat inconsistently around your West Springfield home to you, you’re not alone. Many homes have varied conditions from room to room causing spotty heating or cooling. On cold days, this can be a nuisance. For example, you may be confined to only a few rooms in your home. Or you might have to wear a coat and blanket just to function around the house.

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What Are Signs I Need a New Furnace?

September 15, 2022
Image of someone working on a furnace. What Are Signs I Need a New Furnace?

A furnace is a major investment for any Westfield homeowner. Although it’s not something that will need to be done frequently, most people will face the decision of needing to purchase a new heating system sometime during home ownership.

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Video – Upgrade Your Furnace

January 27, 2022
Upgrade your furnace for increased energy efficiency and heating cost reduction.

Upgrade your furnace for increased energy efficiency and heating cost reduction.

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Is My Furnace Overheating?

January 10, 2022
Is My Furnace Overheating?

Just about any electrical appliance has the potential to overheat. Furnaces are no exception. As a homeowner, you need to take precautions to lower the risk of an overheated unit. You should also be wary of the associated symptoms, so you know when to take action.

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What Does AFUE Mean?

December 16, 2021
What Does AFUE Mean?

While an air conditioner’s efficiency is measured by its SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio) rating, an electric or gas- or oil-fired furnace’s efficiency is measured by its AFUE, or average fuel utilization efficiency. This standard measurement is given in percentages, letting you know how much of your fuel is actually used to heat your Massachusetts home and how much fuel is wasted.

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Fall HVAC Maintenance

September 16, 2021
Fall HVAC Maintenance

As the saying goes, “Time and tide wait for no one.” Whether you’re prepared or not, the summer months and warmer weather are moving aside for fall and cooler temps. That means here in Longmeadow you need to think about preparing your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system for fall maintenance.

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7 Furnace Maintenance Tips

January 1, 2021

It’s understandable that maintenance tasks often fall by the wayside. Many Westfield homeowners follow the mantra of “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” Everyone is busy and many seemingly more important priorities tend to creep up every month to consume time and money. 

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