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Pre-Season Heating Maintenance

Pre-Season Maintenance on your heating equipment is essential to ensuring your family and building stays warm and safe this winter! With the large majority of New England homes utilizing gas or oil heating systems the threat of Carbon Monoxide poisoning

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The Inconvenient Truth of Plastic Pollution: Microplastics in Our Drinking Water, Ruining Our Ecosystems

The alarming rate of global plastic production and contamination is a pervasive and serious problem, threatening every level of the food chain- including our own habitat and health. Plastic pollution is present in our oceans, bays, rivers, water treatment plants,

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5 Easy Energy Saving Tips From Your HVAC Contractor

        A/C season is here and now is a perfect time to consider how your HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, & Air-Conditioning) equipment impacts the energy use in your home! First things first; did you realize over half of your home’s

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GSK Employees Treated To Fresh Off the Griddle Breakfast Sandwiches!!

On Tuesday morning, the boss- our President & CEO, Greg Kristiansen, treated everyone to a catered breakfast outside of the shop! Our client, friend, & professional chef, Hub, from Hub’s Grub & Grill, cooked everyone fresh off the griddle breakfast

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Cold-Climate Heat Pumps: Energy-efficient, Cost-effective, Environmentally-Friendly

  “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens, can change the world; indeed it’s the only thing that ever has” – Margaret Mead Are you looking for the optimum comfort, energy-efficiency, and peace of mind when it

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Buy Quality Fixtures Through Your Contractor, Not The Big Box Stores!

“There is scarcely anything in the world that some man cannot make a little worse, and sell a little more cheaply. The person who buys on price alone is this man’s lawful prey.” – John Ruskin (1819-1900) English critic, essayist,

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Preserving the Health of Our Nation: The Crucial Role of Plumbers & HVACR Techs

“There’s no question that our health has improved spectacularly in the past century. One thing seems certain: it did not happen because of improvements in medicine, or medical science, or even the presence of doctors; much of the credit should

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The Importance of HVAC/R Filtration

A filter’s primary purpose is to protect your HVAC (heating, ventilation, & air-conditioning) system’s heat exchange coils from collecting dirt and debris, which significantly decreases thermal transfer, as well as system capacity and function. The secondary purpose, is to maintain and

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The Consequences of Improperly Installed, Designed, & Maintained Ducts

The National Comfort Institute estimates that the typical U.S. duct system is only 57% efficient, due to implications from improperly installed, designed, and maintained HVAC ductwork. On average your home loses anywhere from 15%-40% of the conditioned air that’s circulated

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The Importance of HVAC Maintenance

Can you imagine putting a 100,000 miles on your car before it’s next oil change? It’s pretty obvious to most that the car, having run that long without proper maintenance would not be running in top condition. If the car’s motor

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