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Nov 15, 2021 4:57:18 PM by Bill Eberhardt - 1 comment

How to Prevent Black Marks on the Walls From Your Baseboard Heaters

A while back we received a call from a long-time Levittown, Pa. customer who was concerned about black marks on the walls above his baseboard heaters. This issue is known as "ghosting" or "thermal tracking", which is a relatively common phenomenon that plagues both old and new construction. Here’s a look into the causes and some things you can do to prevent this from happening in your home.
 

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Dec 11, 2013 4:37:00 PM by Paul Giorgi - 0 comments

Replacing HVAC Equipment In Older Homes

We love working with people who have older homes and would like to replace existing equipment or add additional systems.
 
Because we started as an oil service company, most of our customers had older homes with hot water boilers with baseboard or radiator heating systems that were equally outdated -- some as old as 50 to 60 years old. Many of these boilers were as a big as a small car and are extremely inefficient, and we have replaced many of them with new high efficiency units a third the size. In a lot of these cases, we installed an indirect domestic hot water tank and have seen reductions in oil usage as high as 40 percent.

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Nov 19, 2013 11:30:03 AM by Paul Giorgi - 1 comment

Is it worth adding Central Air Conditioning for resale?

In the past couple of months we have had an increasing number of people who are calling us about adding central air conditioning, strictly as a benefit for resale of their homes. The majority of these calls are older homes with hydronic heating with either baseboards or radiators and no existing duct work. In most cases these people are looking for high velocity or Mitsubishi ductless splits systems which our company has come to specialize in. These systems use no duct work at all or use compact air handlers and small 2 inch duct work which can be installed in existing homes with little or no modification to the existing structure.

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