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Case Studies

We think the easiest way to tell you what we do is to show you what we do. Serving the greater Philadelphia area, we've done installations from Old City to Elkins Park, Trenton to Yardley, and have served Delaware Valley homeowners for over twenty years.

So, find a home or a neighborhood that looks like yours and see how we helped the homeowner with their home comfort problems. If you don't see your neighborhood or your type of home here, please click here to let us know where you live and we'll see if we have a story near you.

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Heating and air conditioning for Lower Bucks and the Greater Philadelphia area

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From Tudors to Colonials to split-level homes and more, we've installed heating and air conditioning in all types of single family homes, condos, townhomes and apartments in and around the Philadelphia area.

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Apr 2, 2024 9:55:32 AM by Logan Donahue - 0 comments

Dresher, PA Homeowner Creates Year-Round Golf Oasis in Garage with Mitsubishi Electric Hyper-Heat System

PROBLEM: Our homeowner, Charles, has been dreaming of installing a golf simulator in his garage to hit golf balls whenever he desires, no matter the weather. He needed a solution to the very cold and very hot days his garage experiences during peak seasons. 

SOLUTION: ECI Comfort installed a one-to-one Mitsubishi Electric Hyper-Heat Ductless system to bring his garage heating and cooling solutions so Charles can enjoy his golf simulator 365 days a year! 

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Mar 27, 2024 11:41:46 AM by Lauren Mangano - 0 comments

Long-Time Customer in Ambler Replaces Unico High-Velocity and Heat Pump System

PROBLEM: Our long-time customer was ready to replace his high-velocity air conditioning system that we installed 20 years ago. The AC still worked, but it did not provide the efficiency, zoning, and quiet comfort that he was looking for.

SOLUTION: ECI installed a zoned high-velocity system with an inverter Bosch heat pump. The new system will provide both heating and cooling to three different zones throughout the home, ensuring even temperature control and energy savings. The quieter heat pump will not only enhance comfort but also contribute to significant oil savings for our customer.

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Feb 27, 2024 10:37:39 AM by Logan Donahue - 0 comments

Throwback Thursday: Rockledge Home Upgrades High-Velocity System

PROBLEM: These homeowners had a Unico High Velocity system to heat and cool their home, but the evaporator coil had developed a leak causing the system to break down. It was old and out of warranty, so they needed to decide whether it was time to replace the system or undergo a costly repair.

SOLUTION: ECI Comfort added a new Unico high-velocity air handler with Unico's 15-year warranty, giving the owner's peace of mind and reliability for years to come. 

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Jan 17, 2024 9:00:00 AM by Logan Donahue - 0 comments

Home Heating Transformation: Philadelphia Homeowner Upgrades to Mitsubishi Electric Hyper-Heat System

PROBLEM: Our customer, Maria, had a steam boiler for twenty years. In the past couple of years, she decided it was time to move away from her high gas bills and stop spending money each year to keep it running. 

SOLUTION: ECI installed a Mitsubishi Electric Ductless Heat Pump with four indoor wall units to allow her to customize her heating and cooling!

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Dec 27, 2023 1:43:10 PM by Lauren Mangano - 0 comments

High-Velocity Done Right: System Replacement for Milestone Behavioral Health in Yardley, Pa

PROBLEM: Upon moving into their new office in one of Yardley's historic buildings, Milestone Behavioral Health encountered problems with their air conditioning system. The existing high-velocity system was installed improperly, with several shortcuts leading to uneven airflow and overall discomfort.

SOLUTION: ECI Comfort expertly installed two high-velocity systems. This involved upgrading the trunk from seven inches to nine inches, adding 10 outlets, and adding insulation. As a result, the system now operates quietly, provides even cooling, and significantly improves dehumidification throughout the entire building.

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Dec 1, 2023 3:55:31 PM by Lauren Mangano - 0 comments

Providing Modern Comfort to a Colonial-Style Home With Unico High-Velocity

PROBLEM: Our customer's Dutch Colonial-style home lacked air conditioning, but the structure made it difficult to find a whole-home cooling option.

SOLUTION: ECI installed a small-duct, high-velocity heating and air conditioning system to provide efficient cooling without major renovations. We also added a smart thermostat system for greater comfort control, as well as an air purifier to increase indoor air quality.


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Oct 31, 2023 1:04:09 PM by Lauren Mangano - 0 comments

Decades of Comfort: A Germantown Homeowner's Journey with ECI HVAC Upgrades

PROBLEM: Our homeowner was looking for a high-quality cooling solution that would not compromise the integrity of his stone home. He was also interested in an efficient heating option to replace his outdated boiler.

SOLUTION: ECI installed a Unico High-Velocity system and a Buderus boiler radiant floor heating system. Throughout the years, we also added a second high-velocity system, an upgraded boiler, and a new water heater.

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Oct 26, 2023 3:29:38 PM by Logan Donahue - 0 comments

Ambler, PA Homeowner Embraces Efficiency with Energy Kinetics Accel CS Boiler Upgrade!

PROBLEM: Our homeowners were searching the web for a new heating and hot water system that was both more efficient and more reliable than their current setup.

SOLUTION: After coming across our company on the Energy Kinetics website and expressing their interest in an Energy Kinetics Accel CS Condensing Boiler, they scheduled an estimate with us and installed the efficient boiler of their dreams! 

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Oct 18, 2023 9:00:00 AM by Logan Donahue - 0 comments

Installing a New and Improved Energy Kinetics Ascent Combi Boiler in Croydon, Pa.

PROBLEM: Our homeowners' existing boiler was a bit over 40 years old, installed by one of their parents! They were worried about when their boiler's last day would be, so they started planning ahead. 

SOLUTION: After they called ECI, we were able to install a brand new Energy Kinetics Ascent Combi Boiler to replace the one they relied on for the past two decades. With financing and our senior citizen discount, they got cozy quickly with less money out of their pocket! 

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Oct 13, 2023 12:50:27 PM by Lauren Mangano - 0 comments

Holland Homeowner Replaces AC and Oil Heat with Daikin Fit Heat Pump

PROBLEM: Our customer in Holland, Pa. was experiencing issues with her air conditioner which ended up needing repairs. However, both her air conditioner and oil heater were getting older, which posed the question of repair versus replacement. 

SOLUTION: ECI installed a Daikin Fit Inverter Heat Pump system, providing an all-in-one solution to replace her AC and heating systems. This new system and smart thermostat will ensure efficient heating and cooling year-round while saving our customer money.

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