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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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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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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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Jul 28, 2023 11:43:52 AM by Lauren Mangano - 0 comments

Achieving Ultimate Home Comfort in Princeton, NJ with High-Velocity and Ductless Systems

PROBLEM: Our homeowner was searching for an efficient HVAC solution that would not compromise the charm of her historic home. She also needed a way to heat and cool her enclosed porch so that it could be used year-round.

SOLUTION: ECI installed two Unico High-Velocity systems to cover all three floors, as well as a Mitsubishi Electric Ductless Heat Pump for the enclosed porch. Our homeowner can now enjoy precise temperature control and whole-home comfort every day of the year.

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May 18, 2023 4:30:47 PM by Lauren Mangano - 0 comments

Moorestown, NJ Homeowners Make the Switch from Window ACs to Unico High Velocity

PROBLEM: Our customers in Moorestown, New Jersey were looking to install central air in their beautiful older home and get rid of their window air conditioner units. They were also looking to address hot and cold spots that they experienced with their existing steam boiler radiator system.

SOLUTION: ECI Comfort installed two Unico High Velocity central air systems paired with two outdoor Bosch Inverter Heat Pumps. These systems will provide comfortable, quiet air conditioning along with backup heat to supplement their existing boiler system.

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May 4, 2023 1:37:06 PM by Logan Donahue - 0 comments

Throwback Thursday: Two-Stage Furnace and High-Velocity Upgrades to Historic Chestnut Hill Home

PROBLEM: A three-story home in Chestnut Hill needed a heating and cooling makeover. The old, inefficient oil furnace barely brought comfortable temperatures to the first two floors and didn’t reach the third. Plus, these homeowners suffered. 

SOLUTION: ECI Comfort installed an Amana Two-Stage furnace for the first floor and Unico High Velocity heating and cooling for the second and third floors.

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Mar 24, 2023 8:42:33 AM by Logan Donahue - 0 comments

Buckingham Stone Farmhouse Upgrades to Runtal Radiators and Unico High Velocity

PROBLEM: Our homeowners in Doylestown were searching for a new heating system that would look nicer than their current cast-iron radiators and are more efficient. With their old home's design and recent renovations, they were looking to stick to heating through radiators. 

SOLUTION: ECI Comfort installed a heat pump and Runtal Radiators on the second and third floors of the home and in their enclosed porch to provide year-round heat and comfort while maintaining each room's aesthetic.

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May 6, 2022 10:54:26 AM by Lauren Mangano - 0 comments

Mitsubishi SEZ & Unico High Velocity Install for the Fezzuoglio Family

PROBLEM: While John Fezzuoglio and his family were renovating and redesigning their entire home, they decided it was the perfect time for upgrading their cooling system. Not wanting to sacrifice their dream aesthetics for comfort, we were challenged with designing a non-intrusive HVAC system. 

SOLUTION: ECI Comfort installed a Unico Small-Duct High Velocity system in combination with Mitsubishi SEZ Small-Duct Mini-Splits. These systems take up much less space than traditional ductwork, provide extreme cooling comfort, and are both efficient and quiet.


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