Category : Environment & Energy

Could Renewables Be a Threat to Natural Gas?

Many homeowners use electricity as their primary source of power, however, there are some who turn to natural gas. Whether this choice is due to a preference or an availability, there are both pros and cons to using natural gas. Recently, our HVAC installation experts came across an article by Paulo Santos that discusses the rise of natural gas and the effect renewables could have on it. We thought we'd share.
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When to Clean Your Air Ducts

When it comes to air ducts, there's no set amount of time you should leave between cleanings; duct cleaning should be done on an "as-needed" basis and in general, is good to do every couple years.
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4 Technologies That Could Change the Energy Industry

From energy storage to vehicles to electricity production and more, the future of energy is ever-growing and ever-changing to become more efficient, more reliable, and more environmentally friendly for people around the world. Here, our HVAC experts share four innovations that could transform the energy world in the next few decades.
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9 Fun Facts About Insulation

Attic Insulation
Many homeowners don't realize how important insulation is for their home. Insulation not only reduces the transfer of sounds, but also reduces the transfer of heat to keep your home warm in the winter and cool in the summer. Because energy costs have risen in the past century, a properly insulated home is a must. Here are some fun facts about insulation from our heating and cooling service company.
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10 New Year’s Resolutions for Saving Energy

A brand new year is right around the corner, and at Oliver, we want you to add "save energy" to your list of resolutions. Our HVAC service experts have come up with a few ways you can reduce your carbon footprint and save some money in 2016.
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6 Places to Consider Installing Home Insulation

When you live in the Northeast, you learn that home insulation is a very important part of your home. Not only can it keep your home at a comfortable, even temperature, but it can also help you save money on your energy bills. While you may already have a sufficient amount of insulation, there are several areas that our HVAC service company recommends considering for added insulation.
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