Category: Heating

A Quick Guide to Home Heating

Homeowners have many options now for home heating systems. Not only is our heating system a critical component to home comfort and safety, but it is a major purchase. Making the right choice about this investment is a decision that can last for decades. Efficiency Maine recently released a great brochure which very nicely outlines […]

HVAC the Perfect Pest Nest?

Did you know one of the common causes of damage to HVAC units is rodents eating the wires, chewing up condensers, and building nests? This time of year mice and other small critters are looking for just the right place to build their nests, and outdoor HVAC units offer easy access and perfect protection! Before […]

Spring Cleaning Series – Heating Systems

Spring Cleaning for HVAC Series continues with Part 4, and we’re talking about your heating system. We know…we are all sick of our heating systems! But now is actually a GREAT time to attend to it, and you’ll be so relieved you did! Don’t forget to change the furnace filter one last time before summer. […]

Save $1,000 Annually in Fuel Costs with a Heat Pump

Most of us are still reeling from the huge impact this winter’s extended freezing temperatures had on our fuel bills. What if you could save $1,000 next year on these expenses? How? By installing one of the most efficient products available – a Heat Pump.   As much as 50% of the energy used in […]

Commercial Incentives from Efficiency Maine Offer BIG Savings!

Efficiency Maine has designated the state’s most experienced contractors and energy professionals that install energy efficient equipment as Qualified Partners – and Gelinas just happens to be one of them! As a Qualified Partner, we can consult with you on the multitude of energy efficient products available for your project that are eligible for cash […]

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Cool New Product to Track Your Oil!

Every once in a while, a very cool product comes across our desk to share with you all. We just learned about the Smart Oil Gauge which is a device that is installed on your fuel tank, that keeps track of the oil level in your tank and transmits that data to the app on […]

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Heating Systems – Plan NOW to Save BIG in the Future!

Lately we’ve been inundated with frantic calls from people who are finding their heating system is cracked, leaking, or otherwise at the end of its life. Here they are at the holidays and heading into the midst of the heating season – the worst possible timing to have a problem with your heating system! They […]

Tips to Save on Heating and Cooling Costs

Operating your heat and A/C can account for more than half your energy bill – learn how to cut costs with these easy changes. Energy used to heat and cool our home spaces account for 54% of a typical home’s energy costs 20% of all energy usage is due to heating water. The expense of […]