Category: Money Saving Tips

3 Reasons Spring Cleaning Begins with HVAC

We love that one of the most common pieces of feedback we get is how helpful our techs are to our customers – offering them pieces of advice for how they can keep their HVAC systems working properly and troubleshooting issues themselves throughout the year. We are going to be running a special series on […]

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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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 […]

Heat Pump Hot Water Heaters: Serious Savings & $750 Rebate!

 Start saving up to $3,000 AND get a $750 Rebate! Each year, thousands of Mainers buy hot water heaters, replacing old worn out models. Before you make a change, consider buying a heat pump hot water heater – ENERGY STAR reports that these high-efficiency units can save a four-person household more than $3,000 over ten […]

Quick Tip: Saving on A/C

It’s summer. It’s hot. Your air conditioning is running constantly. As the house cools down, you see those decreasing temperatures turning into dollar signs on your electric bill. Try these tips to save a few bucks on your A/C this summer without breaking a sweat: Close Some Vents For central cooling systems, shut the vents […]

3 Steps to a NEW Kitchen or Bathroom in a Weekend!

Giving your kitchen a new look, or improving the appearance of your bathroom, doesn’t have to mean a big overhaul and tons of money. Surprisingly, by swapping out worn-out, mismatched fixtures for new ones, you can turn a dated, tired room into a sparkling new statement room over a weekend! There are also considerable benefits […]

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HVAC Maintenance for Commercial Buildings

We’re sure the warm weather WILL arrive soon! With it, comes the need to keep our building and materials, customers, and employees safe and comfortable. As an HVAC contractor, we know that upwards of 50% of all air conditioner failures are the result of improper cleaning or worse, failure to keep up with routine maintenance […]

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 […]