Beginner’s Guide to Home Heating Systems

Beginner’s Guide to Home Heating Systems

By: Galen Fishburn, Service Manager at Dead River Company

Friends who know I’m a Dead River Company Service Manager will often come to me with questions about their home heating system. I am happy to help people navigate what may be a foreign subject to them. If you’re looking for a “beginner’s guide” to home heating systems, you’ve come to the right place!

Tuning Up

Tuning Up

The daffodils are out, the tulips are budding, and the lawn is turning green. We must finally be in the true throes of spring. And you know what that means: time to get your heating system tuned up and ready for next winter!

You may be tempted to throw the snow shovel at us, but think about this: the average New England home heating system ran for more than 1,000 hours during our recent heating season. If you ran that long, you’d need a tune-up too!
(Think of the annual tune-up as a “spa day” for your heating system.)

12 Ways to Save Energy over the Holidays

12 Ways to Save Energy over the Holidays

Feeling a little stressed with the advent of holiday cooking, shopping, entertaining, and traveling? You came to the right place. This is a stress-free zone!

Grab a cup of hot chocolate, put your feet up, and a take a moment to re-charge. We’ve got some energy saving tips for you that can make your holiday season a little more efficient.

Get an A+ in energy efficiency!

Get an A+ in energy efficiency!

It’s that time of year again. The summer season is winding down and kids are (yay!) back to school for a new year of learning. As an adult, it doesn’t matter how many years you’ve been out of school; there’s something about the cooling temperatures and the leaves changing that still makes us feel like it’s time to get “back” to work and “back” to being more productive.
Channel that productivity and tackle a course in energy efficiency. Here are some tips to help you get an A+: