Replacing Inefficient Existing HVAC Systems

The Department of Energy recommends replacing your HVAC system every 10 to 15 years. Companies like Highwood Mechanical Contractors, Inc. can make sure that your HVAC issues are being solved. Below will explain the importance of maintaining your HVAC systems, especially before the winter months hit.   Why should I replace my heating systems before…

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Your Guide to Samsung Split Mini Ductless Units

Having proper heating and cooling in your home is essential for comfort. Sometimes when moving or adding an addition to your house it may be challenging to expand your current HVAC system to reach that additional space. Samsung’s split mini ductless HVAC units are great options for adding additional heating and cooling to any space…

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Cost Associated With An HVAC System For New Construction

A functional HVAC system is more important than you may think. When buying a new house or building, you have the opportunity to create an effective HVAC system that will benefit the specific needs of your home. HVAC systems are essential as they maintain the temperature and climate in any house or building while removing…

How Often Do My Air Ducts Need to be Cleaned?

Air Duct Cleaning, When Should You Clean? Air ducts are the passageways that run throughout your house that transport heated and cooled air. Keeping these passageways clean is necessary to ensure efficiency and quality. It is often recommended that air duct cleaning is done every 3 to 5 years to guarantee effectiveness but with regular…

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Complete Guide to Mitsubishi Ductless HVAC

Are you looking for the best ductless HVAC systems on the market? You can find a wide variety of mini split ductless systems that are available from many different brands. The consumer is faced with the tall task of comparing all available units before selecting which is the best for your home. This process can…

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Applications and Benefits of Geothermal HVAC Systems

We get many questions regarding geothermal systems for homes. Most frequently, I am asked if Geothermal is right for my home. And the big answer is YES. In all applications, be it hot water or hot air existing systems, geothermal can be retro fitted to your home. How are Geothermal systems installed? Geothermal requires vertical bores (depth…

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How to Change Air Filters on Your HVAC System

Highwood Mechanical Contractors, Inc. serves all of CT and specializes in Fairfield County, New Haven County, and Middlesex County. You know that you should change your HVAC filters on a regular basis, but how often do you really need to go through that process? And, how easy is it to change your HVAC filter? Regular home maintenance involves…

Piping and Duct work Installations

Proper installation of piping systems and duct systems is very crucial for comfortable living conditions in a home.  We ensure the proper building and designing of the system right from the blueprints. We look into the technical design as well as the asthetics and placements of the ducts around the home. For any successful implementation…

Pros and Cons of Ductless HVAC

​Are you looking for the most efficient heating and cooling system? You can start looking at the ductless HVAC system. This system is very well-known for its efficiency and any other benefits for all users. Before you use this system in your home or office, you need to know the definition, pros, and cons of…

10 Reasons to Install Geothermal Heating and Cooling

Geothermal Energy Have you ever dreamed of a home with an energy and cost-efficient HVAC system?  A home where the temperature is always pleasant and there’s no sight of an AC or a heater? Geothermal HVAC systems make those dreams a reality. Geothermal heating and cooling take advantage of the subterranean temperatures to provide cooling…