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The Best Ductless Air Systems of 2021

Table of Contents: Mitsubishi MUZ-FH Daikin Aurora NAY Air Conditioner from American Standard Ameristar 18 SEER Single-Zone Ductless System ST Series Air Conditioner from Trane The demand for ductless air systems is predicted to grow very rapidly in the next couple of years. The industry of mini-split ductless air conditioners and heat pumps will continue…

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Ways to Lower Your Heating Bill This Winter

During the cold days in the winter season here in CT, you may be inclined to spend a lot of your time in your home. Winters in Connecticut are commonly considered very cold and with COVID still in full swing you may be interested in learning how to lower your heating bill. It snows pretty…

SEER Energy Guide

What is the Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio or SEER?

You may come across the term SEER when reading up on HVAC equipment and wonder what it means. This rating stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio. This ratio will reflect the cooling output of the air conditioner during the typical cooling season which will be divided by the energy in watt-hours. This ratio is calculated…

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Why We Work with Navien

Navien Boilers One of the most popular brands that we carry and install here at Highwood Mechanical Contractors, Inc. is Navien. Navien is famous for tankless water heaters, wall-hung boilers, and combi-boilers. This company can be considered as one of the best boiler and water heater providers in North America. Since 2006, Navien has already…

Ductless Air Conditioner in New Construction Project

Can I Install a Mini Split Ductless Myself ?

The mini-split ductless air conditioner is one of the most popular HVAC units on the market in recent years and will continue this trend into 2021. These units are popular for their easy use and low cost. If you are interested in installing this unit in your home by yourself, you may want to continue…

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Why Choose a Split Ductless System for Your Home?

Table of Contents: What is a split ductless system?  Highwood Mechanical Contractors, Inc. serves all of CT and specializes in Fairfield County, New Haven County, and Middlesex County. Unless you live in the Arctic, you rely on your air conditioner to keep you cool in the warmer months. You also probably enjoy turning on the heater whenever there…

Custom Duct Work on Commercial Building

Why Consider Custom Duct Work?

Table of Contents: What Are the Benefits of Having Custom Duct Work? The Process of Building Custom Ducts for Your Property ​Ductwork is an important part of your residential or commercial HVAC system. If you want to have functional HVAC in your home or office, you should have these ducts built and installed properly. Air…

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The Climate in Connecticut & How it Relates to HVAC

Table of Contents: Climates in Different Regions of Connecticut Why Do You Need HVAC Installation? HVAC Installation Services in Connecticut Thimble Island Connecticut The climate in Connecticut is of diverse nature, going between humid continental category to humid subtropical type, in the north and south. Summer seasons bring a lot of moisture and heat with…

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Start Thinking About Spring AC Maintenance

Table of Contents: Why should you care about spring AC maintenance? What can you expect during a preventative AC maintenance appointment? What steps should you take right now? ​Beat the winter blues by looking forward to spring! You can get a jump on your spring AC maintenance and ensure your HVAC system is ready to…

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HVAC Replacement in 2020

Table of Contents: When do you need an HVAC replacement? What can you expect in the HVAC replacement process? Who offers HVAC contractors in Fairfield, Connecticut? ​Your HVAC system is crucial to the comfort of your home. From regulating the temperature to maintaining air quality, your AC is important, and life can be miserable without…