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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Mitsubishi Wall Mounted FH06NA Unit

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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Geothermal Heating Diagram

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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dirty air filter

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…

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​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…

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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…

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Best Residential Boilers of 2020 Boiler installation can be an important thing that you have to do in your home, especially if you want to have the best heating system for your property. Therefore, you need to look at the Best Rated Boilers of 2020, all of which can offer an efficient heating system for…

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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…

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Highwood Mechanical Contractors HVAC Experts As the weather becomes warmer, you might be tempted to turn on your air conditioning all day. While it may provide instant comfort against the hotter days, it can also blow your money away quickly. Luckily, there are ways to beat the heat without going broke. These nine tips can…

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Refrigerant, what does it mean for HVAC? Refrigerant is an important substance or mixture that can be used in the refrigeration cycle or heat pump. This substance usually comes in liquid form and it will be converted to a gas and vice versa. There are some common examples of chemicals for creating this mixture, for…

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