Friday, October 19, 2018

How to Save Money on Home Heating This Winter

  • Cold Air Out, Warm Air In- repair cracks and caulk around the entry points of electrical cables, pipes and replace worn wether -stripping
  • Check Your Windows- Windows can account for 25% of your homes heat loss.Apply plasstic film, heavy woven drapes, or consider an upgrade. 
  • Consider a programable thermostat- Programable thermostats will help regulate the home's temperature when your home, or leave for the day.
  • Inspect and tune-up your HVAC- Have Douglas Mechanical Services inspect and tune up your furnace/boiler once a year for optimum efficiency !
  • Change your aging equipment- Consider having Douglas Mechanical Services give you a free quote to upgrade your outdated, inefficient system to high efficiency equipment. Check out for low interest loan and rebate information. 

Monday, October 8, 2018

" Remember these or maybe you still have one or two still on the wall ? " 

Maybe it's time to consider and upgrade! A wireless , aka. WIFI thrmostat, is a home automation device to help regulate the homes temperature. Some of the options a WIFI thermostat are;
  • Programable "smart thermostats", to control  the temperature when your home or not.
  • Can be controlled thru your smart phone
  • Can detect when your close to home with-in 3 miles, turn up the heat or cool off the home. This is called "geo-fencing".
  • Envirionmentally friendly, no more mercury being used. Go to to learn little about the historyof heating systems.  
  • Saves you MONEY!!!!   Smart thermostats can save up to $180 per year on heating and cooling .