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The Difficulties of Residential Geo-Thermal Systems in New England

The Difficulties of Residential Geo-Thermal Systems in New England

The U.S. Energy Information Administration states that more than half of the energy used in residential homes is directly spent on heating and cooling which means your HVAC system has the largest carbon footprint in your home. Traditional heating & cooling units heat the air it takes from outside by burning fossil fuels in a … Continued

The Impact of Biofuel on Your Heating System

The Impact of Biofuel on Your Heating System

Biofuel is a type of fuel that is produced using renewable sources, such as animal fats, plant-based oils and algae material. Biofuel offers a number of advantages over traditional fossil fuels, like petroleum and natural gas, particularly in terms of its impact on the environment. Specifically, it is biodegradable and burns more cleanly, which means … Continued

Options for Improving Indoor Air Quality

Options for Improving Indoor Air Quality

Options for Improving Indoor Air Quality There has always been a need for indoor air quality. Sadly, most homes do not have enough, leaving the majority of homeowners living with poor indoor air quality. Here in the Northeast, there are several factors that contribute to poor indoor air quality. In particular, we deal with excessive … Continued

4 Ways a New A/C Unit Can Save You Money

4 Ways a New A/C Unit Can Save You Money

Buying a new air conditioning unit can seem like a big expense. Wouldn’t it just be easier and less expensive to just continue maintaining and repairing your current one? Not necessarily. In fact, when you consider the many long term benefits a new A/C unit can have, both for your comfort as well as your … Continued

Mass Save Rebates for 2020

Mass Save Rebates for 2020

The weather is getting colder and you maybe considering a new furnace or hot water heater. Mass Save is offering a variety of rebates that can be helpful in reducing the costs of purchasing new heating and hot water equipment in your home. If your heating equipment is more than 20 years old, upgrading to … Continued

Extend Your Boiler’s Life with Hydronic Water Treatments

Extend Your Boiler’s Life with Hydronic Water Treatments

High-efficiency boilers have been around for over 20 years now, and over the course of that time it has become crystal clear that the water inside these systems needs to be checked for contaminants and treated with the appropriate water conditioner on a regular basis. Not only does this insure proper operation, but it can … Continued

7 Benefits of an Early Season Heating Tune-Up

7 Benefits of an Early Season Heating Tune-Up

Keeping your heating system in good working order is about more than just keeping your home and family warm. It’s also about preventing your pipes from freezing and other costly and potentially serious issues from arising. Unfortunately, most people don’t give this much thought until something goes wrong. The good news is, with a little … Continued

Ductless vs Ducted Systems

Ductless vs Ducted Systems

If you do not have ductwork in your home for heating, what is your best option for adding air conditioning?  A ductless system or a ducted system? In some homes it is not possible to have ductwork – there is no basement or attic space so ductless mini-split systems are the only option. Over the … Continued

Is HVAC Air Filtration Really Worth the Investment?

Is HVAC Air Filtration Really Worth the Investment?

There’s a lot of buzz about the quality of air we breathe outdoors. But what about the air that’s circulating inside our homes? The truth is, indoor pollution is a serious problem – especially since Americans spend the vast majority of their time indoors, where the concentration of pollutants can be up to five times … Continued

What to Consider When Deciding to DIY or Hire a Pro for Home Repairs

What to Consider When Deciding to DIY or Hire a Pro for Home Repairs

Owning a home gives you a sense of control and responsibility over your property. You should be pretty comfortable performing basic maintenance and repairs around your home, especially if you want to save money. Yet, there are some home repair projects that should never be performed by anyone other than a licensed professional. If you … Continued

What is Furnace Humidification and Why Should You Care?

What is Furnace Humidification and Why Should You Care?

Ever notice how much drier the air in your home gets around this time of year? It’s not your imagination. In fact, it’s quite common – particularly in areas like the Northeast due to the combination of cold, outdoor air and forced hot air indoors. To combat this, some home owners choose to use small, … Continued

Winterizing Your HVAC System in New England

Winterizing Your HVAC System in New England

You don’t need to check the thermometer or tune in to the local news to figure out that winter is once again closing in on us. In New England, this inevitably means battening down the hatches and preparing for the weather that’s sure to come. But before you crank up your thermostat and pull on … Continued

9 Efficiency Tips for Heating your Home in the Fall in New England

9 Efficiency Tips for Heating your Home in the Fall in New England

It’s autumn in New England and that familiar chill is in the air once again. If you’re thinking of turning on those space heaters, you may want to think again – especially since space heating is the largest home energy expense, accounting for 45% of residential energy bills. This time of year is ideal for … Continued

Benefits of Wilson Brothers Easy Pay Oil Program

Benefits of Wilson Brothers Easy Pay Oil Program

It is that time of year again when we are starting our oil budget program for the upcoming winter, which will be here before we know it. If you’re interested in learning more about our Easy Pay Budget Plan, here’s how it works and why it’s something you should consider taking advantage of. What is … Continued

Benefits of an All-in-One Home Energy Service Provider

Benefits of an All-in-One Home Energy Service Provider

For more than three decades, Wilson Brothers has been dedicated to keeping New England homes warm and cozy in the winter and cool and comfortable during the hotter months. Over the years, the scope of our services has expanded from the installation, repair and service of heating and cooling systems to include indoor air quality, … Continued

Turn Your Tax Refund into Long-Term Savings

Turn Your Tax Refund into Long-Term Savings

Expecting a tax refund? Before you spend those extra dollars from Uncle Sam on a vacation or other one-time purchase, why not consider turning your refund into additional savings? Investing in a new heating and A/C system can provide benefits that will last for many years to come, including energy savings as well as peace … Continued

Why You Absolutely, Positively Need a Heating Service Agreement

Why You Absolutely, Positively Need a Heating Service Agreement

This year we are having a good old fashioned New England winter. In fact, we recently experienced a 100 year cold snap. The frigid temps were so impactful that things across the region were on the verge of shutting down. Another week of that kind of cold would have brought things to a grinding halt. … Continued

3 Great Ways in Which a Plumber Can Bring Your Basement Up to Date

3 Great Ways in Which a Plumber Can Bring Your Basement Up to Date

For many homeowners, the basement is a forgotten space used for storing things they and their families no longer use. On top of that, basements have a reputation for being sad and even creepy, so not many people are too excited about going down there. But behind that image lies a ton of untapped potential. … Continued

How to Prevent Frozen Pipes During This Brutal New England Winter

How to Prevent Frozen Pipes During This Brutal New England Winter

With one of the coldest winters on record and several months to go until spring, one of the biggest worries New England home owners have is frozen pipes. Not only does a situation like this wreak havoc because it prevents water flow, but if not addressed right away, you could end up with further damage … Continued

Do You Have a Backup Heating Plan for the Coming Winter Months?

Do You Have a Backup Heating Plan for the Coming Winter Months?

With another cold, snowy winter predicted in the Northeast, there’s never been a more important time to start thinking about your heating system. The last thing you want is to end up in a dangerous situation with no heat to keep your family warm and safe. Proper planning is critical and with the crazy weather … Continued

Benefits of a High Efficiency Gas Heating System

Benefits of a High Efficiency Gas Heating System

Did you know that about half of the energy use in your home goes toward heating and cooling? That makes keeping your home at a comfortable temperature one of, if not the highest energy expense you have. What if there was a way you could dramatically reduce the amount of energy needed to heat your … Continued

Best Choice in Efficiency for Home Heating in Massachusetts

Best Choice in Efficiency for Home Heating in Massachusetts

When it comes to home heating in Massachusetts, efficiency tops the list for most home owners. Nobody wants to spend an arm and a leg just to keep the cold New England weather out, and with our long winters, those costs can really add up. But with so many choices available, how can you know … Continued

Take the Proactive Approach to  Heating Your Home This Winter

Take the Proactive Approach to Heating Your Home This Winter

pro·ac·tive /prōˈaktiv/ —creating or controlling a situation by causing something to happen rather than responding to it after it has happened. Do not wait until you can see your breath inside your home to replace your heating system, consider taking a proactive approach this season. The prefix “pro” means “before” and before disaster strikes is … Continued

Pre-Season Preventative Maintenance for Your Heating System

Pre-Season Preventative Maintenance for Your Heating System

When is the last time you had your heating and cooling system serviced? Do you know if it is performing at top speed? Even if your A/ pre·ven·ta·tive /prəˈven(t)ədiv/ Intending or serving to ward off harm You might be warm now but don’t get left in the cold this winter with a heating system that’s … Continued

How the Proper Heating and Cooling System Can Save You Thousands

How the Proper Heating and Cooling System Can Save You Thousands

When is the last time you had your heating and cooling system serviced? Do you know if it is performing at top speed? Even if your A/C is cranking this summer, there may be some ways in which you are still losing money. Installing and maintaining the proper heating and cooling system in your home … Continued

5 Reasons To Schedule Your HVAC Spring Tune-Up

5 Reasons To Schedule Your HVAC Spring Tune-Up

The warm season is right around the corner so now is the best time to start thinking about scheduling a check-up on your heating and cooling system. Don’t get stuck without AC! It is important to have your HVAC system inspected to prepare for the upcoming season—which can include inclement weather, humidity, cool temperatures, and … Continued

Time to Upgrade Your Heating and Cooling Systems?

Time to Upgrade Your Heating and Cooling Systems?

You’ll want the Professionals from Wilson Brothers as your local HVAC Install and Service Company. Over the last 29 years the local community has trusted the Wilson Brothers to take care of all their HVAC and Plumbing needs. For preventative maintenance, general service, 24-hour emergency service, and of course, our quality installs, we are here … Continued

Happy New Year from the Wilson Brothers!

Happy New Year from the Wilson Brothers!

Tom says – As we head into a new year it is time to look at what is coming up in 2017. Winter is the most challenging of our four distinct seasons, from the lack of sun light to increased home energy cost. And, don’t forget the Holiday Season, snow and ice season and we … Continued

Don’t leave your HVAC system out of your Spring Cleaning

Don’t leave your HVAC system out of your Spring Cleaning

Winter is over and while you may not be ready to shut off your heating system for the year – May snowstorms do happen in Massachusetts – you should start making plans for the warm summer months by cleaning your HVAC system before you need to run it. Regular maintenance will extend the lifespan of … Continued

Sleep better by keeping your bedroom cool

Sleep better by keeping your bedroom cool

If you’re one of the millions of Americans with sleep problems, you might be able to get a better night’s sleep by adjusting your HVAC system. Sleep experts generally agree that a bedroom temperature of 65 degrees allows most people to get a good night’s sleep, but every individual has their own variations and neds. … Continued

Carbon Monoxide Alert! What you can’t see could kill you!

Carbon Monoxide Alert! What you can’t see could kill you!

Most people know the importance of installing carbon monoxide detectors in the home, but this advice bears repeating. Carbon monoxide (CO) is an invisible, odorless gas and it can kill. Its deadly work can be through gradual exposure over time or a sudden, buildup of CO in a small, poorly ventilated room. Usually, defective combustion … Continued

Why radiant heating could make you love your bathroom

Why radiant heating could make you love your bathroom

People who have lived in older houses have all experienced the mid-winter chill that comes from stepping barefoot on the cold floor of a bathroom during the middle of the night. Hot air rises and the hard tile floors can be the hardest spot to warm up during a January night. That’s where radiant floor … Continued

Should I turn my heat off during the day?

Should I turn my heat off during the day?

Saving on energy costs is a serious concern, especially in the winter.  Even though the cost of oil is lower than in the recent past, it always makes sense to save money on the fuel we use to heat our homes.  I am often asked about the value of turning the heat down, only to … Continued

Save up to $200. On a Generac Home Stand-by Generator!

Save up to $200. On a Generac Home Stand-by Generator!

Save up to $200 On a Generac Home Stand-by Generator! Power Outages Should Not Be an Acceptable Way of Life! Don’t let another Northeast power outage cause major interruptions in your life! Wilson Brothers can save you up to $200 on a Generac Home Stand-by Generator that will make the next loss of power less … Continued

What to do About Ice Dams

What to do About Ice Dams

Those Icicles Can Spell Trouble! This unusually cold and snowy winter has all the ingredients for disaster to develop on the roof of your home! Icicles hanging along the eaves of your house may look pretty, but they can cause lots of problems.  Icicles can foreshadow the formation of ice dams along the eaves – … Continued

Holiday Heat Saving Tips from Wilson Brothers Heating and Cooling

Holiday Heat Saving Tips from Wilson Brothers Heating and Cooling

The holiday season is upon us.  You may be wondering how you can save a little extra on your energy and heating bills, whether you’re traveling or hosting family.  Here are a few tips from Wilson Brothers to help you keep a few extra dollars in your pocket this holiday season. Hosting: While hosting guests … Continued

What is the Mass Save Heat Loan?

What is the Mass Save Heat Loan?

Participating lenders offer 0% loans up to $25,000 (depending on the utility and the lender) with terms up to 7 years! To qualify for this type of loan, you must have a Mass Save Home Energy Assessment and install qualified energy efficiency measures recommended by a Mass Save representative. You can get a loan from participating banks for zero interest to … Continued

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