Cooling Unlimited, Inc. Blog : Archive for January, 2016

Tips to Keep Your Generator Running

Monday, January 25th, 2016

As we’ve seen this past week, winter storms are nothing to take lightly. Here in Boston, MA, the purchase of a whole-house generator can be a lifesaver during a crisis, especially when it is placed and installed by trained professionals. But a generator won’t do any good if it fails you in a crisis, or if it lacks the things it needs to run when you need it to. If you have a generator in your house, here’s a few tips to help keep it running when the worst hits your home.

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Should I Install a Zone Control System?

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

Many households here in Boston, MA rely on centralized heating and air conditioning systems to maintain comfortable temperatures in their homes. A centralized unit creates warm or cool air as necessary, then a fan blows the conditioned air through a series of ducts hidden in the walls and attic of your home. The system works quite well, but it usually heats the entire home evenly, which means you can’t vary the temperature from room to room. A zone control system provides an answer to the drawback, and in the process, gives you a way to save big money on heating and cooling costs. Here’s how.

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A Guide to Purchasing a New Generator

Monday, January 18th, 2016

Mother Nature strikes without warning, and while Boston, MA knows how to counter a blizzard or similar storm, you never know when you might lose power in your home. It can be doubly concerning because you don’t have many options if the snows are falling besides sitting tight and hoping your home remains habitable. A generator makes an ideal form of insurance against that possibility: providing power, heat and peace of mind when things are at their worst. Buying a generator involves a number of steps, which a trained professional can help you with before performing the installation itself. Here’s a quick guide to purchasing a new generator.

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3 Installations That Help with Asthma

Monday, January 11th, 2016

If you or a member of your family suffers from asthma or a similar condition, you know just how scary it can be. Asthma strikes at your ability to take in air, and an attack can make you feel like you’re suffocating. Nothing beats quality medical care and reliable medication, but you can take some big steps to alleviate things with the judicious installation of an indoor air quality product in your home. A trained technician can assess your needs and recommend a system to help your Boston, MA household breathe a little easier (literally).

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Upgrade Your Heating System this Winter

Monday, January 4th, 2016

Winters in Boston, MA are as cold as they come, and while we were given a respite over the holidays, that freezing weather is ready to make our lives miserable again. While your heating system may be doing an admirable job, there’s always ways you can improve it. Upgrades to your system are comparatively easy for a professional to install and won’t cost nearly as much as replacing your system entirely. But the difference it can make will leave your system feeling like new, and possibly lower the costs of keeping your home warm this winter to boot. Here’s a quick list of some upgrades you may want to consider for your heater this winter.

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