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To Be Smart or Not


How smart is smart? Programmable wasn’t smart enough. Simply programming your thermostat to change temperature at a certain time was not as advanced at having complete access to programming it anytime, anywhere. Thus, the smart thermostat was born. As each new product season takes shape, the manufacturers of smart thermostats…  
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Air Source vs. Geothermal: A Duel To The Finish


If you’re considering a heat pump for your home, you’ll have a choice between air source and ground source, or geothermal heat pumps.  An easy way to remember the difference is that one takes its heat from the air and the other from the ground.  Both are efficient and practical,…  
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The Quality of Quality Air


Indoor air quality has been an industry buzz word for years.  Indoor air can be up to 100 times more polluted than the air outside.  In addition, indoor air quality covers a variety of areas, which are addressed in different ways.  Indoor air quality products address filtration level, sanitation, humidity…  
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Pump it Up With a Heat Pump


Shipments of air-source heat pumps are up just over 17 percent so far this year vs. last year, according to AHRI (Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute).  The statistics also show central air conditioners increased six percent over last year.  Why the big jump in heat pumps?  They are penetrating…  
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Summer Savers


Are you ready to “summer-ize” your home? Just like you winterize your home to keep it as warm as possible during the colder Maryland winter months, there are certain things you can do to keep your house cooler in the summer. With the higher temperatures, your cooling system will be…  
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Where’s the Wire?


Wireless technology is making field work easier and more efficient for everyone – from sales people to in-home technicians. The Smart phone and the tablet are commonly seen on job sites, whether it’s a construction site or an HVAC call. You’ll see technicians becoming more computer-savvy and using various electronic…  
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Baltimore Local Heating Professional


The largest home energy expense is heating — about 45 percent of the monthly energy bill. The average household consumes about 11,320 kilowatthours of electricity. With that known fact, shouldn’t you be committed to having the most efficient heating system possible? First, you should make your home energy efficient so…  
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What’s Hot for 2017


The residential heating and air conditioning industry is growing, and the outlook is positive for this year. We’ll even predict a few trends to watch for the coming year — 2018. First, the HVAC industry is growing. That means the job market is growing for HVAC technicians. In addition, jobs…  
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Networking With Your Thermostat


The newest thermostats are energy savers and time savers.  That’s right. The same network that you use for your cell phone, computer and tablet devices now operates your thermostat.  WiFi thermostats allow the user to program their HVAC systems remotely and to do a host of other things both on-site…  
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Giving Thanks the HVAC Way


In this month of Thanksgiving and as we approach the holidays, there are many things for which we at HGH Mechanical are thankful, and many things we know our customers appreciate.  We want to take the time to express our gratitude for several things, and give you some tips that…  
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HGH has a team of technicians dedicated to the installation of gas fireplaces or the conversion of wood burning fireplaces into gas.

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Geothermal Heat Pumps

Innovative Carrier geothermal heat pumps tap into the earth's surface to use the energy and relatively consistent heat found in soil or surface water as a heat source–instead of using outside air like traditional heat pumps.

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