How Efficient is “Efficient?”

A recent survey published by ACHR News shows that the majority of homeowners who are replacing their HVAC equipment are going for the mid-range in efficiency ratings. The survey said 46 percent of the respondents purchased mid-level products with a SEER rating of...

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...

Heat Pumps Validated

We like to think we’re innovative and a bit ahead of the heating and air conditioning curve here at HGH Mechanical. We’ve been singing the praises of heat pumps recently, and now even the Department of Energy has jumped on the bandwagon. The DOE just granted an award...

Go Geothermal

If you’re a homeowner who is looking for the maximum energy efficiency in your heating and cooling system, take this survey: What size is your property? Do you have a space of 15 x 15 feet located 10 feet from your home and from your property lines? Do you live near a...

Baltimore HVAC Replacement Model

There’s lots of talk about SEER ratings and AFUE minimums in the heating and air conditioning market these days. What do these acronyms mean? The letters are actually all about numbers. SEER stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio. Mostly associated with air...

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