Back in the day home owners had simple systems to heat their homes, coal, wood stoves, oil, electric and propane were as high tech as it got. Although, many people still rely on these tried and true heating systems new technology has caught the attention of savvy homeowners. New systems utilize sensors for light, temperature, and moisture. All of these elements often times can now be gauged through WiFi thermostats. Some of the new thermostats can auto detect your location via your smart phone

Charter Oak Mechanical can provide you alternatives for your homes business heating needs then just oil and gas. Ductless Mini splits can make your home energy efficient. Take a look at this website energy.gov website and please call us if you like us to install a new Ductless Mini Split for home. http://energy.gov/energysaver/ductless-mini-split-heat-pumps Heating your home with Ductless Mini Splits - CT

When bad weather comes our way, whether it’s forecasted or not, it can have a lot that comes with it. Staying safe and protecting your home or business are your highest priorities, but did you know there are things you can do to prep your air conditioner so that when the storm finishes, your air conditioner will not be in need of a repair.  Taking even a small bit of time to think about your heating and cooling systems before the storm hits can help you prevent damage to your system when it

Considering converting your home or businesses heating system to something more affordable, clean and convenient? Charter Oak Mechanical may be able to help you convert your oil heating system to Natural Gas.  Unlike oil, which gets delivered by truck, natural gas gets piped right into your house by a utility company. So making the switch requires having a gas main under your street. Even in oil-dominated neighborhoods of the Northeast, most urban and suburban areas have gas lines. If yours doe

BOSCH OR BUDERUS EQUIPMENT REBATE

From now through March 2016, select Bosch and Buderus equipment may be eligible for up to $1500 in qualified product purchase rebates. To learn more or register online for this offer, go to:http://boschhvac-promos.com Charter Oak Mechanical  is a HVAC company serving Manchester CT, Glastonbury CT and Vernon CT. Please call for more boiler repair and boiler replacement in

How can you tell when your cooling system is in need of a tune up. To begin, typically your cooling system will blow cold air and keep your home dry from humidity. An early indication is that your system isn't blowing cold air. During severe storms the power could have knocked off and a fuse could have been blown. The relay switch in the system could be stuck causing it to blow hot air.  Our experts can easily test the electrical system and replace any parts in question. Charter Oak Mechanical

Unfortunately for some their Air Conditioning unit goes down at the start or peak of a dreaded summer heat wave. (It is commonly known as, Murphy's Law.) While you wait for your expert Cooling Technician to come and repair your air conditioning system try some of our following tips to beat the high heat. 1.) Shut out the sunlight. Even if your apartment or office is air conditioned, shut the blinds. Sunlight equals heat. 2.)Minimize the use of heat producing appliances. If you have to use the

Although summer is in full swing, CT residents know that the colder months are never far off. Even the past few days have brought cooler mornings reminiscent of fall, and a few early changing leaves. This winter keep your home cozy with some of the following heating tips. 1.) Upgrade your thermostat, and considering installing a programmable one. 2.) Seal your home up for leaks. examine duct-work for leaks. 3.)Have your heating system serviced. 4.)Call the experts. There are many ways you

Charter Oak Mechanical is Manchester CT, Vernon CT and South Windsor CT's first choice for commercial heating, cooling and ventilation work. Reducing your energy expenses with more efficient equipment and practices can really help out your bottom line. Small businesses spend thousands of dollars every year on energy, and a substantial percentage of that energy is often being used unnecessarily. Investing in energy efficiency involves upfront costs but results in savings over time. If you