5 Reasons You Should Consider Ductless Air Conditioning

GettyImagesWith people staying home more than usual these days, having a cool, comfortable home is a priority, as well as using all of the spaces in the home. Sometimes, spaces like additions, converted attics or garages, and finished basements don’t have access to the home’s duct system. If you have a space in your home that doesn’t have adequate ductwork, but you’d like it to be more comfortable, you should know there is a solution – ductless air conditioning.

Unlike central air conditioning, ductless AC does not need ductwork in order to operate. A small-diameter tube connects the indoor and outdoor units, meaning minimal construction and quick installation. Your space will be cool and comfortable in no time with a ductless installation. Not sure if ductless is right for you? Here are a few reasons why you may want to consider it for your home.

Five Reasons to Get Ductless AC In Your Home

  1. Ductless cooling is efficient. Because it uses heat pump technology, ductless cooling is one of the most efficient ways you can cool your home. Plus, it’s targeted – you only need to run it when you want to keep the room cool.
  2. Ductless cooling is easy to operate. Most ductless systems are easily controlled using a remote, so turning your unit on and off, and changing the temperature, are as easy as changing the station on your television.
  3. Ductless cooling helps you make use of all your home’s spaces. With many people working from home right now, spaces like attics and garages are being converted into home offices. No need to worry about a clunky, noisy window unit in that space – ductless can provide you with the cooling you need with no added ductwork necessary.
  4. Ductless cooling can help your central air work more efficiently. Because your central air system isn’t working as hard to cool all the spaces in your home, it can operate more efficiently, all while you enjoy greater comfort.
  5. Ductless cooling is quiet and non-obtrusive. Ductless systems are known for whisper-quiet operation, and can be installed high on a wall or in a ceiling, allowing them to blend in seamlessly with your home’s décor.

And, getting ductless air conditioning for your home is as easy as calling T.F. O’Brien.

At T.F. O’Brien, we pride ourselves on professional ductless installation. We want to help you enjoy better comfort, in every room of your home. Simply call us at 516.488.1800 and one of our friendly representatives will be more than happy to help you.

Get the Air Conditioning Products & Services You Need from T.F. O’Brien

CheckingGauges copyThe summer of 2020 is much different than any other summer most of us have experienced. Because of COVID-19, we’re all spending more time at home, or at our vacation homes. While it’s given many of us time to pause, reflect and enjoy our families a bit more, it also has reminded us how important home comfort is. For many, being able to stay cool and comfortable at home during the summer has become a bit of a higher priority, and at T.F. O’Brien, we’re happy to help.

The HVAC industry has been deemed as an essential service, so we haven’t closed our doors during this time. We have, however, been diligent in ensuring that our staff is healthy and able to provide the services you need while following all of the recommended CDC guidelines. We always put our customers first, so you should know that when you need air conditioning services from us, we provide you with safe, professional installation, maintenance and repair.

Learn more about the AC services you can expect from T.F. O’Brien.

You’re probably using your home cooling system more than ever, and we want you to know that, no matter what need you may have, we can help keep your system running smoothly and efficiently. As a full-service air conditioning contractor, we’re able to offer you a wide variety of AC products and services, whether it be for your residence or vacation home – or both! You can count on T.F. O’Brien when you need:

  • Air Conditioning Installation: We provide quality cooling equipment that is built to provide you with comfort, efficiency and durability. Our expert technicians will install your equipment to perfection, and we don’t consider the job done until you’re completely satisfied.
  • Air Conditioning Maintenance: Getting annual maintenance on your air conditioning system is important, for a variety of reasons. When you choose to maintain your system, it will likely last longer, provide better efficiency, and you won’t have to worry about voiding your equipment warranty.
  • Air Conditioning Repair: Every now and then, your air conditioning system may need a repair to get it up and running effectively and efficiently. Our expert technicians will troubleshoot your system, and provide you with the repair you need to enjoy cool comfort again in no time.
  • Ductless Air Conditioning: Some homes either lack adequate ductwork for air conditioning, or adding ductwork is impractical. That doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy quiet, efficient air conditioning, though. A ductless system can help cool spaces in your home without ductwork.
  • Smart Thermostats: Monitor your air conditioning while you’re away, and have it just the right temperature for you and your family when you arrive. Today’s smart thermostats are easily controlled using your smartphone or computer, so you can always keep track of your HVAC system, whether at your residence or vacation home.

Let T.F. O’Brien help you get the air conditioning services you need.

T.F. O’Brien is ready to assist you with your home’s air conditioning needs. Simply call us at 516.488.1800 and one of our friendly representatives will be more than happy to help you.

You Can Improve the Indoor Air Quality in Your Commercial Space

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As Long Island enters Phase 1 of the reopening process, business owners may be wondering what can be done to improve the indoor air quality, or IAQ, of their commercial spaces. Many people are concerned about the air they’re breathing, both at their place of employment and at businesses they frequent. If you’re interested in ways you can improve your commercial space’s IAQ, you should know there are ways your HVAC professional can help.

Today, there are many different types of equipment that can help remove contaminants from the air, offering better air quality for your employees and patrons. Advanced indoor air quality products can provide better filtration, as well as capture and kill technologies that can help effectively eliminate certain contaminants, such as allergens, bacteria and some viruses, from the air. At T.F. O’Brien, we offer these products both to our residential and commercial clients.

How T.F. O’Brien Can Help You Get Better IAQ

At T.F. O’Brien, we take great pride in helping our clients get the products the need for the best comfort and safety possible, and that includes a quality lineup of indoor air quality products. We’re pleased to offer indoor air quality equipment to help you maintain a better air quality in your place of business, including:

  • Air Cleaners: Today’s air cleaners offer purification within your system, effectively removing particulates, microbes, and gasses. Air cleaners can help eliminate such contaminants as pollen, dust, spores, bacteria and some viruses.
  • Air Sterilization: Ultraviolet germicidal lights can kill mold and bacteria in your HVAC system, allowing the air that flows through the system to be cleaned before it is circulated throughout your place of business.
  • High Efficiency Filters: We offer hospital operating room-quality air filter that can help trap a number of contaminants, allowing you, your employees and your customers to enjoy fresher air.

Contact us today to learn more.

T.F. O’Brien takes the health of our clients and our employees very seriously. That’s why we’re following stringent CDC guidelines, in order to ensure your utmost safety. Click here to find out how we’re making every effort to keep you safe. And, to learn more about how we can improve the air quality in your office or home, give us a call at 516.488.1800, and we’ll gladly schedule an appointment with you.

Phase 1 Reopening on Long Island: What It Means for You

Phase_One_ReopeningAs an essential business, T.F. O’Brien has remained open for our customers throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. We have taken every necessary precaution to keep both our valued clients and employees safe during this time, and we appreciate your cooperation in our efforts. It isn’t an easy time for any of us, and we are very glad we have been able to continue to meet your needs throughout this crisis.

Long Island has entered Phase 1 of the reopening process, and that means some other businesses that were deemed non-essential may now open up with guidelines in place. Below is a listing of businesses that are included in the Phase 1 reopening process:

  • Manufacturing
  • Construction
  • Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting
  • Wholesale Trade
  • Retail Stores (Curbside Pickup Only)

Like our industry, HVAC, each of these industries will have specific guidelines based on their unique operational procedures that need to be strictly adhered to. There are both mandatory and suggested guidelines for each of these sectors, which can be found by clicking here, if you wish to learn more about them.

How T.F. O’Brien Can Help

Of course, we will continue to follow the mandated guidelines set forth, allowing us to safely continue to provide you with the home comfort services and products you need. Additionally, we can help businesses who wish to ensure as they reopen that their HVAC systems are operating properly, and that they have the best indoor air quality control available. We urge our commercial clients entering Phase 1 to call us with any comfort or air quality concerns they may have at 516.488.1800. We’ll be glad to schedule an appointment with you to discuss your commercial HVAC needs.

FAQ – How We’re Handling Things During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Ensuring the health and safety of our customers and our employees remains our top priority. We continue to focus on providing essential customer services, and we want to address the most common questions that many of you have right now.

Are you providing services right now?
Yes. Heating and cooling contractors have been deemed essential by state government. If you need any services, please contact us at (516) 488-1800.

What hours and days are you working?
Monday through Saturday 8am to 10 pm and Sunday 8am to 5pm.

Is it safe to let your employees in my house?
The safety of our employees and our customers is definitely our highest priority, and diligence will be of paramount importance during these difficult times. We are paying close attention to updates from the CDC, the World Health Organization, and local health officials. We have also been proactively implementing internal procedures and protocols to ensure the health and well-being of our employees and customers.

  • We require all service technicians to be equipped with the following personal protective equipment when entering homes or businesses:
    • Gloves
    • Shoe Covers
    • Portable UV Lights
  • All service technicians are following best practices for prevention of viral transmission:
    • No personal contact, including handshakes
    • No passing of any object without it being sanitized or handled with
      gloves
    • We’re practicing social distancing of at least 6 feet on the job
  • If an employee is experiencing symptoms such as shortness of breath, coughing, and fever, we are mandating they stay home for 14 days, or seek medical attention consistent with CDC and WHO guidelines. Should there be concerns about any employee, please contact us at (516) 488-1800.
  • For the safety of our employees and customers, our Customer Relations team check with you beforehand to confirm that no occupants at a customer’s residence or business is experiencing any symptoms and to re-confirm we have authorization to enter and service the property.
  • We will postpone service if we encounter any situations where symptoms such as shortness of breath, coughing, and fever are present.

Do you provide air purification products and do they help?
Yes. We have access to indoor air quality products, including those that use ultraviolet light to eliminate bacteria, mold, allergens, and viruses that are currently being recirculated through the air in your home. Follow this link for more information.

Also, something as simple as having us replace your filter can help reduce these unwanted contaminants too. Indoor Air Quality products are affordable, they can be very quickly installed in your existing ductwork, and they’re what many of our customers are asking for right now. We’re working with manufacturers to make sure we are well stocked to meet our customers’ needs.

One other thing to consider is that allergy season is almost here. Any breathing difficulties, sneezing, or stuffiness right now right now could be a source of great worry and uncertainty for some customers, which in turn could result in an unnecessary and potentially risky trip for medical testing. Air quality products can help customers avoid these kind of difficult decisions right now, by reducing in-home contaminants. We want to help.

What else can I be doing now with my AC or heating system to prepare?
AC system failure during the hottest months could be not only inconvenient, but also potentially dangerous for some. It’s also something that’s often avoidable. If it’s been a few years since your AC had a tune up, system inspection and safety check, it may be time to consider having this done now before the hot weather arrives. Preventative maintenance can help you avoid a system breakdown by identifying problems before it’s too late. We’re available to do system inspections, and our technicians are adhering to CDC guidelines to ensure safety – both for their families and yours. You can feel confident when you allow our team into your home, and for many conventional air conditioning systems, we won’t have to enter your home at all.

What should I do if my heating or air conditioning breaks?
If your heating or cooling system isn’t working properly, let us know. We’ll give our customers priority service, especially if you’re at greater risk due to age or underlying health conditions. If you need help, we can be there, and as always, we’ll do everything possible to get your  system running again quickly.

And while we understand that nobody is focused on a replacing a system that doesn’t need  replacing right now, if your system can’t be repaired, or if you need a replacement, right now know that many of our manufacturers are offering discounts and incentives, and we can pass those savings and options along to you.

Any more questions? Please contact us
At T.F. O’Brien, we truly care about your health and well-being.

We know that times like this can be difficult, and uncertain. We want you to feel comfortable to communicate freely with us. If you’re concerned about us coming into your home, or you’re worried that you may be ill and are wondering how to get the home comfort assistance you need, call us. We can talk it through with you, and help you find the best solution. And, if you want to know more about our indoor air quality products that can help keep your air contaminant-free, please let us know. We want to help, and are ready to work with you during this time of uncertainty.

So if you have questions, please call us at (516) 488-1800, or contact us using the form below and let us know how we can assist you. We hope you and your family stay safe and healthy.

Sincerely,
Kerry and the team at T.F. O’Brien

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B’Gosh & Begorrah! It’s Almost St. Patrick’s Day!

At T.F. O’Brien, you know we’re all about Irish pride. Our name says it all, as well as our annual Shamrock Savings event. We love St. Patrick’s Day, and sharing the love with you! Have you ever wondered where some of the traditions of the holiday come from?

For adults, much of the St. Patrick’s Day festivity includes a dinner of corned beef and cabbage, and possibly imbibing in some green beer. For kids, enjoying a bowl of Lucky Charms cereal and trying to capture the elusive leprechaun are part of St. Patrick’s Day tradition. Learn more about these St. Pat’s standbys below.

Five St. Patrick’s Day Traditions and Legends Explained

  1. Leprechauns: Leprechauns go all the way back to the 8th Century, and their beginnings are rooted in tales of water spirits known as luchorpán. These wee people were known for their love of imbibing, as well as shoe making. Legend has it that if you capture a leprechaun, they’ll grant you three wishes if you set them free.
  2. Corned Beef & Cabbage: Enjoying corned beef and cabbage on St. Patrick’s Day is actually an entirely Irish-American tradition, Delishably In Ireland, the dish is primarily bacon and cabbage, but Irish immigrants found that corned beef was easier to find and cheaper in America. And there is no corn in corned beef – “corned” refers to the size of the salt used in the curing process.
  3. Pot of Gold: Directly related to leprechaun mythology, the tale of the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow is also associated with St. Patrick’s Day. This legendary pot of gold is where the leprechauns store their coins, and humans often try to catch a leprechaun to gain access to it. However, leprechauns are pretty tricky, so that pot of gold tends to be rather elusive!
  4. Green Beer: According to Food & Wine, green beer comes from an Irish tradition of adding shamrocks to beverages on St. Patrick’s Day. Green beer was created by Dr. Thomas Curtin in 1914, for a St. Patrick’s Day party at the Schnerer Club in the Bronx. While nobody knows what was in that original recipe, blue food coloring is what gives modern green beer its verdant hue.
  5. Lucky Charms: Lucky Charms cereal came about in 1964, and was the first cereal to include marshmallows. Lucky the Leprechaun, the cereal’s mascot, has been there from the get-go, although he’s also been known as Sir Charms and L.C. Leprechaun over the years. The original marshmallow charms were pink hearts, yellow moons, orange stars and green clovers.

Getting the right home comfort solutions isn’t the luck of the Irish, though.

You don’t need a leprechaun’s wish in order to get the home comfort solutions you need – you just need to give T.F. O’Brien a call. We can help you get the necessary heating and cooling services to keep your home and your family comfortable all year round. And, we’re happy to share with you a little pot of gold if you need a new system – ask us about our Shamrock Savings event, and how we can help you save up to $4,245 on a new high-efficiency HVAC system. Call us at 516.488.1800 to learn more. Happy St. Patrick’s Day to you and yours!

Five Reasons You Should Take Advantage of Shamrock Savings

As you know, the arrival of March also means Shamrock Savings at T.F. O’Brien. We make our best offer of the year on quality heating and cooling equipment, helping you save money and get into a better, more efficient system. Of course, the savings are one of the main benefits of our Shamrock sales event, but there are a few other reasons why you might want to consider replacing your equipment.

First, tell me more about the Shamrock sales event. How will I save?

When you purchase a new, high-efficiency system, you’ll be eligible for an amazing $4,245 savings. We’re bundling together an incredible offer* that makes saving some green easy! Here’s how we do it:

  • FREE Humidifier with Complete Heating & AC System – $895 Value
  • Manufacturer and Utility Company Rebates – $3,000 Value (on select systems)
  • 12-Year Warranty
  • FREE Wi-Fi Thermostat – $350 Value

Okay, it looks like I’ll save the green! But why should I get new equipment?

There are many benefits to installing new home comfort equipment that go well beyond the money you’ll save. Here are five reasons why taking advantage of this offer is a great choice for you and your family:

  1. Your home will be more energy efficient. This is especially true if you currently have old equipment installed in your home. Changes in technology over the past few years have made today’s heating and cooling equipment much more efficient that its predecessors. For instance, according to the of Energy, a new furnace could potentially be up to 42% more efficient than an older system.
  2. You’ll be more comfortable. Many times, homeowners purchase their homes with the HVAC system already in place. Unfortunately, they may not know the system was not properly sized for the home. If this is the case, you and your family won’t get the maximum in home comfort from your system. Installing new equipment with T.F. O’Brien will ensure that your system is sized properly – so you enjoy the best comfort.
  3. Your Wi-Fi thermostat will help your system operate more effectively and efficiently. We’ve included a Wi-Fi thermostat in our offer not just because we wanted to add on a flashy, fun product. Wi-Fi thermostats provide you with the ultimate control over your system, and allow you to monitor it, even when you’re not home. No more running out the door and forgetting to set the thermostat back. If you forget, you can easily access it from your phone or computer, and make those changes wherever you are. Because you have greater control over your system, it will provide you with better efficiency – and ultimately savings on your utility bills.
  4. Your humidifier will help keep your home much more comfortable. Running the heat in the winter can dry out your home – and you. Keeping a proper moisture level will keep your skin from getting too dry, as well as your nose and throat, because the moisture levels will stay at the right level for optimal home comfort. And, you won’t have to worry about creaking floorboards and furniture.
  5. You’ll avoid costly breakdowns. If your system is getting on in years, the chances that it will need repair services in the (potentially near) future increase. Depending on the type of repairs needed, it could become very expensive to keep your system working properly. Not to mention, old heating and cooling systems are likely very inefficient as well, so between repair needs and spending more than you have to on energy, costs can add up.

Alright, let me know how I can take advantage of Shamrock Savings.

That’s the easy part! All you have to do is give us a call at 516.488.1800, and we’ll be happy to schedule an appointment with you. But you have to act quickly – our Shamrock sales event ends on St. Patrick’s Day – March 17, 2020. Give us a call today and let us help you get into better comfort and better efficiency this March!

* Ask us for details about the different financing options available with credit approval. Restrictions may apply. Total savings shown: $895 Humidification System, 12-year warranty, $350 Wi-Fi Thermostat, and $3,000 manufacturer and utility rebate available on select systems. Ask dealer for details. Offer Expires 3/17/20.

Limited Duct Space? Consider High Velocity Heating.

Do you live in an older, multi-story home but need better heating? Then it’s time to get your “ducts” in a row and consider the benefits of high velocity heating. Developed to provide optimal heating in homes where space for ductwork is limited, high velocity heating systems can provide you with the heat and comfort you need – without the headache of having to install ductwork throughout your home.

High velocity heating circulates the heat throughout your home with small diameter ductwork – which is especially beneficial in homes where larger diameter ductwork may be space-prohibitive. High velocity heating systems use a type of indoor equipment known as an air handler, outdoor equipment, a line set of pipes that connect the indoor and outdoor units, and a small-diameter duct system that transfers heated air throughout your home. All you need to control the system is a standard thermostat.

Besides smaller ductwork, what are some of the other benefits of high velocity heating?

Smaller ductwork and improved home comfort are the obvious benefits of installing a high velocity heating system in your home. But there are several other benefits you’ll enjoy when you choose to install high velocity heating in your home. Check out these additional perks:

  • Quiet Performance
  • Space Utilization
  • Limited Remodeling
  • Draft-Free
  • Consistent Temperature
  • Humidity Reduction
  • Attractive Design

T.F. O’Brien can help you get the high velocity heating you need.

When you’re considering a high velocity heating system for your home, look no further than T.F. O’Brien. We’re pleased to offer our customers high quality solutions that will help you and your family enjoy better home comfort – without the hassle of adding a large ductwork system to your home. To find out more, simply call us at 516.488.1800, and we’ll be glad to help you.

Why You Should Choose a Daikin Comfort Pro

daikin logo vectorYour home comfort is important. As such, you should never just trust it to any company. Unfortunately, there are HVAC contractors out there who lack the credentials, experience and training to bring you and your family effective and efficient home comfort. Many times, people choose them because their products and services are cheaper up-front. But the problem is, all too often there are concerns down the road, and people end up paying more than they would have had they chosen to work with a reputable contractor.

At T.F. O’Brien, we know how important it is for our customers to get the best value for their money. That’s why we’ve chosen to be a Daikin Comfort Pro. The equipment we offer is manufactured to provide our customers with the best possible efficiency and effectiveness. But what’s more, we are required to meet certain criteria in order to become – and remain – a Daikin Comfort Pro contractor. While this means more stringent standards for us, it’s worth it – because it means our customers are getting the very best service and products available.

What does it mean to be a Daikin Comfort Pro?

As a certified Daikin Comfort Pro, we are uniquely qualified to bring our customers a complete range of heating and cooling products from Daikin, the world’s number-one air conditioning company. Daikin is a leading innovator and worldwide provider of advanced, high-quality AC and heating solutions for homes, businesses and industrial buildings. But much more than the equipment, Daikin Comfort Pros, the companies that sell, install and service this equipment brand, are held to excellent customer service and a commitment to quality.

Learn why you should choose a certified Daikin Comfort Pro.

  1. Only select technicians can call themselves Daikin Comfort Professionals, and T.F. O’Brien is one of them. We were thoroughly vetted before being approved to offer and install Daikin indoor heating and cooling system equipment.
  2. In order to remain a Daikin Comfort Pro, we’re required to live up to the Daikin Promise – that if you as our valued customer are not fully satisfied with the product and service we provide, we will resolve any issue, no charge.
  3. Daikin offers the type of manufacturer warranty customers want and need. As part of its yearly maintenance plan, Daikin offers a unit replacement warranty, meaning that if one of the key system components fails, they will give you a new unit.

As a certified Daikin Comfort Pro, T.F. O’Brien is pleased to offer complete services.

  • We repair your equipment.F. O’Brien’s expert technicians are able to service, diagnose and repair all makes and models of HVAC equipment, even if you don’t have Daikin. We’re dedicated to your home comfort and are happy to help you.
  • We offer quality replacement. When you need a new unit, whether yours is broken down or you just want more efficiency, we can provide you with both high-quality Daikin equipment and expert installation.
  • We maintain your equipment. We maintain any make or model of HVAC equipment. We’ll provide you with the comprehensive maintenance you need to ensure your system runs smoothly and your warranty stays intact.

No matter what your need, the Daikin Comfort Professionals at T.F. O’Brien can help.

Whether you need a completely new HVAC system, or repair or maintenance to your current one, you can count on T.F. O’Brien to help. Just give us a call at 516.488.1800, and we will be more than happy to assist you with all your home comfort needs.

Resolve to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient in 2020

tfobrien energy efficiencyIt’s that time of year again – when everyone starts thinking about their New Year’s resolutions. Many times, they revolve around weight loss and fitness, and sometimes achieving personal and professional goals. One resolution that can help both you and the planet in 2020 is to conserve energy. And it’s a resolution you can keep pretty much effortlessly, especially when you start at home.

There are many ways you can make your home a den of energy efficiency, and they’re a lot simpler than you might think. We’re sharing a list below of seven ways you can very easily start making you home more efficient today. The best part (aside from the money you can save on your utility bills)? Most of these solutions are set it and forget it! Just make a couple of simple changes and you’ll start saving energy right away and all year long.

Seven Easy Ways You Can Resolve to Save Energy This Year

  1. Change over to energy efficient lightbulbs. Change out your old, incandescent bulbs with halogen, compact fluorescent or LED bulbs. They offer much better energy efficiency AND they last much longer than their incandescent ancestors. (Most homes have 40 or more fixtures that require bulbs, so choosing energy efficient ones is sort of a big deal.)
  2. Lower your thermostat. We’re not saying you have to run around the house in long johns and a parka all winter long, but if you remember to lower your thermostat just 3-5 degrees before you leave the house, you can save energy. Want to save even more? Drop your thermostat 10 degrees or so during the workday and save up to 15% every year. If you have a programmable or smart thermostat, it’s even easier, because you can set it to change when you leave for work – or change it yourself right from your phone!
  3. Make sure windows and doors are sealed. Drafty windows and doors let the warm air out and the cold air in, which makes your heating system have to work even harder. And the reverse is true in the summer, letting your conditioned air out and the hot, sticky air in. So making sure any gaps or cracks around windows and doors are sealed is an inexpensive way to reduce energy usage, and ultimately costs.
  4. Not using it? Unplug it. Cell phone chargers, battery chargers and, small appliances like toasters and electric can openers can all be energy vampires when they’re not in use, sucking the energy right out of your outlets and costing you more money when it comes time to pay your utility bills. If it doesn’t need to stay plugged in to operate properly – unplug it, and potentially save 10% annually on your energy bills in the process.
  5. Wash with cold water whenever possible. Not yourself, unless you want to. We’re talking about your washing machine. Most detergents are available in cold water formulas that do a great job of getting your clothes fresh and clean. And did you know – 90 percent of the energy used by your washer is for heating water. So, washing in cold can save YOU cold, hard cash.
  6. Get an HVAC tune-up for your heating and air conditioning equipment. By getting your equipment tuned up on a yearly basis, you’ll also be helping it stay energy efficient. A qualified technician, like the ones right here at T.F. O’Brien, will make sure your heating and cooling equipment is running at top efficiency. Not to mention, a tune-up can help keep your system from breaking down prematurely, and as a result needing expensive repairs or replacement.
  7. When getting a new computer, switch to a laptop. Thinking about replacing your old desktop computer? When it comes time for new technology, consider getting a laptop. Why? They’re up to 80% more efficient than desktop models, and you can take them anywhere with you!

Want to learn more about making your home energy efficient? Call T.F. O’Brien.

At T.F. O’Brien, helping you enjoy the most energy efficient home comfort is important to us. We work hard to help you get the services and equipment you need to save energy, save money and save the planet! To learn more about energy-saving equipment and products, just give us a call at 516.488.1800 – and we’ll resolve to help you make your home more efficient in 2020 and beyond!

Check out our energy efficiency infographic below, and feel free to share it with your friends!

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