Category Archives: NJ Heating Tips

Heating and Cooling Tips

How to Get the Best Performance from Your Heating and Cooling System

For most people, heating and cooling costs make up about half of their total energy expenditures. That is why it is important to get the best, most efficient performance from your heating and cooling systems. At First Choice Heating and Cooling, we are committed to helping our customers get the best performance from their existing systems, and, for those customers purchasing new systems, helping them find the best heating and cooling options for their lifestyles and homes.

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Do You Need a Generator?

What Hurricanes and Blizzards Mean for Your Home

When New Jersey thinks of Hurricane Sandy, we are most likely to think of the devastation from floods, wind, and rain.  However, many more people were impacted by power outages during that time period than were impacted by flooding or wind damage.  In fact, power outages are actually a fairly common problem for New Jersey and much of the East Coast.  Our power grid is overburdened and is not capable of dealing with high-demand times that occur during heat waves.  We are also vulnerable to power loss during blizzards in the winter time.  This may have led you to consider installing a generator.  The home comfort experts at First Choice Heating and Cooling would be happy to help you consider whether a generator is right for you.

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Making Your Home More Cost Efficient this Winter

First Choice Heating & Cooling: Making Your Home More Cost Efficient this Winter

Did you find it difficult to get your home warm last winter? Did you feel cold even though your heater was constantly running? Did your in-home temperatures vary wildly from room to room? Did you have drafty areas by doors and windows? If so, you may need an energy audit. While these problems may seem like little more than a nuisance, the reality is that homes that are not energy efficient are not only difficult to heat in the winter and cool in the summer, they can also cost much more for heating and cooling than more efficient homes. Continue reading