FRAMINGHAM, Mass. – April 18, 2017 – Nicholson Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning are experts on how homeowners can save energy and money and are offering tips to address common issues that affect the home.
“An energy audit is the best way to find the places where your home is not energy efficient, but you don’t have to wait for a professional,” said Mike Nicholson, owner of Nicholson Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning. “There are some things homeowners can do to identify where energy dollars are flying out of the home. The best thing about fixing these issues is that they will continue saving money for years to come.”
Nicholson suggests starting with identifying major problems. One of the biggest energy drains on a home is air leakage, which means the conditioned air in your home exits through cracks and leaks and is replaced by unconditioned air from the outside. While windows are the top culprit, air can come in anywhere the heating and cooling system runs or any place that the exterior structure of the home has been joined together. Leaks can be sealed with caulk, weather stripping or spray foam insulation.
“Sealing leaks could cut heating and cooling bills anywhere from five to 40 percent, depending on how many you have,” Nicholson added.
Other areas to check include:
“In addition to recouping your investment, these fixes make your house more energy efficient and more attractive to potential buyers, which increases the value of your home,” Nicholson said. “Spring is a great time for a heating and cooling tune-up that will protect your investment and help with fixing and adjusting minor issues to the home’s plumbing, heating and air conditioning systems before they become bigger and more costly repairs.”
To find out more about Nicholson, visit https://nicholson-hvac.com or call 508-881-1500.
About Nicholson Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning
Based in Ashland, Massachusetts, Nicholson is a family-owned, full service residential plumbing, heating, and air conditioning company proudly serving all of the MetroWest area and beyond. Nicholson takes an all-encompassing approach to ensure clients reach the highest possible level of comfort, while staying within their budget. The company offers a 100 percent satisfaction guarantee and Solid Warranty. Nicholson is an Angie’s List “Super Service Award” recipient. For more information, visit Nicholson at https://nicholson-hvac.com/.
Francis from Nicholson Plumbing and Heating was excellent. He was here to evaluate HVAC in our home. He was very patient and answered all my questions. He is also polite and easy to communicate with him. He explained technical concepts to me in layperson terms!
- Shelley S.
Nicholson offered what is possibly the best customer service I have dealt with in a home repair situation. I called them because I was looking to replace my very old furnace. They came out to do an initial estimate, and then came back when I had some further questions about my options. After installing the furnace, they ran into some problems with my air ducts. This happened on a Friday, and the problem was fixed by Monday afternoon. In addition to their excellent service, they did quality work at a fair price. I would recommend them to anyone looking for an HVAC company in the Framingham area!
- Melissa T.
Recently used these guys because my HVAC unit AC wasn’t working (first hot day of summer). Showed up on time, wore booties, fixed the unit. During the visit we talked about how my unit was having problems in the winter – which was resulting in NSTAR service calls of maybe 3-4 times per season (I am on a service plan with them). He was the first guy to tell me WHY the problem was happening, and HOW to fix it. I find it strange that all of the NSTAR guys etc. no one took time to point out how to fix the source of the problem…Very professional, smart. I would use them again, and plan to for the fix on my heating unit!
- Ben J.
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