Archive for Air Conditioning’ Category

Enough Rain Already!!
Sep

25

2018

Enough Rain Already!!

I don’t know about you but I’ve about had it with this rain in Central Pa.  The hill behind my house which backs onto Pine Grove Mountain looks and sounds like a perpetual waterfall and my backyard is a swampy mess.  Normally by this time of the year, we’ve gone through the August drought and my lawnmower would have had a breather. What most people…

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8 Items to Check Before Calling the Good Guys!
Feb

7

2018

8 Items to Check Before Calling the Good Guys!

Customers contact us all the time with no heat or no AC in their home or business.  We’re happy to help them out, heck, that’s what we do.  However, there are several things you can do to reduce the number of nuisance calls you have to make over something, quite frankly, you could fix yourself.  While we hate to take away some of our work,…

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Why do I have Hot and Cold spots in my house?
Sep

13

2017

Why do I have Hot and Cold spots in my house?

Why can I not keep a constant temperature in my house? We hear that question a lot. The answers are plentiful but not always easy to determine. Among the many reasons for hot and cold spots are improperly sized equipment and/or ductwork. Depending on the size and configuration of the home, there can be varying heat loads due to: – passive heat caused by a…

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Kish Bank Lewistown Uses the Good Guys
Sep

6

2017

Kish Bank Lewistown Uses the Good Guys

Goodco Mechanical recently completed work on the Kish Bank Building in Lewistown, Pa.  The project consisted of several Mitsubishi Electric City-Multi VRF Heat Pumps as well as a RenewAire Energy Recovery Ventilators.  Mark Hoffman was Goodco’s foreman on this project along with assistance from Toby Hoffman and Brian Price. The advantage of using the Mitsubishi VRF (Variable Refrigerant Flow) systems are the opportunity to take…

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Air conditioning in February?
Feb

23

2017

Air conditioning in February?

Who would have guessed it? Today is the 23rd of February and it’s 65 degrees in State College, Pa. Tomorrow they’re calling for temps approaching 70. Even though the crazy rodent in Punxsutawney said 6 more weeks of winter, Mother Nature seems to be giving him the raspberries. As a heating and air conditioning contractor, this kind of weather can wreak havoc on our business….

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The Shifting Seasons??
Dec

12

2016

The Shifting Seasons??

OK, I wanted to write a blog related to the shift in seasons. What the heck does that even mean? My perception over the past 3-4 years is that our seasons have been starting later than I used to remember. Since I own a heating and air conditioning business, I tend to be a bit more perceptive about temperatures than the Average Joe. I seem to…

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Goodco Receives a Prestigious Mitsubishi Electric Award
Nov

28

2016

Goodco Receives a Prestigious Mitsubishi Electric Award

Goodco Mechanical received the 2016 Innovative Design Award at the Northeast Regional Mitsubishi Electric Diamond Contractor Conference at the Foxwood Resort in Connecticut in November.  The award was for the design and installation of the Mitsubishi Electric whole-home comfort system for Goodco owners Scott and Christine Good.  The system incorporated a ducted MVZ air handling unit and 9 wall units (all hyper-heat) for a total…

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Irish Plumbing
Nov

1

2016

Irish Plumbing

  I love traveling. Our most recent trip took us to Dublin, Ireland with Peirce Phelps, one of our largest vendors. They do a spectacular job of treating their customers to wonderful trips and events. This one was no exception. When I travel, I love taking pictures of beautiful vistas, historic sites and yes…..weird plumbing and HVAC stuff.   The stainless steel “pee wall” picture…

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What Does A Mitsubishi Ductless Mini-Split System Cost Around Central PA?
Sep

29

2016

What Does A Mitsubishi Ductless Mini-Split System Cost Around Central PA?

Ductless heating and cooling in one system can start fully installed and ready to turn on for as little as $2,499, and the price goes up from there depending on a number of factors. Ductless Systems Are Whisper-Quiet By now you may already know that ductless is a quiet, efficient heating and air conditioning solution for your home that will reduce your energy costs and…

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