Archive for Energy Efficiency’ Category

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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Another Award for the Good Guys!
May

18

2016

Another Award for the Good Guys!

    Yet another award from First Energy/West Penn Power for being a Top Performing Contractor for HVAC installation in 2015. This is our 4th consecutive year for winning this award for helping our customers receive utility rebates for installing energy-efficient HVAC equipment. Great work Team!!

Goodco racks up more awards!!
May

15

2015

Goodco racks up more awards!!

  Goodco Mechanical has received yet another award from First Energy for our efforts to provide energy-efficient products to our residential customers.  This is the third year in a row that Goodco has been selected as a Top Performing Contractor for HVAC Installations.  In a nutshell, we help customers by recommending energy-efficient products that qualify for rebates from the utility companies.  In addition, we also…

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Summer is coming…honest
Apr

10

2015

Summer is coming…honest

We’re finally into Spring and it won’t be very long until people will be cranking up their air conditioners as temperatures crack the 80’s and above.  Last Summer, most of us were spared the searing heat of previous years.  I’m no meteorologist, but I can’t imagine we will be that lucky again when it comes to the mild summer temps.     Fortunately, Goodco Mechanical…

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Water Heater changes that will affect your wallet
Feb

22

2015

Water Heater changes that will affect your wallet

On April 16, 2015, there will be significant updates to water heater energy factor (EF) requirements as the result of updates to the National Appliance Energy Conservation Act (NAECA). These new requirements call for higher Energy Factor (EF) ratings on virtually all residential gas, electric, oil and tank-less gas water heaters to help reduce energy usage. Unfortunately, this also means additional headaches for consumers and…

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Revolutionary New Multi-zone, Hyper-heat by Mitsubishi Electric
Jan

31

2015

Revolutionary New Multi-zone, Hyper-heat by Mitsubishi Electric

    IT’S FINALLY HERE!!   The new Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating h2i multi-zone, hyper-heat, ductless heat pump is now available.  Well that’s a mouthful, isn’t it? We’ve been hearing about the new h2i for almost a year and have already pre-sold and started installing these systems in January.  What makes them so revolutionary that we can’t stop talking about them? The first thing is…

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Maintenance
Jan

26

2015

Maintenance

  OK, so this isn’t the first time I’ve written about this subject but it seems like it’s the gift that keeps on giving.  You’ve probably heard the advantages of regular maintenance on your heating and air conditioning system; better energy efficiency, improved heating and cooling capacity, prolonged equipment life, less emergency repairs, etc.  All true.  But is it really worth the $200 or so…

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Dec

15

2014

The Myths About Ductless Heat Pumps Part 3

    Part 3 on Mitsubishi Electric ductless heat pump myths. Myth #5 – Heat pumps don’t work in our Central Pa climate. Answer – If you said that in the mid-90’s, I would half-way agree with you.  Today, however, heat pump technology has evolved to a new level. The Mitsubishi Electric ductless heat pumps are one of the most energy efficient ways to heat…

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