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Constantly Learning
Dec

15

2016

Constantly Learning

  I love this picture. It depicts a guy getting ready to dive into a lake after just finishing the book “How to Swim”.  In today’s hi-tech world of HVAC, things are changing so fast that just when we learn it, they upgrade or modify it.  I’m constantly amazed at my techs, installers and sales people and just how quickly they can educate themselves on…

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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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Goodco Fun Day
Aug

23

2016

Goodco Fun Day

Goodco Mechanical and its sister company Energy Stewards enjoyed a fun-filled summer picnic on August 13th at Greenwood Furnace State Park.  Despite a drenching downpour mid-afternoon, about 60 employees, family members and friends enjoyed food from Doan’s Bones including their now-famous wood pizza from their new mobile wood-fired pizza oven, barbecue and homemade chips.  The day featured a water balloon toss, cornhole and an awesome…

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Recovery From Tragedy
Aug

8

2016

Recovery From Tragedy

  http://www.wearecentralpa.com/news/community-helps-rebuild-couples-home-after-fire On Monday, July 25th, Goodco Mechanical employee Alex Hall lost his Mt. Union rental home and both his family’s vehicles to a horrendous fire.  Fortunately, neither Hall, his girlfriend Emily nor their 9 month baby daughter Kyra were injured in the blaze but everything they own was basically lost. The Halls will be moving in to an old farmhouse located on Alex’s grandparents’ dairy…

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Breathe Easy – The “Good Guys” Are Here
Feb

22

2016

Breathe Easy – The “Good Guys” Are Here

Purify – Filter – Ventilate – Humidify   Goodco Mechanical is launching a major effort to clean the air you breathe.  You will spend up to 90% of your time this winter indoors.  The air in your home can be 10x higher in pollutants than outside.  With those statistics, it only makes sense to see what can be done to get rid of those things…

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Goodco Expanding Its Service Area
Jul

6

2015

Goodco Expanding Its Service Area

  After 7 years focused on servicing the State College and surrounding areas, Goodco has made the decision to expand its service area.  We’ve decided to expand our HVAC and Plumbing services into Huntingdon, Blair and Mifflin Counties.  It makes perfect sense for us to provide the same award winning service of our awesome installers, salespeople, dispatchers and service technicians in those counties.   Our…

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Referrals Make My Day
Jun

19

2015

Referrals Make My Day

  I can’t say enough things about the power of a good reference from a satisfied customer.  As a business owner, you get to hear the good and the bad from customers, vendors, etc.  Over the past 7 years as the “proud” owner of Goodco Mechanical, I have heard so many positive comments from our customers about our people and their performance that sometimes I…

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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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Merry Christmas
Dec

22

2014

Merry Christmas

  What a great time of year to think about how blessed we are as a company and individuals.  I so much enjoy getting up every morning and coming to work.  The opportunity that I have been given to serve my customers and employees is one of the great joys of my life.  The Good family as well as the Goodco and Energy Stewards families…

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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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