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Does your home smell musty?

  When humidity is high, your AC systems have to work harder to cool your home. If you have an older or wrong sized system, it is no doubt running inefficiently and working too hard and it may not be able to bring the result you are seeking.   The air in your home may […]

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With Bonus of Air Conditioning; Demand for Heat Pumps Remains High

The heat pump is a high efficiency heating and cooling appliance that uses electricity to produce low cost heat by compressing refrigerant.  The Mitsubishi ductless unit is a popular option with homeowners.   As the temperature rises and the humidity level increases, a ductless air conditioning heat pump will be a welcomed addition to your home.  Quiet […]

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Enlist your Own In-House Training Program

When all Else Fails, Develop your own In- House Training! Most people underestimate the breadth of knowledge required to be a skilled technician. Seasoned veterans of the HVAC industry typically have the benefit of twenty or thirty years to learn everything they need to know for accurate diagnoses and repair.   MCES employs both veterans with […]

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The Bonus of Heat Pumps + Air Conditioning!

As the temperature rises and the humidity level increases, a ductless air conditioning heat pump will be a welcomed addition to your home.  Quiet and efficient, ductless air conditioners and heat pumps are available in many sizes to suit any room or home.  Without the mess, without the wait and without the destruction of a […]

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Are Heat Pump Water Heaters Worth the Money?

Our Customers often ask us, “are heat pump water heaters worth the money?”  While a heat pump water heater will save significant money year round, keep in mind that in very cold climates, the net performance will drop in winter.   Relatively inexpensive to install, heat pump water heaters are available as a stand-alone unit, or […]

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5+ Ways Water Quality could be Ruining your Plumbing

Got a plumbing Problem? It could be your water.   Conditions that manifest in water supplies are a major health concern, however you may not realize  that bad water could also harm your plumbing & equipment.  Common problems caused by poor water quality: 1.) Mineral hardness can cause problems in hydronic heating systems, cause soap scum […]

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Thinking Geothermal? How to Qualify for Tax Credits that End Soon

If you have been thinking geothermal, you should know that 30% Federal Tax Credit for is set to expire on December 31 of this year     In order to qualify for the Tax Credit, a qualifying unit must: meet the Energy Star Most Efficient guidelines at the time of installation be completely  installed & operational […]

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Indoor Air Quality -Do this to Breathe Better- Feel Better

By: Holly Haining-Zulieve/Mid-Coast Energy systems Indoor Air Quality – Living in Maine can pose special challenges when it comes to indoor air quality.  Winterizing and energy retrofits intended to make our homes as air tight as possible and keep cold air out during heating season, can also result in unintended consequences that may adversely affect […]

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5+ WAYS TO MAKE YOUR BATHROOM SAFER NOW

Since the bathroom is the biggest obstacle to safely living at home as we age, it’s not only important to access your needs at present, but to also include the proper elements that will allow for accessibility issues that could arise for anyone in your family.  Many of the calls Mid-Coast energy Systems receives come […]

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Geothermal could make your Life Better

Many people ask us how Geothermal Heating & Cooling Works… Here’s How…… Geothermal Heat Pumps use the nearly constant temperature underground to heat or cool a buildings interior Ground loops filled with fluid absorb heat in the winter and release it in the summer. The evaporator transfers heat from the ground loops to refrigerant fluid […]

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