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5 Reasons Why You Should Get Your AC Tuned

As any Massachusetts resident can attest, spring in New England can be temperamental. You can find yourself needing your heater and A/C on the same day. While day to day temps can be unpredictable, what you can count on is the impending heat that arrives with summer. Genove Oil and Air recommends you get an AC [...]

By |June 12th, 2020|

Benefits of a Ductless System

Wondering if mini-splits are better than central air? We can help determine what would make the most sense for your home or space.   Often times, for condos, smaller homes or specific areas or rooms, a ductless system offers you a great solution. How does ductless work? Traditional central A/C systems and heat pumps force cooled [...]

By |May 21st, 2020|

Service Calls During COVID-19

There are so many questions about what is safe these days. Many wonder, is it okay to have service done in your house? We understand and have taken precautions to ensure our customers, as well as our team, stay safe and healthy while still providing you with excellent customer service. Recently, the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) addressed [...]

By |April 21st, 2020|

What to know about R-22 Refrigerant in Massachusetts

If you rely on an air conditioning unit that uses R-22 refrigerant, an ozone-depleting substance (ODS), you should know that as of January 1, 2020, production and import of R-22 refrigerant is illegal in the United States. While continuing use of your air conditioner or heat pump system using R-22 refrigerant is allowed, it does [...]

By |March 10th, 2020|

When Is The Best Time To Buy Home Heating Oil?

Around 5.7 million households in the United States depend on home heating oil to heat their homes, according to U.S. Energy Information Association (EIA). Data from the EIA shows in 2017 residential consumers in the Northeast purchased about 3 billion gallons of heating oil. These sales account for 85% of total U.S. residential heating oil sales for [...]

By |February 28th, 2020|

7 Ways To Stay Warm & Safe This Winter

Nothing feels better after being out in the frigid cold than coming inside to a toasty-warm home.  However, the same heating equipment that keeps us warm can be dangerous if it isn’t used properly. Home heating equipment is the second-leading cause of Massachusetts home fires (Massachusetts Department of Fire Services) and the third-leading cause of U.S. home fire [...]

By |January 21st, 2020|

5 Signs You Need A New Water Heater

A simple, visual inspection of your water heater at least once a month can help you catch many early signs of a potentially bigger problem. A huge puddle on the basement floor often starts as a slow drip. Here are 5 Signs You Need A New Water Heater, along with simple, last-chance DIY guidance before [...]

By |December 28th, 2019|

Save Money With This DIY Winter Checklist

One of the best habits you can develop as a homeowner is keeping a budget. By raising your awareness of how money comes in and goes out of your bank account, you can better understand your financial picture. For example, let’s take a look at 2019, when single-family homes sold across Massachusetts at a median [...]

By |November 18th, 2019|

Save Money With A Yearly Oil Boiler Tune-up

The factory-trained HVAC technicians at Genove Oil & Air have made customer care job #1 since 1977. Part of our commitment to taking care of families in Metrowest Boston and Eastern Massachusetts is passing on the knowledge gained from our years of experience. Take a look at 6 Fall Energy-Saving Tips you can do today! This article looks at 1 [...]

By |October 18th, 2019|

Heat Pumps Are the Smart Choice For Cold-Weather Climates

The HVAC industry is changing faster than ever before as technology pushes the boundaries of what is possible and the Internet of Things makes its way deeper into our lives. Just because we’ve been in business since 1977, doesn’t mean we can think about HVAC in 1970s terms. Both our new and experienced HVAC technicians [...]

By |September 6th, 2019|