Propane vs. Electric Water Heaters

Propane vs. Electric Water Heaters Make the best choice for your Central Connecticut home! How old is the water heater in your home? If it’s approaching its 10th birthday, the average life expectancy for a water heater, or is older than that, don’t wait any longer to begin planning its replacement. It’s best to avoid […]

Welcome to the New Tower Energy Website!

Welcome to the New Tower Energy Website! Our goal with this site is to serve you even better Since Tower Energy was founded in 2004, much has changed in how we do business. That includes using the internet to provide the best possible service to our customers. That was the objective when it came to […]

How Does An Air Conditioner Work?

The air conditioner helps us feel cool and comfortable when it feels hot inside the house. All you have to do is push some buttons, wait for several minutes, and you’ll have a cooler home. This excellent technological advancement makes the hottest days bearable. But, how does an air conditioner do this?

Smoke Coming From Vents When AC Is On

Like any piece of machinery, an air conditioner will experience a problem as it ages. For example, a common situation that we are called about during this time of year is “smoke” coming out of the air conditioning vents. This article explains several common culprits behind this cooling system phenomenon.

Why Is My Air Conditioner Running In Short Bursts?

Air conditioner sensors detect if the ambient temperature is higher than the thermostat settings. If so, this will trigger the air conditioner to start the slow and steady cooling cycle until the set temperature is achieved. If your AC system runs in short bursts, you have a short cycling problem on your hands.

Oil Tank Condensation: What You Need To Know

Oil heating systems depend on the fuel tank for fuel storage and security. This arrangement runs well, but it isn’t a guarantee. There are times that water can get in the heating oil tank and cause issues, including oil tank condensation. This is a common but preventable problem. Click here to read more.

9 Reasons To Choose Propane Over Electricity In Your Home

Clean energy is needed to reduce carbon emissions as a means to preserve the environment. With this, electrification has become a popular term in the media. However, electrification isn’t all that it’s made out to be. Propane fuel is also considered a green energy source and can be used without a high price tag.

What Is A MERV Rating?

Families concerned about indoor air quality should replace their air filters regularly. The filters should be compatible with the system and your needs as well. Check the MERV rating of the filter to determine which is the best match. Read on to learn everything you need to know about the MERV rating.

5 Major Myths About HVAC Services

Many homeowners often hear wrong information regarding their HVAC system care or services which ultimately leads to them making bad decisions. These misinformed decisions often result in higher heating and cooling costs, discomfort, poor air quality, and more. This article aims to set some of the HVAC service myths straight.

The Best Ways To Prevent Running Out Of Heating Fuel This Winter

Running out of home heating oil tends to happen during the middle to end of winter. However, this is when homeowners still rely on their heating system since the weather outdoors is still very cold. This article discusses the best methods you can use to prevent from running out of heating oil.