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What Questions Should You Pose to an HVAC Contractor You May Hire?

HVAC contractorWhether you're hiring an HVAC contractor for a new installation or to repair current equipment, your choice impacts the comfort and safety of your entire household. A contractor should be reputable, reliable and have the expertise to work competently with refrigerants, electrical wiring, ventilation, combustion and exhaust systems. Asking prospective contractors the following questions can help you choose wisely:

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Facts about Energy Tax Credits and Rebates

There’s good news for Massachusetts homeowners who want to save on their energy bills but find the initial cost of purchasing energy-efficient HVAC equipment and appliances hard to swallow.  Federal tax credits are available that will help offset these costs.

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Tankless Water Heaters: Tax Credits & Rebates

If it’s time for a new hot water heater, consider switching to an energy efficient tankless water heater.  This technology offers Massachusetts homeowners a host of benefits and advantages over traditional hot water heaters.  And, you can save up to $2,500 if you purchase your system in 2010!

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Extended Tax Credits Can Help Pay For HVAC Upgrades

Tax credits on HVAC equipment were extended by Congress for 2011.  Massachusetts homeowners  may be eligible for cumulative tax credits of up to $500 dollars, making an air conditioner or furnace upgrade more affordable. You should always consult with your tax advisor to see if you're eligible.

To qualify for these tax credits, your new HVAC equipment must meet  energy efficiency requirements or standards, which are explained in detail on the Energy Star site, a U.S. Department of Energy website that provides useful and easy-to-understand information about energy efficient products and practices. HVAC equipment tax credits available to you include:

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Rodenhiser Rebates Mean More Money For You

It's a great time to upgrade your HVAC equipment to energy-efficient systems. While the federal government has extended tax credits for various HVAC-related equipment, the incentives are not at the same levels as 2010. Homeowners shouldn’t let that fact dissuade them, however. With additional rebates available from HVAC companies, incentives at the local level and those from utility companies, a conscientious homeowner can get big savings.

That’s where Rodenhiser steps in, because we want our customers to get the most savings possible off the price of equipment and installation, as well as savings from energy-efficient equipment.

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With Tax Credits About To Expire, Now's The Time To Make Those Upgrades You've Been Thinking About

tax credits for HVAC upgrades Boston, MAYou've probably heard the old proverb from Ben Franklin, that "nothing is certain but death and taxes." It turns out that old Ben might need to narrow the list down a bit. In order to encourage homeowners to save energy by investing in energy-efficient equipment, the U.S. government is offering tax credits to people who upgrade their home's heating and cooling equipment. 

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Boiler Malfunction: Clear Up Your Concerns Before It's Too Late

boiler malfunctionFor a homeowner, boiler malfunction and breakdown during the winter months can be a nightmare. Your boiler can run both your home heating system as well as your hot water supply. It's best to check your boiler operation before the dead of winter so you don't get left out in the cold.

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Understanding the 3 Heat Pump Options for Your Massachusetts Home

heat pumpIf your HVAC equipment needs to be replaced, considering heat pump options might help you find a system that offers both convenience and energy savings. The options include air-source, ground-source and absorption heat pumps. All heat pumps operate on the same principle of moving heat energy instead of generating it.

Heat pumps are rated for both cooling and heating efficiency. The minimum cooling efficiency rating stands at 13 SEER (seasonal energy efficiency ratio) and 7.7 HSPF (heating season performance factor). In our cold-winter climate, it probably makes more sense to prioritize HSPF when shopping for a heat pump.

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Rodenhiser has been serving Metrowest MA since 1928, with generations of delighted customers. You know when you choose Rodenhiser for your plumbing, heating, cooling and electrical needs you can depend on years of expertise, friendly technicians, and a level of customer care you'll appreciate. "Nice People...Great Service!"®
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  • Both Alex and Patrick were knowledgeable, courteous, and professional. They made a change that might have solved the recent problem and have structured a more complete solution. We agreed to this...5 Stars rated.

    Mike was thorough, thoughtful and considerate. Covered their shoes before entering, surveyed my issue and provided an explanation of the services and costs. Great Job!5 Stars rated.

  • Alex did a great job providing an explanation of the services provided and went out of his way to offer assistance/advice on other issues outside of our scheduled maintenance visit.5 Stars rated.

    Brian did an excellent job inspecting our 18-year old boiler and replacing some of the accessory hardware that needed it, he also adjusted the outgoing hot water settings for our radiators and...5 Stars rated.

  • Rodenhiser is my one stop shop!!! They take care of my HVAC, electrical, and plumbing issues & are always helpful addressing any questions I may have about the systems in my house! Everyone...5 Stars rated.

    Chris G. and Nick V. showed up bright and early at 8am to fix my water heater issue. They were on time, polite and were able to fix an issue that has been plaguing my house for a good year. They...5 Stars rated.

You Can Depend On Rodenhiser

When you are looking for plumbing, electrical, heating or air conditioning in the Route 495 / 128 area, you will be delighted that you called Massachusetts' trusted choice since 1928. With a total dedication to professional workmanship and excellent service, discover why families and businesses continue to trust Rodenhiser after generations of service:


Convenient arrival windows for regular service appointments scheduled Monday through Saturday. 24 hour service is available for night and weekend emergencies.


It's the ultimate service offer - from plumbing repairs to new heating and cooling system installations your satisfaction is guaranteed.


You will always know the price up-front without having to worry - it's peace of mind that you can make an informed decision in advance without having to worry how long it will take.


You can be sure that your Rodenhiser technician will be polite, clean and tidy. Treating your home and family with respect is of the utmost importance to us.


You can be sure of expert repairs and installations from a company at the forefront of the latest technology, training and methods.


If you have an emergency, Rodenhiser is available to help you 24 hours a day, 7 days.