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We Can Help You Heat Your Business

Commercial-HeatingWhen you’re trying to run a business, you know that having a controlled climate is important so that your employees are productive and your clients are happy. Maybe you already rely on Family Danz for your personal home comfort needs, but did you know we can help you keep your business warm all winter long as well? We provide the same professional HVAC services to businesses as we do for residential clients, including heating system installation, maintenance and repair, as well as fuel oil delivery.

In a survey conducted by Software Advice, employees of various companies were asked about their preferences regarding office temperatures. Half of the employees surveyed were unhappy several times a month with the temperature of their office, and 56 percent said they were too cold in the winter. Most surveyed felt that the temperature of their office made a difference when it came to productivity levels, and most preferred the temperature to hover around 71 degrees (72 for women, 70 for men.) It could be assumed, then, that your employees will benefit from better climate control – and you’ll benefit from choosing a company that helps meet those needs and helps your employees stay productive and satisfied.

No matter whether you have a boiler or furnace heating system at your business, our commercial heating service team is ready to help you keep your employees and clients warm, no matter how cold the winter gets. We take pride in offering our commercial customers the best, most efficient heating systems available for their businesses or organizations. And, our highly trained technicians can maintain and service most commercial systems, so you’ll never have to worry about not getting the help you need when you call Family Danz.

And, as business owners ourselves, we understand that downtime is costly for businesses or organizations. That’s why we strive to ensure that your commercial heating service – whether it’s repairs, maintenance or installation – is completed in a timely fashion, to your complete satisfaction. That way, you can get back to your business with as little downtime as possible – surely something your employees and customers will appreciate!

Family Danz is pleased to offer commercial heating services throughout the Albany, NY area. If you’re in need of commercial services for your business or organization, and you’d like a Family Danz representative to contact you, please visit our commercial heating page and fill out our convenient contact form, or feel free to give us a call at 518-427-8685. Your employees and clients will be toasty warm all winter long, when you choose us to help keep your business comfortable.

The Benefits of Planned Fuel Delivery

oiltruckAs you know, living in the Albany, NY area means that winters can be pretty harsh and cold. And, because of that, the cost of heating your home can be expensive. It isn’t always easy to budget for fuel costs, since heating oil prices can fluctuate. But, there is one way you can stay on top of your winter fuel expenses. By choosing an oil budget plan, you don’t have to gamble with fluctuating fuel costs. A budget plan allows you to get automatic delivery and guaranteed pricing that helps you plan for your home heating expenses.

Family Danz is pleased to offer our customers oil budget plans that make heating their homes in the winter a simpler task. We’ll work with you to help you choose a budget plan that fits your home heating needs. For many customers, the biggest benefit of having planned fuel delivery is the fixed price. This allows customers to know what they’ll be spending on fuel each month, so there are no surprises when the bill arrives.

You’ll benefit from automatic fuel delivery from Family Danz.

Another advantage is automatic delivery – you won’t have to worry about running out of fuel, even on the coldest night of the year. You can rest assured that Family Danz will keep your fuel tank fully supplied and ready, no matter what home heating demands your household will face during the chilly Albany, NY winter. Our drivers deliver the fuel you need to your home, whether you’re there or not, so you don’t need to worry about scheduling a time to bet there for your delivery.

For many people, another benefit of an oil budget plan is that it helps during the holidays. Family Danz knows how tough it can be for a household to have to pay a large utility bill around holiday time. But when you choose a budget plan, you won’t have to struggle during peak season for fuel consumption – an oil budget plan allows you the peace of mind that comes with regular, affordable monthly payments, no matter what the oil prices might be.

And, at Family Danz, we take great pride in providing our customers with premium-grade fuel oil. Our heating oil is specially formulated to not only keep your home warm and comfortable all throughout the winter months, but to also keep your equipment running great, too. Our home heating oil contains special additives that keep your system running clean and at maximum efficiency. That reduces service calls, extends the life of your heating system, benefits the environment and helps you save on your energy bills.

Keeping your family safe and warm all winter long is easier than ever, when you choose Family Danz to help with your fuel plan needs. You’ll get automatic delivery – and a monthly price that works for you and your home heating needs. Just give us a call at 518-427-8685, and we will be more than happy to tell you about our budget plan options.

Got Thanksgiving Leftovers? Use Them for This Delicious Casserole!

Thanksgiving is the perfect time for getting together with friends and family and enjoying a delicious meal. One of the best parts about enjoying such a big feast is the leftovers! What if you could enjoy the great taste of your entire Thanksgiving dinner all in one convenient casserole? You can! We’re sharing a family recipe that incorporates all of the mainstays of Thanksgiving dinner into one simple, quick casserole. We love it, and hope you do, too!

Thanksgiving Leftover Casserole

Ingredients

  • 3 cups mashed potatoes
  • 3 cups prepared stuffing
  • 10 oz. cooked turkey, chopped
  • 1 cup turkey gravy
  • ½ cup whole berry cranberry sauce

Directions

  • Butter a 13” x 9” casserole dish.
  • Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  • Press mashed potatoes into dish in an even layer; top with 1/3-cup of the turkey gravy.
  • Next, evenly layer on the chopped turkey. Salt and pepper to taste. Cover with another 1/3-cup gravy.
  • Top turkey with stuffing, press down to make sure even layer is formed. Cover with remaining gravy and the cranberry sauce.
  • Bake in 350ºF oven for 30 minutes.

Make sure your home is ready for Thanksgiving festivities this year. You can keep your guests comfortable when you rely on Family Danz to keep your home heating system up and running. We can help you with heating maintenance, repair and installation. Just give us a call and we’ll be more than happy to make sure you’re company-ready this holiday season.

Don’t Let Old Man Winter Get the Best of You – Count on Family Danz!

When November rolls around, most people start to think about the oncoming winter. Although last year was fairly mild, as New Yorkers we never can be quite sure what the winter months are going to bring. One thing is for sure, though – as the temperatures start to dip down, it’s important to have a heating system that’s ready to handle the winter chill. And, just as importantly, you need a heating contractor who can handle your home’s heating needs, no matter what type of system you have installed.

At Family Danz Heating & Cooling, we offer complete heating services as well as the best products available. When you choose us, we can help meet your home heating needs, whether you own a furnace, a boiler or ductless heating. We’ve been treating our customers like family for more than 30 years, and you can count on us to respond to your needs quickly, with courtesy, honesty and professionalism. We’re pleased to offer our customers the following heating services:

  • Heating Maintenance: The best way to ensure your boiler, furnace or ductless heating system is reliable, safe and running smoothly is by regular maintenance. Regular heating system maintenance is important to both the life of your equipment as well as the efficiency of your equipment.
  • Heating Repair: If you’re faced with a heating system emergency, Family Danz can help. Our technicians are factory-certified and will thoroughly evaluate your system and fin d the best solution to help make your home as comfortable and energy efficient as possible.
  • New Heating Installations: Don’t go into winter another year without a reliable, efficient heating system. We’re pleased to offer some of the most trusted brands available, and professional new heating system installation performed by factory certified technicians.

No matter what your heating system need, Family Danz Heating & Cooling is ready to help you. As a full-service heating contractor, we’re pleased to help you with any boiler, furnace, or ductless heating need you may have. Simply call us at 518-427-8685 and we’ll help ensure your heating system is ready for the long winter ahead!

Basement Flooding Problems? You’ll Be Thankful for Tankless!

No matter how much we love the home we live in; there is usually some sort of problem that keeps it from being completely perfect. One of the biggest complaints homeowners have – and rightly so – is a basement that’s either too damp or floods on occasion. An unfortunate side effect of a basement prone to flooding is that some appliances – like water heaters – aren’t always safe. You should know, however, that when it comes to hot water heating, you have an option – a tankless water heater.

Tankless water heaters combine energy efficiency and continuous flow hot water capabilities. What makes them so efficient? They only heat water on demand, as opposed to an entire tank at a time. That provides you with an endless source of hot water, while helping you save money on your energy costs by not heating and reheating the full tank of water time and time again. As a result, you won’t have the standby energy costs of a traditional hot water heater, and that can help you save on your energy bills.

What’s more, many of today’s tankless hot water heaters offer convenient controls that make it simple for you to adjust your home’s water temperature. That way, you can change water temperatures for desired home tasks – hotter for dishes, cooler for children’s bath time, and just right for your own relaxing soak in the tub. You’ll easily be able to operate the temperature controls on most tankless hot water heaters, and your installer will be more than happy to show you how.

And, if flooding or even basement floor wetness is a concern, as we mentioned before tankless water heaters are a good solution. They are small, about the size of a medicine cabinet, and can be mounted on the wall. That way, you won’t have to worry about it coming into contact with too much moisture, which can affect an appliance’s electrical function – and can prove hazardous for the homeowner.

Family Danz, who you’ve come to rely on for your home comfort needs, is pleased to offer you plumbing services as well, including the installation, maintenance and repair of hot water heaters. If you’re considering a tankless water heater for your home, give us a call at 518-427-8685. We’ll tell you about the different tankless water heater products and services we offer, and help you find the solution that best suits your needs.

Stay Cozy With Home Heating Oil from Family Danz

At Family Danz Heating & Cooling, we’re one of the area’s most trusted names in home comfort. But did you know that we can help not only with the best heating systems available on the market today, but also with your fuel oil needs? We are proud to offer oil delivery throughout the Capital Region. And what’s more, we’re a full-service oil furnace contractor, so not only can we deliver fuel to your home, we can make sure your oil furnace is running perfectly as well.

When you choose us for your fuel oil needs, you should know you’ll be receiving a superior product. Our fuel oil is premium grade, and we offer it at the lowest possible price. The oil we provide to our customers contains special detergents that are added to keep your system running clean and at maximum efficiency. The purpose of these additives is to help reduce service calls, extend equipment life, benefit the environment and save you money. Currently, Family Danz offers heating oil, kerosene and Bioheat®.

Bioheat is a renewable, clean-burning diesel replacement made from a diverse mix of resources including agricultural oils, recycled cooking oil and animal fats. It’s also a good choice for our environment, as it is non-toxic, biodegradable and essentially free of sulfur and other impurities. And, Bioheat burns cleaner – even acting as a cleaning agent and lubricant in your furnace, helping it operate more efficiently.

At Family Danz, we understand that home heating oil can be costly, which is why we’re pleased to offer our customers an oil budget plan. This allows you to have regular, affordable monthly payments, so you won’t have to struggle at peak season when fuel consumption is highest. Your fuel will have a fixed price, so you’ll know how much you’ll be spending each month, as well as the advantage of automatic delivery, so you won’t run out of fuel, even on the chilliest night of the year.

Don’t be left out in the cold this winter – choose a trustworthy, reliable fuel delivery company in your area to help you with your home heating oil needs. Simply give Family Danz Heating & Cooling a call today at 518-427-8685 to find out more about how we can help you stay warm all winter long – without breaking the bank!

Pick the Perfect Pumpkin this October

thinkstockphotos-594918204Whether you’re decorating for fall or getting ready for tricks and treats, the chances are you’ll want to adorn your home with one of those festive orange orbs – the pumpkin. Did you know, though, that the types of pumpkin you choose for decorating, carving or cooking vary? What makes the scariest jack-o-lantern on the block is probably not going to provide you with the most delicious pumpkin bread, so we provided a quick guide that can help you pick the perfect pumpkin this October.

  • Don’t recycle your jack-o-lantern into a pie. First of all, pumpkins that have been converted into jack-o-lanterns experience some decay as they sit emptied out – and some mold growth. Not to mention, the flesh of pumpkin varieties that make the best jack-o-lanterns tends to make stringy, watery pumpkin mash when cooked. And, there’s always that lingering flavor of burned-out candle to think about. The best thing to do with your jack-o-lantern at Halloween’s end is to compost it.
  • Choose a pumpkin that’s built jack-o-lantern tough. Let’s face it – a wimpy pumpkin is not going to withstand gutting, carving, sitting out in the elements, and having a hot candle burning inside of it. You need to choose a pumpkin that can withstand the wear and tear. Give the pumpkin you choose a good squeeze – if it has any give or if you feel any soft spots, bypass it. Thick, sturdy stems are also indicators that your pumpkin will be jack-o-lantern ready, too.
  • Chunky pumpkins make the best pies… and breads… and cookies. Pick a pumpkin that feels heavy for its size, because that means it has more flesh and less “guts.” The chunkier your pumpkin, the sweeter it will get as it sits, too. This type of pumpkin purchased in October will make your Thanksgiving pie sweet, delectable and the star of the feast.
  • Pick the pumpkin variety for the job. Did you know there’s a Jack O’Lantern variety of pumpkin that was developed specifically for – you guessed it – jack-o-lanterns? The white-skinned (but orange inside) Lumina is also great for carving. For cooking, look for Small Sugar and New England Pie varieties. Baby Bear, Baby Boo and Orange Cutie pumpkin types are all perfect choices for outdoor displays.
  • Visit the local pumpkin farm for your pumpkins. Especially if you can pick them yourself. Why? Well, aside from supporting your local farmer, you’re guaranteeing that you’ll get the freshest pumpkins available. You’ll be able to choose the perfect pumpkin for the job, and because you’re cutting out the middleman that exists when you purchase your pumpkins from a store, you’ll likely save money as well.

Picking the right home heating contractor is easy, too – when you choose Family Danz to help you stay comfortable. We offer complete HVAC services, and you can rely on us for top-of-the-line plumbing and fuel oil delivery services as well. For all your needs, feel free to call us at (518) 427-8685, and we’ll be happy to help. And if you’re baking a pumpkin pie, make sure to save us a slice!

Save Money, Live Greener With an Oil-to-Gas Conversion

thinkstockphotos-506874138Have you been considering an oil to gas conversion for your home? Then you should know you can count on Family Danz Heating & Cooling to help. We’ve been in the business of helping people with their home comfort needs for more than 30 years. We’re pleased to help our customers convert from oil to gas, and we want to help you make the transition as well. From an environmental standpoint, natural gas is a cleaner choice than heating oil, making it better for the world around us.

Natural gas provides an efficient, safe and reliable source of fuel, is an economical option, and is one of the cleanest burning fuels available. It burns almost 100 percent of its fuel, and there is no leftover residue, odor or soot. When you convert to natural gas, it helps reduce greenhouse gas emissions of sulfur, carbon and nitrogen, and improves the outdoor air quality in your entire community by reducing smog, acid rain and gas emissions.

Family Danz is pleased to provide oil to gas conversion for your home. We strive to make you and your family as comfortable as possible. We’ll help with your oil to gas conversion from start to finish, and provide you with the best oil to gas conversion available. We proudly stand behind our talented technicians and their expert craftsmanship. We want to make you as happy and comfortable as possible and we’re not finished with the work we’ve done for you until you are completely satisfied.

At Family Danz Heating & Cooling, we’re committed to helping our customers take advantage of the best home comfort products on the market today, as well as helping them receive higher efficiency in their homes and savings on their utility bills. We’ll help your oil to gas conversion process go as smoothly as possible, so that you’ll soon be enjoying greater comfort and energy efficiency in your home.

Family Danz provides heating services including oil to gas conversions for the Capital District. To find out more about the benefits of an oil to gas conversion for your home, let our experts help you. Just give us a call at (518) 427-8685, and we will be more than happy to assist you with your needs.

Fuel Your Furnace All Winter With a Family Danz Budget Plan

thinkstockphotos-506063019Family Danz provides all the HVAC services you need to keep your home comfortable all year long, but did you know we can help with your fuel needs as well? We provide our customers with premium-grade fuel at the lowest prices – and that’s a guarantee. Our current fuel prices are always posted on our website, but if you find a price that’s lower than ours, we will meet it. For customers who prefer consistent fuel prices, we offer an oil budget plan as well, which provides them with automatic delivery and guaranteed pricing.

Heating your home can be expensive, which is why you and your family need a budget plan you can rely on. At Family Danz, we strive to ensure our customers have an oil budget plan that has been specifically tailored to their needs. You’ll have the benefit of a fixed fuel price, so you’ll never have to guess how much you’re spending each month. And, the added advantage of your budget plan is automatic oil delivery at no extra charge, so you’ll be sure that you won’t run out of fuel, even on the coldest night of the year. We know how difficult it can be to have to pay a large utility bill at holiday time – with the budget plan, you’ll enjoy regular monthly payments so you won’t have to struggle with a large bill during peak fuel consumption season.

Our drivers are happy to deliver fuel oil to your home, whether you’re home or not, so you never have to worry about scheduling a time to be there for your delivery. We’re pleased to offer our customers quality fuel oil, kerosene and Bioheat, a better choice for our environment, as it is non-toxic, biodegradable, and is essentially free of sulfur and other impurities. It is a renewable, clean-burning diesel replacement made from a diverse mix of resources such as agricultural oils, recycled cooking oil and animal fats. Our regular home heating oil is also great for your heating system – it contains special detergents that keep your system running clean and at top efficiency. These fuel oil additives reduce service calls, extend equipment life, benefit the environment and help you save on your utility bills.

So when you’re looking for a company to help you stay fueled all winter long, make sure you give Family Danz a call. We will be happy to discuss our delivery plans with you, including our oil budget plan. Call us today at 518-427-8685, and we will be more than happy to help you meet your fuel oil needs this winter.

Don’t Miss Your Chance to Save on a New System

thinkstockphotos-490584030Now is the time to save on a new heating and air conditioning system from Family Danz, because right now, you can save up to $3,265 on a new system. By combining the following offers and incentives, we’re prepared to help you save on your system so that you can enjoy improved home comfort and savings on your utility bills, too:

  • $1,810 Utility Rebate
  • $655 Manufacturer Rebate
  • $200 Family Danz Discount
  • $600 Humidifier

$3265 TOTAL SAVINGS*

To take advantage of this special, simply fill out the convenient contact form here, or call us at 518-427-8685, and we will be more than happy to help you get into a system that keeps you and your family comfortable all year long. But hurry – this kind of savings won’t last. Schedule your installation with us by 11/15/16 to lock in your savings.

*The total savings shown is available on qualifying Bryant systems. Restrictions apply. Ask us for full details.