Yearly Archives: 2010


Visit Jacobs at Neil Kelly Historic Home Fair


From century-old Craftsman and Victorian homes, to sleek Mid-Century Modern Rummer homes, experts share tips for preserving historic properties

Portland Ore. – October 20, 2010 – The Neil Kelly Historic Home Fair presented by NW Natural will take place on […]

Beyond Fossil Fuels: A Brighter Shade of Green

By: Tom Zeller, Jr.

New York Times

September 25, 2010

WHEN Barbara Landau, an environmental and land-use lawyer in suburban Boston, was shopping for insurance on the energy-efficient home she and her husband were building in the woods just outside of town here, she was routinely asked what sort of furnace the home would have.

“None,” she replied.

Several insurers […]

The Real Value of LEED

From Sacramento Business Journal

When it comes to Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design-certified office buildings, benefits such as energy and water savings can be measured.

But gains in employee productivity and health are tough to quantify — or even prove.
It’s a developing debate over the benefits of a LEED-certified building.

Still, companies in Sacramento-area LEED Gold buildings […]

Inspires Trust

Mark’s confidence immediately inspired trust- he came across as capable and knowledgeable, efficient and helpful and represents your company very well! The installers were great too.

– Carolyn R. Portland, Oregon

Left Cleaner than Before

Bob did a fantastic job wherever he worked and he left our home cleaner than it was before he got there. He was very organized and friendly.

– David T Lake Oswego, Oregon

New Laws: Carbon Monoxide Sensors & Fireplace Inserts

Carbon Monoxide Alarms & Detectors
Do you have a rental? As of July 1, 2010, for all NEW rental agreements a landlord must:

Install properly functioning carbon monoxide alarms.
Provide working batteries if the alarms are battery operated or have a battery operated backup system.
Provide the new tenant with alarm testing instructions.
Repair or replace any defective alarm. Tenants […]

We’d recommend you to anyone…

Dear Mr. Kagel –

We want you – and your company – to know how pleased we are with your service, installing new furnace and air conditioner at our home last month.

Somehow I misplaced the evaluation survey form left with us. But we want your company to know that we felt the installers, Matt and Rob, […]

Past Quitting Time

I would like to send a compliment to one of your service techs, namely Roy.

Last night my ac unit stopped working & I had to call Jacobs for assistance. Since it was past quitting time, the answering service said that someone would call back. Roy did call & in fact came to my home & in […]

Extra Mile

Thank you so much for your prompt attention to this matter. Dan, the technician who responded, was wonderful, and really went the extra mile for us. He was polite, friendly, very professional, and we now have a more efficient, quieter HVAC system.

Thanks again for your excellent service.

– Sunrose Condominiums

Prompt and Superior Service

Hi Mick,

I wanted to let you know how much we appreciated the prompt and superior service we received from Jacobs Heating. Stacy was very customer oriented and worked with our schedule to get the job coordinated with the roofing company. Allan was also excellent. He called to let us know when he would arrive and […]