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2017 Heat Pump Water Heater Raffle to help Island Housing Trust!

We have 100 raffle tickets available at $55.00 each for a brand new water heater! 100% of the proceeds from the raffle go to Island Housing Trust to help them continue their important work on the Vineyard!  After the 100 tickets are sold, we will notify participants of drawing date. Please use the Paypal Buy Now button below – your email from Paypal…

Mitsubishi Heat Pump Training Day at NMD

Tim Staniels, of Homans Associates, arranged for a full day of Mitsubishi training at our NMD offices.   He has been instrumental in supporting Nelson Mechanical Design in our drive to become accredited as a Mitsubishi Diamond Dealer and to fully train our install and service teams. He brought over Mike Lumia, manager of technical support at Homans, and Chris Morin, Mitsubishi Area…

Nelson Mechanical Rescues Malfunctioning Geo System – Contractor Magazine October 2017

A Nelson Mechanical tech begins disassembling the failed heat pump. The project was complicated by difficult access to the mechanical room – through a finished hallway and set of stairs. Extra care had to be taken with demolition and with the transport of the new heat pumps through the finished spaces. Nelson Mechanical rescues malfunctioning geo system Martha’s Vineyard has a reputation…

NMD Water Treatment Promotion – 10% OFF

We are excited to offer 10% off the installation and/or service of a water filtration system for all new customers! Offer valid through November 30, 2017. Act now by filling out the form below. We also offer Flat Rate pricing on Preventative Maintenance for all of your systems.  To learn more,  click here!

The Musical Mechanic – Brian Nelson of NMD

The Musical Mechanic, An Interview with Brian Nelson By Paula Lyons Wednesday, October 4, 2017 – 2:07pm Name: Brian Nelson Nickname or alias: King (“Because that is my middle name!”) Profession: Engineer/musician/plumber, creator with David Sprague of Nelson Mechanical Design Washed ashore from: D.C. by way of Boston Years ago: 23 Job in a former life: Jazz and blues musician Favorite spot on the Island: The stage at the Ritz…

NMD named 2015 Contractor of the Month by Contractor Magazine

Nelson Mechanical Design was honored by Contractor Magazine with their prestigious Contractor of the Month award for September 2015: What makes Nelson Mechanical Design unique when compared to other contractors? Nelson Mechanical Design is a one-stop shop:  We design, install, and service residential and commercial HVAC, plumbing, and water treatment systems and we offer both conventional (propane and electric) and green (solar…

The Heat Pump – What It Is, What it Does, and What it May Do Someday

SINCE DECEMBER 1852, when Lord Kelvin presented before the Glasgow Philosophical Society a modest little paper, “On the Economy of the Heating or Cooling of Buildings by Means of Currents of Air,” the Heat Pump has been a prime target for technical writers. In fact, for most of the 96 years since Kelvin’s article, there have been more papers on the subject…

Mansion Hotel Uses Displaced Heat to Warm Swimming Pool

Contractor Magazine, April 3, 2013 BY JOHN MESENBRINK VINEYARD HAVEN, MASS. — Old can be perceived many different ways. For example, calling another person old, not so much a compliment. But when you take a hotel, for example, “old” suddenly becomes more interesting — it exudes character, charm, quaintness, stories and experiences. It could be the single reason you choose to stay at…

We’re Likin’ Daikin! Our Sales are up 100%!

Owners Brian Nelson and David Sprague have doubled their sales since becoming a Daikin AC dealer. The partners started out as a heating and plumbing contractor, but today 75% of their business is Daikin Altherma and Ductless split heat pumps from Daikin AC. “Daikin AC has allowed us to set our dealership apart as the ‘Green Experts’,” says Brian. To live up…

Nelson Mechanical Design’s 7 Secrets of Success

Dave Sprague and Brian Nelson have seven great ideas to help other dealers accelerate their businesses. “Set Your Dealership Apart.” Find a way to distinguish your dealership from your competitors. Think about the needs of homeowners and businesses in your area and then position yourself as the leader in that area. Or, identify a trend, like we did with the “green” approach,…