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Why High Efficiency Furnaces Are So… Highly Efficient?

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

money_signs_out_of_house_chimneyThe true winter weather is on the way, with colder temperatures and the anticipation of snow. Make sure that you make preparations for the deepest part of the season, such as taking a look at the City of Summit Department of Community Service’s Snow Guidelines and consider if you need to replace your old and untrustworthy furnace with a new, high-efficiency model.

Last week we investigated the rate of return on putting in a high efficiency heating system. This week, we’d like to explain why high efficiency furnaces are able to use so much less energy than other models. What’s the secret behind the high efficiency? It’s more than one thing, as we’ll talk about below.

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What Might Go Wrong Because of a Clogged Furnace Filter

Monday, October 31st, 2016

Regular maintenance for a furnace is a job entirely for HVAC professionals… almost. It takes training and special equipment to handle tasks such as tightening connections, inspecting heat exchangers, cleaning burners, etc. The one task that you can handle yourself is one that your technician will do during the fall maintenance visit, but which you will need to do on your own for the rest of the winter: regularly changing the furnace filter.

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Is This the Fall to Replace Your Old Furnace?

Monday, October 24th, 2016

Whether you use a gas or electric furnace to provide heat to your house for winter, at some point it will need to be replaced with a new heater. The best time to have this heating replacement done is during the fall, so you’ll be ready to handle the first day of cold with a new system that’s ready to go.

But how can you tell if this particular fall is the right one to put the old furnace out to pasture (or the landfill)? It’s a good question, one that people often don’t answer until the furnace suffers a complete breakdown. If you watch for warning signs, you can catch a furnace that’s starting to fail and have a new one installed in time.

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