To have a highly efficient HVAC system you need to start with a high-efficiency furnace. Technology has come a long way in the past 20 years, and the relatively new condensing gas furnaces offer a level of efficiency and comfort in combustion appliances that has not been seen before.
In the most energy-efficient homes, all of the systems work together to minimize energy consumption, reduce utility bills and improve whole-home comfort. To get the most from your new high-efficiency furnace, there are several things you should do first. Even a few inefficiencies, such as leaky ducts, inadequate insulation or drafty windows and doors can […]
Homeowners today have an additional choice between a standard furnace and a high-efficiency model. Mid-efficiency furnaces now occupy the range between 80 and 90 percent on the AFUE (annual fuel utilization efficiency) rating scale. In an era of increasing energy costs, most homeowners want to advance from the conventional standard furnace when it’s time to […]