Furnaces are the most commonly used heating systems in the country. The most popular type of furnace is the gas furnace (natural gas or propane) followed by oil furnaces. Regardless of your energy source, there are two other furnace configuration terms to consider when comparing home furnace air intake options — downflow and upflow.
In our region, homeowners have a choice between gas- or oil-burning furnaces. Which one is better? In any discussion of gas vs. oil furnaces, the price and availability of fuel are paramount. Currently, the price of natural gas is low. Oil is generally the most expensive type of home-heating fuel, followed by propane, then electricity […]