Monday, July 25, 2011

The Best Choice--A High Efficiency Furnace

When you make the decision to install a new furnace in your home or in a mobile home you are looking at a considerable investment of money. You can install a medium efficiency furnace for probably about 25% less than the cost of a high efficiency model.

But when you look at the costs over a period of several years there is no doubt that the high efficiency furnace is by far the best investment. Your monthly fuel bill will be considerably less with a high efficiency furnace, and in addition due to the very even heating provided you will have more comfort. The noise level is also less due to the efficient continuously running fan motor.

The large saving in fuel costs will pay for the high efficiency furnace within a few years and after that the annual savings remain right in your bank account. If you live in a cold climate area the savings will be even greater since you will use much less fuel. But even in moderate climates the 30% fuel saving of a high efficiency furnace will pay for the cost of installation in a fairly short period of time.

A modern high efficiency furnace converts 90% to 97% of the fuel burnt into heat for your home or mobile home. This is a 30% fuel saving over an older furnace of just a short time ago.

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Tuesday, July 19, 2011

High Efficiency Furnace Ratings

High efficiency gas furnaces have a rating between 90% and 97% from the American Society of Heating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE). Furnace effectiveness is determined by a percentage score known as Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency, or AFUE. The percentage signifies level of energy transformed into heat and the quantity lost. As this rate goes up, operating costs go down.

A few primary factors are likely involved in furnace cost: overall performance, size, and service provider. Hence, furnace size must fit into your home and to your personality. The actual cost of installing the appliance varies according to the work load and resources needed. The furnaces are generally vented using an outer wall and cool air is drawn into the furnace by way of plastic piping.

In the event your current furnace is older than your oldest son who is already 15 years old, well maybe it’s the perfect time to get a new high efficiency furnaces. This can help you to improve your home heating. This high efficiency furnace is suitable in places which struggle with extreme winter seasons. But if you live in a warmer place you don't need to spend money on this, a mid-efficiency heater probably will do the job for you.

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