With winter almost upon us, many homeowners are thinking about upgrading or even replacing their heating system. If you are one of those homeowners, you’ve probably already discovered the myriad of heating system options available to you. The sheer number of choices can be daunting, but we’re here to help. Let’s take a look at the advantage of new furnace installation.
The number one reason that furnaces remain the most popular heating system in the country is that of versatility. Furnaces come in a staggering number of variations, sizes, fuel types, and energy ratings. The most popular fuel type, natural gas, is accessible in most populated areas of the country. If you happen to live in one of the few areas it is not available, you can still use wood, oil, or propane.
Because of the popularity of furnaces, you can always find an HVAC company that has experience in servicing them. Replacement parts are also fairly easy to find, which can spare you days or weeks without heat while waiting for a part to be delivered. This also cuts down on the expense of maintenance and repairs. Those who use more specialized systems, like radiant heat and heat pumps, may not be so lucky.
Another aspect of their versatility is how easily furnaces interface with the rest of your home systems. Duct work that is already in place for air conditioning can serve the heating system just as well. Radiant systems, on the other hand, require extensive pipework be laid throughout the house for their exclusive use.
Finally, one of the best aspects of a furnace heating system is its speed. A furnace will start to provide heat almost as soon as it is turned on. Other systems like boilers, on the other hand, require several minutes to warm up before you start to feel the effects.
Furnaces are a great choice when it comes to installing a new heating system in your home.
If you are interested in installing a new furnace, call FB Electrical Services. We conduct furnace replacement throughout the Boston area.