Natural gas and propane burn cleaner than fuel oil, and most gas furnaces present fewer operational difficulties than oil burners do. In fact, the problems that affect gas furnaces typically involve the furnace’s thermocouple, the pilot light, or some component of the electrical system.
Gas furnaces and […]Read more
Heat pumps work under one basic principle–heat transfer. So, a heat pump transfers or “pumps” heat from one place to another.
In other words, during the summer the heat pump pulls the heat from your home and transfers (or pumps) it outside. This makes your […]Read more
1) Remember that furnaces are a long-term investment
You may want to initially shop by price, but that is a short-sighted approach. You are trying to find a new system that will provide heating for many years.
Geothermal heat pumps are one option to […]Read more
Accidents happen. When they do, homeowners insurance usually pay. When appliances in the home wear out, homeowners insurance does not pay. This general rule applies to furnaces and air conditioning units. The reason for replacement dictates whether insurance companies pay claims. Insurance pays when a tree falls in […]Read more