furnace

What is a boiler?

What is a boiler?

Instead of using fans and ducts to circulate air like a furnace, a boiler distributes heated water (or steam)…

What is an AFUE rating?

What does an AFUE rating mean for a furnace?

Simply put, the AFUE rating is a measure of your furnace’s efficiency. In practical terms, efficiency is measured…

The 5-step guide to buying a new gas furnace

The 5-step guide to buying a new gas furnace

When was the last time you bought a new gas furnace? We’re not surprised if your answer was…

How to tell if you need a new furnace (and if you have an old furnace)

How to tell if you need a new furnace (and if you have an old furnace)

This is where a car analogy really works well. An old furnace that is on its last legs can…

How often should I change my furnace filter?

How often should I change my furnace filter?

The rule of thumb is that you should change your furnace filter at least every three months at a…

How many BTU does a new furnace need for my house?

How many BTU does a new furnace need for my house?

There are a few factors that go into evaluating a new furnace and the BTU number is one…

Furnace lifespan

Furnace lifespan: how many years does a gas furnace last?

The right time to think about your furnace lifespan is not when you wake up in the…

What furnace size do I need?

What furnace size do I need?

One of the most common heating questions for homeowners is: what furnace size do I need? Since the typical…

What is a multi-stage furnace?

What is a multi-stage furnace?

Simply put, a multi-stage furnace is one that has more than one speed so they can produce…

What are the different types of furnaces?

What are the different types of furnaces?

We can guess why you’re here: you need a new furnace. You may have already read a…