Furnaces

December 24, 2013

The Variable-Speed Furnace: Are You up to Speed on Its Many Benefits?

Innovation usually comes at financial cost, so we end up having to conduct a balancing act. Sure, the product performs better, but are the extra costs justified? Here in Georgia, our July high is around 90 degrees, while the January low regularly hits freezing. Anything that can bring our HVAC costs down is surely worth considering, which includes a variable-speed furnace. Now’s a good time to get up to speed on its many benefits. Defining Variable Speed The air mover, or […]
December 5, 2013

Your Furnace Has Quit Working? Simple Fixes That Could Get It Going Again

With fall weather settling in and winter on the way, many Peachtree City area homeowners are turning on the heat for the season. For some of them, switching on the heat for the first time will yield an unpleasant surprise: a furnace that seems to have quit working as it sat unused throughout the warmer seasons. If this has happened to you, and your furnace worked just fine last year, there’s a good chance your problem could be quite simple. […]
November 26, 2013

You’ve Scheduled Your Fall Furnace Tune-up? What to Expect

There’s nothing like a fall furnace tune-up to lower your Peachtree City area home’s energy bills while maintaining a high level of comfort this winter. While tune-up points vary among contractors, a reputable company will ensure that these essential tasks are included in your inspection: Clean and inspect the blower assembly, heat exchanger and other essential components to ensure they’re free of damage and in good working order. Measure the voltage and current on the motor and the gas pressure […]
November 21, 2013

If a New Furnace Is in Your Future, Learn More About Sizing

If you plan on purchasing a new furnace soon, you’ll want to be sure and get the right size for your home. If you are replacing an older furnace, you should avoid simply replacing it with one that has the same BTU rating. Newer furnaces are much more energy-efficient, so your home may require a smaller unit to deliver equal or better results. Plus, your home likely has had improvements in insulation and air sealing over the years, so it’s […]