afue ratings

November 19, 2015

What Should You Consider When Looking for a New Furnace?

Purchasing a new furnace is an important investment. Choosing the right one for your home makes a big difference in home comfort and your energy bills. Here are things to consider when making your decision. Energy Efficiency In most cases, you can safely assume a new furnace will be more energy efficient than your old model. However, to ensure you are getting the heating system that is most efficient and ranks high for performance, choose an Energy Star-certified model. These […]
October 13, 2011

AFUE: What The Rating Means And Why It Matters When You’re Buying A Furnace

Shopping for a furnace can be overwhelming. You know that it is a massively important decision, one that will impact your comfort and energy expenses for as many as 20 years, but you may not be familiar with what criteria set different furnaces apart from one another. One of the most important factors to understand is AFUE, or annual fuel utilization efficiency. AFUE ratings are a measurement of heating equipment’s efficiency. It is a percentage based on how much fuel is consumed versus […]