What furnace features should I look for in a new Furnace?
When purchasing a new furnace there are several questions you should ask. Unlike
furnaces of the past, furnaces today come with many options. Make sure to ask our staff
the following questions to make sure you are receiving the furnace model that suits your
budget and comfort level.
Furnaces come in a variety of efficiency’s, make sure you ask which furnace will provide
you with the comfort and savings that you require.
Your furnace’s blower motor is the most common sound you hear when your furnace is
running. It’s the element that pushes warm air throughout your home. Older furnaces have
single or dual speed motors. A Variable-Speed motor spins at different rates, in response to
the heating requirements of your home. They are much quieter and energy efficient than
Single stage furnace burners simply turn on and run on full power until the temperature you
requested has been reached. A two stage furnace has a high and low setting, which
enables it to run on a low flame first and, if more heat is required, boost to a higher setting
for more heat. This feature distributes the heat more evenly throughout your home giving
you a higher comfort level.