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Top 4 Furnace Features to Look For Today

Is it time to replace your old, inefficient furnace? Are you not sure what to look for in a new one that will provide your family with comfort during the winter months? Here are some features to keep in mind when deciding which furnace is best for your home in Tyrone, Georgia.

Fuel Type

The two main types of fuels to consider when investing in a new furnace are gas and oil. Gas furnaces tend to be more efficient, but natural gas isn’t as widely available. Which one you choose will depend on what’s available in your area and which fuel type is more affordable locally.

Heating Stages

Furnaces can come in single- or two-stage heating. Single stage operates at one heating level, while two-stage furnaces can run on full power or at a lower level for heating on more moderate days. This is a more efficient operation that keeps your home heated evenly throughout the day.

Energy Efficiency

Your new furnace’s energy efficiency is an important factor in your future fuel expenses and reducing emissions. Check the AFUE rating. It means Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency and is the measure of a furnace’s ability to convert fuel into heat. The minimum standard is 78%, and the most efficient furnace models will be in the range of 90 to 97.

Air Filtration and Humidity Control

Furnaces not only heat your home, they can be configured with air filtration to keep out more pollen, dust, and other particles for cleaner, healthier air. Furnace humidifiers are also an option that’s great for keeping your whole house humidified for greater comfort during dry winter weather.

Finding the furnace that’s right for your home can be a daunting task with so many options, but it’s easy with the help of an HVAC expert. Give us a call at (770) 691-5394 and our team at Trinity Air Inc. Heating & Air Conditioning will be happy to help you find and install the furnace that will fit your needs.

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