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Is a Furnace the Right Heating System for Me?

Are you a bit late to the party in terms of having a heating system installed this year? There’s still time, but it’s important that you start seriously considering your options. There are a lot of different heaters available on the market today, and finding the right one for your needs and personal preferences can be trickier than you may realize. Fortunately, you can count on our staff to help ensure that your new heater is the perfect fit for your home. One system well worth your consideration is a furnace. We install and service quality furnaces in Wellington, CO. Give Fort Collins Heating & Air Conditioning a call today to learn more.

Why Choose a Furnace?

Furnaces consistently rank among the most popular of all home heating systems. It’s not really that difficult to understand why. There are, after all, a number of benefits that come with using a furnace to heat one’s home.

  • Efficacy: When it comes to effective heating, the furnace is a force to reckon with. Furnaces work by heating air, and then distributing that heated air throughout a home via ductwork. This allows for prompt heating that you can really feel throughout the house. Just remember that this requires an appropriately sized furnace, and a well-designed and installed system of air ducts.
  • Efficiency: When your system is of the right size and expertly installed in your home, your furnace will also be capable of heating your home quite efficiently and affordably. Of course, the higher the AFUE, which stands for annual fuel utilization efficiency and denotes the efficiency with which your system heats your home, the more a furnace is likely to cost. We’ll help you to balance efficiency and cost in order to ensure that you have the most efficiency that you can comfortably afford.
  • Fuels: You may choose to fuel your furnace in a few different ways. Natural gas is a favorite, as it is quite affordable and is delivered directly to the home. Of course, not all homes have access to natural gas. Propane may also be used, but does require on-site storage. Electricity is a viable option, too, and electric furnaces are incredibly efficient. However, the cost of electricity can mean that they’re still more expensive to use. Regardless, you definitely have your options wide open when choosing to use a furnace.

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