2018118Perhaps the biggest advantage with a forced-air gas furnace is the unit's efficiency, especially when compared to other options available. Forced-air systems make it possible to effectively heat an entire home consistently, unlike other forms of heating such a space heaters or floor furnaces, which only heat from a central location.
This York furnace has many of the same features as the Carrier above - 2-stage heating, variable-speed ECM motor and an aluminized steel heat exchanger. This furnace is available in identical models from Luxaire, Coleman and other Johnson Controls brands. The blower motor has five speeds for improved comfort.
A furnace, as part of a central heating and cooling system, converts fuel into heat, then uses a blower to circulate warm air throughout your house. In summer, the furnace works with your heat pump or air conditioner to draw in warm air from your house and recirculate the newly cooled air.
Sloss Furnaces operated from 1882-1970 making it the longest continually running blast furnace in Birmingham's history. We invite you to come visit and learn about the materials, the process, the products, and the people who ran the furnaces and built this city.
2019912National data shows the average replacement cost of a furnace ranges from $1,795 to $6,290, with most homeowners paying about $3,800. Prices will vary based on city, cost of living, brand, efficiency, warranties included, and more. A new furnace will save you money in heating. However, figuring out
Our furnaces offer energy efficient heat to keep your home warm and comfortable. With multiple options to meet any needs for a new or replacement gas furnace, the experts at Carrier Residential can help you make the best decision.
CM Furnaces is known for state of the art design and manufacturing of all types of air, hydrogen and inert atmosphere electric furnaces. Though many of our furnaces are of standard design and construction, CM has specialized in furnaces for a variety of applications and in updates of standard equipment to meet specific needs. Read More
The furnace's pilot light or electronic ignition lights the burner inside the combustion chamber. This creates heat in the furnace's heat exchanger, a metal chamber around which the moving air flows. Once warmed, the air is pushed into the hot-air plenum and then out to the rooms through duct work.
Furnaces have a long history of heating homes which dates back to the Roman period, circa 1200 B.C. They used a type of warm-air heating system known as "hypocaust." But after the fall of the Roman empire, people forgot about furnaces for about 1,000 years and used fireplaces i
Benefits of Wood Furnaces. As a centralized form of heating, wood furnaces are often preferred because they burn quicker and hotter than other heating methods. A wood furnace is effective at containing the heat energy produced by the fuel and maximizing it to heat the home.
Furnaces and thermostats must be correctly matched to one another. Mismatching the wrong type of thermostat with a furnace will cause operating problems and can be dangerous. There are numerous types of heating systems and thermostat systems, and they need to be coordinated for safe and proper operation.
2018626Gas and oil furnaces are most common in the U.S. There are several types of home heating systems -- forced air and hydronic being the most common -- but all need a heat source to operate. Hot air systems, the most common type in the United States, use a furnace as that heat source. Hydronic systems
Steam boilers operate at a higher temperature than hot water boilers, and are inherently less efficient, but high-efficiency versions of all types of furnaces and boilers are currently available. To learn more about furnaces, boilers and other types of home heating systems, explore our Energy Saver 101 infographic on home heating.
For nearly 100 years, Williams has offered a wide range of safety-tested, cost-efficient heating solutions to fit any home. From a studio apartment to a palatial estate, we've got you covered with a complete line of heating products, including both gas and electric furnaces.