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Three Types of Furnaces: What Does Single Stage, Two Stage and Variable Speed Mean?

If you’re considering installing a new furnace, your research may have introduced you to the three main types of furnaces: single stage, two stage, and variable speed. However, an introduction to them doesn’t mean that you understand the differences between these types of furnaces or know which one is right for you.


5 Furnace Troubleshooting Tips to Try First

If you’re experiencing furnace problems in the midst of our Northern Michigan winter, don’t panic. Many common issues have simple solutions, and don’t require a professional repair. Before you pick up the phone and call your HVAC technician, give the following furnace troubleshooting tips a try.


Do You Know the Benefits of a Variable Speed Furnace? 3 Big Reasons to Consider One

If you’re considering a furnace upgrade, opting for a variable speed model might be a wise choice. Standard furnaces typically have a single speed, or at best, a three- or four-speed blower motor. If you decide on a standard furnace, your HVAC technician will set the blower to approximately match the airflow needs of your home when the unit is installed. In contrast, the blower motor of a variable speed furnace automatically adjusts the amount of air circulation it produces. It employs intelligent design and uses multiple speeds to provide just the right amount of warm air when you need… Read More »


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