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Ready for a Furnace Upgrade? Tips to Help You Make a Decision

Winter is just around the corner in northern Michigan, so now is the perfect time to determine if you need a new furnace. If you’re wondering if this winter will be your furnace’s last, it may be time to consider an upgrade. 


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 »


Ready For An Upgrade? Consider A High-Efficiency Furnace

The federal government sets minimum efficiency standards for heating and cooling systems. Furnace efficiency is rated via annual fuel utilization efficiency, or AFUE, with the minimum efficiency at 78 percent. However, high-efficiency furnaces go well beyond that percentage, ranging between 90 and 98 percent AFUE. The top performer nets significant savings on heating bills, wasting only 2 percent of the energy they consume, which is typically lost through the chimney or venting system.


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