Do Old Furnaces Consume a Lot of Electricity?

March 26, 2020 1:48 am

If you have an old furnace in your home, you might be wondering what sort of effect this is having on your home’s energy efficiency and your monthly utility bills. This really depends on the model of the furnace and just how old it is. But in general, any time a furnace is getting closer to the end of its usable life, you can expect it’s probably not going to be operating as efficiently as it once did, even if it started off as a relatively efficient unit. This means holding on to an old furnace for too long can... View Article

Damage Air Ducts: Why Repairs Are Important and How to Identify Problems

March 5, 2020 11:55 pm

Central heating and cooling systems cannot work their magic without properly installed, high-quality ductwork in place to move air to the rooms in your house. The ends of your home’s ducts connect to vents, which can be adjusted to control the flow of air in each room or space. If ducts are loose or completely disconnected from a vent, then the air is lost and energy is wasted. Damaged ducts are no good to anyone and need to be repaired or replaced to avoid issues like air loss, uneven heating and cooling and dust in the system. Here’s a look... View Article