Furnace Replacement In Your Future? Make Sure You Buy The Right Size
If it is time to replace your home’s furnace, you want to ensure the new unit is the proper size for your house. Installing a correctly sized furnace will result in an efficient operation during the entire heating season. If an undersized unit is installed, your home will never heat properly, and an oversized furnace will run for just short periods of time without realizing peak efficiency.
There are several different ways to help you size your furnace replacement:
- Run the numbers — The size of furnace you will need depends on the region where you live, your average energy use, and the size of the house. All of these factors can be used to calculate the proper furnace size. Many furnace manufacturers provide similar data for you to compare your needs to different sizes.
- Check your current size — Evaluate the furnace currently installed in your house. Consider if it has been meeting your heating needs or if you may need a different size.
- Compare your home to others — Ask neighbors with similar homes about the size of their furnace. If their units are properly heating their homes that may be a good place to start when sizing a furnace replacement.
- Contact a professional — Requesting an on-site visit from a professional HVAC technician will help you understand what size of furnace you need. A professional technician from Air-Tro Inc. can visit your home, evaluate the current furnace, calculate the necessary size of a replacement, and make recommendations for product installation.
If you believe you are in the market for a replacement furnace contact the professionals at Air-Tro Inc. We are committed to serving the HVAC needs of the Greater Pasadena area and would be honored to work with you to solve all of your heating and cooling needs.
Our goal is to help educate our customers in the greater Los Angeles, California area about energy and home comfort issues (specific to HVAC systems). For more information about furnace replacement and other HVAC topics, visit our website.
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