With the sun shining and the birds chirping, who wants to think about those tough winters in Northeast Ohio? You may be thinking that your furnace has seen better days, but there’s no need to worry about that now, right? Well, you might be surprised to know that now is the ideal time to replace that old relic, long before winter comes calling again.
When you have a big decision to make like replacing your home’s furnace, you don’t want to hurry into anything. Your heating system is a big investment, and taking the time to cover all your bases and evaluate all the important factors, will help you make a wise choice. You will avoid the regrets of a rash decision made when winter is breathing down your neck.
That old unit that’s past its prime is likely costing your family dearly in much higher energy bills than you should be paying. And with costs continuing to rise, it makes sense to invest in a new high-efficiency unit that can bring comfort to your family at more affordable prices.
Here are some of the factors you should consider when choosing a new furnace:
- Furnace efficiency: Older units were made with lower efficiency capacity, and they lose even more of their efficiency over years of use. Newer units have an AFUE (annual fuel utilization efficiency) rating of up to 96-97 percent, a marked improvement.
- Size: Having a professional determine the correct size to properly fit the size and layout of your home will ensure not only better comfort levels but operating costs as well.
- Pricing: While price is always a factor, it shouldn’t be the only consideration with a purchase that is essentially an investment in your home.
- Tax Credits – Available only until December 31, 2011
- Manufacturer Rebates – Up to $1200
Don’t get caught out in the cold. Contact Geisel today, and let us help you choose the best furnace for your home. We’ve been serving the Greater Cleveland area for 76 years.
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