Kool Breeze of Northwest Florida, Inc. Blog : Posts Tagged ‘furnace replacement’

AFUE Rating and Furnace Energy Efficiency

Monday, October 26th, 2015 by Tom Vatter

Back in July, we wrote a post about the importance of SEER when it comes to determining how energy efficiently an air conditioning system will run. Now that it’s October and people are getting ready for cooler weather, the time has come to think about how efficiently a heating system is going to run. This is especially important in a place like Florida, where heaters don’t run as often: we want to make sure that each time a heating system turns on that it isn’t wasting large amounts of power.

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Heating Question: Is It Time to Replace That Old Furnace?

Monday, October 5th, 2015 by Tom Vatter

If the furnace that works to keep your home warm during the short winter seasons in Navarre, FL seems more like a family heirloom than a functional piece of contemporary equipment, then it’s probably long past the time when it should have been placed into retirement and a new furnace put in its place. Unlike wine, furnaces do not get better with age. Although you may think that it’s best to simply let a furnace keep working away until it finally expires, this isn’t a wise course of action, as we discuss below. (more…)