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

The Unmistakable Sign That Your Old Furnace Has to Go

Monday, January 22nd, 2024

Toward the end of the life of a furnace, homeowners sometimes spend a lot of time and mental energy wrestling with the decision of when to replace it. Of course, if you could get by for a couple more winters, it would feel like a waste to get a new furnace now. But if you wait until it’s completely broken down, you’ll have to rush the replacement so you don’t freeze!

If only there was some way to know whether you should get rid of that old furnace now or try to keep it running, huh? Well, we’ve got some information for you. There’s one thing that means your furnace absolutely must be replaced. Simple, right? Well, it’s a little more complex than that. We’ll explain.

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AFUE Rating and Furnace Energy Efficiency

Monday, October 26th, 2015

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

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.

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