Gaithersburg, Maryland – January 22, 2019 – The Maryland HVAC contractors at Presidential Heating & Air released a blog educating readers on the differences between oil and gas furnaces. As winter approaches, a proper furnace installation or repair is important to ensure a comfortable season in your home.
Oil furnaces are a popular choice for many homeowners. In these systems, a blower sprays pressurized oil into a combustion chamber, where it is ignited by an electric spark. The burning oil produces heat, and will continue to do so as long as oil is being sprayed into the chamber. Oil furnaces have straightforward controls and can manage high temperatures for particularly cold days. They heat large spaces evenly and quickly. Homeowners with oil furnaces must keep their home stocked with replacement oil, and because the price of oil fluctuates frequently, they may pay more to heat their homes. Oil furnaces are also not the most fuel-efficient option, particularly for people with larger homes.
Gas furnaces, meanwhile, are forced-air systems that transfer heat to air. A pilot light or electrical system ignites the burners in a combustion chamber, and the heat from these chambers enters a heat exchanger. There, the heat transfers to the air inside, which is then blown out through ducts. Installing a gas furnace requires significant piping and ductwork in addition to the furnace unit. Many gas companies will help pay for these costs in order to gain a new customer. Once the furnace is installed, homeowners can pay for this utility and receive a constant flow of fuel. Gas furnaces are more energy and cost efficient, making them a reliable option for those looking to save money.
Contact an HVAC contractor for more information about furnaces and to schedule a free furnace installation estimate. Presidential Heating & Air can install and repair a variety of heating systems, including heat pumps, boilers, and furnaces. Since 1981, the company has provided Maryland homeowners with high-quality services to maintain a comfortable home. Presidential Heating & Air can be contacted online at https://www.presidentialheatandair.com/ or by phone at 301-615-2760. The company is headquartered at 8000 Cessna Ave., Gaithersburg, MD 20879.
Company Name: Presidential Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc.
Contact Person: Kris Brinke
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Address:8000 Cessna Ave
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