Are Electric Furnaces Energy Efficient?

December 10, 2020

Winters in York, ON, and the surrounding areas are long, snowy and cold. That’s why you need an effective furnace that won’t drain your bank account when it comes time to pay the monthly utility bills. If your home isn’t set up for natural gas or you don’t want to deal with the extra maintenance of a gas-powered furnace, an electric heating system is a wise choice. Here’s what you need to know about the energy efficiency of electric furnaces. 1. Energy Efficiency of Electric Furnaces All electric furnaces have an energy efficiency of 100%. That means nearly all of...

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Furnace Safety 101

October 1, 2019

Taking some time to learn your furnace safety basics can mean keeping your home warm while ensuring the safety of your loved ones. Here are some actionable steps you can take to keep your furnace functioning optimally. Keep Clear of Flammables The furnace closet is a space reserved for your furnace. Even though you may be tempted to use that space to store other items, you should keep it clear of anything else, especially flammable liquids or items that restrict airflow. Replace the Air Filter Your furnace can overheat if the air filter is clogged. Make sure to replace your...

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