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Replacing Your Furnace This Summer?

We Have Outlined The Top 3 Benefits For You.

With winter behind us, your home’s furnace is probably the last thing on your mind. But did you know that even after the heating season, your furnace works during the warmer months to keep your home comfortable?

The blower motor in your furnace works year-round to circulate both warmed and cooled air throughout your home, making it a critical component of how your cooling system works. If you have been considering upgrading your furnace, here are a few reasons you might want to consider replacing it during the summer:


You Can Take Advantage of Potential Cost Savings:

If you are looking to upgrade your air conditioner, it’s important to keep in mind that heating and cooling equipment is often sold together, so if you decide to change both there may be deals or discounts available.

It also usually takes less time to install both pieces of equipment together rather than at different times. Having a professional install both your furnace and air conditioner together may also result in lower costs versus having them installed separately.


It Can Help Save on Energy Costs:

It is important to find new ways to help save on energy, particularly in the summer months when your air conditioner is running non-stop. Older gas furnaces may use a less efficient motor that could cause the furnace to use more electricity to circulate the air throughout your home. However, new furnaces may have Electronically Commutated Motors (ECMs). ECMs can help to reduce overall electricity costs when running your AC. ECM motors not only use less electricity, but they also produce less heat than an older PSC motor, further reducing the strain on you AC and your budget.

Here are other ways to help save money and energy this summer here.


It Can Optimize Your Equipment’s Performance:

In the warmer months your furnace and air conditioner work together to keep you and your family comfortable. To maximize your equipment’s performance there are now multi-staged or communicating air conditioners. When considering this type of equipment, it’s important to ensure your furnace is also designed to accommodate these features.

If it is time to replace your air conditioner, consider upgrading your furnace as well to get the most out of your investment.


If you have any questions about keeping your home comfortable this summer or if you are looking to upgrade your heating and/or cooling equipment, we’re here to help. One of our trusted Home Comfort Advisors will assess your home and the needs of your family to find the right solution for you.

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