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Four Type of Furnaces

Our HVAC contractors are happy to list out four significant types of furnaces you may consider if you’re in the process of a furnace replacement.

At Landry Mechanical Inc Plumbing HVAC & Electric, our HVAC contractors will take the time to hear and discuss specific solutions that work best for your home. Each client has particular needs and different goals that we hope to reach. As HVAC contractors, we want to share our knowledge and expertise to ensure each client or Westborough community member has the chance to consider the best potential for the warmth of their home, from furnace replacements to heating pump repairs.

By breaking down these four types of furnaces, it will allow your decision to be more informed and confident:

  • Gas
  • Oil
  • Electric
  • Propane
  • Gas Furnaces

A gas furnace is the most common furnace that can be found in many homes. As a natural gas furnace, it is more efficient and costs less money with less pollution.

Oil Furnaces

An oil furnace is maintained by oil flow and has been used since the early 1900s, replacing the original base of coal or wool. Depending on your home and area, gas furnaces may be harder to access, and oil furnaces may be a great alternative. Specifically

Electric Furnaces

Working similar to a gas furnace but rather using electricity to produce heat. Electric heating elements will start to cause hot air to release like an electric hairdryer. Unlike gas furnaces, electric furnaces also do not emit carbon monoxide.

Propane Furnaces

Propane furnaces are the most effective compared to electric furnaces. Specifically, propane furnaces are highly effective, making them cost less in terms of using your furnace.

We hope this information provides more information and detail while deciding on your furnace. But we are happy to answer any of your questions or concerns to find the furnace that works best with your space.

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