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Furnances - Overview

You Save Green Installs high efficiency furnaces from Long Island to Buffalo.
A traditional furnace is a important appliance that is always permanently installed to provide heat to an interior space through mediator fluid movement, which may be air, steam, or hot water. The most common fuel basis for modern furnaces in the United States is natural gas; other common fuel sources include LPG (liquefied petroleum gas), fuel oil, coal or wood. In some cases electrical resistance heating is used as the source of heat, especially where the cost of electricity is low.

Combustion furnaces always need to be vented to the outside. Conventionally, this was through a chimney, which tends to expel heat along with the exhaust. Modern high-efficiency furnaces can be 98% efficient and operate without a chimney. The small amount of waste gas and heat are mechanically ventilated through a small pipe through the surface or roof of the house.

Contemporary household furnaces are classified as condensing or non-condensing based on their effectiveness in extracting warmth from the exhaust gases. Furnaces with efficiencies greater than approximately 89% extract a lot of heat from the exhaust that water vapor in the exhaust condenses; they are referred to as condensing furnaces. These furnaces must be designed to avoid the corrosion that this highly acidic condensate might cause, and may need to include a condensate pump to remove the accumulated water. Condensing furnaces can typically deliver heating savings of 20%-35%, assuming the aged furnace was in the 60% Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency (AFUE) range.

Comfort Benefits of Hot Water Heaters

The benefits of a tankless water heater are numerous. Some of these include:
1. Much lower energy expenses. A tank less hot water heater has no tank. It's not having to store 40 gallons of water and keep it always heated. This results in a savings of 40-60% on your heating bill.
2. A tank less water heater takes up very small space. It can be easily installed on an interior or external wall, or even in a closet if you wanted to.
3. The life expectancy of a tank uses less hot water heater. This is significantly longer than a conventional water heater. A tank less heater will last up to 20 years. A different important aspect is that they are built to where they can be repaired if necessary. If you needed to restore the heat exchanger you could.

You Save Green is a heating contractor in New York who services from Long Island to Buffalo. We install tankless water heaters that are eligible for tax credits and/or utility incentives.

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