High Efficiency FurnacesIn the past when gas and oil prices were much lower than they are now consumers did not worry too much about having high efficiency heating equipment for their homes. It simply did not pay to spend extra money for a high efficiency gas furnace or oil furnace when the saving in fuel costs would take a long time to pay back the extra cost.
In the 21st century the price of gas and oil has soared and the saving in fuel costs to be obtained by installing a high efficiency gas furnace is very well worthwhile. The price of natural gas is expected to keep on rising in the years ahead so the savings to be had by using high efficiency heating equipment to heat your home or business will become even greater.
A high efficiency gas furnace can provide up to 97% efficiency which means that only 3% of the energy provided by burning the fuel is wasted. This is very important from a conservation point of view apart from the saving in fuel costs. At some time in the not too distant future our rate of finding new gas supplies is going to fall below the rate of consumption. This means that gas prices will escalate to make up for the shortage of supply which will develop as gas supplies fall off.
The high efficiency gas furnace also means that less polluting gases are being released into the atmosphere. These pollutants are what is influencing climate change and global warming. so the cost of the furnace is well worth while to reduce our impact on climate change.
Installation of a high efficiency gas furnace in your home is recommended both for savings in fuel costs and for reduction of your carbon footprint. It often seems to the individual consumer that any small thing that he can do will have very little positive impact on climate change. However if large numbers of consumers switch over to energy saving devices such as these the total impact can be huge.
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