If you have or are considering installing forced air heating in your home or office, you are in good company. After all, a forced air furnace is the most popular type of heating system in the United States. So, what is the reason for its continued popularity? Consider these benefits of using a forced air system to keep your home warm this winter and perhaps you’ll understand why they are so popular.
- Affordable to Operate – In most cases, forced air heaters are powered by natural gas. Natural gas is an available and a very affordable fuel type today so utilizing it to keep your family warm can help you lower your monthly utility bills.
- Filtering Options – If anyone in your family has allergies or you have pets or smokers in the home, a good HVAC filter is a must. With forced air systems, you’ll usually have a wide variety of filter choices available to you–many for sale at your local home improvement or big box department store.
- Sufficient Heating – You want to keep your family warm all winter long, even on the coldest days. A carefully chosen forced air system will be able to to heat the home quickly and thoroughly. Unlike certain other types of heating, you will never have to worry about your system getting the job done.
- Adding AC is Easy – It is possible to fit a forced air system with an AC unit, using an evaporator coil, to add air purifying to your home as well. Utilizing the same setup as you use for heating makes it easy and affordable to keep your home clean all year round.
- Old Faults Have Been Remedied – You may have heard about problems with forced air heating. Yes, in the past there were potential issues with a forced air furnace. However, today’s forced air heating systems are quieter, have sealed sidewall venting to prevent backdrafting and can be utilized as part of a zoned heating system.
When you’re deciding what type of heating system to use in your home, it is always best to discuss your needs and desires with a professional. Klebs Heating, based in Anchorage, Alaska is your local expert when it comes to all types of heating. We look forward to talking with you about your heating needs and help you find the ideal options for your home or business.