Gas Furnace Installation

Condensing furnace diagramGas is the most common heating fuel, and furnaces are among the most popular heating solutions alongside heat pumps. Gas furnaces operate on a simple principle. A fuel source, gas, is burned to produce hot gasses in a heat exchanger. A heat exchanger is nothing more than a metal tube that contains the hot gasses the result from burning gas.

When air moves over the heat exchanger, it absorbs the heat radiating from the metal tubing. The warm air is transported throughout your home or office via your ventilation and ductwork. At the same time, the excess gasses are released outside your building after traveling through a vent pipe. Schedule your gas furnace installation in Sugar Land, TX at your earliest convenience.

Size and Efficiency

When choosing a new gas furnace for your commercial or residential property, the most important factors to consider are the size of the unit and its energy efficiency. Consulting a licensed HVAC technician is an excellent way to ensure that you are purchasing the unit that is the best fit for the particular heating needs of your space.

Installing a gas furnace that is too small will result in inadequate heat during the winter months. Conversely, installing a furnace that is too large will lead to inefficiencies because it will cycle on and off more frequently than necessary. This frequent cycling will also cause increased wear and tear to your unit and will lead to premature breakdowns and reoccurring repairs.

Energy efficiency for furnaces is measured in terms of annual fuel-utilization-efficiency (AFUE) rating. AFUE measures the ability of a furnace to convert gas into a heat energy and is expressed in a percentage. The higher the percentage, the more efficient the furnace, Regulations require furnaces to meet a minimum AFUE standard of 78%, and the most efficient units can reach ratings up to 97%.

Vance Air Conditioning and Heating LLC recommends installing the most efficient furnace possible. Not only will this help you save money on your energy bills, but it is part of a broader, more environmentally friendly choice to improve your ecological footprint. Learn more about gas furnace installation in Sugar Land, TX and the surrounding area.