There are a many energy efficient ways to heat a home. Most are easy and convenient.
A programmable thermostat controls the heat, raising and lowering it throughout the course of the day according to your family’s schedule and time of day.
Forced air furnaces create a dry heat that can crack and flake skin and chap lips. Many like the subtle humidity created by a boiler, it's more comfortable.
And, when comparing heating bills, the hot-water method is no more or less costly than other forms of heating.
But boilers aren't as common as they once were. When it comes to heating, forced air furnaces are the most popular.
More and more people are installing high-efficiency furnaces in Chesapeake, VA to help make their homes energy efficient.
Heat pumps are also becoming an increasingly popular and energy efficient way to heat a home transferring heat from one location to another.
A heat pump can be 250% more efficient when compared to a gas furnace.
As for boilers, manufacturers now produce high efficiency models that are less expensive in the market place. And, because they are starting to become more mainstream and more common, the price is going down.
For more information on more efficient ways to heat your home this winter, contact Central Plumbing and Heating in Chesapeake, VA.
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