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Understanding Your Home Heating Options
When it comes to understanding your heating system, it’s important to understand there are several different methods that home heating systems use, with varying levels of energy efficiency. From air-source heat pumps to high-efficiency central heating systems, to mini-splits or gas furnaces and baseboard ductless systems. Energy-efficient home heating systems can provide both homeowner comfort and lower heating costs as seen in the lowered heating bills you may find for years to come after installation of these new efficient heating systems.
There are several options when you choose your type of heating system, with differences in fuel sources and energy savings. Your energy savings can be approximately calculated using a AFUE (annual fuel utilization efficiency), which takes into account all of the parts of the system, including air handlers, heat exchangers, blower motors, and more to calculate furnace energy efficiency.
Here are a few options: