Is your oil furnace heating your home less efficiently than you want it to? Do you want to upgrade to a more environmentally friendly natural gas furnace? Given the great advances in furnace manufacturing technology, old oil furnaces, even those made only 20 years ago, can potentially offer as little as half the heat production of more modern models. Call Michael Bonsby Heating & Air Conditioning today and ask about how you can install a natural gas furnace in your Maryland or Washington, DC home.
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Gas Furnace Installation
At Michael Bonsby Heating & Air Conditioning we provide full installation for any brand of gas furnace, no matter where you bought it. We are an authorized dealer of American Standard gas furnaces and are happy to help you with any gas furnace installation job. If you want to install a gas furnace in Maryland or Washington, DC, call Michael Bonsby Heating & Air Conditioning today!
Gas Furnace Replacement
If you need gas furnace replacement, call Michael Bonsby Heating & Air Conditioning! We can replace your existing gas furnace with any brand, make and model of gas furnace.
Gas Furnace Repair
If your gas furnace does not produce enough heat (or produces no heat at all), if your pilot light burns out repeatedly or if your gas furnace experiences any other problems, call Michael Bonsby Heating & Air Conditioning. We can provide full gas furnace repair services for any brand of gas furnace to ensure that your family stays warm even on the coldest days of the year.
Benefits of Gas Furnaces
Gas furnaces have lower costs
Gas furnaces hold many advantages over their oil burning counterparts. For one thing, gas burns much more cleanly (and therefore less expensively) than oil. Most oil furnaces require yearly service to remove accumulated soot and sulfur deposits – gas furnaces save you money by eliminating these requirements. Not only do they leave no soot, but gas furnaces also produce no oily odor. Gas furnaces are generally much more reliable and less likely to break down than oil or electric furnaces.
In addition to lower maintenance costs, gas furnaces will always have lower fuel costs than oil furnaces. While natural gas is still subject to price hikes, experts predict that it will never reach the price levels of oil.
Gas furnaces have higher efficiency
Gas furnaces are the most efficient type of furnace. While all gas furnaces on the market today are required to have AFUE ratings of 78%, most have much higher ratings than that and many are in the high 90% range. Given the way oil burns, an oil furnace will never be able to reach these levels.
In addition, gas furnaces are far less expensive than electric furnaces, which are often inefficient and lose heat quickly. Electric furnaces will also not work when the power goes out.
Gas furnaces have lower emissions
Gas furnaces release far lower quantities of emissions than oil furnaces, which means they can operate in much less space. While oil furnaces need flues at least 18 inches wide to release harmful gasses, natural gas furnaces only need 8 inch pipes to do their job. Also, oil fumes have to be heated again in order to make them light enough to escape – heat that should be going into your home.
If you already have a gas furnace, you might want to check when it was installed. Gas furnaces made 10 or more years ago may not be up to today’s efficiency standards and could very well be costing you money you don’t need to be wasting. If you live in Maryland or Washington, DC and are ready to install your new gas furnace, call Michael Bonsby Heating & Air Conditioning today! We supply most major brands of furnaces, and are an authorized American Standard Furnace dealer.
Why call Michael Bonsby Heating & Air Conditioning?
- Family owned and operated, local HVAC company
- Guarantee complete customer satisfaction from start to finish
- Trained, educated, and licensed HVAC technicians
- Accurate quotes for time, materials, and equipment
- Fully licensed, bonded and insured
- Member of Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA)
- Featured as HVAC provider on “This Old House”
- 24-hour HVAC service – usually by the next day
- Special HVAC financing available with approved credit
If you are interested in learning more about our heating, air conditioning and indoor air quality systems and services, contact us today!
Michael Bonsby Heating & Air Conditioning services the following areas:
MARYLAND: Bethesda, Boyds, Chevy Chase, Clarksburg, Clarksville, Damascus, Darnestown, Derwood, Ellicott City, Gaithersburg, Germantown, Glenelg, Kensington, Laytonsville, Montgomery Village, Mt. Airy, North Bethesda, North Potomac, Olney, Potomac, Rockville, Silver Spring, Urbana
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