Are you building a new home? If you’ve built a home in the past, you know that it’s a huge project. You’ll have dozens of important decisions to make, from type of carpet and how the kitchen should look. One of these choices will impact your comfort and your pocketbook for a long time. Which heating system will you choose? You’ll have five different heating systems to choose from:
Among the five options, forced-air is the most popular in the United States. This article will focus on forced-air heating systems.
What is Forced-Air Heating?
The furnace is the heart of any forced-air system. The furnace is most commonly found in the basement. It pushes warm air through a series of air ducts that lead to different rooms in a home.
Where does this air originate from? Most of the time, air is drawn through condensers. The condensers are placed outside the home because they can be too loud to keep inside. Air is sucked in and sent to the furnace, which is then heated and distributed throughout the home.
The Advantages of Forced-Air
Quick heat delivery: Forced-air is a very fast way to heat a home. Distance between a certain room and the furnace will have a negligible effect on how quickly that room is heated.
Reliable: Forced-air units are known for their dependability.
Versatile: Forced-air ducts can also be used to transfer cool air in the summer. Low installation costs: Compared to other heating systems, forced-air units are a bargain to install.
Call Neerings to learn more about which heating system is right for you. 801-467-3951