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How Many BTUs Does a Typical Home Furnace Need?

How Many BTUs Does a Typical Home Furnace Need?

Kansas City’s cold winters mean that the size of your home furnace is critical for both comfort and manageable energy bills. It’s for this reason why furnace sizing is such a complex task, and why a “typical” furnace BTU rating can’t be given. Common BTU ratings Because home heating needs vary widely, furnaces are available with BTU ratings ranging from 40,000 to more than 200,000 BTU. Most furnaces fall somewhere in the 80,000 to 100,000 range. By looking at the … Continue reading

5 Things to Consider Before Replacing Your Home Heat Pump

5 Things to Consider Before Replacing Your Home Heat Pump

When it’s time to replace the heat pump in your Kansas City home, there are a few significant factors that should be considered before proceeding with your purchase. Here are just five things to consider before replacing your home heat pump. Age of system: It’s very common to get 15 to 20 years of use out of a heat pump, possibly more if your system has had proper maintenance care. However, older heat pumps will eventually start showing signs of failure, … Continue reading

Properly Size Your New Gas Furnace with These Simple Tips

Properly Size Your New Gas Furnace with These Simple Tips

Furnace efficiency has dramatically improved in recent years. For instance, a new gas furnace today delivering 98% AFUE (annual fuel utilization efficiency) doesn’t need to be as large as an old furnace delivering 80 AFUE. To maximize your new furnace investment, it’s important to ensure that it’s sized properly for your home. Sizing a New Gas Furnace A new gas furnace needs to be sized properly to supply enough heat without being too large or too small for your home. An oversized furnace will cycle … Continue reading

Why Is Maintaining Good Indoor Air Quality So Important?

Why Is Maintaining Good Indoor Air Quality So Important?

You wouldn’t drink polluted water, so why would you be willing to breathe polluted air? Perhaps you think by spending more time indoors, you’re protecting yourself from air pollution. Think again – the EPA has stated that indoor air pollution is often two to five times more polluted than outdoor air. Why does this matter? Find out by considering these five reasons why maintaining good indoor air quality is so important: You inhale 15,000 quarts of air every day: Doctors suggest you drink … Continue reading

How to Detect a Carbon Monoxide Leak in Your Johnson County Home

How to Detect a Carbon Monoxide Leak in Your Johnson County Home

Carbon monoxide, a highly poisonous, odorless and tasteless gas, is a byproduct of incomplete combustion. As such, various appliances in your home – such as gas-burning furnaces, water heaters and cook tops – emit this gas every time you use them. Fortunately, under normal circumstances, carbon monoxide is vented outdoors where it dissipates harmlessly into the air. However, a carbon monoxide leak can develop in your home and put your family at risk. Here’s how to detect such a leak in your Johnson County home. … Continue reading

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