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Choosing Your Furnace: Gas vs. Electric

It seems that winter is off to a fairly slow start in many areas this year. Because our winter weather is generally pretty mild, anyway, there is still time to have a new heating system installed in your home. Perhaps you plan on riding this one out with the heating system that you have in place, but are thinking forward to a heating replacement when the spring arrives.

Whatever the scenario, you are wise to consider the use of a furnace in Phoenix, AZ. There are many reasons as to why so many homeowners swear by the furnace as their ideal heating system. Just remember that yours must be expertly installed and serviced, and must also suit your home and needs. Read on, and contact Goettl Good Guys Air Conditioning for help in narrowing your choices down.

Why Choose Gas?

For many homeowners, the gas furnace is the pinnacle of the home heating experience. It’s actually pretty hard to make an argument against a gas furnace. These systems are very effective, combusting natural gas in order to heat air, which is then distributed throughout one’s home via ductwork. The fact that natural gas is a fairly affordable fuel source, and that it burns hot and efficiently, only adds to the appeal. Plus, unlike oil or propane, natural gas is piped directly to the home and the appliances that use it. This means that you won’t ever have to worry about fuel deliveries or on-site storage. Plus, natural gas is quite clean-burning, for a fossil fuel.

Electricity Is Also a Viable Option

The major argument against electricity in regards to heating one’s home is the cost of electricity. While electric furnaces are extremely efficient, as they do not lose any heat generated via flue gases, the cost of electricity is high enough that you will likely still spend more to heat your home than you would with an efficient gas furnace. However, those wishing to use a furnace but lacking natural gas hookups or access can still benefit from the performance quality of a furnace by opting for an electric model. Contact us with any questions that you may have.


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17:47 06 Dec 23
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17:38 06 Dec 23
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17:11 06 Dec 23
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22:54 03 Dec 23
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01:32 03 Dec 23
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00:41 25 Nov 23
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00:34 25 Nov 23
Roger came out on Thanksgiving Day to fix our unit. Turns out, our home builder completely shorted us on the amount of blown-in attic insulation (which you think a home inspector would have caught) and also our unit is too small for our house which is 4 years old. Roger took the time to explain all of this to us in detail and got our unit up and running. Thank you Roger!
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22:37 24 Nov 23
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22:10 24 Nov 23
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16:02 20 Nov 23
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