My heating system is definitely at the end of its lifespan.
The heating system has lasted way longer than I ever expected.
When I purchased my beach house several years ago, the heating system was already old and in need of replacement. Unluckyly, my budget was stretched thin paying the mortgage and making essential improvements. I needed to prioritize the leaky roof, several broken windows, a ruptured water heating system and some troubles caused by water disfigure. I am finally ready to invest into a current heating system. I am prepared to spend extra for an Energy Star rated, high-efficiency model. I hope to keep the current heating system for fifteen years. I want to take luck of all of the latest technology and most advantageous features. When my ancient heating system was brand new, it was considered a top-of-the-line model. However, it only provides 2 phase operation. This means it can only run at low and high speed. It also achieved 72% AFUE. This week’s generation of furnaces include adaptable-speed technology, allowing the equipment to adjust in a single percent increments anywhere from 40 to 100%. By running at lower speeds, the heating system maintains a more consistent temperature and uses far less energy. There is far less strain on the components, reducing the option of repairs while extending repair life. The heating system doesn’t cause such drastic troubles with insufficient humidity. There are models that offer a 98% AFUE rating, which would make a big difference in my daily utility bills. Since I correctly run the heating system for several weeks of the year, the savings would add up to quickly reclaim the cost of a current heating system.