Modern furnaces in Philadelphia
In any house having an old heating system, there is a high possibility of it being a furnace. Furnaces are one of the earliest heating systems used residentially. In the past, they were operated using wood and coal. Latest designs use propane, electricity or even gas and they are highly efficient. There are some which have AFUE (Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency) rating of 98%. This implies that they transform 98% of the fuel they use up into heat energy.
Types of Furnace Philadelphia HVAC Services Repairs and Replaces
- American Standard
- General Electric
- Icp, Weil-Mclain
- Bradford White
- AO Smith
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How do they work?
How do these furnaces work? Perhaps you have one of the new versions in your residence at the moment heating up the room due to the cold weather. Below are precise descriptions of how these modern furnaces work.
Whichever propellant a furnace makes use of, it bases its working on forced air heating. Heat is transmitted to air by the furnace then blower fans direct the heated air through ducts within the house and out vents. Usually, the air conditioners share the duct system with furnaces. Therefore, you should not worry about additional room for the cooling system.
How a gas furnace works
In a furnace running on gas, a starter light starts up a succession of burners in the combustion cell. The heat created by these burners goes into the heat exchanger which transmits heat into the air and heightens its temperature as dictated by the thermostat. At this moment, the blowers send the air through the duct system. Furnaces operating on propane also use this principle.
How an electric furnace works
On the other hand, electric furnaces use electrical ignition. The ignitions, which have now replaced the gas burners trigger heating elements containing conductive coils. By passing of current through the coils, air is heated and will be moved by the blowers. The heating elements turn on depending on what the thermostat demands.
That is how simple furnaces work though they have many other parts that ensure the whole process runs correctly and does not pose any health risks. It is not recommended for you to attempt fixing a broken or damaged thermostat by yourself, maybe only if you have proper tools and adequate training in repairing heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems in Philadelphia. No matter what fuel your furnace runs on, you should seek repair services from an expert. (Electric heaters may cause deadly shock and gas furnaces too may bring about poisoning due to carbon monoxide).