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Boiler Efficiency: Here’s What You Need To Know About AFUE And Energy Savings

If you have an older boiler – even though it still may be working well – much of your fuel may be going out the chimney or flue. Older boilers (especially those converted from coal to oil or gas) are often quite inefficient. However, modern boiler efficiency is at an all-time high, with newer models having efficiencies that go upwards of 90 percent Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency (AFUE). Homeowners who choose high AFUE-rated boilers will see significant energy savings. Read More Boiler Efficiency: Here’s What You Need To Know About AFUE And Energy Savings >>

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High Efficiency Furnaces More Than Just a New Model

The normal lifespan of a furnace is 15 to 20 years. And any furnace that has endured 20 of our extended New England winters is a good one. It has paid for itself and then some. Unfortunately, after that long a period, it is probably living on borrowed time. When it goes, it will most likely be when it’s working its hardest. And, it will also be either too expensive or impractical to repair. Read More High Efficiency Furnaces More Than Just a New Model >>

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Is It Time For a High Efficiency Furnace?

High efficiency furnaces have become increasingly popular over the last several years. In response to steadily rising energy costs and increasing concern for the environment, many homeowners are upgrading their old furnaces to more energy-efficient models. It can be a smart move to consider, particularly if you have a furnace that is more than ten years old. Read More Is It Time For a High Efficiency Furnace? >>

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