Indianapolis area homeowners depend on their furnaces and heating systems to help them through the Midwestern winters both safely and comfortably. When a gas furnace is in need of repairs, maintenance, or even replacement, our Central Indiana neighbors turn to Williams Comfort Air for elite equipment paired with superior service. Our available high-efficiency natural gas furnaces deliver unparalleled home comfort through advanced, user-friendly features designed with your needs in mind.
Heating and cooling equipment is key when it comes to indoor comfort. When your gas furnace heating system isn’t working, you need fast, experienced help to get it up and running again. Williams Comfort Air provides swift and professional installation, maintenance, repair, and service for gas furnaces throughout Central Indiana, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
With so many options to choose from when you replace your old, unreliable gas furnace with a new, energy-efficient model, it’s helpful to obtain some expert advice before you make your decision. Our Comfort Consultants are extremely knowledgeable regarding the different gas furnace products we offer in order to best help you determine the options that will work well in your home.
We educate our customers on all available options as we share how each furnace will operate in the home and what can be expected after installation as far as performance, efficiency, operating costs, and the other factors most important to you. Our team recommends the gas furnaces we believe meet your preferences and the demands of your home so that you are able to make an informed decision when it comes to selection of the right new furnace. From price high to price low, our selection of natural gas furnaces covers the complete spectrum, offering well-suited options for any Indianapolis household.
Once you’ve chosen the new gas furnace best for your household’s heating needs, our NATE-certified furnace installation technicians perform accurate and effective installation for your new model. As a Carrier Factory Authorized Dealer, each technician on our team has received advanced training direct from the Carrier factory regarding the installation of each Carrier furnace model. This advanced training helps us ensure proper installation of new gas furnaces so they function at maximum efficiency in any home, generating valuable energy savings for our customers.
Gas heat is very popular in Central Indiana homes, thanks to the energy-efficient performance of gas heating products coupled with affordable gas energy rates. When purchasing a new gas furnace, Indianapolis homeowners have many product options to decide between. Today’s high-efficiency furnaces incorporate a number of technologically advanced features which deliver improved comfort, lower energy consumption, and an all-around better user experience.
As you shop for a new gas furnace to install in your Indianapolis area home, here are some of the key features of a furnace model and how they affect comfort, energy consumption, and more:
A gas furnace’s energy efficiency is expressed as AFUE, which stands for Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency. Shown as a percentage, AFUE indicates how efficiently a gas furnace uses the natural gas it consumes. Lower AFUE furnaces produce less heat per unit of energy consumed, while higher AFUE furnaces produce more heat per unit of energy consumed.
New gas furnaces cannot have an AFUE lower than 80%. High-efficiency gas furnaces offer an AFUE of 95% or higher. How efficient a gas furnace uses its fuel impacts a homeowner’s operating costs over the furnace’s years of service. Lower AFUE furnaces are more expensive to operate than higher AFUE furnaces because they consume more natural gas which results in higher energy costs.
In Indiana, ENERGY STAR® gas furnaces have a 95% AFUE or more. Purchasing a new gas furnace that is ENERGY STAR®-rated provides up to 15% higher energy efficiency compared to base model furnaces, generating energy savings up to $85 per year.
The range of gas furnaces on the market today include single-stage, two-stage, and variable-speed operation. The stages of operation refer to the capacity at which the blower motor is able to operate and distribute warmed air through the home.
The stage may also refer to the heating system’s gas valve and burner operation. These stages also affect how much energy is used by the furnace during operation.
The heat exchanger is the component of a gas furnace which gives off heat to air that passes over the component before the warmed air is circulated into the home. It keeps combustion gasses from the furnace’s combustion chamber separate from the home’s air supply to prevent dangerous carbon monoxide exposure.
All gas furnaces have one heat exchanger inside the model cabinet. Many high-efficiency gas furnaces now include a secondary heat exchanger. In a furnace with two heat exchangers, when the byproducts of combustion exit the primary heat exchanger, they enter the secondary heat exchanger, which provides the opportunity for more heat to be released from combustion byproducts for use heating the home’s air. In the secondary heat exchanger, water vapor starts to form from the byproducts, which produces latent heat and further improves the high efficiency of the unit.
Additional features you may encounter while shopping for gas furnaces benefit the model’s energy efficiency, environmental friendliness, and user-friendliness. These may include:
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