Nashville Furnace Repairs & Replacements
Regardless if you need a tune-up, a repair or even a brand new installation, Kuhn Air Conditioning can help your home with all of your furnace needs. Furnaces are available in a variety of models, and can function on gas, oil, or even electric power, providing several alternatives, each with their own unique benefits. The option that is best for you is going to be determined by local prices and the availability of natural gas to your home, meaning that with the assistance of the professional Nashville furnace repair team at Kuhn Air Conditioning you will be able to wisely choose the type of furnace that perfectly fits your needs.
In a furnace, gas or oil is combusted in a burner and then heat produced from that reaction passes through a heat exchanger where it is transferred to the air distribution system. The ductwork throughout a home carries and disperses the conditioned air and the flue or vent pipe releases the byproducts, such as carbon dioxide and water vapor, outside the home.
Types of Furnaces
- The Gas/Oil Furnace – is always more affordable to use than the electric furnace where gas is readily available. On the downside, burning fuel generates fumes. In well-maintained gas furnaces, the fumes generated are enclosed in the exchanger and then exit the house through an exhaust vent. Remember, a gas furnace must be checked by a qualified heating contractor at least once a year. Our company would check the furnace for holes, leaks or cracks. A break or crack in the furnace lets carbon monoxide seep into your house or place of business.
- The Electric Furnace – has a higher cost than a gas furnace. On the upside, since electric furnaces do not use flames, it does not generate any carbon monoxide. The electric furnace is cleaner and safer than a gas furnace.
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