Smith Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electrical Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Heating Services’

What Type of Heater is Cheapest to Run?

Monday, November 15th, 2021

The weather outside is cooling off and we’re sure that you’re trying to make changes in your home to stay warm. One thing that we’re certain that you’re doing this time of year is running your heater more often. Having a heater in your home in our area is a non-negotiable necessity. Although this is something you need, there’s no guarantee that issues won’t arise with your system. If you’re struggling with your efficiency and the cost of your heater this winter, then we suggest you’ve found the right blog today. 

The truth is that some heaters are cheaper to run than others. The problem with this question is that there isn’t necessarily a fixed answer. Some units are cheaper than others depending on how you run them. This is why it’s important to consider everything from furnace to boiler installation in Colorado Springs, CO when you’re looking for a great system. Let’s talk about what could be cheaper for you below.

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Does a Gas Furnace Use Electricity?

Monday, November 1st, 2021

Winter is here and we know you want to get warm. This is the time of year where you want to consider your home’s heating services. This is when you’re scheduling appointments for heating maintenance, calling professionals when you realize that you might need heating repair, and you might even consider upgrades. In the midst of all this, you might have some questions regarding your home’s heater. One of the main ones being… does my gas furnace run on electricity?

The answer is yes. Your fuel source is obviously the natural gas that you’re using to power the system, but if there are also several parts of your furnace that require electricity. We’ll get into these specifics below. 

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