Natural combustion oil furnace. Older style oil furnaces like this one are easy to service and maintain. They operate at around 80% efficiency. Newer condensing furnaces can operate above 90% efficiency.
Oil heating systems are more common in the Northeast than in most other parts of the country. Heating oil can be used to fuel a furnace (often system referred to as an "oil burner") that heats air for distribution throughout the house.
A pump distributes the hot water to radiators installed in different parts of the house. Hot water baseboard radiators are the most commonly used radiators. If you have an indirect water heater, this means that your oil furnace also heats the water you use for washing.
Contact GSM Services to schedule an estimate to have your oil heating system repaired or replaced by one of our experts. We provide our heating and cooling services to residents of Gastonia, Charlotte, Mount Holly and nearby.
If you have an oil furnace, you’ll also have a ductwork system that distributes warm air to different rooms throughout the house. This allows for nice even heating of the whole house.
Versatile heat source. Fuel oil is a reliable & safe heat source for furnaces and water heaters. New, high-efficiency furnaces can operate at 90% efficiency.
A furnace more than 10 years old is probably operating in the range of 75%-80% AFUE. Today the best “high-efficiency’ furnaces can operate above 90% AFUE. Many homeowners choose to upgrade to a high-efficiency furnace even though an older model is still working well. As energy prices continue to rise, an appliance that’s more than 20% more efficient really starts to pay for itself.
If you are considering replacing your furnace, learn more about the heating systems available. Call 1-844-691-4184 or contact us online to schedule a comprehensive heating inspection and oil heating replacement or installation estimate. GSM Services provides heating and cooling services to Charlotte, Gastonia, Mount Holly, as well as Hickory, Matthews, Denver, Fort Mill, Gaffney, Lincolnton, Rock Hill and nearby.