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Natural Gas Furnaces and Boilers

Economical and Powerful Heat that Never Runs Out

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Value Meets Comfort

On average, half of your home’s energy costs are attributed to heating. Natural gas heating systems cost less to operate than other fuels. Regardless of where you live, natural gas is the most economical choice, which is why most home buyers across the country prefer natural gas.

Comfort

Heat from a natural gas furnace feels warm and cozy. That’s because the air is approximately 25 degrees warmer than the heat produced by an electric heat pump.

Efficiency

On average, natural gas furnaces are more efficient than other fossil fuel furnaces. Today’s gas furnaces are up to 99% efficient.

Cost

Heating with a natural gas furnace is 30% to 85% cheaper than oil, electric, or propane furnaces. Electric heat pumps cost 3 to 4 times more to operate than natural gas.

Reliability

Natural gas furnaces are highly durable. Gas furnaces have an average life of 15 to 25 years.

Value

Natural gas furnaces are easier to repair and maintain which results in a lower maintenance costs on average compared to other furnace types.

Clean

Natural gas is the cleanest-burning fossil fuel available. On average, natural gas furnaces emit 38% less carbon dioxide (CO₂) into the atmosphere than equivalent oil furnaces do.