Are you planning to replace an old heater in your home and put in a new one this fall? Or are you in a new house and it needs to have a heating system installed in time for winter? We have some good news and some bad news for you.
The good news: There are many options for new heating systems.
The bad news: There are many options for new heating systems.
You are facing the paradox of choice when it comes to installing a new central heater. There are numerous types of systems, and making your way through the maze to locate the ideal one for you can be tricky. The best route is to call on HVAC experts to assist you. You’ll need them eventually to install the heater (never attempt this on your own or delegate the work to amateurs) so have the professionals involved from the start. Below we’ve listed some of your options for new heating installation to get you started:
- Furnaces: Furnaces are the most common type of heating system in the U.S. A gas furnace is one of the most powerful heaters available, and also runs at high energy efficiency.
- Heat pumps: A heat pump is similar to an air conditioner in operation, except that it can also reverse the direction it moves heat so that it brings heat into a home.
- Radiant heating: Instead of blowing out heated air from vents, radiant heating system use hot water to raise the temperature of floorboards or baseboard heaters. The heated objects then radiate warmth into the rooms. Radiant heating is energy efficient and reduces dust and debris levels in the air.
- Ductless mini splits: These systems are types of heat pumps, but they do not use ductwork. Instead they send air directly into rooms through a series of wall-mounted air handlers. They are excellent choices for new home construction.
For the help you need in Alexandria, VA with a new heating installation, call on the experts at Oasis Heating, A/C & Refrigeration.