Dual fuel system helps to trim heating plus cooling costs

For the first few years after purchasing our home, the two of us got by with a oil furnace in the Winter plus box fans in the summer, then when the two of us started looking into central cooling, the Heating plus Air Conditioning corporation requested a dual fuel system.

I’d never heard of this before plus did some research into it, but a dual fuel system partners an electric heat pump with a forced air gas oil furnace, then the initial start up cost is much higher than simply buying a conventional air conditioner, but however, the heat pump provides both heating plus cooling capacity plus is especially energy efficient.

It costs a lot less to run than either an air conditioner or the oil furnace. Plus, it provides effective dehumidification, making the heat pump a superior option for Summer temperature control. When the weather cools off, the heat pump reverses operation. It works by finding ambient heat in the outdoor air plus moving it indoors by way of refrigerant, and because the heat pump doesn’t burn fossil fuels, it’s entirely safe, scrub plus environmentally responsible. There’s no greenhouse gasses plus no combustion byproducts such as carbon dioxide plus carbon monoxide. There are no boiling surfaces, fumes or threats to air quality; Modern heat pumps officially feature advanced filtration systems that help to disconnect contaminants from the indoor air. When the outside temperature drops below freezing, the heat pump struggles to keep up with demand. At that point, the gas oil furnace automatically starts up. The oil furnace is powerful enough to handle the most dire Winter weather plus maintain a comfortable home. Because the 2 systems split the workload, they should both last longer. Although there are 2 components to maintain, this is no uncommon than a conventional heating plus cooling system.

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