Comfort First Heating and Cooling, Inc. Blog: Archive for February, 2021

Electric vs. Gas: What Furnace Is More Efficient?

Monday, February 15th, 2021

animated-house-with-money-symbols-coming-out-of-chimneyIf you’re looking for a new heater installation this time of the year, chances are that you’re in a bit of a rush. We really want to encourage you to slow down and take some time with this decision. Rushing into a furnace purchase can leave you with a system that’s not properly matched for your specific home and needs, and therefore doesn’t work as efficiently as you need it to.

About efficiency—efficiency is the rating of the heating output of your furnace compared to the amount of energy that it consumes. However, this doesn’t necessarily mean that a furnace with a higher efficiency rating will, by default, cost less to run. A good example of this is when you’re looking at the AFUE ratings of electric furnaces versus that of gas furnaces.

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For Black History Month, We Celebrate Two Great HVAC Inventors

Monday, February 8th, 2021

black-history-month-textModern HVAC has seen some huge technological advancements, that allow homeowners like you to live more comfortably, safely, and efficiently. But none of this would be possible without the important contributions of innovative minds along the way. Two of these great minds are David Crosthwait Jr. and Alice Parker.

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How Could Your Indoor Air Quality be Healthier?

Monday, February 1st, 2021

woman-sitting-by-window-looking-relaxed-in-homeThroughout the country, COVID-19 has brought reasonable concerns about health and safety to the surface, especially the health of our households. And while there is no guarantee that any one indoor air quality product will completely eliminate the risk of COVID germs, and we do urge you to follow guidelines set forth by the CDC, there are certainly steps you can take to mitigate the risk of virus transmission in your living space.

For instance, you can make sure you’re well equipped with the right indoor air quality solutions. Most Americans spend 70% of their time inside—a number that might be even higher now. It makes sense that you want to ensure you’re breathing as healthy air as possible. And you can with an air scrubber by Aerus.

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