Written on: January 29, 2024

How Does a Furnace Work?

A Furnace Distributes Warm Air Through Your Home

furnace Darien, CT Today’s high-efficiency heating oil furnaces provide many Westmore Fuel customers with a great opportunity to increase their comfort while decreasing their energy usage. New furnaces can now heat a home using significantly less energy compared to older generation equipment.

Knowing more about how your furnace works will help you to make smart choices if you’re considering replacing your old heating system with a new, high-efficiency model. And if you’re having a heating problem, knowing more about how your furnace works will be helpful when you discuss the issue with our service technician.

Understanding Your Heating Oil Furnace

Also known as warm-air or forced-air systems, furnaces produce heated air in the combustion chamber.

The Advantage of Having a Furnace

Besides heat, the ductwork that connects with your furnace can provide other kinds of conditioned air, including through:

Differences Between Old Furnaces and New Furnaces

Replacing Your Old Furnace

As noted, today’s high-efficiency furnaces provide extra heat more efficiently than units made a generation ago. Higher efficiency means more energy savings, which of course translates into lower energy costs. This is why it pays to learn as much as you can about today’s high-tech heating solutions—and Westmore Fuel is here to help you, with the installation of the latest high-efficiency heating oil furnaces.

Quality Furnace Installations from Westmore Fuel in CT and NY

Our knowledgeable installers examine your current system, not only the old furnace, but the ductwork as well. Where other heating companies may just replace the furnace connecting it to existing ductwork, we upgrade the ducts to ensure optimal hot air carrying capacity and flow.

Westmore’s installation team is our own, we never use contractors. That means we can stand behind our work and will be there for you in the years to come.

Westmore Fuel has been taking care of our customers in Darien, CT and other communities in Connecticut and New York since 1938. Contact us today to become a customer and get all that you want and need for your home comfort.