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Furnaces & Boilers


family-123rf-24985341_xl.pngAt Service Oil Company we offer quiet, versatile, energy efficient oil, propane and gas furnaces and boilers at value pricing, with free in-home consultations and six months interest-free financing.

We have everything you need to heat your home or business, including:

  • A wide range of boilers and furnaces from top manufacturers
  • Installation of replacement furnaces and boilers
  • In-house sheet metal shop for customized duct systems
  • Service plans for heating oil and propane systems
  • Annual tune-ups to keep your equipment running efficiently and effectively

 

AS_S-Series_Basement_DSC0769_R_011216155203_lowres.jpgJust How Inefficient is Your Old Furnace?

Are you still relying on the same furnace you had installed 15 years ago? Tried and true as it may be, that outdated unit is probably wasting hundreds of dollars’ worth of energy every year. Switching to a modern HVAC system can slash heating bills and improve the comfort of your home.

 

Comparing Efficiency

Old furnace models operate at an efficiency level between 56 and 80 percent. That means as much as $40 of every $100 you spend on heating fuel is lost if you continue to use an outdated unit. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, newer mid-efficiency models offer 80 to 85 percent efficiency, but the best provide between 90 and 98.5 percent thanks to improved technology and compact designs.

 

Maintenance Costs

Price is a big factor when considering whether to install a new heating system. You may have to invest several thousand dollars to get a high-efficiency model. Compare this with how much you’re spending to maintain your existing furnace. Add up the cost of repairs, parts, emergency visits and wasted fuel, and you may be surprised to find that an updated HVAC installation won’t take long to pay for itself.

 

Air Quality Issues

Indoor air quality may not be a matter of efficiency, but it has a big impact on the health of your home and those who live there. Aging furnace units, especially those that haven’t received regular maintenance, can put soot, dust, mold and other particles in constant circulation. These particles may cause anything from respiratory problems to serious illnesses that require hospitalization. New HVAC systems include options such as air purifiers, ventilators and humidity control to enhance air quality and keep your family safe.

 

Get in the Zone

Traditional furnaces heat homes by pumping warm air equally throughout the house. If there’s a room or a whole area of your home that you don’t use regularly, a large amount of that heat could wind up getting lost. Zoned HVAC systems place thermostats in each room or in specially divided “zones,” allowing you to adjust the temperature of each area independently to optimize energy use.

 

When you’re ready to upgrade your old furnace or HVAC to a more efficient modern system, contact Service Oil Company for a free estimate. As a family owned and operated business, Service Oil Company provides reliable installation and maintenance services to homes in the Harrisburg area. You’ll get the latest equipment for the best performance possible this winter and for many seasons to come.