Bob Mims Heating & Air Conditioning Blog : Posts Tagged ‘electric furnaces’

The Perks of Electric Furnace Heaters

Monday, January 25th, 2021

dog-under-blanketStaten Island can produce weather that can be hard to contend with. Thank goodness for powerful heaters! Not every heater is the right fit for every home though. You need to have a heater that meets your comfort needs without costing too much.

If you are replacing an older heater,  or you are looking to set up your home with the best possible system from the start, it may be a good idea to consider an electric furnace in Staten Island, NY. Curious about this system? Check out some of the great perks that can come with the addition of an electric furnace to your home and reach out to us for installation and any other services you may need.

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Should I Install an Electric or Gas Furnace?

Monday, February 26th, 2018

big-blue-question-markFurnaces have a long history, and over that time they have run from a variety of energy sources. The earliest furnaces burned wood and coal. Today a furnace can run from oil, propane, and even condensed wood pellets. However, the most common energy sources are electricity and natural gas.

If you are thinking about having a furnace installed for your home, you’ll probably be making the choice between going gas or going electric. (You may have already had to deal with a similar decision regarding your kitchen oven and stove.)

Is there a best choice? No—because each home is different and each homeowner is different. We can break down some of the benefits and drawbacks of the two furnace types to help you start thinking about which one will meet your needs.

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