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The Various Types of Home Heating Systems to Consider

The Various Types of Home Heating Systems to Consider

Given that there are many types of heating options for households, here are some options you can consider:

  • Conventional furnaces

Furnaces function by pulling air into the ductwork. The air is heated there and then released back into the room. Coal, electricity, wood, or even gas can be used as fuel for heating in traditional furnaces. An air filter in the furnace helps draw out the dust particles and cleans the air.

  • Electric heat pump

A heat pump draws in warm air from its vicinity and then lets it out into the room. Electric heat pumps have vents and filters similar to furnaces. Heat pumps can also be used as air conditioners when the air outside is cooler than inside the home.

  • Radiant baseboard heat

Baseboard heating units are metallic strips with heat-generating parts on them. They have their own control units, which are graded for convenience. These units can be used as the sole heat source in a room or they may be used as an additional heat source.

  • Space heaters

Space heaters may be installed into a living space or simply placed as freestanding units, to provide heat. Electricity, gas, and kerosene are some of the fuels used in a space heater.

In addition to these heating solutions, it is possible to preserve the heat in your house naturally too even when the temperature outside drops. This can be done by using good insulation methods and storm doors, as they help retain some of the house’s interior warmth.

Clearview Plumbing and Heating, headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, is a 24/7 heating services company. We are ready to handle any heating job in Calgary.

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