There are many different options for heating and cooling a home, including deciding between gas and electric furnaces, hot water heaters and electric baseboard heat. Learn about the best and most efficient methods of heating and cooling a house with help from a plumber and HVAC tech in this free video on heating and cooling systems.
Say you're looking to build a new house and you're looking at your different options on how you want to heat and cool your house. There's many different options you can go with. Here we're going with a gas powered high efficient furnace. Now, your cooling works through your furnace also which requires your condenser on the outside of your house. It's going to circulate through your furnace, through your coil and what it's doing is without using the heating elements of your furnace, your fan is powering it and blowing your cold air up through your duct vents. Now some people may not want to go with gas. You also got the option of electricity. Electric, electricity, electric power furnaces are more of an efficient type of a furnace. I mean, you're not going to waste no heat out through the vent of your house. But also, they might, some people may not like the way they heat as well. Now, some people may want to do away with the furnace all together and go with a boiler system. Your boiler system basically you're working on a hot water heat. Hot water goes through your pipes,radiates through your house and it's another way of heating your house. Now a lot of people like this way a lot. Your boiler might be a little bit more expensive than your basic furnace but it's also very efficient. Another option may be electric base board heat. If you got space in your house, you may want to go this route. But it's strictly electricity. Lot of people don't want to go with the gas. They might get the gas breaks or the electrical break not using gas. So you can go with your electric baseboard. But some people don't like that because if you got kids; kids throw stuff on top of your baseboards and you got potential for a fire. So whatever way you go, use your best options, best atmosphere and you can make it your own decision.
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