Choosing your high efficiency heating systems needs the help of a highly experienced heating contractor. You should be aware that when you select a system that is too large, it can be wasteful, while a system that is too small may not be able to provide the comfort that you want. An expert heating contractor can estimate the heat loss that your home suffers by evaluating the levels of insulation. Other determinants include the floor space and roof that are exposed outside, and your wall’s square footage.
Types of high efficiency heating systems that you can use
- Oilheat – This is less expensive than natural gas. It is non-explosive and does not ignite at your room temperature. You can store it safely inside a tank, and place it on your yard. Oilheat is reliable and environmentally friendly. You don’t have to worry about the supply of crude oil because it’s plenty around the world.
- Propane – This is one of the high efficiency heating systems that is safe, and can power many things such as home heating systems, generators, outdoor lighting, swimming pools, clothes dryers, garages, hot tubs, barbecues, fireplaces, stoves and ovens, water heaters and many more. Propane is economical to use than electricity. It is more efficient than electric heat pumps, and can produce more heat even with less fuel. You can store it safely in a tank and place it on your yard. Since propane is a “green” energy source, you can help to reduce emissions, and help save the environment.
- Kerosene – This is used for different purposes like providing heat to mobile homes and trailers. Kerosene is always available in the market for heating systems. You can store it outdoor, and have it ready even on coldest nights.
- Boilers – These high efficiency heating systems are cost effective, modern and environmentally-friendly. Boilers are weather-responsive heating that reduce fuel consumption. They greatly improve your style of living, and level of comfort. They are widely known for high-efficiency and low emission that produces hydronic heating.
You can expect a qualified plumber or a reputable heating contractor to render an inspection of your home and offer a flat rate on materials and labor in doing the job. The company that you have chosen should provide you with written proposal indicating the work to be done, the agreed price, and the high efficiency heating systems that they will install.