Benefits of a Natural Gas Furnace

If you need to replace your existing furnace or are considering installing a new, more efficient one, there are a few things to consider. First, keeping the inside of your home warm and comfortable — especially in the wintertime — is important, but even more vital is the safety of your family. With a high-efficiency natural gas furnace, you can have the best of both worlds.

Central heating systems that use natural gas are safe and energy-efficient and have advantages over other types of heating systems.

How do forced air systems work?

A forced air central heating system fueled by natural gas is the most common type of furnace available. Cool air enters the furnace, a heat exchanger warms the air, and then a blower or fan moves the air through your home’s ductwork.

Advantages of natural gas forced air furnaces:   

Energy Efficiency – In extreme cold, the last thing you most people want to do is wait for a room or an entire home to heat up. However, forced air furnaces provide heat quickly, and use less energy than an electric furnace or a Heat pump.

Cost savings – While there are upfront costs associated with installing a central heating system, natural gas forced air furnaces will can save you money in the long run. That is because they are more efficient at heating and cost less to operate than systems that use electricity or heated water.

Make the most of your high-efficiency forced air furnace with Dominion Energy Solutions. Check out Dominion Energy Solutions' fixed price natural gas plans in your service area!