By working with a trusted professional, property owners can ensure their oil furnaces
reach peak performance capacity as well as meet the latest safety standards set in place by the Technical Safety and Standards Authority (TSSA).
Today, fewer than 8,000 homes in Lane, Douglas and Coos counties are heated by oil furnaces
, Huber said.
Most Energy Star oil furnaces
boast efficiencies in the 83 percent to 86 percent range, with condensing oil furnaces
at about 95 percent.
Yes, older oil furnaces
can have a much lower efficiency than today's natural gas furnaces or even today's new oil furnaces
And the Sears people, already in business by that time, and well aware that a husband's chance of winning one of these domestic tiffs ranges from zip to zero, had an oil furnace
already loaded by the time my dear (make that costly) wife called.
It's the reason many local property owners are now choosing oil furnace
service options through Mannion Petroleum.
And, not just any chimney, a big, hulking masonry chimney connected to a big oil furnace
. Lots and lots of air was sucked out of houses with these chimneys.
"Any heating oil furnace
can use a B20 biodiesel blend without modification," the company's Web site says.
* Natural gas, propane or oil furnace
or hot water boilers (limited to $150); and
So you might be able to replace that old oil furnace
with a high efficiency unit, replace the old water heater (go solar!), add insulation, draft-proof your home, and seal your ductwork--all before you even move into your home.
The maintenance tasks involving the blower chamber also apply to oil furnaces
; however, oil furnace
combustion chambers are very different and should only be worked on by professionals.
The Michi's soon discovered their new home hadn't been lived in for years and had an oil furnace
that was installed in 1954.