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Author: laura | October 4, 2016

Oil Furnace Replacement Pros & Cons

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Replacing Your Oil Furnace

When it’s time to replace your oil furnace, our New Berlin HVAC experts can help you choose the right home heating system.  When oil was cheap oil burning furnaces made sense, but with volatile oil prices and efficient and enviro-friendly alternatives, the decision to replace your oil furnace becomes more complicated. Here’s some pros and cons to consider:

Oil furnace benefits
• Energy efficient oil furnaces are available and can be as efficient as some gas furnaces
• A newer oil furnace can save in energy cost
• A newer oil furnace can reduce carbon emissions compared to an older model

Oil furnace cons
• Costs more to operate compared to alternative heating systems like gas furnaces, geothermal heating
• Unpredictable oil prices make budgeting hard

Other heating systems to consider when replacing your oil furnace include Geothermal Heating, Ductless Heating, Natural Gas Furnace, and Boilers.

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Contact the Milwaukee Oil Furnace experts to schedule a free oil furnace replacement consultation.


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