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Should I Upgrade to an Energy-Efficient Furnace?

When it’s time for furnace replacement services, the majority of Wisconsin homeowners find themselves asking if an energy-efficient furnace worth it. Hands down, the answer is yes. To make it comfortably and affordably through Wisconsin winters, most opt for an energy-efficient furnace because of all the benefits compared to a single-stage furnace.

Benefits of an Energy-Efficient Furnace

Lower Heat Bills

High-efficient heating and cooling systems cost less to operate, plain and simple.  Did you know that your WE energy bill can increase by more than 10% as your heating increases?  However, with an energy-efficient furnace, this increase can be mitigated because it uses less fuel to heat your home.

Check out our Energy Savings Calculator to learn how much you money can save with a high efficient furnace.

More Features

Energy-efficiency furnaces come with a variety of options, such as programmable thermostats to help control temperatures throughout the day.  Your priorities will lead the way to the best furnace for your situation.

Your comfort advisor can walk you through all the options during your in-home consultation.

Quieter Operation

Energy-efficient furnaces have more advanced motors and components that operate smoothly, quietly, and at lower “speeds.” This means you won’t get that noisy “whoosh” of warm air every time the heat turns on.

Environmental Impact

The higher the efficiency of your furnace, the fewer greenhouse gas emissions your home generates. Cleaner air is something we all benefit from, including future generations.


The point of a furnace is to keep you warm when it’s cold outside, we get it. But, did you know that today’s high efficient furnaces do more than heat your home? Oh yes my friend, they can increase the overall comfort level throughout your whole home.

Because of newer technology, these furnaces produce more even heating, easily maintains a constant temperature in every room, provides a consistent level of air flow and superior humidity control.

Energy savings calculatorFurnace Energy Savings Calculator

Wisconsin’s cold snaps can increase your WE energy bill by more than 10% as your heating increases.  However, with an energy-efficient furnace, this increase can be mitigated because it uses less fuel to heat your home.

Use our Energy Savings Calculator to see how much money you’ll save by replacing your old furnace with a new, energy-efficient unit.

How Much Does an Energy-Efficient Furnace Replacement Cost?

Furnace replacement costs are based on a number of factors including the size of your home, desired efficiency, quality of installation, furnace brand, etc.  The national average for an energy-efficient furnace is around $6,000 – $8,000.

The best way to find out the exact cost to upgrade your home with an energy-efficient furnace is to schedule a free in-home consultation with a product expert. Our furnace experts are always up to date on deals that will save you money.

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