Furnaces Articles

Schedule Your Annual Furnace Inspection Now

November 7, 2021
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Even if you have not thought about your furnace for months—it is easy to overlook if it is stationed in the basement or hidden in a closet—fall is the perfect time to make sure the most important seasonal equipment in your home is ready for action. 

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What Does AFUE Mean?

February 12, 2021
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While an air conditioner’s efficiency is measured by its SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio) rating, an electric or gas- or oil-fired furnace’s efficiency is measured by its AFUE, or average fuel utilization efficiency. This standard measurement is given in percentages, letting you know how much of your fuel is actually used to heat your California home and how much fuel is wasted.

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What’s That Smell Coming From My Furnace?

February 4, 2020
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If your furnace is producing a strange smell, you should always treat it with caution. While the cause for the odor may be benign, it could just as easily be harmful to inhale.

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When Do I Know It’s Time to Buy a New Furnace?

January 21, 2020
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If you’re struggling with the question of whether or not to buy a new furnace in California, our professionals are here to help. Our Jack’s Refrigeration team has years of experience with a wide selection of furnace makes and models. Here are some warning signs it may be time to start saving for a new furnace.

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