Oil-to-Gas Furnace Conversion
Residential Oil Furnace Conversion
Need to Convert an Oil Furnace to a Gas Furnace?
We are Experts Converting from Oil to Gas Heating
We can help you convert from an Oil heating system to a gas or electric heat and heat pump system. If it is a fan assisted heating system you may not need to add much ducting. You can use your existing duct system after cleaning them.
Let Efficiency Heating & Cooling help you make the right decision regarding the best heating replacement for your home.
Efficiency Heating & Cooling are Pros When it Comes to Home Oil-to-Gas Furnace Conversions
Convert from Oil to a Gas Heating System
We can help you convert from an Oil heating system to a gas furnace or heat pump system. If it is a fan assisted heating system you may not need to add much ducting. You can use your existing duct system after cleaning them.
Your new Gas furnaces will run at about 80% to 97% efficient and burn extremely clean compared to oil heating. A new 80% gas furnace will exhaust with metal pipe sometime using the chimney with a chimney liner. A new 97% gas furnace vents straight out of the house with PVC piping.
More Options for Converting from Oil-to-Gas
Our new Heat Pump System will not only give you heat but provide you with central air conditioning for your comfort. There are many reasons to convert your Oil heat. We can also convert your Oil furnace to gas, propane, radiant, ductless, or a heat pump.
If you want to replace your Oil furnace and convert to a gas furnace call Efficiency Heating & Cooling and start saving!
You’ll Get More Than Just Energy Savings with Our Gas Furnace Conversion Services
Making the move to a new gas furnace isn’t just about cheaper fuel either. Modern furnaces feature fully modulating flames and condensing technology that brings efficiency all the up to around 95% AFUE, with top models even exceeding this rating! Plus, variable speed fan motors are oh-so-very-quiet. If you turn up the TV when your HVAC system kicks on, those days can now be over.
We provide free estimates on upgrading your old oil furnace to a new, efficient natural gas furnace. Plus, our experience means the job is done right. Each detail of the conversion will be handled in the best possible way.
Facts About converting to Natural Gas Furnaces
Currently, about 50% of the United States uses natural gas, while under 10% use oil. The rest are either electric, propane or green energy solutions such as geothermal.
The ease of piping in natural gas for a furnace takes the hassle out of oil delivery. Plus, gas has lower carbon emissions than oil, so making the move not only saves your wallet, but it helps save the environment.
Call Efficiency Heating & Cooling to learn more about making the move from Oil to gas fired heating. We’re a trusted Portland area heating company, and our services are second to none. We build on the foundation of equipment sourced from leading manufacturers. We can’t wait to enhance the quality of the comfort in your home.
Many people, who have an old oil furnace, ask “How do I convert my oil furnace to a gas furnace?” They are not able to come up with the amount of money it costs to run an oil furnaces and pay for the natural gas installation charges. There are some alternatives that you have when converting an oil furnace to gas furnace. It can be done very easily.
You should remember that it is always best to go with an experienced company or person when doing an oil furnace to gas furnace conversion. This is because you need someone who knows exactly what they are doing. There are some things that you should consider before you do an oil furnace to gas furnace conversion. Here are a few.
The first thing you should do is consider the location of your furnace. There are certain codes in most areas that may require you to have a certain type of furnace for certain houses. This is something that you will have to check into if you are having trouble getting your furnace to work properly. If you are going to change the oil in the oil furnace, then make sure that you have the correct place to put it.
Another thing that you should consider is the cost of the gas that is necessary for your oil furnace to run. These furnaces are powered by natural gas, which is very expensive. Converting an oil furnace to gas can help you save some money on your electric bill. You may also find that you are able to save money if you install the new furnace in an area where there is already a gas powered furnace.
Something that you should think about is the cost of the venting that is necessary for your oil furnace to function properly. You will need to find a company that can provide you with the venting if you decide to convert your oil furnace to gas. If you are unable to find a company that can provide you with the vents then you may have to come up with another way to get your gas to flow into your home. Make sure that you know all of the options that are available to you so that you can choose what is best for you.
The size of your oil furnace will be a consideration that you will have to make when you decide to convert your oil furnace to gas. You will want to make sure that the furnace will be able to handle the amount of heat that it is producing. It is important to note that you should have at least a three thousand cubic feet of space in order to be able to have the gas powered furnace in your home. The larger the furnace is the more fuel it will use and therefore the higher the cost. You will need to do some calculations before you begin your project or you could end up spending a great deal of money on fuel.
There are several benefits to converting your oil furnace to gas. One benefit is that your furnace will not have to work as hard to produce heat because it will only be using gas. The less work your furnace has to do to produce heat the more efficient it will be. Another benefit is that you will be saving money on your utility bills because you will not be having to put as much natural gas into the furnace as you would with a model that uses oil.
There are certain things that you should keep in mind when you convert your oil furnace to gas. First, you should check to see if there is a current event in the home that allows air to flow through. Sometimes it is necessary to remove the existing vent in order to have the gas flow through the system. If you are not familiar with this, you may need to hire a professional to come out and do the conversion for you. Some homeowners are comfortable doing the conversions themselves but there are many who are not comfortable with doing this work or cannot afford to hire a professional.
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